On December 27, 2018 a team comprising Dental Surgeons, paramedical staff and students from California and New York set up a free dental checkup and Awareness Camp at Premjit Memorial Community Health Center in Gurusar Sadhar, predominantly a rural agriculturist area of district Ludhiana, Punjab in collaboration with G.H.G. Khalsa Colleges (College of Pharmacy, Degree College & College of Education), Gurusar Sadhar (Ludhiana) - Punjab. The camp was inaugurated by Sardarni Mohinder Kaur Gill mother of Kaka Premjit Gill.The team led by Dr. Jasleen Kaur performed cleanings, tooth extractions, fillings, preventative and emergency service on more than 150 patients. The doctor also donated a Steam Autoclave and Ultrasonic Scalar for hygiene and sterilization purposes to the community center as well."It's a very fulfilling feeling to come back and serve the community that holds my roots," said Dr. Jasleen Kaur. The team looks forward to make it a regular and a gratifying passion," Dr. Kaur said."Educating the families and children on basic dental hygiene and care really solidified my interest and passion in dentistry," said student, Avrita Brar.Patient Roshan Kumar said, "At the age of 42 years, this is the first time in my life where my family and I have received proper dental care.The local dentists Dr. Rajambir Thind and Dr. Gurpreet Kaur look forward to collaborating with Dr. Jasleen Kaur and her team on future dental mission trips."This international team of dentists, dental assistants, dental hygienists and students are very dedicated to serving the community of Sudhar area," said Dr. Rajambir Thind.Present on the occasion were Dr. Neena Nakra Pilani, SMO, S. Manjit Singh Gill, President, Governing Council, G.H.G. Khalsa Colleges, Dr. S.S. Thind & Dr. D.S. Dhillon, Formerly Professors, PAU, Ludhiana, S. Manjit Singh Khattra, Former Principal & Director - Colleges & Former Senator & Syndic, Punjab University, Chandigarh, Lt. Gen I.S. Singha, AVSM, VSM (Retired), Director Colleges, S. Tarlochan Singh Sanghera, Social Activist, Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal, College of Pharmacy, Dr. Swaranjit Singh Deol, Principal, Degree College & Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal, College of Education alongwith members of Governing Council of local colleges.
G. H. G. Khalsa College of Pharmacy Gurusar Sadhar organized an Alumni Meet at college campus for the year 2018 on 23rd December 2018. The programme started with Shabad and followed by the welcome address of Principal. There were nearly 100 alumni gathered and refreshed their old memories. The alumni were excited to bring back their golden days of their college hood. Refreshments and lunch was provided for the entire gathering Principal, Dr. Satvinder Kaur updated the Alumni about the recent developments of the college. She encouraged the alumni that they can act as a bridge between the Institute and the Industry. She also invited the alumni to get associated with the Training and Placement Cell for the betterment of their juniors in terms of Internships, Placements and further Industry Connects.
To create awareness among public about the pharmacy profession and the role of the pharmacist in general.; 57th National Pharmacy week was observed at G.H.G Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana on 16th-17th November 2018. The theme for this year was: "Pharmacists for a Healthy India. Students of M. Pharmacy, B. Pharmacy and D. Pharmacy actively participated in the celebrations. Various events were organised on the theme, including Rangoli, Paper reading, Dish-making and pharmacy quiz competition. The function was graced by the presence of Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar G.H.G Khalsa Colleges Gurusar Sadhar. Principal, Dr. Satvinder Kaur addressed the students and motivated them to be active as Pharmacist in their respective societies to give India a healthy and drugs free future. At the end of function prizes were distributed to the winners of various events.
The three day IKGPTU inter-zonal youth festival kicked off at DAV Institute of Management & Technology, Jalandhar on 10th November, 2017. The campus was abuzz with various activities performed by students of different colleges. Students of G.H.G Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar again carved a niche for themselves by finishing among positions in different events. In music events, Group shabad bagged second and group song Indian stood third. In fine arts category, Cartooning stood first position. Principal Dr. Satvinder Kaur appreciated studentís outstanding performance.
Delhi Lions sealed their victory over the Callaghan Cup in Division 2 men's category by beating Madurai Veerans in a pulsating final held in Nihang Shamsher Singh Stadium at GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar. All Dreams in the Division 3 men's category and Haryana Warriors in Division 2 women's category were, also, declared the champions. In this league cum knock out tourney, the matches were played under divisions 2 and 3, respectively. The winners in each division qualify for competing in the higher division next year, with Division 1 reserved only for elite players who then represent India in International matches. On this occasion, the Chief Guest S. Harinder Singh Khalsa, Member of Parliament, was extended a warm welcome by S. Manjit Singh Gill, President, College Governing Council. Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal, while introducing the Chief Guest provided a glimpse of the phenomenal achievements of the college students in the field of sports. The Chief Guest in his address congratulated the winners and felt honored to have witnessed the game of Rugby for the first time in Punjab. He further added that the extent of sports facilities and the provision of opportunities mark the college as the top-notch in the region. As a testimony of his appreciation and a will to contribute towards promotion of sports, he announced a sports grant of Rs. 31 lakhs to the college. The other podium finishers of this Senior National tournament were as follows: Women Division 2 matches- RW Chandigarh (2nd), Chandigarh (3rd), GHG Khalsa College (4th) and Punjab (5th); Men's Division 2 matches: Madurai Veerans (2nd), Ace Foundation (3rd), Young Rebels (4th), RW Chandigarh (5th); Men's Division 3: Chandigarh (2nd), Gujarat (3rd), Black Archers (4th) and Uttrakhand (5th). The Chief Guest was felicitated by the College Management. Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal, in his vote of thanks credited the success of the event to the efforts and contribution of Mr. Sandeep, Operational Director, Rugby India Association, Mr. Deepak Kumar, Secretary, Chandigarh Rugby Association, Prof. Tejinder Singh, Organizing Chairman, Police Administration and the various sponsors. The Championship was declared closed by the Chief Guest. The occasion was also graced by S. Jagtar Singh Jagga, MLA, SP Gurdeep Singh, DSP Harkamal Kaur, SHO Harpinder Kaur Gill, Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal College of Education, Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal College of Pharmacy, Dr. Sanjeev Chopra and Mrs. Kamaldeep Kaur, Manager HDFC Bank.
GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, organized a seminar on the stellar role being played by the Indian Armed Forces in nation building and how the youngsters can become its torch bears. Lt. Gen. Rakesh Chadha (Retd.), PSVM, AVSM, VSM, the guest speaker was extended a warm welcome and given a worthy introduction by Lt. Gen. I.S. Singha (Retd.), Director of the College. Lt. Gen. R. C. Chadha (Retd.) in his address brought forth the exceptional and unrelenting role of an Indian soldier in nation building. With an unflinching devotion to duty and scrupulous honesty, the Indian Armed Forces are India's ultimate weapon and a guarantor of the idea of India. He encouraged the Gen Y to join the Indian Armed Forces not just for job security but for a wholesome experience of a lifetime. In particular, he discussed about the esteemed institutions like NDA, IMA, OTA etc. and their pivotal role in shaping the future nation builders. The seminar was attended by more than 500 students from the Degree College, College of Pharmacy and College of Education. The queries of the students were handled aptly by Lt. Gen. Chadha. The College Governing Council felicitated Lt. Gen. Chadha with a token of appreciation. The occasion was also graced by Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal Degree College, Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal Pharmacy College and Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal College of Education.
Punjab prevail over Rajasthan with 26-0 in a one-sided women's match on the fifth day of the All India Rugby Championship 2018 being held at GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar. Ramnik Kaur proves her mettle by scoring 19 of the 26 points in this match. Chief Guest S. Jagtar Singh Jagga, MLA Raikot alongwith Guests of Honour S. Tehal Singh Kailey and S. Harpreet Singh Sekhon were welcomed by Lt. Gen. I.S. Singha, Director, and Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal, on this occasion. In another match under this category, the Chandigarh outplayed the hosts by 27 points.In the men's category, Madurai Veerans won over Young Rebels by 27-14. The Black Archers got better of the host team in a grueling match by a margin of 5 points as the result of an effort by Chandulal at the eleventh hour. Delhi Lions made a mark by defeating Ace Foundation at 46-13. The Tiger Hurricanes were drubbed by Punjab, 13-3.
In the ongoing Callaghan Cup 2018 at GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, the Punjab team in women's category swept the board and emerged victorious against Black Dots by 32 points. S. Bhupinder Singh Sidhu, AIG Task Force Ludhiana, as the Chief Guest congratulated the team for their dominant performance. Mr. Ratan Singh Brar, ADCP Crime, Ludhiana, and Mr. Dinesh Aggarwal, Business Tycoon, also, graced the occasion as the Guests of Honour. In the men's and women's category, a total of four matches were played, respectively, on the fourth day. The skillful superiority of Rajasthan over Madhya Pradesh in the women's category was evident with a score of 22-0. Likewise, Chandigarh quelled the strong challenge by Haryana Warriors and winded up the match at 7 points to nil. The Rugby Warriors defeated the host team by 29-5. In the men's category, All Dreams team thwarted the Black Archers by 22-0. Due to the incredible effort by Shiva, the Andhra Pradesh team won the match against Gujarat by 5-0. The Rajasthan team was stamped out by Haryana Warriors at 40-0. The host team faced defeat by 5 points in a closely contested match against Chandigarh. The match between Uttrakhand and Madhya Pradesh entered extra time as both the teams shared similar scoreline by the end of the game. But in the end, the Uttrakhand team emerged victorious by a lead of 5 points. The winners of the day were appreciated for their efforts by Lt. Gen. I.S. Singha, (Retd.), Director, Dr. S.S. Thind, Secretary, and Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal.
The All India National Rugby Championship 2018 at GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, had its men's category league matches on the third day. The day kicked off with a match between Rebel Warriors Chandigarh and Black Dots. The match was flagged off by Lt. Gen. I. S. Singha (Retd.), Director, and Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal. The Rebel Warriors overpowered the Black Dots with their skill and wrapped up the match at a score of 47-7. In the match between Ace Foundation and Tiger Hurricanes due to the efforts of Deepraj, the Ace Foundation won by 12 points. The Haryana Warriors with their strong defense against Haryana Bulls, winded up the match at 5-0. The Punjab team faced defeat at the hands of Young Rebels with a score of 8-15. The Bihar team was unable to open their account against the stronghold of the Chandigarh team and the match ended at 12-0. Arun was the player from the Chandigarh team who single handedly scored the 12 points in this match. The thrilling matches are a great source of inspiration and excitement for the local youth.
On the day 2 of the ongoing All India National Rugby Championship 2018 at GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, the host team won their respective matches in both men's and women's category. The matches were flagged off by Dr. S.S.Deol, Principal, Prof. Tejinder Singh, Organizing Chairman, Mr. Deepak Kumar, Secretary, and Dr. Manohar Lal. In a closely contested match between the GHG Khalsa College Men's team and Andhra Pradesh, both teams ended up in a draw by full time, thus, necessitating extra time for a tie breaker. Entering into the extra time with a fighting spirit, the GHG Khalsa College Men's team came out victorious. In the women's category as well, the match between GHG Khalsa College and Rajasthan entered extra time, but still none were able to score. The toss as a tie breaker favoured the host team. The second match under men's category was won by All Dreams against Andhra Pradesh by a score of 40-5. With their accuracy and speed work, the Hyderabad Black Archer's team quashed the team from Gujarat by 83-0 points. In the women's category, Rugby Warriors Chandigarh with their strong defense winded-up the Madhya Pradesh team at 40-0. The Punjab team was also unable to open their account against the stronghold of the Chandigarh team. The Haryana Warriors defeated the Black dots by 30 points to nil. Mr. Sandeep, Operational Director Rugby India, informed that the tournament is a one of a kind experience for the rural youth. For popularizing the sport, the 'Get Into Rugby' Programme was also introduced to the local youth which can facilitate an ease of adoption of the game.
