Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Khalsa College Chawinda Devi opened

Majithia,Chhina call it boon for rural area       Amritsar//December 14, 2011//Gajinder Singh King:
Making inroads in rural areas in its pursuit to provide higher education in backward areas, Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) today opened Khalsa College at Chawinda Devi, near Amritsar. Former minister and sitting MLA, Bikram Singh Majithia and KCGC honourary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina said after inaugurating the ultra-modern building of the college that the institution of higher would benefit hundreds of villages in this rural belt.
Majithia said, with the college opened, the 30-year-long demand of the area for such educational institution is fulfilled today. The college has come up at the cost of Rs.11.00 crores at the land donated by the village Panchayat. Majithia said that the institution was required in the area because the children, especially girls, had to travel to far away places including Batala and Amritsar for their college education.
He said he had found that parents were reluctant to send their wards, especially girls to the distant places. “Now they have higher education institute at their door step”, he said while inaugurating the building of the college. He thanked KCGC for taking this importance step to open the college in his assembly constituency.  On the other hand, Chhina thanked Majithia for facilitating the donation of 10 acre land for the college campus.
Chhina said it is their endevour to strengthen the educational infrastructure and opening of this college is a step ahead in this direction. KCGC Vice President Charanjit Singh Chadha, joint secretary Ajmer Singh Heir, Sardul Singh Mannan, Members Sukhdev Singh Abdal were present. Principal of the College, Dr.PS Dua said that they have already enrolled 86 students in the college for the current academic session and announced that they were opening various professional courses including B.Tech, from the next session.

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