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MMD DAV College, Giddarbaha

Affiliated to Panjab University, Chandigarh

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Estb. in 1970


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)
To contribute to help broaden the cultural file of out community. To help achieve self realization through participation in the program.To provide high quality programming in a professional and healthy environment that contributes to student success.
Faculty of the Department
Dr. Shashi Kalra (Associate Professor)
Qualification :- M.A. Vocal & Instrument Music from Panjab University , Chandigarh.
M.Phill, Ph.D from Delhi University.
Tabla Visharad (Prachin Kala Kender Chandigarh)
Teaching Experience :-25 Years
Special Honour :-
1)Honoured by Shri Harcharan Singh Brar , Honable Chief Minister , Punjab At DAV College , Gidderbaha.
2)Honoured by DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi at DAV College, Gidderbaha.
3)Lions Club, Gidderbaha.
4)Public Welfare Culb, Gidderbaha.
5)Bharat Vikas Parishad, Abohar.
6)Chief Guest at a religious function at Durga Mandir Committe, Gidderbaha.
7)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:
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.