The state-of-the-art Indoor Shooting Range at GHG Khalsa Colleges, Gurusar Sadhar, was formally inaugurated by Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba, PVSM, AVSM, ADC. The Chief Guest was welcomed with a Guard-of-Honour by the NCC cadets of the college.
Lt. Gen. I. S. Singha (Retd.), Director, while introducing the Chief Guest as an exemplary and the most accomplished officer, added that history has been created in the wings of this highly coveted inauguration as a celebration of the progress made by the college, in 70 years of its glorious foundation, and the region to-date. Admiral Sunil Lanba in his address said that the excellent infrastructure and the sterling achievements of the college make it an ideal institute for honing the skills and improving the lives of future nation builders. He added that this shooting range would act as a propeller for the youth of this region to pursue a career in shooting and join the defence forces.
S. Manjit Singh Gill, President, Governing Council, informed that it was a landmark moment when the longest serving Chairman, Chiefs of the Staff Committee, Admiral Sunil Lanba unveiled the plaque and then, took aim to shoot the inaugural shot at the 10 m indoor air rifle and pistol shooting range, leaving an indelible mark of inspiration for generations of youngsters. This shooting range, designed to international standards with a capacity of 25 targets by Architect Ranjit P. John, will serve as a gateway of opportunities for the youth of Ludhiana and neighbouring districts and would, thus, enhance the stature of the region to a world class level.
The occasion was also graced by Air Commodore Anjan Bhadra, VM, Gp. Cpt. Rajesh Nigam, Dr. S. S. Thind, Secretary, Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, Prof. Jaswant Singh, Principal, Degree College, Dr. Satvinder Kaur, Principal, College of Pharmacy, and Dr. Sarabjeet Kaur, Principal, College of Education.