Special classes are organized to remove the deficiency of the students especially in the subject of English. Remedial classes are also arranged for students from weaker section, minorities and girls.
The college has ultra-modern computer center with four computer labs having networking facilities. The labs have 24 hours internet connectivity. Totally Wi-Fi campus.
There is a spacious seminar hall with a seating capacity of 100 persons. The college has facility of smart class rooms, L.C.D. Projectors and over Head Projectors. A wide range of educational CD's are available. A separate cell to help and train the teachers to prepare Multimedia/Audio Visual presentations and teaching packages has been set up.
To ensure student's participation in decision making student's welfare council is formed from amongst the college students, it provides a platform for the students to discuss the educational, co-curricular and student welfare activities and share these with the Principal, Dean and Staff.
All the students are divided into a number of groups with a teacher as a tutor for each. This provides an opportunity for the teacher taught close and personal contact. The tutor is expected to know the personal history of his/her wards thoroughly. He should also keep watch on the physical and intellectual welfare of his wards.
It is the prime interest of administration to secure all the students and employees financially. So, group insurance scheme for all students, teaching and non-teaching staff has been implemented.
The students of the college are provided with the facility to bus passes at concessional rates. For this, the students have to prescribed form and get it attested from the tutor. Photographs are required for the bus pass. Passes are issue PEPSU Road Transport Corporation and Punjab Roadways.
INFLIBNET's N-LIST programme enables the library clientele to have access to more than 6000 e-journals and nearly 100000 e-books. This college is a member of British Council Library that enables us to have a wider access to the knowledge.
The needy and meritorious students are issued books from the book bank for the entire academic session on the recommendation of the tutor and with the permission of the Principal.
On the recommendation of the tutor and with the permission of the Principal, regular students of the college can become the members of this library by filling the prescribed form. For this they will have to adhere to the university regulations. The members of this library will be issued university roll numbers at the end of the year, after they clear all the library dues.
Library brings academic ambience in the educational institutions. Library "The Reservoir of Knowledge" has a paradigm shift from document to information. The library building and material inside it, no longer define the concept of academic library in the present scenario. Library is a living organism consisting of library documents, staff, and Premises organized and functioning to collect, conserve and exploit books.
Safety and security of students especially girls is our top-most priority. Keeping this in mind, a fleet of buses is made available for girl students. The facility is available to a student for a minimum period of one year and the fee is payable on half yearly basis.
Ideal separate hostels with ultra-modern facilities both for boys (220 seats) and girls (300 seats) are available on the campus.
The College has setup Career Guidance & Counseling Cell. It guides the students in selection of the courses and subjects at the time of admissions and avenues for further studies. Students are also guided to choose the career and methods to prepare for it. The students are also provided counseling during hardships.
A shooting range or firing range or archery range or pistol range or rifle range or shooting gallery or shooting ground is a specialized facility designed for archery or firearms practice. Each facility is typically overseen by one or more supervisory personnel, called variously a range master or "Range Safety Officer" (RSO) in the US, or a range conducting officer (RCO) in the UK.
A gymnasium, also known as a gym, is an open air or covered location for gymnastics, athletics, and gymnastic services. The word is derived from the ancient Greek gymnasium. They are commonly found in athletic and fitness centers, and as activity and learning spaces in educational institutions. "Gym" is also slang for "fitness center", which is often an indoor facility.
Under National Service Scheme a contingent of 200 volunteers both boys and girls have been sanctioned through the Panjab University by the Ministry of Education and Social Welfare, Government of India to provide opportunity to the students to join valuable practical experience in community service through such programmes as eradication of illiteracy, rural reconstruction, national integration, health etc.
The College has Placement Cell which arranges Campus Interviews, Industry Contacts & Business establishment for providing employment to our students. The cell also helps students who need jobs under the earn-while-you-learn scheme.
