Highlights of the Department
- The faculty members are constantly engaged in extension services, presenting papers, publishing articles, projects, and authoring books.
- One of the students of this department is now a judge of Jaipur High Court (Justice Gyan Sudha Mishra)
- Department organizes Seminar, Conference & Symposium on a regular basis on current issues like Human Rights, Women’s Studies, Environment etc.
- Department runs two add-on courses in Human Rights and Value education and Women’s Studies.
- The Department of Political Science is one of the star departments of the College.
The Department of Political Science organized a virtual presentation by the students of BA Semester II on the theme Unsung Heroes of Bihar to celebrate Azado ka Amrit Mahotsava. Students showed presentation on the lives and works of known and unknown personalities like Jay Prakash Narayan, AN Sinha, Ram Pyari Devi, Tara Rani Shrivastava, Malati Devi Choudhary etc.
The program was organized on 25th of April from 5 to 7 pm on Zoom.
An online guest lecture was organised by the Department of Microbiology on the topic “Covid 19 Vaccine: The Science Behind It” on 28.04.2022 from 01:00 PM onwards. Dr. Manoj Kumar, Head, Department of Veterinary Microbiology, Bihar Animal Sciences University, Patna was the resource person. Nearly eighty students attended the lecture. The event started with welcome address by Dr. Jaya Philip, Head, Department of Microbiology. Dr. Kumar highlighted the basic structure of SARS CoV-2 virus and its mode of infection and also elucidated its importance in designing the coronavirus vaccine. He highlighted the different strategies involved in designing and delivery of vaccine with special reference to coronavirus vaccine. He explained his contribution in controlling bird flu at Patna Zoo and shared his views on his first hand experience in handling this virus. At the end students put forth their questions and got their queries and doubts regarding the coronavirus cleared. Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Preeti Swarupa. Dr. Niti Yashvardhini was the moderator of the event.
Mock Parliament was organised by the Department of Political Science in collaboration with Department of History on 14th April 2022 on the occasion the 131st Jayanti of B.R. Ambedkar, at 10 a.m on virtual platform zoom.
Students of the Department from BA Semester II from both the departments participated in the program.
Mock Parliament’s are a creative and unique way to teach students about the functioning of the Parliament along with inculcating cherished constitutional and parliamentary values in them. In this due process students also learn about the rights and duties of citizens and parliamentarians. Mock Parliament’s also instil in students the life skill of public speaking and debating in order to enhance their persona while making them well informed citizens.
During the proceedings students acted as Speaker, Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition, Council of Ministers, Secretary General of Lok Sabha and Member of Parliaments.
They took oath of office in various languages namely Hindi, English, Urdu, Sanskrit and Bengali showcasing the diversity of India. They debated on various issues of women reservations, employment, rise in petroleum prises, two front war and asked question’s from the ministers. Finally deliberations were held on Women Reservation Bill and how it will affect the rights of women and empowers them. The bill was passed after the third reading.
The program was jointly presided by the Head of the Department Dr. Vineeta Priyadarshi and Dr. Sister Celine Cresta A.C. The program was coordinated by Mr. Adweetiya Sinha, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science.
NCC Enrollment for BA Semester I was held on 17th November 2021 in the basketball ground from 12 noon onwards. Out of 96 students who had registered their names 26 were selected. Nayab subedar U K Thakur, GCI Supriya, Hawaldar Ranvijay and ANO Dr Vinita Priyedarshi selected the students on the basis of their heights and their performance in drill and 100 meter race.
Department of Political Science organized Freshers Day on 29th of October 2021 in MTH at 2.00 pm. Students of BA I and MA I presented a semi classical dance followed a group dance. Students also recited self composed poetry. The program started with a welcome song followed by a motivational address by the Head of the Department. Cultural coordinators as special guests and faculties of the Department attended the program
Department of Political Science on 2nd October 2021 screened a documentary GANDHI by Marc Wallace followed by an interactive session with the students on the eve of Gandhi Jayanti . 289 students attended the program online on Zoom
A virtual Parent-Teacher’s Meet was organized by the Department of Political Science for BA Semester-I students on PWC LMS Portal on 24.09.2021 from 9:45 am to 11:00 am. The Meet started with the official video of the College followed by address and a Power Point Presentation by the Head of the Department, Dr. Vinita Priyedarshi. She elaborated the Vision, Mission and Core values of the college through the Presentation. This was followed by a brief introduction about the Department and its functioning. Subsequently, a virtual tour of the Department was shown to them. After this, the faculty members briefly introduced themselves.
Finally, an interactive session was conducted whereby parents asked their queries and gave their useful suggestions. The parents were inquisitive mostly about offline classes. Some of the parents also stressed on the need for regular internal assessment. They expressed satisfaction with the online classes and methodology of teaching.
A virtual Parent-Teacher’s Meet was organized by the Department of Political Science for MA Semester-I students on PWC LMS Portal on 24.09.2021 from 11:30 am to 12:15 am. The Meet started with the official video of the College followed by address and a Power Point Presentation by the Head of the Department, Dr. Vinita Priyedarshi. She elaborated the Vision, Mission and Core values of the college through the Presentation. This was followed by a brief introduction about the Department and its functioning. While addressing the parents, the Head focused on the need for self-study as a concomitant corollary to classroom and online teaching. Subsequently, a virtual tour of the Department was shown to them. After this, the faculty members briefly introduced themselves.
