The department of music (I) was setup in 1985 itself. MMDDAV College Giddarbaha established itself as a remarkable platform in imparting quality education to the student, the lot of efforts made to motivate and aware the students to take the subject as an elective, it was a tedious job to convince them, since it was a backward area. The member who have served this department since it was founded are as under:-

Mrs. Raj Gaba (1985)

Dr. (Mrs.) Shashi Kalra (1986 to continue)

Mr. Mukat Bhari Sharma(Tabla Player)(1985 to 2016)

Permanent Staff

Dr. ( Mrs.) Shashi kalra (1986 to Continue)

Mr.Mukat Bihari Sharma (1986 to 2017) Tabla Player

Temporary Staff

Mr. Guljinder singh Tabla Player

Permanent Staff

Dr. Shashi Kalra:

Designation :-

Associate Professor

Qualification :-

M.A. Vocal & Instrument Music from Punjab University , Chandigarh . M.Phill, Ph.D from Delhi University. Tabla Visharad (Prachin Kala Kender Chandigarh)

Teaching Experience :-

25 Years

Special Honour :-

Honoured by Shri Harcharan Singh Brar , Honable Chief Minister , Punjab At DAV College , Gidderbaha. Honoured by DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi at DAV College, Gidderbaha. Lions Club, Gidderbaha. Public Welfare Culb, Gidderbaha. Bharat Vikas Parishad, Abohar. Chief Guest at a religious function at Durga Mandir Committe, Gidderbaha Chief Guest at Guru Gobind Singh College, Gidderbaha


One book Published (Compartive Study of Prachalit Samprakirtic Raga) Sanjay Parkashan Delhi(IsBN-978-817453-375-3)

Institutional Responsibilities Extension Activities

  • Member Board of studies (2013 to 2015) P.U.chd
  • Dean Youth welfare Dept. (2012 to 2014)
  • Depty Dean Youth Welfare Dept. (Till Now)
  • Paper settled of degree class(2012 to 2015) P.U.chd
  • Editor of College Magazine " Sheweta "
  • Acted as Judge in Various Zonal and Inter Zonal Youth festivals and Extra programmer
  • Member of Research Cell Committee
  • Member of Scolarship Committee
  • Incharge college decoration committee and reception committee till now
  • Incharge of property checking
  • Incharge of Discipline committee
  • Subject expert ( the selection of lect. in the subject of Music)(Desmesh girls college Badal and DAV College Malout) (2012 to 2017)

Participated in National/State Leval Seminar in the Subject of Music

  • 1. Presented a paper title "Uttar Bhart Ki Sangeet Parmpra Mein Sazo Ka Mahatav or Vadan Visheshta" at Guru Nanak College for girls Muktsar 18 Feb 2012
  • 2. Presented a Paper title "Panjab De Lok Sangeet Da Badalda Sawrup" at Khalsa College for Women Amirtsar (2013)
  • 3. Presented a Paper title " Ruratisation to Globalisation Challeging Ruratisation to Globalisation in High Education" at M.M.D.D.A.V College Gidderbaha 2013
  • 4. Presented a Paper title "Music Therapy" (2014) at R.K.Bawa DAV College For Girls Batala.
  • 5. Presented a Paper Title "Rate of Computer and internet in Preservation and Permotion of Traditional in Indian Clasical Music at H.M.V.D.A.V College Jalander (2015)
  • 6.Presented a paper title “Punjab de lok geta di vartman sthiti” (2016) at M.M.d.D.A.v college gidderbaha



  • Teaching faculty, its integrity and dedication.
  • Good infrastructure facilities.
  • This subject helps the students to achieve merit positions.


  • Less interest of students in classical music .


  • Career options are available i.e. teaching, performing arts, event-management, music directions etc.


  • Placements in the field of teaching due to less posts in music.
  • To teach music to students from rural background who can adopt this subject as a career.

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