ACTIVITIES OF WELFARE DEPARTMENT
EMPLOYEES WELFARE CANTEENS:
There are 5 canteens in the Institute premises i.e. Main Cafe, Faculty Canteen, L.T. Canteen, O.T. Canteen and providing Tea/Snacks services in various departments of the Institute; One more Canteen for faculty started in New O.P.D.
COMMUNITY CENTER, SECTOR 12, PGI, CHANDIGARH
Welfare Department allots community center, sector 12, PGI, Chandigarh to employees for social functions.
EMPLOYEES WELFARE FUND SCHEME
Welfare Dept. runs Employees Welfare Fund Scheme aimed at providing financial assistance to the families of deceased employees, interest free loan for daughter's and self marriage and retirement benefits etc. There are 650 members of the scheme.
VOCATIONAL TRAINING/EDUCATION CENTERS (REGULAR ACTIVITY)
DIPLOMA IN TAILORING AND FASHION DESIGNING
The Department runs a one year diploma course in Tailoring & Fashion Designing in the PGI Campus in collaboration with Chandigarh Women Development Corporation. 30 women are enrolled every year.
DIPLOMA IN TYPING AND STENOGRAPHY
A one year Diploma Course in Typing & Stenography is conducted in the PGI Campus in collaboration with Chandigarh Women Development Corporation. 30 women are admitted every year.
GOVT. MODEL SCHOOL /PRIMARY SCHOOL, SECTOR 12, PGI CAMPUS
Coordination / liaison with Govt. Model Middle School and Govt. Primary School; PGI Engineering Department for maintenance work etc. Maintaining record and maintenance of furniture provide in the school.
INCOME GENERATING PROGRAMME FOR WOMEN
A welfare society of family members of PGI, employees has been formed who are given stitching work of hospital clothing like patients kurta pajayma/Doctors gowns masks etc. So that they can generate additional income for their families.
Female family members of PGI employees were trained in Book Binding in PGI Library. They are given binding jobs of library books/journals on regular basis so that they can generate additional income and support their families.
The department administers interest free wheat loan scheme every year. Approx. 2500 employees are benefited take advantage by this scheme.
OTHER ACTIVITIES OF WELFARE DEPARTMENT