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Report on Declamation Contest-2016

Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on November 23, 2016 at 1:55 AM Comments comments (0)

The Positive Philosophy Society of P.G.Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh organised a “Declamation Contest” on “The Role of Youth in National Integration” held on 4th November, 2016. The competition started with an address from Ms. Nidhi Semwal, President of the Society. She said that the “National Unity Day” is celebrated every year on 31st October throughout India. It is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. This celebration helps youth to be aware of and provides an opportunity to everyone to maintain the integral strength of the nation. It makes Indian citizens to realize that how a national integrity helps in defeating the actual and potential threats for unity, integrity and security of the nation. She said the present programme is a part of weeklong celebration of “National Unity Week” being held in the college from 31st October to 6th November, 2016.


Ms. Bhanu Priya coordinated the presentations. Total 33 students participated in it. The students declaimed on various topics like national security, casteism, religious tolerance, youth problems, corruption, women issues, educational issues and quotes thinkers of eminence in their presentations. Results are as follows:

· First Prize: Ms. Nidhi Semwal (B.A.Final Year)

· Second Prize: Ms. Bhanu Priya (B.A. Second Year)

· Third Prize: Ms. Purandhi Gupta (B.A. First Year)

The students were given the topics on which they were asked to present their views within the given time limit. They displayed confidence, enthusiasm and alertness while participating in the competition. Judges appreciated the efforts of the students and expressed that such competitions lead to free flow of ideas and help in sensitizing towards the issues that need attention. The participants and teachers were provided with refreshments. Overall it was a knowledgeable and enthralling experience.


Date: 4th November, 2016

(Dr.Desh Raj Sirswal)


Proceedings of the One-Day Faculty Development Programme on ???Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Indian Constitution and Indian Society???

Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on August 11, 2016 at 10:00 AM Comments comments (0)

The Proceeding of One Day FDP on “Dr.B.R. Ambedkar, Indian Constitution and Indian Society” released in “ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on Challenges to Social Security and Social Inclusion for Inclusive Growth in India” at PGGCG -11, Chandigarh held on 5th August 2016. Thanks to P.G.Department of Public Administration, PGGCG 11,Chandigarh for their full time support. Thanks to the Principal and organisers of today’s programme who managed for this release from their busy schedule.


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Details of the Book:


Proceedings of the One-Day Faculty Development Programme on “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, Indian Constitution and Indian Society”


Compiler: Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal


ISBN: 978-81-922377-9-4


First Edition: July 2016


© Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS), Pehowa (Kurukshetra)


Released on 5th August, 2016


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Short Report on One-Day Faculty Development Programme on ???Dr, B.R. Ambedkar, Indian Constitution and Indian Society???.

Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on February 15, 2016 at 12:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Department of Philosophy and Post Graduate Department of Public Administration of PGGCG-11,Chandigarh organised an One-Day Faculty Development Programme under RUSA on the theme “Dr, B.R. Ambedkar, Indian Constitution and Indian Society” on 20th January, 2016. Several aspects of the philosophy of Dr. Ambedkar were discussed in the three sessions. More than 100 participants from Chandigarh and nearby states participated in the seminar. Dr. Ganga Sahay Meena from JNU, New Delhi was the key-note speaker. Dr. Lallan Singh Baghel, Chairperson, Deptt. of Philosophy, Panjab University, Chandigarh was the Chairperson for the inaugural session. The first session on “Socio-Political Philosophy of Dr. Ambedkar” chaired by Dr. Ashutosh Angiras from S.D. college ,Ambala Cantt. The second session under the theme “Dr, B.R. Ambedkar and Women Empowerment “was chaired by Dr. Emannuel Nahar, from Ambedkar Study Centre, Panjab University. Professor Binoo Dogra, Dean and Dr. Rama Arora, Vice Principal were also present on the occasion. Ms. Shashi Joshi proposed a vote of thanks. The programme was successful due to its vastness of content and deliberations by the resource persons and participants.



CPPIS Annual Report-2015

Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on December 24, 2015 at 2:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear Friends

Greetings from CPPIS, Pehowa (Kurukshetra)

Happy New Year-2016 (In Advance)

Here is our annual report for the year 2015:

Books: 01

· The Religious-Philosophical Dimensions edited by Merina Islam, CPPIS, Pehowa in 2015 (ISBN: 978-81-922377-5-6).

