Established in 1963


Our Golden Jubilee Year :1963 - 2013


Tours & Trips

    Poly Holistics and Shimla     Marathon - 2011

    The fitness cell was very active at the Department of Holistic Health & Fitness.

    19 students and teachers with great enthusiasm and verve participated in the

    Shimla Half Marathon.  They also explored the natural and heritage sites of the Himachal region. 






    The faculty is pleased to announce the brave and fearless runners of the

    DELHI HALF MARATHON on 21st  Nov, 2010


    Dr. Reyhan Chaudhuri
    Supreet Kaur
    Simarpreet Kaur
    Swati Duggal
    Payal Goyal
    Kusum Jain
    Archana Tanwar
    Avneet Kaur
    Surbhi Bishnoi
    Chumki Das
    Megha Aggarwal
    Also Ran/DNR
    Swati jain



    To RAKA Ma’am (Faculty),Majida M’am(Jnr Warden), & the numerous Event MGMT STUDENTS,

    who came to help/support and cheer for the Runners.


    ~We are proud of you Girls (You ran half an hour faster than Shimla;) and may you continue to promote Fitness in India!!






     (Curiously the around the time the Holistic Marathoners were sitting in their Volvo from Janpath TO Victory Tunnel, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh >This group of Art / MediaTeachers& Students, were getting onto a bus at St.Andrews Bus Station at Edinburgh to reach SeaGate Bus Station Dundee,Scotland).So our Polytech was really jetsetting this time. Two groups of students that set off on divergent routes and for diverse purposes!

    Dear Holistic Marathoners,
     Before getting onto the Volvo for Shimla, please ensure you have these things in your baggage:

    1)  Remember, we are doing an overnight journey>PLEASE DRESS DISCREETLY!
                   Avoid capris/spaghettis/sleeveless off shoulder tops/short skirts.

    2)  Please DO NOT CARRY a lot of money and jewellery in your clutch bag or purse.
    3)  Biscuits, juice & safe drinking water: for the journey +Tiffin box with dinner!
                             (We will discourage you from getting off the Volvo, during the night.)

    4)  Crocin or Paracetamol tablets

    5)  Vaseline/paraffin wax>for before the race to prevent chafing!

    6)  Crepe bandage and ointment/spray for sprain (eg: relaxyl, moov, volini, myolisin etc

    7)  Lemon drops or menthol toffees or Hajmola.

    8)  1 BANANA+1 CARTON OF JUICE + choc bar for pre-race nutrition/carbo-loading

    9)   Hand sanitizer/box of tissue napkins + towel +comb (Always use your own!)
    10)  2 CARDIGANS (full sleeve)

    11) 1 pair of leggings (Shimla is v.cold!)

    12)  2 PAIRS OF SOCKS.(one 'thick woolens' and one ‘light and airy')


    14)  ONE SHAWL(that can double up as a kambal!)

    15) 1 UMBRELLA OR RAINCOAT with hat/waterproof cap

    16) Some detergent.

    17) 1 Torch + Mobile phone charger

    18) 2 PAIRS OF SHOES.(one for running and 1 for lots of walking)

    19) LOCKS for your luggage bag/suitcase.

    20)  Water proof folder:to bring safely back-your certificate & Medal!





    Exciting visit of Students and Teachers from South Delhi Polytechnic for Women to Dundee College, Scotland , UK Under “Jute “ project run by (UKIERI) ‘Sep – Oct 2010 ‘
    Those selected after a highly competitive screening were :

    • Upasana Mehta  - Fashion Design
    • Sakshi Yajurvedi - Textile Design
    • Neerja Kumar – Interior Design
    • Shilpa Abbi  - Media Communication





Conference on “Innovation in education”

    Conference on “Innovation in education” on 26th Aug’2010 at The Lalit – New Delhi organised by the Times of India group.

                        Dr. Reyhan Chaudhuri was the panelist for New Gen Teaching Crafts: Vocationalisation of Education.

                 Vocational Education Training is one of the most important elements of nation’s education initiative. In order for vocational education to play its part effectively and for India to enjoy the fruits of its rich demographic profile, it becomes imperative to redefine the vital elements of imparting vocational education to make them contemporary, relevant , creative and inclusive. This session will focus on ways and means to strengthen vocational initiatives.

    Key topics of discussion:

    • Assessing the impact of training on education and employability
    • Does vocational education track fits only academically less endowed?
    • Raising and utilization of funds to finance a modernized vocational education
    • Quality enhancement programmes required
    • How can the gap between vocational education streams as well as higher education be bridged?
    • VOX: Insight on alternate education methodology

    Session Moderator:

    • Ms.Jayashree Kurup , Head-Content and research, Times Business Solutions Ltd.


    • Mr. Vivek Madhukar, Vice President,
    • Mr. Roy Newey,Group Board Director,A4EIndia
    • Dr. Inder Jeet, Principal, College of Vocational studies, Delhi University
    • Dr. Reyhan Chaudhuri, HOD-Holistic Health and Fitness, South Delhi Polytechnic for Women

    Q&A Session
    Networking Lunch: 1330-1430Hrs

    Harpreet Arora faculty (HOD) Jewellery Design also attended the conference.



‘Know India’

    Date  30th  July 2010

    9 students from different parts of England, were sponsored by the British Council, to visit SDPW – under the project ‘ Know India’.

    • Warm welcome and introductory greetings by Dr. Reyham Chaudhuri, Culture In charge.
    •  Workshop on traditional Indian draped Headgears a la turbans! This was conducted very kindly by Fashion design faculty, including: Meera Bedi, Chandeep Kar.  Honey Sally added to the workshop by demonstrating some interesting ways to drape stoles and scarves and make them into belts, skirts and stylish cloaks.
    • The workshop included SDPW students and all the young global people interacted and exchanged e-mails. 
    • A quick workshop on Indian Cuisine by Bela Nayyer and Rashmi Dubey, faculty of Travel Tourism & Hotel Catering & Hospitality.  It was amusing to see all the young people, from the other side of the globe- get right up to their elbows making the dough and rolling it around- to make stuffed parathas!  They also learnt to preoare savoury chutneys, to go with parathas.
    • It was then time for an elaborate Art Workshop at the Textile & Apparel Design Department.  HOD Dolly Vijay Mohan and Rajini Malhotra held a workshop in Indian Block Printing.

     The key areas of the workshop were-

    1. Mixing of the colours/ acramyn dyes.
    2. Demonstration of Block printing.
    3. Printing of two napkins in different placements by the students.
    4. Display of students Work.