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The college is located in village Sadhar, which is 28 Kmts. from Ludhiana on Ludhiana-Raikot-Barnala Road. This institution is associated with the name of Sri Guru HarGobind Sahib Ji, the sixth Guru, who once visited this place in 1633, symbol of Miri-Piri i.e. a combination of Spiritual as well as temporal authority. People of the area are grateful to late Nihang Shamsher Singh who selected this place as the nucleus of his spiritual and great educational adventure. In 1921, he started a modest Gurmukhi Pathshala( Vernacular primary school). In 1948, Intermediate College was started and later on, it became a Degree College i.e GHG Khalsa College.KNOW MORE
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 Education organized a retirement party for S. Ajit Singh, Librarian in the college, who after 33 years of meritorious service retired from the college on November 30, 2018. The function started with the recitation of College Shabad which was followed by floral welcome to S. Ajit Singh and his family by the college Governing Council. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu, Principal of the college welcomed S. Ajit Singh and his family. In her welcome speech, she described S. Ajit Singh as an illustrious personality who followed his responsibilities with full commitment. Prof. Rupinderjit Kaur presented the memorable journey of S. Ajit Singh in the college with the help of a power point presentation. Lt. Gen. I.S Singha, Director College Governing Council, congratulated and appreciated the dedicated efforts put by S. Ajit Singh in all the curricular and co-curricular activities held in the college campus. Dr. H.S Brar, registrar, College Governing Council in his speech described S. Ajit Singh as a dedicated and sincere employee of the college. Prof. Rachhpal Singh and Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, while sharing their views on the occasion said that the institute will surely miss his professional expertise. Dr. Manu Chadha, Associate prof. in the college presented vote of thanks and conveyed her best wishes to S. Ajit Singh for a healthy, happy and prosperous life ahead. The other eminent personalities present on the occasion included Dr. S.S. Deol, Dr. Satwinder Kaur, Dr. J.S Brar, Dr. Balwinderpal Singh, S. Jugraj Singh, Prof. Jagtar Singh, S. Gurnaib Singh and S. Avtar Singh Gill.
Annual executive committee meeting of the Alumni Association of G.H.G Khalsa College of Education Gurusar Sadhar was organized on November 10th, 2018 in the college campus. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu, Principal of the college welcomed the members of the committee and appraised them of the achievements of the college in sports, academics and the cultural arena. Prof. Rachhpal Singh, Alumni Association incharge of the college acquainted the members about the agenda of the meeting, which included viability of self- financed or short-term courses in the college and financial help to economically backward students. Dr. H.S Brar, Registrar G.H.G Governing Council and Dr. Swaranjeet Singh Deol, Principal G.H.G Khalsa College were also present on the occasion. Prof. Rachhpal Singh presented vote of thanks at the end of the meeting.
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.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized one day N.S.S. on November 03, 2018.All the students of the college participated in the camp under the able guidance of Programme Offiicers Dr. Jasleen Kaur and Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha. The camp was organized with the objective to develop personality of students through participation in community work as well as to develop the ideal of selfless service. A Cleanliness Drive was organized on the occasion in which the volunteers cleaned the college campus including classrooms, staff room, College Hall, Parking area and various labs of the college. All the students participated in the camp with full enthusiasm.Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu, Principal of the college congratulated the NSS Wing of the college for the successful organization of the camp. She also congratulated the students for participating in the camp wholeheartedly.
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.
Jhoomar team of G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar brought laurels to the college by winning First prize in the Panjab University Interzonal Youth and Heritage Festival. The festival was held at Dashmesh Girls College, Badal from October 30- November 02, 2018. S. Manjit Singh Gill, President and the other members of the College Governing Council congratulated the Principal, students as well as faculty members on this marvelous achievement. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu credited this achievement to proactive and visionary management of the college and applauded the efforts of the faculty and students for performing well in curricular as well as co-curricular arenas. Dr. Rachhpal Singh Gill, Incharge of the Jhoomar team, acknowledged the supportive role of college management and Principal Dr. Ranu for providing proper facilities for the smooth conduct of co-curricular activities.
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.
Students of G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar has once again proved their mettle in the Panjab University Zonal Youth and Heritage Festival of Educational Colleges (Zone - B) held at S.K College of Education ,Ghall Kalan, Moga from October,12th -14th ,2018.College won 37 Prizes in all including the Runners Up Trophy. College students won 13 first prizes, 09 second prizes and 14 third prizes in the various categories. College Bhangra, Giddha, Jhoomar, Classical Music Vocal, Folk Orchestra, Poster making, Khiddo Making, Creative Writing Poem and Folk instrument events bagged first position in the festival. It is worth mentioning that this is for the sixth consecutive time that the College Bhangra team has won first prize in the Youth festival. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu, Principal of the college while congratulating the faculty and students said that such achievements are possible only due to the cooperative and progressive attitude of the Governing Council of the college. President S. Manjit Singh Gill, and the other members of the College Governing Council congratulated the Principal, students as well as faculty members on this marvelous achievement.
