The e-journal ‘Intellectual Quest’ is an effort to channelize the research acumen and intellectual wisdom of the academic fraternity towards issues of academic and social relevance. The journal follows a strict peer review process to maintain quality of the publication. It is expected that the knowledge generated through this endeavor will deepen the intellectual insights of the readers.

Chandigarh Government College Teachers Association has been working for the welfare of the teacher community. The present endeavor is also part of the policy of promotion of Research skills of Faculty. The Association is thankful to Chandigarh Administration for its support in this cause.

As Chief Editor of the Inaugural issue my sincere thanks go to members of the Advisory Board, Editorial board as well as the contributors of this volume for their encouragement and support.

Dr. Manoj Kumar
Chief Editor