The 15th edition of All India Rugby Championship 2018 was inaugurated in a colorful ceremony at the Nihang Shamsher Singh Stadium in GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar. The famous environmentalist and a social reformer, Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal was the Chief Guest of the day and was extended a warm welcome by S. Manjit Singh Gill, President College Governing Council. Sant Balbir Singh Seechewal, has been spearheading the anti-river pollution campaign along the Kali Bein rivulet. On this occasion, after the honorary march past by the 30 visiting teams from all-over India, an oath was taken by International Rugby player Charanjit Kaur on behalf of the players. Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal, presented before the enthusiastic crowd the plethora of academic, cultural and sports achievements of the college. Notably, Sandeep Chaudhary, the college student and para-athlete who recently smashed the world record in Javelin, was given a standing ovation and felicitated by the Chief Guest. The college girls' football team was, also, appreciated for bringing the trophy home for a record 20th year in a row. Chief Guest Sant Seechewal, in his inaugural address focused on the importance of clean air and water in the sustenance of life and encouraged youth to contribute towards greener and brighter future. Arjuna Awardee Dhanveer Singh congratulated the organizers and requested the players to play with the spirit of sportsmanship. The inaugural match of this league and knock-out tournament was flagged off by Mr. Sandeep Singh, Operational Director of Indian Rugby Football Association. The match was played between Punjab and Chandigarh Warriors in which Punjab won by 1 try (3 points). In the second match, the Bihar team was washed out by the Tiger Hurricanes with a score of 0-37. The third match was won by the Ace Foundation over the Haryana Warriors with a score of 15-5 points. Madurai Veerans beat Haryana Bulls by 26-10 in the fourth match. The occasion was also graced by Mr. Deepak Kumar, Secretary General, Rugby Association, Chandigarh; Dr. H.S. Brar, College Registrar, Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal College of Pharmacy, Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal College of Education, Principal Ram Singh Kular (Retd.) and Dr. Balwinder Pal Singh. The inaugural function concluded with a cultural splendor by the Gidda and Bhangra teams of the GHG Khalsa Colleges, leaving the audience spellbound.
Zonal Youth Festival (Central Zone) was organized at Bhutta College of Engineering and Technology in Bhutta village from Oct 25-27,2018. Students from eighteen colleges affiliated to Punjab Technical University showcased their talent during the inaugural day of the Inder Kumar Gujral Zonal Youth Festival (Central Zone) Dr MS Kang, former Vice-Chancellor, Punjab Agriculture University, inaugurated the event.Justifying the theme of the festival - 'Youth against drugs' - speakers, including Kang, former Minister for Technical Education Jagdish Singh Garcha appreciated that most of the performances were aimed at spreading awareness on drugs and channelising their potential in various fields.Competitions in various categories, including Shabad / Bhajan, Indian folk dance, Gidha, international dance, Classical instrument music, classical vocal music, poster making, cartooning, collage making, clay modeling, debate, essay writing, poem writing and quiz.G.H.G Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana got Ist prize in Group Shabad. 2nd prize in Group Song Indian and 3rd prize in Cartooning.
Sandeep Chaudhary, a Javelin Thrower from GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, with his golden throw of 60.01m scripted history by demolishing the 38 years old world record at the ongoing Asian Para Games in Jakarta's, Indonesia. With this stunner, Chaudhary clinched India's first gold of the Games in the men's F42-44/61-64 category. The category in which Chaudhary competes relates to limb deficiency, leg length difference, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement and the athletes may or may not use prosthetics. This personal best throw by Chaudhary was his third attempt at the event. Meanwhile, the incredible effort led to the smashing of the F44 world-record of 59.82m set by China's Mingjie Gao in 1980 and turning Chaudhary into the headliner of the day at the Games. Earlier in Rio 2016 Paralympics, he had just missed out on the podium finish with a fourth position but with this world record throw he has secured his berth for the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. The world record holder while beaming with joy has already set his sight for another podium finish at the World Championships to be held in Dubai. He felt indebted to his coach, parents, faculty of GHG Khalsa College and the Paralympic Committee of India for their infinite support. S.Manjit Singh Gill, President, College Governing Council, while congratulating Chaudhary added that since its inception in 1948 the college has produced 4 Olympians and more than 200 players of international and national repute but Chaudhary has taken the achievement a notch higher by writing his name in the history books as a world record holder. Lt. Gen. I. S. Singha (Retd.) hailed Chaudhary for his determination and acclaimed him as the next youth icon and a source of inspiration, especially for the rural youth. Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal, and Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, commended his phenomenal achievement and duly lauded the efforts of Prof. Tejinder Singh, HOD, Dr. Manohar Lal, Coordinator, and the faculty members of P.G. Department of Physical Education.
On the eve of Indian Air Force Day, a seminar for creating awareness about various career opportunities available for youth in India was organized at G.H.G. Khalsa Colleges, Gurusar Sadhar (Ludhiana), on 8th and 9th October, 2018. The seminar was attended by more than 500 final year students from the three constituent colleges; Degree College, College of Pharmacy & College of Education. Mr. Nitin Jain, a 'Young Diplomat Awardee' and his team from the Developing Success Institute, New Delhi, gave presentations to the students on various career avenues. They motivated the youngsters to choose government jobs in India over migrating to greener pastures in western nations. Various instances of Indians leading by example from all walks of life were quoted to connect the youth to their roots. The aim of the visiting team was to deliver quality career services and resources to empower and enable students to make personality oriented career decisions. Specially designed capsules on tackling the tricky sections of the competitive examinations like the current affairs and english were also conducted. Through motivational examples, an emphasis was laid upon instilling the importance of balance between hardwork and smartwork for cracking the competitive exams. The seminar was concluded with a mock drill for all the participating students to ascertain their aptitude and suitability for various disciplines in government jobs. Dr. S. S. Deol, Principal, thanked the visiting team and exhorted the students to recognize their core strength and consciously work towards cracking the examinations. He emphasized on the dignity of labour and asked the students to harness their potential in whichever field they might choose. Lt. Gen. I.S. Singha, Director, G.H.G. Khalsa Colleges, accentuated the importance of time management and cultivation of knowledge as the most valuable asset for the aspiring candidates. He assured that the lecturette that all students have been giving every month on chosen contemporary subjects, will stand them in good stead in all professional placement interviews. The occasion was also graced by Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal College of Pharmacy and Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal College of Education.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Pharmacy Gurusar Sadhar organised Path Sri Sukhmani Sahib on 30th sept 2018 to seek the blessings of the Almighty Waheguru . All the student, teaching staff, non-teaching staff, members of management and residents of G.H.G Khalsa College Campus were the part of this religious ceremony.. The recital of Sri Sukhmani Sahib was followed by Kirtan by famous ragi S. Davinder Singh Sodhi Ji. The Kirtan mesmerized the hearts of gathering of more than 500 students,staff. And residents.Principal Dr. Satvinder Kaur paid obeisance and thanked almighty for showering his blessings on the G.H. Khalsa Colleges. She prayed to God to keep his hand on all of the students and staff members so that All must work in positive direction always.'Guru ka Langar' was also served on the occasion.
