Dr. Madhu Prashar
DR. MADHU PRASHAR’S ACHIEVEMENTS AS A PRINCIPAL OF DSCW
The taking of the charge as Principal has proved to be a watershed in the history of the college, which has ever since been and expanding in all the dimensions to emerge as a pre-eminent, multi-faculty institution of higher education for the women in country. Once the achievements were made, there was no slackening of efforts and with the indefatigable dedication of Ms. Madhu Prashar, the college has surpassed all its previous achievements.
- The strength of the college as well as resident students has increased many folds during her tenure from 1992 to 2019.
- The capsule of the journey, under the stewardship of Dr. Madhu Prashar since her joining as a Principal in the year 1992, contains the essence of one century which needs volumes & volumes to write.
- The year 1992 brought in a turbulent surge that marked a rapid metamorphosis in the entire entity of DSCW. The campus was transformed beautifully.
- Under her stewardship college has exceptional CGPA 3.75/4 CGPA by NAAC in its 2nd cycle of re-accreditation which was highest in India in (2013-14).
- Under her stewardship the College under PU that attained the status of ‘College with Potential for Excellence’ in 2013, status of ‘Star Departments’ in science in 2013, ‘College of Excellence’ status in 2016 and DBT Star College status in 2019.
- Under her stewardship has introduce B.Voc. in Global Professionals in Beauty & Aesthetics, Hospital Administration & Management, Software Development, Textile & Fashion Technology Journalism & Mass Communication, Food Processing and Preservation, Hospitality and Tourism Management, Nutrition and Dietetics under DDU Kaushal Kendra from the UGC.
- Under her stewardship DSCW is the first College in India to start the most innovative course i.e. M.Sc. in Cosmetology and Health Care with a grant of rupees one crore from the UGC. One of the student of the department got placement in lorails of 24 lack rupees.
- Under her stewardship the College established Community College and introduce Community College courses in Beauty & wellness, Textile and Clothing construction, Cutting, Tailoring and Embroidery, Cooking and Housekeeping Management and Art and Craft Management.
- Under her stewardship the introduction of new 15 courses like at PG level like M.A. Hindi, Economics, Philosophy, M.Sc. (IT), Mathematics, M.Sc.(Cosmetology) M.Sc. Physics, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, M.Com., PGDCA 17 courses at UG level like B.Com., B.Sc.(Computer Sc.), B.C.A., B.Sc. (Home Sc.), B.Sc.(Bio-technology), B.Sc. (Agriculture), new UGC sponsored innovative courses, Add-on Courses, vocational and skill based courses ensured a curricular progress.
- Only college in Punjab where more than 90 crore rupees spend on the total transformation of the college since 1992.
- DSCW has adequate infrastructure facilities spread over 35 acres and in 19000 Sq.mts built up area. In all 57 laboratories, 72 classrooms, 20 classrooms with LCD facility, 25 Seminar Halls and 1 Auditorium, 02 Hostel cater to the needs of students. All the classrooms, seminar halls and many of the Laboratories are equipped with ICT facilities.
- Quality faculty of National and International repute further paved the way for the realization of concrete education for students that is rewarding in the sense that it can complement the life of the students.
- Extra-curricular, co-curricular and sports activities have further enriched this experience by providing the students a platform to showcase their talent.
- It is worthy to mention here that under the patronage of Dr. Prashar, the students keep on organizing National/International Conferences, inviting scholars from WHO for exchange of the inter-disciplinary programmes, participating in the Asian Games, winning several gold medals in international Kabbadi World cup, becoming university colour holders, participating in the international cultural events (India and abroad), and getting the rarest opportunity to present the Guard of Honour to the President and the Prime Minister of India and so much more.
- Dr. Prashar has efficiently, over a period of time, organized for her students Campus placement drives in Government, Non-Government and Multinational Companies so that the practical aspect of implementation of education becoming a source of living, does not go unattended.
- DSCW has translated Prime Minister’s dream into reality by realizing the fact that the country could achieve a higher level of progress and advancement only by making the education system of the country more practical, pragmatic and, above all, by meeting the immediate demands of society and the industry as a whole.
- One of the recently added feathers to the glorious cap of our sports Department is the astonishing performance of our sports student, Randeep Kaur, who represented India in the Asian Games, 2018 held at Jakarta and won a silver medal. Showering plaudits on this glittering star of DSCW, the Punjab and Center Governments boosted up her morale with the cash price of one crore rupees and on the top of it this cynosure Randeep Kaur has been elevated from the post of the ASI to the loftier post of the DSP.