International Women’s Day Celebrated at Humera Khan College of Education (8th March, 2016)

International Women Day was celebrated at Humera Khan College of Education on 8th March, 2016. Women’s Day is a special day in this college. The male students of this college participated in the said programme and expressed their views on this occasion.

National Science Day Celebration (28th February)

February 28 was designated as National Science Day (NSD) by Government of India in 1987. Since then this day is celebrated throughout the country with great enthusiasm. On this day in 1928, he discovered a phenomenon of scattering of photons which was later known as ‘Raman Effect’ after his name. After two years in 1930, he got Nobel Prize for this remarkable discovery and this was the first Nobel Prize for India in the field of Science. To mark the discovery his famous phenomenon National Science Day is celebrated in India on the day each year. HKCE every year celebrates National Science Day on 28th February to commemorate the day on which Sir C.V.Raman discovered the Raman Effect.

Purpose of the Celebration:

The basic objective of observation of National Science Day is to spread the message of importance of science and its application among the people. National science day is celebrated as one of the main science festivals in India every year with following purpose-

• To widely spread a message about the significance of scientific applications in the daily life of the people,
• To display all the activities, efforts and achievements in the field of science for welfare of human being,
• To discuss all the issues and implement new technologies for the development of the science,
• To give an opportunity to the scientific minded citizens in the country,
• To encourage the people as well as popularize the Science and Technology.

Activities on the Day:

Students of the colleges demonstrate various science experiments. The celebration also includes speeches, quiz competitions and many more activities.
Date-: 29th February 2016 (Monday)
HKCE Campus

Marathi Bhasha Divas Celebrations at Humera Khan College of Education (27th Feb 2016)

Marathi Bhasha Divas was celebrated in honour of the Marathi Language and in keeping with the birth anniversary of Dyanpeeth award winner poet late V.V.Shirwadkar alias Kusumagraj. Marathi being the official language of the State of Maharashtra, the main focus of this celebration is to promote the Marathi Culture. Students of the B.Ed College participated in the various categories of poem and choral recitation in Marathi. The importance of our state language- Marathi was conveyed to our students through speeches and songs and folk dance of Maharashtra.

Celebration of Guru Nanak Jayanti (25th November)

Guru Nanak Gurpurab also known as Guru Nanak’s Prakash Utsav and Guru Nanak Jayanti. Gurpurab marks the anniversary of the birth of “Guru Nanak,” the founder of Sikhism and the first of the 10 Sikh Gurus. The festival is celebrated on a different day each year. It falls on a full moon day, or “Kartik Poornima,” in accordance with the Hindu lunar calendar.

Humera Khan College of Education celebrated this day on the 25th November’15, to highlight the importance of this day and to give students of other faiths a brief background about this day.

The significance of this day was highlighed by the students through speeches and a powerpoint presentation .The speecehes highlighted the ideologies and philosophies of Guru Nanakji and gave a background of the work done by him. They enlightened us on how this day is celebrated, by organizing of the prabhat pheris ten days prior to Guru Nanak Jayanti, chanting religious hyms on this day and organizing a common langar at the Gurudwara for everyone.

Celebration of National Education Day (11th November) and Constitution Day (26th November)

National Education Day is celebrated on 11th of November every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad. 26th November is celebrated as the Constitution Day, the day when the constitution of India, drafted by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar was accepted by the constituent assembly.

A program was jointly put up by the students of OCER & HK college. The significane of both the days were highlighted through speeches given by the students. The preamble of India was read to remind all of the rights and duties of the citizens of India. A powerpoint presentation was prepared on Maulana Abul Kalam Azad , the First Education Minister of free India highlighting his intellect , achievements and contribution towards education. Skits based on the theme of girl child education and the examination system were put up.

Celebration of Gandhi Jayanti  (2nd October)

2nd October, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is observed all over the world as “International Day of Non- Violence”, in honour of Gandhiji. He exemplified the proverb “simple living, high thinking” through his actions, principles of truth, non- voilence and lifestyle. As a tribute to the father of the nation , a small program was organised jointly by the students of OCER & HK college. Speech , group songs and a skit were put up collectively by the students. Speech and songs highlighted the values of peace and patriotism. The favourite song of Gandhiji “Raghupati Raghava Raja Ram” was sung by the students. Through the skit landmark events in Gandhiji’s life were enacted by the students.