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 Education organized an extension lecture on the topic "Latest Trends in Education and Research" on Sept. 14th, 2018. Dr. Mandeep Kaur Kochar, Associate Prof., Bombay Teacher Training College, Colaba, Mumbai was the resource person on the occasion. Principal Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu accorded a warm welcome to her and also highlighted her achievements in the field of education. Dr. Mandeep in her lecture highlighted the concept of "Learning" by focusing on its various types. She also deliberated on the various types of teachers and people along with their significance in one's life. An interactive session was held during the lecture in which students were made to complete a performa on Different Learning Styles: Visual, Audio and Kinesthetic. The lecture was attended by Dr. H.S Brar, Registrar, G.H.G Khalsa Colleges along with all the faculty members and the students. Dr. Manu Chadha, Associate Prof., presented vote of thanks at the end of the lecture.
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.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized a remarkable function to celebrate Teachers' Day on September 5th, 2018. Brigadier Trigunesh Mukherjee, AVSH and Co-founder of IN ME Learning was the Chief Guest on the day. The event began with recitation of the college shabad followed by paying floral tributes to Dr. Sarvapalli Radha Krishnan and lighting of the ceremonial lamp. A cultural programme was organized on the occasion in which students of B.Ed Ist Semester and M.Ed IIIrd Semester gave a wonderful performance by sharing their views on the Teachers' day in the form of poem recitations, power point presentations and speeches on the theme "Importance of teachers in the life of students". Prof. Rachhpal Singh and Prof. Mini Sharma from faculty shared their views on the theme "Qualities of a Good Teacher" and "Role of Teachers as Nation Builders", respectively. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu, Principal of the college, through her speech acknowledged the role played by teachers in building the society. She further said that it requires a lot of hard work and dedication to be a good teacher and earn the affection of the students at the same time. She also congratulated Prof. Rachhpal Singh and Prof. Mini Sharma, for organizing the event successfully.
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 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.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized its Annual Prize Distribution and farewell function on May 31, 2018 under the able guidance of Principal, Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu. The event was graced by Dr. Charanjit Singh, Deputy DEO Secondary, Ludhiana as Chief Guest. The function started with the recitation of College Shabad. A warm and hearty welcome was extended by Principal Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu to the Chief Guest and the other guests present on the occasion which was followed by presentation of college report in which she highlighted the achievement of students in academics, sports and cultural arena. Prizes for academic, co-curricular and sports achievements were distributed among the students who excelled in the house examination as well as in the cultural and sports activities organized in the session 2017-18. In his presidential address, Dr. Charanjit Singh congratulated the young achievers and wished them best of luck by saying that the responsibility of spreading education lies on their shoulder. He further said that the teachers are multiply factor in education system and they are a part of big exercise of educating future generation. The other dignitaries present on the occasion were Registrar, Dr. H.S Brar, Former Principals Dr. J.S Brar and Dr. Rakesh Chander, Principal, Dr. S.S Deol (G.H.G Khalsa College) and Principal, Dr. Satwinder Kaur (G.H.G College of Pharmacy). Vote of thanks was presented by Registrar, Dr. H.S Brar.
M.Ed students of the G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana brought laurels to the college in the M.Ed examinations (Semester III) conducted by Panjab University, Chandigarh. The examinations were held in the month of December, 2017. Navneet Kaur secured 1st position in the university by securing 1190 marks while Mandeep Kaur Secured 3rd position by securing 1151 out of 1425. College management committee and Principal Dr. Sarbjit Kaur congratulated the students as well as faculty members on this marvelous achievement.
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 oneâ€™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
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, 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 College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar Organized Farewell Party for Library Attendant A farewell party was organized at G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar on the occasion of retirement of Sh. Lok Bahadur, Library attendant. President G.H.G Governing Council, S. Manjit Singh Gill graced the occasion with his inspirational presence. At the beginning of the event, Principal (Dr.) Sarbjit Kaur Ranu formally welcomed the guests and highlighted the contributions of Sh. Lok Bahadur in his 40 years of service to the college. Registrar (Dr.) H.S Brar, Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha, Prof. Jasleen Kaur and Prof. Rachhpal Singh in their addresses described Sh. Lok Bahadur as a dedicated and sincere employee of the college. A momento was presented to Sh. Lok Bahadur by the college managing committee for acknowledging his committed services to the institution. Gratuity was also given by the management to the retiree on this occasion. Associate Prof. (Dr.) Manu Chadha presented vote of thanks. The occasion was also graced by Mataji Mohinder Kaur Gill, Mrs. Harina Gill, Director, Lt. Gen. Iqbal Singh Singha, Principal (Dr.) S.S Deol, Principal (Dr.) Satwinder Kaur, S. Dilawar Singh Gill and all the teaching and non-teaching staff members.
Republic Day Celebration at G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar Social Vision Club of the G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar sadhar organized Republic Day programme with full fervor in the college campus on 26th, January, 2018 under the able leadership of Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu, Principal of the college. Dr. S.S Thind, Secretary, governing council, G.H.G institutions, Gurusar Sadhar was Chief Guest on the occasion. The programme started with formal and floral welcome of the chief guest by Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu. A cultural programme was organized for celebrating the day, in which students performed a number of cultural activities including a skit on the theme patriotism, patriotic songs, poems, speeches and a beautiful choreography on the song Vande Matram. Ms. Jasleen Kaur, Asst. Prof. in the college delivered a speech on the importance of celebrating Republic Day. Flag hoisting ceremony was performed by Dr. S.S Thind in the beginning of the programme. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu, Principal of the college congratulated Ms. Jasleen Kaur, Dr. Jasvir Kaur and Dr. Pargat Garcha, teacher incharges of the Social Vision Club and the students for organizing such wonderful event.
It is a proud moment for G.H.G Khalsa College of Education,Gurusar sadhar as it has received a coveted grade from National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).College has received “A” Grade with a Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 3.30 out of 4 in cycle 2. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu while acknowledging the efforts put by all the stakeholders of the college said that it was collective effort on the part of a highly dynamic and supporting Management committee, faculty members and the students because of which the college has earned Coveted “A” grade from the NAAC. She further said that the college has imparted quality teacher education especially to the rural folk of the area since its inception and proved to be a standard bearer of repute in the field of teacher education.College President S. Manjit Singh Gill along with other committee members congratulated Principal,Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu, Faculty members and the students of current and previous batches on this marvelous achievement.
G.H.G. Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar added another feather in its cap, when Navneet Kaur, a student of M.Ed class bagged first position in Panjab University M.Ed results of Semester-II by attaining 84.1% marks and the college had 100% result for M.Ed class. Navneet Kaur maintained her first position consecutively second time as she had topped in the Panjab University exams in the first semester as well. This moment of celebration came just after the historical achievement of receiving an “A” grade in the Cycle –II of National Assessment and Accreditation Council with a CGPA of 3.30 by the college. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur, Principal of the college congratulated the Faculty and the students on the behalf of the Management headed by Mr. Manjit Singh Gill.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar celebrated Punjabi Diwas on April, 12 2017 in the college campus under the able guidance of Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu. Dr. Gurbhajan Singh Gill, renowned Punjabi poet and Former President, Punjabi Sahitya Academy was chief guest on the occasion. A cultural programme was organized on the occasion by the Punjabi Dept. of the college. The programme started by offering prayer to Almighty in the form of college Shabad and afterwards floral and oral welcome of the chief guest by Principal, Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu. Ms. Rupinderjit Kaur from Punjabi Dept. introduced the chief guest with the audience by presenting his wonderful achievement in the field of literature. A cultural performance was presented by B.Ed and M.Ed students on the occasion which included poem recitation, traditional songs and tradition dancing etc. Dr. Gill in his address to the students, contemplated on the present position of Punjabi Language at the national and international level. He advised the students to make use of Punjabi language in their daily conversation. He further added that a teacher must make her students aware about the various job perspectives after doing graduation or post- graduation in Punjabi at the national as well as international level. Teachers must broaden the vision of students regarding the scope of Punjabi language. He showed his concern over the rising pollution in Punjabi literature and also suggested ways to improve it.At the end of the programme Principal Dr. Sarbjit Kaur presented a token of remembrance to the chief guest of the day. Mr. Jasmer Singh Dhatt, organizer, Miss World Punjaban contest was also present on the occasion. Dr. Pargat Singh Garch extended vote of thanks at the end of the programme
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized two extension lectures on the topic “Youth Today” and “Menace of Drug Abuse” on April,10th ,2017 under the ages of Youth Welfare Department, Punjab. The resource persons for the lectures were Dr. Harnek Singh Kailey, former principal, G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar and Dr. Sohan Singh,Asst.Prof. G.H.G Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar. At the commencement of the lectures, Dr. Sarbjit Kaur presented oral and floral welcome to the resource persons of the day.Dr. Harnek Singh in his lecture on “Youth Today” said that today our youth is not ready to do hard work and they want to become rich by using easy means.He further advised that teaching is a noble profession and urged the would be teachers to become good teachers. A teacher must have deep and up to date knowledge of his subject matter.He must show sympathetic behavior towards his students. Dr. Sohan Singh in his lecture on the topic “Menace of Drug Abuse”, provided appropriate awareness and guidance to the students on the issue and highlighted its effects on the body, mind ,family and society. The lectures were attended by all the students and faculty of the college. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu , Principal of the college felicitated the speakers with token of remembrance. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha presented vote of thanks. Mr. Rachhpal Singh was stage secretary on the occasion.