A 3-days workshop 'IN-ME' was conducted at G.H.G. Khalsa College, Gurusar Sudhar. The focus of the workshop was to bring in attitudnal changes in teaching staff and a better understanding for students. 60 selected teaching staff members were put through the rigorous workshop. The mentor and facilitator was Brig. Tringunesh Mukherjee who was ably assisted by his team of four instructors. Various activities like psychological games, tag teams, poster presentations and awareness checkers were organized during the workshop. The participants who benefited through this workshop were the faculty members of G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, College of Pharmacy and Degree College. At the concluding ceremony, Lt. Gen. I.S. Singha (Retd.), Director, congratulated the resource persons and the faculty members on the successful culmination of the workshop and added that such initiatives are a necessity to sustain a creative openness in professional and personal life. Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal Degree College, Dr. Sarabjeet Kaur, Principal College of Education, Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal College of Pharmacy and Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, appreciated the efforts of the coordinators Dr. Jasleen Kaur from College of Education, Dr. Parneet Kaur from College of Pharmacy and Dr. Sohan Singh from Degree College.
The glittering celebrations of the Teej festival at GHG Group of Colleges were inaugurated by the Chief Guest S. Maninder Singh Gill, Director for the Social, Urban, Rural and Resilience (SURR) Global Practice at World Bank Group. At this position as a Director, he is leading the Practice's engagement in inclusive & sustainable development. He was accorded a warm welcome with exuberant applause by the faculty members and the enthusiastic students. The entire college premises wore a festive look with bright and colourful decorations. The girls in traditional attire & a variety of cultural events added liveliness to the occasion. The audiences was captivated with cultural programme consisting of folk dance Giddha, Tappey and Punjabi boliyan; and were equally delighted by the traditional Punjabi dishes like tikkis, malpurhas and kheer. A variety of stalls displaying bangles, jewellery, purses, cosmetics and mehndi enhanced the festive fervour. Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal, welcomed the Chief Guest and provided an insight into his glorious career. He said that the festival of Teej is not only a symbol of our cultural heritage but also such celebrations are a way of reviving and keeping the Punjabiyat alive for generations to come. S. Maninder Singh Gill, Chief Guest, expressed his pleasure in visiting this college- a miracle in rural Punjab. In his address, he vouched for institutional reforms and women empowerment as the primary forces behind sustainable development. He emphasized that to be drivers of growth one needs to identify the drivers of change with educational institutions like this college being the front-runners. He congratulated S. Manjit Singh Gill, President College Governing Council, for contributing towards sustainable development and rural upliftment through quality education. He encouraged the breakdown of gender norms in favour of women for our country to harness its complete potential. Beyond this, he focused on the role of government and the unanswered challenge of accountability paradox. Lt. Gen. I .S. Singha (Retd.), Director, put forth the essence of change as the achievement of excellence in one's own sphere of influence. He emphasized that the privilege of freedom of speech can make immense difference only if exercised with great responsibility. Mrs. Sarbarinder K. Grewal, daughter of Late S. Pratap Singh Kairon, expressed pride in the talent showcased by the young girls. Various competitions like rangoli; Pakhi-making, nala-making, poster-making, dish-making; mehendi; clay-modelling; quiz; folk songs, hair-style & nail-art, embroidery and crochet; best out of waste; related to Punjabi culture were organised. An exhibition on Punjabi culture & heritage organized by the Sciences Department was the highlight of the festival. Traditional articles like more than a century old utensils, coins, weapons, & hand written religious books; bagh, phulkari, pakhian, bangles, parandian, charkha, chhajj, chakki, peehra etc. were on display in the Exhibition to elicit knowledge to the students about the tradition rich Punjabi cultural heritage. The winners were congratulated & awarded prizes. The occasion was also graced by Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal College of Pharmacy, Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal College of Education, S. Charanjit S. Gill, S. Inderjit S. Gill, S. Avtar S. Gill, Dr. Harbans Singh, Mrs. Mohinder Kaur Gill, Mrs. Hareena Gill, S. Dilawar S. Gill and Ms. Priya Gill. The guests were later honoured by the management. Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, presented a vote of thanks.
GHG Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar Ludhiana welcomed new students at "Fresher's party 2018" on Friday. The first year students walked the ramp with confidence and showcased their embroidered ethnic fusion wear. The students gave various dance performances. Gurpreet Kaur (D. Pharm. 1st year) & Sukesh Kumar (B. Pharm. 1st sem.) won the title of Ms. Fresher and Mr. Fresher 2018. Principal Dr. Satvinder Kaur appreciated the efforts of the students and congratulated the winners, and welcomed the new comers. In her welcome address to students, she emphasized on awareness amongst the students about one of the very critical and alarming issues that is Drugs Abuse, and she strongly stated that necessary steps shall be taken to control this life threatening habit of drugs abuse in Punjab.
GHG Khalsa Group of Colleges celebrated the 72nd Independence Day with patriotic fervour. Lt. Gen. I. S. Singha (Retd.), Director, as a Chief Guest hoisted the National Flag with the NCC cadets belonging to 3 Pb. Girls Bn., Ludhiana, standing guard. The fervour was further enhanced with patriotic songs and speeches, reminding and instilling the nationalist values. Lt. Gen. I.S. Singha (Retd.) encouraged the youngsters to aspire and achieve. He said that India being a resource rich country is unstoppable at global level with its valued Gen Y. Dr. S. S. Deol, Principal, highlighted the fact that true freedom lies in a progressive approach. Dr. H. S. Brar, Registrar, expressed appreciation for the enthusiasm of students and asked them to become responsible citizens. The event was also marked with cultural colors with a Bhangra performance. The sweets were later distributed. The occasion was also graced by Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal, College of Pharmacy, Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal, College of Education. S. Bhagwan Singh, S. Charanjit Singh Gill, S. Avtar Singh Gill, and Principal ( Retd.) S. Jagjit Singh Brar.