Finally, an interactive session was conducted whereby parents asked their queries and gave their useful suggestions. The parents were inquisitive mostly about offline classes. Some of the parents also stressed on the need for regular internal assessment. The discussion also consisted of the importance of career- orientation of the students. Lastly, they expressed satisfaction with the online classes and methodology of teaching.
- Department of Political Science organized an online quiz competition to commemorate International Human Rights Day on 10th December 2020. The quiz was open for all and e-certificates were given to the participants.
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- One day online webinar was organized by the Department of Political Science to commemorate VP Mehra birth centenary on 25th of November 2020. Prof. Swaran Singh from JNU and Coln. PK Gautam were the resource persons.
- Department of Political Science organized a Guest Lecture on the occasion of International Women’s Day on Zoom on 6th of March 2021 from 6-7 pm. Dr Papiya Raj from IIT, Patna and Dr Navjoy Simi (IPS) Bihar cadre were the resource persons.
- Department of Political Science organized an Interactive session with DR Yatan Pal Singh Balhara, Visiting Faculty AIIMS, Rishikesh on the topic ‘Managing Anxiety and Depression among students in the Covid Age’ on 5th of May 2021 from 10 to 11 am on Zoom.
- Department of Political Science organized the 75th Independence Day Programme on 14th of August from 4.30 pm onwards. The Programme was streamed on PWC YouTube channel.
- The Department of Political Science organized Fortnightly Exchange of lecture with Sophia Girls College on 14th August from 6-7pm. Students of UG and PG of both the colleges attended the lecture which was held on google meet.
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- The Department of Political Science held online Rakhi competition for BA Semester II, MA Semester II and BA Semester V on 19th of August from 3 to 5 pm. The girls prepared Rakhi out of waste as a mark of their commitment to save Mother Earth by keeping it clean.
Report on Faculty Exchange Programme Lecture
Department of Political Science held a value based discussion on ‘Learning love and compassion from Mother Earth ‘ with MA SEM II on 26th of June 2021 from 10.45 onwards followed by discussion with the students..
Department of Political Science Patna Women’s College organized Fortnightly Exchange of Lectures with Sophia Girls College Ajmer on 12th of June. The students of BA III and PG of both the colleges attended the lecture. Dr Vinita Priyedarshi of PWC and Dr Neelam Bhatia of Sophia Girls College delivered the lecture. The program was held online on Zoom from 3 to 5 pm.
A video clip from a Swedish movie Force Majeure (2014) was screened for the students of B.A. Semester 5 on the Zoom platform on 15 June 2021. It was followed by a discussion facilitated by Dr. Miranda Das on the role of human values, for instance, care, benevolence, responsibility, and love in adverse situation.
MA Semester II students participated in painting and slogan writing to mark the World Environment Day on 5th of June 2021.
On the occasion of World Environment Day on 5th June 2021 the Department of Political Science of Patna Women’s College Autonomous organised a one of its kind competition among it’s students of BA Semester V. In the competition students were supposed to research and make a presentation on environmental issues based on their research. Full creative freedom was given to students and they could present it in any of the following forms-
- Story Telling
- Farrago of all the above methods of presentation.
Department of Political Science organized a Mock Youth Parliament on the eve of Ambedkar Jayanti on 13th of April from 2.00 to 3.30 pm.
These students of the department of Political Science attended the webinar.
Name of webinar- Art of influencing through communication
Speaker – Siji Varghese (TEDx speaker
Date- 13th july 2020
Time- 4 p.m.
Bhanu Pratap from the Department of Political Science initiated a crowd funding. Rupees 9000 was collected and given to Janman , an NGO which in collaboration with Aaruni charitable trust distributed ration to the migrant workers in Patna and Delhi with this amount . All the teachers of the Department contributed generously for the noble cause
Leadership webinar attended by Dept. of Political science Student
Webinar attended by Political Science students
Department of Political Science organised an interactive session with the students of BA 1 and BA 2 on the theme, What it means being a women to mark the occasion of International Women’s Day. The students shared their experiences of being a girl child. The students were then told to make a report on it.
Students of the Department of Political Science celebrated International Women’s Day with the students of Asha Kiran on 7th of March 2020. The students of Asha Kiran presented a song and a dance which were taught to them by the students of the Department. The students of the Department presented a short skit on the occasion on the life of Jyotiba Phule and Savitri Phule. Sister Mary Sujita was the chief guest. Students of the Asha Kiran were given gifts and chocolates after the programme.
The Department of Political Science organised a slogan writing, poetry writing and painting competition on the occasion of Jal Jeevan Hariyali in Basketball court. The students of BA 1 and BA 2 participated….40 students of the Department participated in it.
The Department of Political Science conducted an interactive session with the students of the Department on the use of the app Police Didi in Carmel hall on 25th February. The programme was organised by the Bihar police in collaboration with the Prayas Bharati Trust. A nukkard natak was presented through which the students were instructed on the use of the app. Senior DSP CID Mamta kalyani and Suman Lal founder Prayas Bharati and their team were present on the occasion. The students of Sociology also attended the programme..
A debate competition was held in room number 101 from 10 am to 12 noon for the students of Political Science B A 1
The students of the Department of Political Science celebrated Human Rights Day by forming a human chain outside the college gate.
Department of Political Science organised Parent Teacher Meet on 27th November 2019 with B. A. 3 in Carmel hall at 10.am.
Students of the Department of Political Science participated in the discussion on Constitution and Panchayati Raj organised by CNLU on the eve of Constitution Day.
A guest lecture was organised by the Department of Political Science in room number 101 for BA 1 and BA 3 on 21.10.19. Lecture was delivered by Professor Dr. S P singh Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities.