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MMD DAV College, Giddarbaha

Affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh

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Estb. in 1970

“Literature …irrigates the deserts that our lives have already become” C. S. Lewis The Department of English came into existence with the foundation of this College Ever since its inception, the department has continuously been evolving and keeping itself abreast with the latest in the literary and the academic world. With a view to make a significant contribution to a larger societal appreciation of literature and culture and evincing positive feedback from the students.

To provide apposite pedagogy, thereby fostering appreciation for life in all forms and creativity crucial for language and literature.
To help students build knowledge of the content and methods of literary studies.
To help the students acquire communicative competence, thus using language as a tool to create global harmony and peace.
Faculty of the Department
The faculty of the department is a harmonious blend of experience and youthful vivacity. The department has groomed students whose merit resounds in the academic and literary world. Following is the list of the faculty members who served, are serving and have made significant contribution:
Ms. Vandana R. Garg(Associate Professor)(Head Of Department)
Academic Qualification- M.A. M.Phil.
Experience-22 years (1997- till date)
Specialization- M.Phil. (Drama)
Dissertation : Christopher Marlowes’ Machiavellian Figure- A study of Tamburlaine the Great I and II & Jew of Malta
Presentations: National Seminars
1. Challenging and Changing Trends in Higher Education- MMD DAV College, Giddarbaha (21st January, 2014)
2.‘Place of Women in 21st Century’- CGM College Mohlan (24th March,2014)
3.‘Drug Abuse- Causes & Effects’ – RR Bawa DAV College for Girls, Batala (22nd November,2014)
4.‘Crime against Women’ – CGM College Mohlan (29th Nov. 2014)
5.‘ Higher Education in India- Issues, Challenges and Impact of Modern Education in Society’ - MMD DAV College, Giddarbaha (20th Feb 2017)
Presentations: International Conference (sponsored by College Development Council, Panjab University, Chandigarh)
1.‘Women Education & Empowerment – Still a Mirage’ – Lala Jagat Narain College of Education, Jalalabad (23rd & 24th January, 2015)
Publications Number of Papers Published in various International Conferences/National Seminar Proceedings/Compilations (with ISBN No. ) :
‘Drug Abuse- Causes, Effects, Treatments & Preventive Measures
Contribution to the Curricular/Co-Curricular Activities
1.Controller College Examination (2015- till date)
2.Chief editor (2012- till date)
3.Editor of College magazine ‘SHVETA’ (1997-2012)
4.Dean Academics (2012-2015)
5.In-charge- Prospectus and News letter (2012-2106)
6.In-charge- Refreshment Committee
7.In-charge- Farewell Organizing Committee
Member – Organizing Committee :
1.National Seminars and College Functions(2013- till date)
2.Member – Organizing Committee : Teacher’s Workshop
3.Member – Organizing Committee : Marathon (2015)
4.Member - Organizing Committee : Alumni Meet (2014)

Ms. Satmail Kaur(Associate Professor)
Academic Qualification- B.A(Hons), M.A. M. Phil.
Experience-19 years (1998- till date)
Specialization- M. Phil. (Fiction)
Dissertation : D. H. Lawrence : Female Consciousness in the novels of D.H.Lawrence
National Seminars attended/paper presented :
1.Participated in one-day National Seminar on “Ruralisation to Globalisation” at MMD DAV College, Giddarbaha on 21st Jan.2014.
2.Presented a paper on ‘Drug Abuse: Causes and effects’ – in one-day National Seminar organised at R.R. Bawa DAV college for Girls, Batala on 22.11.2014
3.Presented a paper on ‘Domestic Violence and Honour killing’ in one –day National Seminar organised at C.G. M College Mohlan on 29.11.2014.
3.Participated in one-day National Seminar on ‘Social Concern of Contemporary Literature organised at MMD DAV College Giddarbaha on 05.02.2016
4.Participated in one-day National Seminar on ‘Impact of Government policies Concerning Education on the Social, Economic and Political Setup of the Country” organised at MMD DAV College Giddarbaha on 20.02..2017
Presentations: International Conference (sponsored by College Development Council, Panjab University, Chandigarh)
1.Female feticide and the Dowry System’ in the International Conference at Lala Jagat Naraian College Of Education, Jalalabad on 23rd and 24th jan , 2015
Contribution to the Curricular/Co-Curricular Activities
1.Dean Academic affairs
2.NSS Program Officer
3.Incharge-Prospectus and NewsLetter.
4.Editor-College Magazine (English).
5.Incharge-Literary Items/ Folk Dance in Youth Festivals.
6.Incharge- Scholarship for students.
7.Organizer-Educational Tours
8.Stage Secretary-college functions.
Teaching Faculty – Its integrity and dedication
Student Progression from UG to PG is low
To empower and enrich the personalities of students of semi urban areas
Teaching English to the students with rural background lacking in basic English knowledge
Trying to Provide Good Results constantly