Online Article:05

· 69वें भारतीय स्वतन्त्रता दिवस-2015 की हार्दिक शुभकामनायें

· भारत रत्न डॉ भीमराव अम्बेडकर जी के जन्मदिवस पर विशेष-2015

· अंतर्राष्ट्रीय महिला दिवस पर हार्दिक बधाई

· दलित संत बनाम हिन्दुवाद (संत रविदास जी के जन्मदिवस पर विशेष)

· गांधी बनाम गोडसे बनाम लोकतंत्र


The above short articles available at: http://msesaim.wordpress.com/


Programme Organised:01

· An Online National Level Essay Competition for Students on the theme “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar: The Maker of Modern India” at Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS), MSES (Regd.), Pehowa (Kurukshetra) held on 19-11-2015 (World Philosophy Day).


ü “शैक्षिक ज्योति सावित्रीबाई फुले जन्मदिन समारोह” भगवान वाल्मीकि छात्रावास, कुरुक्षेत्र, जनवरी 03, 2015.

ü “महात्मा ज्योतिबा फुले और डॉ आंबेडकर का जन्मदिवस”, वाल्मीकि आंबेडकर शिक्षा प्रसार समिति, मांडी April 11, 2015.


Online Pages Developed:01

· Dr. B.R. Ambedkar:The Maker of Modern India


Posters: 03

· Happy Teachers’ Day 2015 -The Positive Philosophy Society

· Happy Teachers’ Day- CPPIS, Pehowa

· Word Philosophy Day-2015

Journal Issues:03

· Lokayata Vol.IV,No.01 (March 2015) edited by Desh Raj Sirswal

· Lokayata Vol.IV,No.02 (Sept 2015) edited by Desh Raj Sirswal

· Milestone Education Review Year 06, No. 01 edited by Desh Raj Sirswal

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24th December, 2015


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Book Release Function-2015

Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on December 24, 2015 at 2:50 AM Comments comments (0)

The new book “The Religious-Philosophical Dimensions” edited by Dr. Merina Islam was released at “ Des Haryana Book Stall in Geeta Jayanti Mahotasava, Kurukshetra on 20th December, 2015 by Prof. Subhash Chander, Professor, Department of Hindi, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. Prof. Subhash Chander and Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal shared their views. This book contains 15 research papers of 2nd Online Session of SPPIS Haryana on “The Development of Philosophy in India” held in June 2014 and it is published by Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS) Pehowa (Kurukshetra). In this event several academic, non-academic scholars were present.



Report on World Philosophy Day-2015

Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on November 24, 2015 at 11:35 AM Comments comments (0)


The Departments of Philosophy and Hindi, P.G.Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh celebrated World Philosophy Day on 19th November, 2015. Dr. Anita Kaushal, the Principal of Post Graduate Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh gave a floral welcome to the speaker. Dr. Anita Khosla, Head, Department of Hindi introduced the distinguished speaker. She mentioned that the present year being celebrated as 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and such kind of lecture is a valuable step towards introducing students about the life and philosophy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. Prof. Subhash Chander (Department of Hindi, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra) delivered his lecture on “Social Philosophy of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.”




In his lecture he said that Dr. B. R. Ambedkar is one of the most eminent intellectual figures of modern India. He remained in the forefront of all social, economic, political and religious efforts for upliftment of the lowest stratum of the Indian society known as untouchables, women and other backward classes. He was a great scholar who made outstanding contributions as an economist, sociologist, legal luminary, educationist, journalist, parliamentarian and above all, as a social reformer and champion of human rights. He developed a socio-ethical philosophy and steadfastly stood for human dignity and freedom, socio-economic justice, material prosperity and spiritual discipline. Dr. Ambedkar had also given lot of emphasis on getting education. He said that, “Educate, Organize and Agitate”. Here he had given prime importance to education. He further added that the backward classes have come to realize that after all education is the greatest material benefit for which they can fight. We may forego material benefits of civilization but we cannot forego our rights and opportunities to reap the benefits of the highest education to the fullest extent. That the importance of this questions from the point of view of the dalits and backward classes who have just realized that without education their existence is not safe. Dr. Ambedkar suffered a lot due to this caste system. Still in that system of discrimination, he succeeded to well educate himself. He showed the enlightening path for Indian society via his ideals of freedom, equality and fraternity and made India a democratic country. The role Dr. B.R. Ambedkar played has left its imprint on the Indian society and is still shaping the social, educational, political affairs and motivating our lives. Perhaps none of this would have been possible if it was not for the constant struggle Dr. Ambedkar waged and the vision he embedded in the Constitution of India. We should try to read, think and work according to the noble ideas of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s ideas.








