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 on pursuit 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 Sarpan