Certificate of Registration of Societies of West Bengal Act XXVI of 1961 S/2L/no. 22030 of 2014-15 Certified by Registrar of Firms, Societies and Non-trading Corporations, West Bengal.
Present and Registered Address:
Gokhale Memorial Girls' College
1/1, Harish Mukherjee Road, Kolkata-700020
West Bengal, India
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The association aims towards spreading education for the uplift and emancipation of women of our society. It also aims at assisting the college authority to provide exposure to modern teaching methodologies and encourage positive thinking and foster development in various fields of life. It also provides a platform for interaction among past and present students and their families, former teaching and non-teaching staff and their families in order to provide continuity between an inherited glorious past and a prospective future. Besides, the society also manages and receives endowments, donations and properties from time to time.
The Gokhale Memorial Girls' College Alumni Association
donated a Sanitary Napkin Vending machine to Gokhale Memorial
Girls' College in June, 2017 worth ₹ 19, 465/-.
The Alumni Association of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College donated Rs.10,000/- to the Institution during the closing ceremony of the Platinum Jubilee Celebration held on 6th May, 2014 at Rotary Sadan, Kolkata. The association desired that the amount be spent on infrastructural development of the Institution.
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Bank Branch: Gariahat Branch
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Prof. Jasodhara Bagchi
Founder President of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College Alumni Association
The first time I met Jasodharadi was at a meeting of a feminist organization in the courtyard of the house of the Karlekars and Nalini Das, which was a homely affair. It is not what she had said that I remember now but the song she had sung with full-throated ease: "Aami Chitrangada, aami rajendranandini; nahi devi, nahi samanya naari" (I am Chitrangada, heir to the King; neither goddess nor just a woman). Her rendering gave the song new meaning and resonance for me.
Since then, this has happened again and again over the last thirty or so years whenever I heard her sing familiar or unfamiliar songs - like when she sang "aamar mukti aaloy aaloy, ei aakashe..." (My freedom lies in this sky, this light) at a street-corner meeting held to protest against the incarceration of Dr. Binayak Sen. Read More [PDF]
|#||Name of the Activity||Organized By||Date||View Report|
|1||Reunion Mela 2023||Alumni Association, GMGC||19.03.2023||View PDF|
|2||Webinar on "PCOS-PCOD"||Alumni Association, GMGC||09.01.2023||View PDF|
|3||Bakery Workshop||Alumni Association, GMGC in collaboration with Dept. of CNDV||04.01.2023||View PDF|
|4||Seminar on Sustainable Development||Alumni Association, GMGC||21.11.2022||View PDF|
TWO-DAY ONLINE COUNSELLING SESSION
As part of the Students' Week Programme, an initiative of the Government of West Bengal, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College Alumni Association in collaboration with the Students' Welfare Sub-committee, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College organized a two-day online Counselling session for the students of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College titled 'Mental Health Concerns of the Youth in the Pandemic: Chaos, Challenges and Coping' on 5th and 6th January, 2022. Dr. Rudrani Chatterjee and Smt. Sreetama Chatterjee, members of the Alumni Association and Clinical Psychologists associated with the Department of Clinical Psychology, Institute of Psychiatry (Centre of Excellence), Institute of Post-graduate Medical Education and Research (IPGMER), Kolkata counselled the students in the two sessions separately to address the problems of the students and help them overcome the difficulties which impacted their lives in various ways.
The sessions were very informative and inspiring at a time when students were struggling to keep themselves physically and mentally stable. Family's plight and its impact on the youth was discussed in depth which would surely help the students to adapt to the crisis, author responses and control reactions at times of distress. Ways of managing problems, coping with uncertainties and emotions were wonderfully expressed. The counsellors' suggestions and advice to the problems of the students would surely be given cognizance to in order to come out of the crisis.
VISIT TO OLD AGE HOME
Gokhale Memorial Girls' College Alumni Association, in collaboration with Inner Wheel Kollolini Kolkata, organized a visit to the Old Age Home of All Bengal Women's Union situated at 89, Elliot Road, Kolkata - 700016 on 13th November, 2019. There were around 35 inmates in the Home with whom quality time was spent. An interactive session on 'A Lending ear to the Elderly's Woes' by Professor (Dr.) Nilanjana Sanyal, President of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College Alumni Association was highly appreciated. The Alumni Association and Inner Wheel gave diapers and moisturizing lotion to the inmates of the Home.
GENDER SENSITIZATION PROGRAMME
Alumni Association of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College
organized two lectures on 04.05.2018 on "Understanding Gender
and Sexuality in Indian Context". Dr. Anindita Chaudhuri, a
member of the Governing Council of the association and Smt.
Dibyangana Biswas, a research Scholar in this area of study
delivered their lecture.
"Wonders of the Sky" in collaboration with Sky Watchers Association, Kolkata was organized on 15/03/18 to create interest about the Universe, Solar System, Galaxy etc. among the young generation. It was held in Gokhale Memorial Girls' college premise and was attended by students, teachers and alumni invitees.
Gokhale Memorial Girls' College alumni association organized a health camp on 18/11/17. General health check-up, eye check-up, diabetes testing, ECG & Gynecological check-up was part of the health camp. It was conducted by the doctors of ESI hospital, Sealdah. The staffs, students, guardians and members of the alumni association, more than 100 in number availed of the facilities.
STEM CELL AWARENESS AND DONATION PROGRAMME
Gokhale Memorial Girls' College Alumni association organized 'Stem Cell Donation" awareness programme in collaboration with 'Datri', an NGO on 08/09/2017 in the college premise. Sample collection from the staff, students, and the alumni members of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College was done on 11/09/17 and 18/11/2017.
Gokhale Memorial Girls' College Alumni Association organized 'Mohona 2017' on 9th September, 2017 at the Sarala Roy Memorial Community Hall in the college premises. Sm. Koyel Mullick, an Alumnae and Actress was the chief guest of in the event. Mohona was a fete cum exhibition of product of organization working for the upliftment of the socially, physically and mentally challenged section of the society. The president of the association Prof. (Dr.) Nilanjana Sanyal, eminent Psychologist, praised the members of the Association to make Mohona a reality. Dr. Atashi Karpha, the College Principal lent her whole hearted support and best wishes for the endeavour of the Association. Around 20 NGOs and social awareness club of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College participated in the event. Bags, jewelries, sarees, accessories, paper products, household knickknacks, organic products, eco-friendly products along with delicious lip-smacking food items like chats, cakes, desserts, sweets, sandwiches were the attractions.
List of NGO Participation: Women's Interlink Foundation, Pradip: Centre for Autism Management, Iswar Sankalpa, Bharat Sevashram Sangha, Earth Craft, Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy, Monovikas Kendra, REACH, Calcutta Rescue, Green Harmony, Antara, Trinita Society for Social and Health Research, Green Legion, All India Women's Commission, Suktara Cakes.
The Social Awareness Club of Gokhale Memorial Girls' College raised Rs. 4190/- from this platform to utilize the amount in the outreach programme on 26th November 2017.
A Special Lecture was organised for the Department of
History, Gokhale Memorial Girls' College. The lecture was
delivered by Sri Aniket De, a researcher in the Department of
History, Harvard University. He spoke on, "Our Songs, Their
Gods, Nation and Performance in the Bengal Borderland". The
Lecture was held on 22/08/17 in the college premise.