In this program, a poster published by the “The Positive Philosophy Society” of the college and following three lectures published by the Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS) Pehowa (Kurukshetra) were released by the Principal and distinguish guests: 1. “Values and Society: Value and Society: Re-discovering the Primacy of Cultural Context” by Prof. Geeta Manaktala 2. “Values with reference to Sikhism” by Dr. Paramvir Singh 3. “Our Environment, Our Responsibility” by Dr. Sudhir Baweja All the above-mentioned lectures were delivered in ICPR “Periodical Lectures” organized by Departments of Philosophy and Hindi held on 11th February 2015.


This programme had an interactive session in the end and students discussed on various concepts related to the lecture like casteism, reservation, Indian society and got clarification from the speaker. In the end of the program Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal, Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy has expressed the vote of thanks and pointed out that the present lecture is a significant step to teach and acquaint students with the key concepts of the social philosophy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar. About 60 students and faculty-members of the college have attended this lecture.

Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal November 23, 2015


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Happy World Philosophy Day-2015

Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on November 18, 2015 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

सभी साथियों को विश्व दर्शन दिवस की हार्दिक बधाई। दर्शन सिर्फ अवधारणाओं पर चिंतन नहीं है बल्कि उनको फलीभूत करने से भी जुड़ा है। जिस दिन दार्शनिक और विचारक अपने इस दायित्व को समझ जायेंगे उस दिन समझ लेना भारत सचमुच में आजाद हो गया। वरना धर्म और निम्न मुद्दों को उठाकर जनता को आपस में भिड़ाने वाले नेता और इनके टट्टुओं की इतनी हिम्मत न होती की देश को गर्त में ले जाने की। जिस दिन भारतीय समाज में दोबारा से चिंतन और मनन शुरू हो जायेगा और और लोग अपने सही शत्रुओं को पहचान कर उन्हें नकारना शुरू कर देंगे उस दिन देश की ज्यादातर सामाजिक समस्याओं से लड़ने का मार्ग हमारे पास होता। उसी स्वर्णिम दिवस की उम्मीद में हमारा चिंतन प्रयासरत रहना चाहिए।


आप सभी को इस पूर्ण दिवस की हार्दिक बधाई।


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Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on November 8, 2015 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)


A Lecture on “Social Philosophy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar”

19th November, 2015

Time: 11.00 am

Venue: Conference Hall

Speaker: Prof. Subhash Chander (Professor,

Department of Hindi, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra)

Organised by Departments of Philosophy and Hindi,

Post Graduate Govt. College for Girls, Sector-11, Chandigarh-160011.

National Level Essay Writing Competition-2015

Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on September 24, 2015 at 3:35 AM Comments comments (0)

The Centre for Positive Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies (CPPIS) Pehowa (Kurukshetra) on the occasion of the 125th Birth Anniversary of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar & World Philosophy Day-2015, going to organize a National Level Essay Writing Competition on the theme “Dr. B.R. Ambedkar: The Maker of Modern India”. The competition aims at giving an opportunity to the youth of country to come across various aspects of the philosophy of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar and focused on generating new ideas especially from young mind and see how they perceive Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s contribution to modern India.

Theme of Essay Competition :                                          

Dr. B. R. Ambedkar: The Maker of Modern India

19th November, 2015


  • The Philosophy of Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar
  • B.R. Ambedkar and Indian Society
  • B.R. Ambedkar and His Political Philosophy
  • B.R. Ambedkar and His Social Philosophy
  • B.R. Ambedkar on Indian Religions
  • B.R. Ambedkar on Buddhism
  • B.R. Ambedkar and His Moral Philosophy
  • B.R. Ambedkar and Untouchables
  • B.R. Ambedkar and His Educational Philosophy
  • B.R. Ambedkar and Women Empowerment
  • B.R. Ambedkar’s Message to Indian Youth
  • B.R. Ambedkar and Indian Constitution
  • B.R. Ambedkar’s Critique of Hinduism
  • B.R. Ambedkar on Indian Democracy
  • B.R. Ambedkar on Social Justice
  • B.R. Ambedkar on Freedom, Equality and Fraternity
  • B.R. Ambedkar and Spirituality
  • B.R. Ambedkar and Indian Economy
  • B.R.Ambedkar’s Views on Nationalism
  • B.R. Ambedkar and His Legal Philosophy`
  • B.R. Ambedkar and India’s Freedom Struggle
  • Any other relevant topic related to main theme.

