Tuesday, 9 February 2016

Desh Bhagat University Celebrates Founder's Day: Cabinet Minister Madan Mohan Mittal Presides

Desh Bhagat University celebrated its Founder's Day with great zeal and fervour. Sh. Madan Mohan Mittal (Cabinet Minister, Industry & Commerce, Technical Education & Industrial Training, Punjab) was the Chief Guest, who also unveiled the statue of Sr. Lal Singh Ji, a famous freedom fighter and a close associate of Neta Ji Subhash Chander Bose, in whose sacred memory Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes and Desh Bhagat University have been established. At the very outset, Sh. Mittal felicitated the audience on the birth anniversary of Baba Ravidass Ji who was a great saint and social reformer of India. He appreciated the role being played by Desh Bhagat educational institutions in providing professional and technical education in the state. He inspired the students to work harder and to contribute in the development of our country and society. Sh. R.K. Verma (Secretary, Dept. of Technical Education & Industrial Training, Punjab) was the Guest of Honour. Speaking on the occasion, Mr.Verma highlighted the importance of professional and technical education in the fast changing global scenario. Welcoming the Chief Guest and other guests, Chancellor of the Desh Bhagat University, Dr. Zora Singh said that Desh Bhagat University comprises more than 16 University Schools which are providing higher education in the streams of Law, Engineering, Agriculture, Hotel Management, Nursing, Ayurveda, Education, Commerce, Management, Computer Sciences etc. It is worth mentioning that Founder's Day is the birthday of the Chancellor of Desh Bhagat University and Chairman of Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes, Dr. Zora Singh. The day was celebrated felicitating Dr. Singh and wishing him a happy, healthy and long life. Besides all the members of the teaching and non teaching staff, the function was graced by all the university officials. Pro Vice Chancellor of Desh Bhagat University, Dr. Shalini Gupta said that the university focused on providing value based education to the students for being responsible citizens and making them self-reliant by imparting them technical, vocational and professional education. A special industry-academia fete was organised on the occasion by students of different states representing their respective cultures which looked like mini-India. Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr. S.S. Chahal also sent a message of felicitations and good wishes to Dr. Zora Singh. He expressed the confidence that very soon the university will have its place among the top most universities of the world. The Pro Chancellor of the university Mrs. Tajinder Kaur thanked all the guests. The occasion was marked a colourful cultural programme. Star attraction of the function was Famous singer Jasbir Jassi, who regaled the audience with his famous old and new songs. The programme was highly appreciated and enjoyed by all present.

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