About Utkarsh-HDFE Department | Bharati College
The Department of HDFE at Bharati College was started in 1984. The department was initially called Family and Child Welfare (FCW) later the nomenclature has changed to Human Development & Family Empowerment (HDFE). Since the very beginning, the department has been actively engaging with the discipline of Human Development through academics as well as curricular activities.
The society of HDFE Department is called as Utkarsh meaning ‘Progress’ or ‘Prosperity’. Utkarsh implies reaching heights, has an active student body which organizes many student activities. The purpose of Utkarsh is to provide opportunities for students to showcase and enhance their potential in various domains and keep pace with changes in the society. Utkarsh is the HDFE department society created and managed by students. It is led by a student union consisting of the president, vice president, general secretary and the treasurer.
Activities for 2020
- Competitions for students of various colleges during COVID – The HDFE society has organized 2 online competitions. One was Power point presentation competition on the topic ‘Government reforms during the lockdown period – pro or against’ and other was poetry competition on the topic ‘challenges due to COVID19’ through video presentation. The department received lot of participation from various colleges.
- Indo-Georgian Cultural Fest: The HDFE Department, Bharati College in collaboration with SARD NGO organized an Indo-Georgian cultural fest on 7th February 2020. In this event, children and youth from Tbilisi, Georgia performed various dance forms to make exchange of talent in India. Bharti college students also participated in the same event. Lot of eminent choreographer and Hollywood actor from Georgia also participated in the event.