At the Convocation ceremony held at GHG Khalsa Colleges, the Chief Guest S. Hardeep Singh Puri, Honourable Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Govt. of India, conferred degrees to 962 successful students. S. Harinder Singh Khalsa, Member of Parliament, was the Guest of Honour. The guests were given a Guard-of-Honour and were piloted along by the NCC Cadets. Of the 962 degrees conferred, 684 were awarded to the students of Degree College, 130 to the students of College of Pharmacy and 148 to the students of College of Education. Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal, welcomed the guests and presented the annual report for the session 2017-18, providing a glimpse to the numerous achievements in the academics, sports and cultural arena of the students from the three colleges. While delivering his address, the Chief Guest S. Hardeep Singh Puri, congratulated the students for their excellent scholastic performances. He said that the convocation is a prime celebration in one's life. He laid emphasis onpursuit of dreams powered through core values of empathy, perseverance, kindness, courage and integrity as the building blocks. He appreciated S. Manjit Singh Gill, President, College Governing Council and his dedicated team for their noble efforts. On this occasion, College Alumni Olympian Col. Jaswant Singh was honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award. The University position holders were also felicitated. Lt. Gen. I.S. Singha (Retd.), Director, in his concluding remarks said that most students may not have clarity about their ultimate career at this stage but if they remained focused they will certainly find their niche. The occasion was also graced by Mrs. Lakshami Puri, Mrs. Satwant Kaur, Dr. Sarbjit Kaur, Principal, College of Education, Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal, College of Pharmacy, Dr. S.S. Thind, Secretary, Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Ms. Hareena Gill, Mrs. Baljeet Singha, S.Dilawar Singh Gill, Local Sarpanches and Dignitaries. The event concluded with a vote of thanks and National Anthem.
G.H.G. Khalsa Colleges, Gurusar Sadhar, paid homage to Late Sardar Bakhtawar Singh Gill, Former President,College Governing Council. The programme began after the Bhog of Akhand Path of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, followed by the Ardaas and the recitation of the College Shabad 'Deh Siva Var Mohe Ehe'. The function was organized and celebrated collectively with religious fervor by all the institutions working under the Management-G.H.G. Khaksa Degree College, College of Education and College of Pharmacy.In order to commemorate the Late President, 'Sardar Bakhtawar Singh Gill Memorial Inter College Gurbani Gayan Competition' was held in Nihang Shamsher Singh Hall. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Dr. Harpal Singh Pannu, Professor, Punjabi University, Patiala, who inspired the students to keep faith in God and motivated them to work hard in order to achieve their goals.With the help of expert doctors from Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana a Free Medical Check-up Camp and Blood-Donation Camp were also organized in the deepest and fond memory of S. Bakhtawar Singh Gill. The Camps were inaugurated by Sardarni Mohinder Kaur Gill, President S. Manjit Singh Gill and Sh. Amrit Nagpal, Vice-President, Daynand Medical College, Ludhiana.Throwing a light on Gurbani Gayan Competition and the Camps, Dr.Swaranjeet Singh Deol, Principal, Degree College told that various teams from different colleges participated in this event with great enthusiasm. 104 students donated blood voluntarily and nearly 395 patients underwent medical check-up by a team of expert Orthopaedics, Dermatologists, Gynaecologists and many other specialist doctors from DMCH, Ludhiana. The Camps attracted a number of local residents, the students and the teachers. The patients were given medicines free of cost. An Exhibition of Books was also organized by the Sukrit Trust and the Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle, Ludhiana.Another major attraction was the 'Dastarbandi Competition' which was possible with special contribution by S. Sohnpreet Singh Jwandha, seeing a display of impeccable turban skills by 30 students. In the Gurbani Gayan Competition,Ramgarhia Girls College, Ludhiana team stood first, Mata Ganga College, Kotta stood second and GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar stood third. In the Individual Category, Mehak of Ramgarhia Girls College, Rosy of Mata Ganga College, Kotta and Gyan Kaur, GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar got first, second and third prize, respectively.The panel of Judges who gave judgement on the occasion included S. Gobinder Singh Alampuri, Smt. Sukhwinder Kaur and Ms.Gurpreet Kaur. Prof. Balwinderpal Singh shared that Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle, NSS and NCC Unitsof the college made special contribution towards making the event successful.The dignitaries felicitated and honoured the winners with trophies and cash prizes.Also present on the occasion were a Dr. Satwinder Kaur, Principal College of Pharmacy, S. Sarbjit Kaur, Officiating Principal College of Education, Smt. Hareena Gill, S. Dilawar Singh Gill, Prof. Rajdev Kaur, Dr. V.K. Kapoor, S. Jarnail Gill, S. Sukhminder Singh, S. Sarvan Singh, S. Kartar Singh, S. Jaswant Singh, S. Pyara Singh and many other distinguished guests from the area. A vote of thanks was given by Dr. H.S. Brar, College Registrar. After the programme Guru KaLangar was served to the sangat.
G.H.G. Khalsa Colleges, Gurusar Sadhar, paid homage to Late Sardar Bakhtawar Singh Gill, Former President, College Governing Council. The programme began after the Bhog of Akhand Path of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, followed by the Ardaas and the recitation of the College Shabad "Deh Siva Var Mohe Ehe". The function was organized and celebrated collectively with religious fervor by all the institutions working under the management, G.H.G. Khalsa Degree College, College of Education and College of Pharmacy. In order to commemorate the Late President, 'Sardar Bakhtawar Singh Gill Memorial Inter College Gurbani Gayan Competition' was held in Nihang Shamsher Singh Hall. The Chief Guest on the occasion was Dr. Harpal Singh Pannu, Professor, Punjabi University, Patiala, who inspired the students to keep faith in God and motivated them to work hard in order to achieve their goals. With the help of expert doctors from Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana a Free Medical Check-up Camp and Blood-Donation Camp were also organized in the deepest and fond memory of S. Bakhtawar Singh Gill. The Camps were inaugurated by Sardarni Mohinder Kaur Gill, President S. Manjit Singh Gill and Sh. Amrit Nagpal, Vice-President, Daynand Medical College, Ludhiana.Throwing a light on Gurbani Gayan Competition and the Camps, Dr.Swaranjeet Singh Deol, Principal, Degree College told that various teams from different colleges participated in this event with great enthusiasm. 104 students donated blood voluntarily and nearly 395 patients underwent medical check-up by a team of expert Orthopaedics, Dermatologists, Gynaecologists and many other specialist doctors from DMCH, Ludhiana. The Camps attracted a number of local residents, the students and the teachers. The patients were given medicines free of cost. An Exhibition of books was also organized by the Sukrit Trust and the Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle, Ludhiana. Another major attraction was the 'Dastar bandi Competition' which was possible with special contribution by S. Sohnpreet Singh Jwandha, seeing a display of impeccable turban skills by 30 students. In the Gurbani Gayan Competition, Ramgarhia Girls College, Ludhiana team stood first, Mata Ganga College, Kotta stood second and GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar stood third. In the Individual Category, Mehak of Ramgarhia Girls College, Rosy of Mata Ganga College, Kotta and Gyan Kaur, GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar got first, second and third prize, respectively. The panel of Judges who gave judgement on the occasion included S. Gobinder Singh Alampuri, Smt. Sukhwinder Kaur and Ms. GurpreetKaur. Prof. Balwinderpal Singh shared that Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle, NSS and NCC Units of the college made special contribution towards making the event successful.The dignitaries felicitated and honoured the winners with trophies and cash prizes. Also present on the occasion were a Dr. Satwinder Kaur, Principal College of Pharmacy, S. SarbjitKaur, Officiating Principal College of Education, Smt. Hareena Gill, S. Dilawar Singh Gill, Prof. Rajdev Kaur, Dr. V.K. Kapoor, S. Jarnail Gill, S. Sukhminder Singh, S. Sarvan Singh, S. Kartar Singh, S. Jaswant Singh, S. Pyara Singh and many other distinguished guests from the area. A vote of thanks was given by Dr. H.S. Brar, College Registrar. After the programme Guru Ka Langar was served to the sangat.
National Conference on "Current Trends and Futuristic Challenges in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biotechnology" sponsored by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, New Delhi was held at G.H.G. Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar Ludhiana on February 22, 2018. The Conference was witnessed by Prof Ashish Baldi, Dean Academics, MRSPTU, Bathind; Prof V K Kapoor, Prof Adjunct, G.H.G. Khalsa College of Pharmacy; Prof Kanchan Kohli, Jamia Hamdard, New Delhi; Prof S R Wakode, DPSRU, New Delhi; Lieutenant General Iqbal Singh Singha, AVSM, VSM (Retired), Director (Colleges), Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Dr. S. S. Deol Principal, Degree College and Dr Sarabjit Kaur, Principal, College of Education. Programme started with inauguration & welcome note by Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Professor & Principal, G.H.G. Khalsa College of Pharmacy. Afterwards Prof. Ashish Baldi, Chief Guest addressed the audience with a Scientific Technical Session which was followed by next informative technical session by Prof V K Kapoor. The afternoon session held with the technical talks by Prof. Kanchan Kohli and Prof. S. R. Wakode. The programme was concluded by Poster and Oral Presentations. Best Poster & Oral Presentation was adjudged and awarded. 2nd day of National Conference started with welcome speech by Professor & Principal, Dr. Satvinder Kaur and witnessed by Prof. Saranjit Singh, Former Dean & Head of Department Pharmaceutical Analysis, NIPER, Mohali, Prof. V. R. Sinha, UIPS, Panjab University, Chandigarh and Dr. V.K. Kapoor, Prof. Adjunct, G. H. G. Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar. Programme started with guest lecture by Prof. Saranjit Singh on "Technical Revolution and Other Newer Development in Pharmaceutical Sciences". The next session was followed by another technical session by Prof. V.R. Sinha on "Counterfeit Medicines". The programme finally ended with poster evaluation by Professor Gulshan Bansal, Punjabi University, Patiala & Dr Manjinder Singh Gill, NIPER, Mohali. Award giving ceremony which was conducted by respective Chief Guest, invited Guests & Principal Dr. Satvinder Kaur. The event was concluded with vote of thanks by Mrs. Anu Mahajan. Overall the whole event completed really on a successful end.
G.H.G. Khalsa Colleges, Gurusar Sadhar, organized the 67th Annual Athletic Meet. The Chief Guest on the occasion Mrs. Lalita K. Sharma, Director Incharge, Regional Centre Chandigarh, Sports Authority of India was welcomed by S. Manjit Singh Gill, President, Dr. S.S. Thind, Secretary, Lt. Gen.(Retd.) Iqbal Singh Singha, Director, Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal Degree College, Dr. Satwinder Kaur, Principal College of Pharmacy and Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal College of Education . The Chief Guest was given honorary salute by the contingents representing the three participating colleges, NCC and NSS during March-Past followed by a flag hoisting ceremony. The annual report highlighting the incredible 153 medal haul of the college at International, Inter-University and National levels was presented by Dr. S.S. Deol, Principal.In her address, Mrs. Lalita K. Sharma expressed her great appreciation for the contribution of immaculate infrastructural provisions by the college to the students in their outstanding achievements. Upon seeing the impact the college was having in the rural setting, she expressed her keen desire in making this college a part of the 'Khelo India' scheme. She was accompanied by Dr. Harbans Singh, President, SAI Ludhiana Centre. The students from G.H.G. Khalsa College, G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education and G.H.G. Khalsa College of Pharmacy participated in various athletic events. The occasion was also graced by Principal (Retd.) Ram Singh Kular, S. Pyara Singh Natt, S. Jagga Sadhar, S. Surinderpal Singh Gogi, Sh. Ram Prashad, S. Joginder Singh Ghuman, S. Kartar Singh Gill, S. Ranjit Singh Gill, S. Sarwan Singh and Dr. Jagjit Singh Brar. The efforts of Dr. Tejinder Singh, Head, Department of Physical Education and his team were duly appreciated. The felicitation ceremony marked the closing of the Meet.
