Picnics are a short trip for pleasure to a beautiful place and supplement student's knowledge. Picnics also add spice to our life and provide sought of relief from our routine life.
COLLEGE PICNICS [08-10-2017 & 10-10-2017]:
Our College has an old tradition of organizing picnics for its students. This year too College administration organized picnics for students in consultation with Executive body of students under the convenership of Dr. Ashok Kumar. The picnics were organized in two phases to a famous tourist spot “Mansar”. In the first phase, about 900 students of B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. Sem-Vth and B.A. Sem- IIIrd and in second phase, about 530 students of B.A./B.Sc./B.Com. Sem-Ist and B.Sc./B.Com Sem- IIIrd were taken to picnic. Mansar is about 40 Kms from Udhampur and is a very good picnic spot where one can do boating, enjoy scenic beauty, sit in rose gardens and take photographs. Mansar lake has a circumference of about 4 kms and has a cemented path along the circumference with projected view decks to enjoy flickering seasonal birds, tortoises and fishes of different species. Mansar lake is surrounded by small hills with different Gods & Goddesses temples and also attracts a large number of tourists as well religious pilgrims in the area. The students enjoyed the boating in the lake and visited wild life sanctuary.
Subject tours give practical wisdom to the students about the theoretical learning that they acquire in classrooms.
BOTANY TOUR [07-10-2017]:
Dept. of Botany organized a field trip of B.Sc. Sem-IIIrd students having Nursery and Gardening as Skill Based Course on 7th October, 2017 to various local Nurseries of Udhampur. Students learned a lot regarding preparations of beds, raising seedlings, types of manures and fertilizers used in Nurseries etc. which was the part of their syllabus. They also visited the Krimichi Mansar to see the natural vegetation and compare the same with the plants of Nursery and gardens.
Botany Tour [13-10-2017]:
Department of Botany of the College organized a visit of students of Sem-Vth to IIIM, Jammu. The visit was sponsored by J&K Science, Technology and Innovation Council, Udhampur. During this visit the students were given demonstrations by the Scientists of the institute about the construction and working of various instruments and equipments used in Biotechnology and Tissue culture labs which was the part of their course work. They also got acquainted about the various medicinal plants and learned the methods of extracting oil from them.
EVS TOUR [28-01-2018]
Department of Environmental Sciences organized one day subject tour of 50 students to Battal Ballian, Udhampur as per the requirement of the syllabus of Skill Enhancement Course-Solid Waste Management and it provided exposure to students about Solid waste management in Industries. Students went to pesticides manufacture industry, fertilizer manufacture industry, oxygen manufacture industry etc. During the visit students interacted with the experts and asked various queries related to the subject. Students learned about the sources and the types of solid waste generated in industries and different methods used by the industries for the collection, storage, transportation and disposal of solid waste.
BOTANY TOUR [20-03-2018]:
Department of Botany in collaboration with J&K State Science Technology and Innovation Council Udhampur organized a visit of 70 students of B . S c . S e m - I V t h t o Botanical Garden of University of Jammu to acquaint them with the diversity of plants. Prof. Yash Paul Sharma, HOD Department of Botany, University of Jammu, provided first hand information to the students about different plant species growing in the botanical garden. Prof. B.P. Singh, Prof. Kewal Kumar and Ms. Tamanna Tharmat accompanied the students during this visit.
GEOGRAPHY TOUR [27-03-2018]:
Geography Dept. organized a study tour of 161 students of B.A./B.S.c. Sem-VIth. It was focused on the socio-economic survey of village Karwa-Kotli (Near Baba Dhansar) of District Reasi. It was the planned survey in which questionnaires were given to the students regarding the socio-economic conditions of the villagers. Detailed survey was done by the students and on the basis of inputs collected it was observed that the maximum households were dependent primarily upon agriculture. The main problems of population of the area were poor healthcare facilities and non-availability of safe/clean drinking water.