Eligibility: All students pursuing any Undergraduate or Post Graduate courses from recognised college/institute/university. Age limit is 25 years or below for this competition.

Prizes: Prizes will be given to top 5 entries and a certificate also provided to those who follow proper guidelines. Best essays will be published in our journal “Milestone Education Review, October, 2015” issue.

Submission Guidelines:

  • The essays submitted by the participants must be in ‘English and Hindi’ language only.
  • The essay must be typed in Microsoft Word with Times New Roman, Font size 12, 1.5 linear spacing.
  • Co-authorship is allowed.
  • Word Limit: 2000 Maximum words including footnotes.
  • The participants submitting an entry in this essay contest need to affirm that the entry is his/her own work. Plagiarism can lead to outright rejection of submission.

Criteria of Evaluation:

The criteria to be applied in evaluating the entries are:

  • Originality of the content
  • Creativity and Rationality
  • Style and Presentation of content
  • Clarity and proper citations

Registration and Submission:

There is no registration fee for this essay competition. Participants should submit their essay with 10th class certificate and institutional ID proof along with registration form till 20th October 2015 on the given address. An advance copy of all documents should be submitted before last date via email id cppiskkr@gmail.com or philgcg11chd@gmail.com.

For any details, Contact: 

Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal,

Department of Philosophy,

P.G.Govt. College for Girls,

Sector-11, Chandigarh-160011.

Mobile No.08288883993

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Call for Papers Milestone Education Review

Posted by Dr Desh Raj Sirswal on March 4, 2015 at 7:10 AM Comments comments (0)


Call for Papers

Milestone Education Review (The Journal of Ideas on Educational & Social Transformation)

ISSN: 2278-2168

Respected Faculty/Scholar/Professor,

Milestone Education Review (The Journal of Ideas on Educational & Social Transformation) is an online peer-reviewed bi-annual journal of Milestone Education Society (Regd.) Pehowa (Kurukshetra). For us education refers to any act or experience that has a formative effect on the mind, character, or physical ability of an individual. The role of education must be as an instrument of social change and social transformation. Social transformation refers to large scale of social change as in cultural reforms and transformations. The first occurs with the individual, the second with the social system. This journal offers an opportunity to all academicians including educationist, social-scientists, philosophers and social activities to share their views. Each issue contains about 100 pages. This is a special call for papers for Milestone Education Review, Year 06, No. 01 (April, 2015) issue.

Last date for paper submission: 10th March, 2015

Format of Submission: The paper should be typewritten preferably in Times New Roman with 12 font size (English) and Kruti Dev (10) with 14 font size (Hindi) in MS-Word 2003 to 2010 and between 2500 to 3000 words. They should be typed on one side of the paper, double spaced with ample margins. The authors should submit the hard copy along with a CD and a copyright form to be sent to the editorial address.

Originality of Work: Only papers which have not been published elsewhere will be considered. Proofs will be sent to the authors if there is sufficient time to do so. An undertaking via a “Forwarding Letter” be submitted alongwith the paper.

Reference Style: Notes and references should appear at the end of the research paper/chapter. Citations in the text and references must correspond to each other; do not over reference by giving the obvious/old classic studies or the irrelevant. CPPIS follows The Chicago Manual of Style, 16th Edition. The Chicago Manual of Style presents two basic documentation systems: (1) notes and bibliography and (2) author-date. Choosing between the two often depends on subject matter and the nature of sources cited, as each system is favored by different groups of scholars. The notes and bibliography style is preferred by many in the humanities. The author-date system has long been used by those in the physical, natural, and social sciences. CPPIS follows the first system i.e. Notes and Bibliography. For detail information downloads our "CPPIS Manual for Contributors and Reviewers" from below given links:



Prize: A best paper prize will be given in every academic year via selecting from the issues of the Milestone Education Review (The Journal of Ideas on Educational & Social Transformation).

All contributions to the Journal, other editorial enquiries and books for reviews are to be sent to:

Dr. Desh Raj Sirswal, Near Guaga Maidi, Balmiki Basti, H.No.255/6, Pehowa, Distt. Kurukshetra (HARYANA)-136128 (India) Mobile No.09896848775, 08288883993, E-mail: cppiskkr@gmail.com, mses.02@gmail.com, Website: http://lokayatajournal.webs.com



(Dr.Desh Raj Sirswal)

Chief-Editor (Milestone Education Review)