G.H.G. Khalsa Colleges, Gurusar Sadhar, organised its 67th Annual Athletics Meet here today. The mega event was a joint venture of the three sister institutes - GHG Khalsa College, GHG Khalsa College of Education and GHG Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusar Sadhar. Mrs Lalita Sharma, Regional Director, Sports Authority of India was the chief guest on the occasion. The athletics meet began with the flag hoisting ceremony. A graceful and rhythmic march past, synchronising with the band was performed by the sportspersons and students of the three colleges. The chief guest took the salute of the march past. Various track and field events including races, shot puts, high jumps, athletics, long jump, high jump, potato spoon race, three-legged race, sack race, tug of war, etc were organised during the sports meet. The best athlete declared from pharmacy college Rajdeep Singh (D. Pharmacy) (boys) and Kamalpreet Kaur (D. Pharmacy) (girls). Dr S.S. Deol, principal, GHG Khalsa College, gave a brief account of the sports and academic achievements of the three institutes. Addressing the gathering, Mrs Lalita Sharma congratulated Manjit Singh Gill, president of the managing committee, for following the footsteps of his father, Bakhtawar Singh Gill, and leading the institutes in the same spirit towards excellence in all the fields. Mrs Sharma expressed his concern about how to make balance between sports and study. Sports are important part of student life. Sports make us physically healthy as well as teach us discipline, team work, leadership and punctuality and keep youngsters away from bad habits She also advised students to elect pathway of sports to achieve destination in academics and appealed to the young generation to participate in games beside waste their time in cefeteria and gossips. She also said that children in sports are equally good in academics. A brief cultural programme, including items of bhangra, malwaigiddha enthralled the audience.
An educational tour of D.M.L.T.- 2nd and 4th semester students was organized on dated 24/01/2018 and 25/01/2018 to Pancham hospital Ludhiana. The students interacted with the staff and patients of the hospital. The students have good exposure about actual working of laboratory testing of samples. Students visited all the departments like Cath Lab, Dialyses Department, ICU, CCU, General Operation Theater, Cardiac Operation Theater and Clinical Laboratory. The team of hospital demonstrated to the students about working of instruments.
With the blessings of Guru Hargobind Sahib JiAthletes of GHG Khalsa College Gurusar Sadhar declared Runner Up & received a cheque of rupees 10000 by claiming 3 Gold 2 Silver & 3 bronze medals in following Athletics disciplines at RFYS Athletics Championships Patiala which was held at N.S.N.I.S Patiala from 3rd to 5th October 2019
1. Jaskaran Singh clinched Gold medal in triple jump & got silver medal in long jump (college boys) category
2. Kamalpreet Kaur got gold medal in Javelin throw (college girls) category
3. Manpreet Kaur clinched Gold medal in Triple jump & got bronze in 100 meter (college girls) category
4. Rani Verma bagged silver medal in 800 medal & Bronze medal in 1500 m race (college girls) category
5. Bheem Sen got bronze medal in 110 meter hurdles under (college boys) category
Our College triple jumper Jaskaran Singh of B.A I declared BEST ATHLETE by clinching gold medal in triple jump & silver medal in long jump
College President Mr Manjit Singh Gill, Prof. Jaswant Singh, Principal, congratulated the athletes on their achievements and lauded the efforts of the Dr. Baljinder Singh (Team Manager) and Prof. Tejinder Singh, HOD Department of Physical Education.
During induction program of B. Pharmacy 1st semester, students and faculty members of G. H. G Khalsa College of Pharmacy Gurusar Sadhar visited Premjit Memorial Hospital. Students interacted with patients and Doctors. Dr. Ravinder Singh, Eye specialist addressed the students and made them familiar with different aspects of Eye donation. He explained the benefits of eye donation and motivated the students to encourage the public about eye donation. Students and faculty members also paid tribute to S. Premjit Singh.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Pharmacy Gurusar Sadhar hosted its Fresher's Party and celebrated Teacher's day on the eve of 5th September, 2019. The extravaganza of "Fresher's 2k19" started at 11:00 AM concluded with great pomp. After a month of rigorous orientation, foundation course and mentoring sessions, the students of the new batch received some time off to enjoy the fun aspect of their #Life at GHGKCP#. The event was hosted by the seniors who were very excited and welcoming for their juniors. The fresher's put up a great show competing for the revered crowns of Mr. and Miss Fresher. The competition was to be judged on the grounds of the stage presence, smartness, performance and quick wits of the participants. The students displayed their talents in form of singing, dancing, poetry and dressing. Gursimran Singh ( B.Pharmacy 1st Semester) and Suman Angra( M.Pharm 1st Semester) were adjudged Mr. and Miss fresher, respectively. To add on the occasion on teacher's day, students delivered speech and recited poems to express their gratitude towards their mentors. In the end, Principal Dr. Satvinder kaur enlightened the audience with her motivational speech and encourage students to excel in academics to secure their future. She also congratulated students to organize such a great event.
Mr. Sanjay Kumar, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary Sports & Youth Services, Government of Punjab, presided over the closing ceremony of 2-days long 68th Annual Athletic Meet of GHG Khalsa Colleges: Degree College, College of Education and College of Pharmacy. The Chief Guest was given a worthy introduction by Prof. Jaswant Singh, Principal, and apprised about the phenomenal achievements of the college in the field of sports especially the creation of world record by Paralympic Athlete Sandeep Chaudhary & qualification of Simran Kaur for Archery World Cup finals. The Chief Guest at the outset complimented S. Manjit Singh Gill, President, College Governing Council, and the management for the celebration of sports through consistent and remarkable achievements of the students. He said that the students of this college have carved a niche for themselves in sports as well as academically, which is a great achievement. He announced to build this college as a state level sports training centre with strength of 1000 players of which 500 shall be girls.The Chief Guest was joined by the Guest of Honour S. Ravinder Singh, DSO Ludhiana, for a colourful valedictory ceremony. The Best Athlete(s) among girls were specially honoured by Mrs. Joginder Kaur, Former Best Athlete of the college during early seventies. Sukhwinder Kaur and Lovepreet Singh (Degree College); Amandeep Kaur and Rajdeep Singh (College of Pharmacy) and Jaspreet Singh and Bhupinder Kaur (College of Education), were declared the best athletes of the meet. Lt. Gen. I.S. Singha (Retd.) Director, presented a vote of thanks and felt indebted to the Chief Guest, the enthused alumni and the strivers who took winning or losing in their stride. The event ended on a high note with Bhangra and Gidda performances. The occasion was also graced by Dr. S.S. Thind, Secretary, Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal, College of Pharmacy, Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal, College of Education, Principal Dr. S.S. Deol (Retd.), S. Gurjar Singh Ravaana, SP (Retd.), S. Tarlochan Singh, S. Indrjit Singh, S. Amrinder Singh Auckland, Prof. Haridal Singh, Prof. Rajdev Kaur, Dr. Bhagwant Singh, S. Karam Singh, Prof. Tejinder Singh, HOD, Physical Education and Dr. Manohar Lal.
The 2-days long 68th Annual Athletic Meet of the GHG Khalsa Colleges - Degree College, College of Pharmacy and College of Education -was declared open by the Chief Guest S. Jagjit Singh Talwandi, Member Executive Committee, SGPC. The Chief Guest was accorded a warm welcome by Prof. Jaswant Singh, Principal, who also presented the Annual Sports Report of the college highlighting the incredible medal haul of the students at International, Inter-University and National Levels. The Chief Guest with S. Manjit Singh Gill, President, College Governing Council, was given honorary salute by the contingents representing the three constituent colleges during the March-Past followed by a flag hoisting ceremony.In his address, S. Jagjit Singh Talwandi, traced his journey through the years and felt honoured as being the Chief Guest at his alma mater. He remembered the pioneer of the college Late S. Bakhtawar Singh Gill, Former President, and his contribution in leading the college to such exceptional heights. He remarked upon the college scholarship facility and the phenomenal library having an inexhaustible and rare collection of books.S. Satinder Pal Singh Sidhwan, as the Guest of Honour and an alumnus, livened up the occasion with his melodious voice while adding that his most revered performance has been on this college's stage. He advised the budding youngsters to aim high while staying rooted in culture. The brothers and alumni, S. Bhagwant Singh Ghuman, Professor, Texas University US, and Principal S. Harbans Singh Ghuman, announced to donate Rs. 25 lakhs through an endowment fund for the welfare of the college, the amount of which would increase to Rs. 1 crore over the years. The distinguished guests were felicitated by the college management committee.Lt. Gen. I.S. Singha (Retd.), Director, presented a vote of thanks and expressed gratitude towards the distinguished guests and alumni for their liberal contributions and constant efforts in maintaining the foundations of the college as an institution of excellence in rural setting. The occasion was also graced by Dr. S. S. Thind, Secretary, Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Principal Dr. S.S. Deol (Retd.), Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal Pharmacy College, Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal College of Education, S. Kultar Singh Sidhu and S. Vivek Sharma, Member Shooting Federation of India.
As a mark of tribute and to commemorate the memory of S. Bakhtawar Singh Gill, Former President, College Governing Council, the GHG Khalsa Colleges, Gurusar Sadhar, organized an Inter-College Gurbani Gayan Competition. The programme began after the Bhog of Akhand Path of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji. The function was organized and celebrated collectively by-G.H.G. Khalsa Degree College, College of Education and College of Pharmacy. On this occasion, a Free Medical Check-up Camp and a Blood Donation Camp were organized with a team of doctors from Fortis Hospital, Ludhiana, and Blood Bank, Ludhiana, respectively. The Camps were inaugurated by the Chief Guest Giani Harpal Singh from Gurudwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib, Sardarni Mohinder Kaur Gill and S. Manjit S. Gill, President. In his highly inspirational speech, the Chief Guest motivated the students to spare some time for the study and discussion of Gurbani and Gurmukhi. He was all praise for the Governing Council for providing all-round educational avenue for the students. S. Jaswant Singh, Principal, Degree College, while throwing light on the occasion told that many teams from different colleges participated in this event with great enthusiasm. The blood was donated voluntarily by 112 students and nearly 345 patients underwent medical check-up with specialists in Orthopaedics, Internal Medicine, Dietician and Eyes from Fortis Hospital, Ludhiana. The Camps attracted a number of local residents as well and the patients were given medicines free of cost. 'Dastarbandi Competition' was another major attraction which saw an impeccable display of colourful turban-tying skills by students. Of the 23 students who participated, Sarabjeet Singh stood first while Narinderpal Singh and Varinder Singh stood second and third, respectively. In the group category of the Gurbani Gayan competition, Khalsa College Civil Lines, Ludhiana achieved the first position while GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar stood second and Guru National College, Doraha stood third. In the individual category, Gyan Kaur of GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, Simarjeet Kaur of Khalsa College, Ludhiana, and Pallvi of Khalsa College, Ludhiana, stood first, second, and third respectively. The panel of Judges who gave judgement on the occasion included S. Gobinder Singh Alampuri, Smt. Baljit Kaur and S. Gursharan Singh. The winners were felicitated and honoured with trophies and cash prizes by Guest of Honour S. Gurpreet Singh, Founder, Manukhta Di Sewa Society, Ludhiana, who took this opportunity as an eye opener for the youth to identify and serve humanity as the highest form of religious discipline. An exhibition of Books was organized by Gurmat Pustak Centre on this occasion. After the programme, Guru Ka Langar was served for the entire 'Sangat'.The students of Dashmesh Khalsa Senior Secondary School, Heran, accompanied by Mrs. Barjinder Kaur, Principal, also attended the function. The function was graced by the following dignitaries: S. Jagjit Singh Talwandi, Member SGPC, Dr. S.S. Thind, Secretary, Governing Council, Lt. Gen. I.S. Singa (Retd.), Director, Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Mrs. Baljeet Kaur Singha, Principal College of Pharmacy Dr. Satwinder Kaur, Principal College of Education Dr. Sarabjit Kaur, Principal Dr. S.S. Deol, Dr. Balwinderpal Singh, Prof. Rajdev Kaur, Advocate Ms. Johar, S. Kewal Singh Heran, S. Balwinder Singh, S. Amarjit Singh Deol, Ex-Sarpanch and Mrs. Amarjeet Kaur, Sarpanch.