GHG Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organised an extension lecture on the topic "Personality Development" on March 22, 2017. the lecture was organised under th able leadership of Dr. Sarbjit Kaur, principal of the college. the resource person for the extension lecture was S. Satnam Singh from Healing Touch Society. In this Lecture he threw light on the relevance of teahcings of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji for personality development. he further i nhis address, advised student teachers to take inspiration from the lives of famous personalities like Abraham Lincoln and Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam in order to develop a noble some personality. Dr. pargat Singh was the stage scretary for the lecture. S. Satnam Singh ji was honoured with a token of remembreance by Dr. Sarbjit Kaur at the end of lecture. All the students (B.Ed. & M.Ed.) and faculty members were present on the occasion.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized an InternationalConference on the much needed issue to be deliberated upon in the contemporary era “Gross National Happiness –A measure of Quality of Life on February, 20th, 2017. The conference was organized in collaboration with Global Education Research Association (GERA). Dr. Saamdu Chetri, Board Director, Secretary -cum -executive director, Gross National Happiness Centre, Bhutan was the International figure and the Keynote Speaker, for the conference. Dr. Chetri is the chief person behind the research and development of the concept of Gross National Happiness in Bhutan and world over. Dr. S.K Bawa, Dean and Prof. (School of Education) Central University, Bathinda and Dr. Veena Mann, Principal (Retd.) S.D.P College, Ludhiana were the other two luminaries of the occasion. Dr. K.S. Kahlon, an eminent educationist, Dr. Ravinder Kaur, Principal Sukhanand College of Education, Dr Umesh, Principal, LLRM College of Education, Dhudike, Dr. Gurvinder Kaur, Principal, Guru Gobind Singh College of Education, Malout, Dr. Monika, Principal, BCM College of Education, Ludhiana, Dr. Neetu Ohri, GuruNanak College of Education, Gopalpur, Dr. Geeta Sharma, Principal GGS Khalsa College of Education, Kamalpura, Dr. S.S. Thind, Secretary, Dr. H.S. Brar, Registrar, G.H.G. Khalsa Institutes, Gurusar Sadhar, Dr. S.S Deol, Principal, GHG Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar were the noteworthy dignitaries to grace the event. The conference started with the recitation of College Shabad and Lamp Lightening Ceremony, followed by floral and oral welcome of the guests by Dr. Sarbjit Kaur, Principal of the College. In the Keynote Address, Dr Saamdu Chetri Board Director, Secretary -cum -executive director, Gross National Happiness Centre, Bhutan spoke at length about the inception of the term of Gross National Happiness(GNH) in Bhutan by HM King Jigme Singye. GNH is a better and more reliable indicator of a Nation’s well being than GDP or GNP which are based on material indicators. In 2011 UNO recognized the efforts of Bhutan and added GNH as an indicator of a Nations development and well being. UNO also declared March 20 as International Happiness Day. Through a series of videos and power point presentation, Dr Chetri, illustrated the concept of GNH which is defined as the balancing of material and spiritual well being for a holistic development of individual as well as a nation. GNH he explained was measurable and was based on 4 pillars, 9 domains and 33 indicators. GNH takes into account the rate of crime, suicides, socio economic divide, unemployment, rate of divorces, juvenile delinquency, drug abuse as main stumbling blocks in front of developing GNH. Dr. S.K. Bawa, Dean and Prof. (School of Education) Central University, Bathinda deliberated upon Self Inspiration as a means to develop happiness. She expressed her concern about the falling standards of education. Further she discussed about the role of positive thoughts in becoming self inspired. She emphasized on focusing on positive outcomes and having an urge to realize ones hidden potentialities. Dr. Veena Mann, Principal (Retd.) S.D.P College, Ludhiana spoke on the theme “Happiness a key to a Healthy Society” and signified the role of happiness of each member of the society for building a healthy society. She explained her concept by taking examples from Hindi literature. She added that doing ones duty with sincerity and not getting distressed about the results, was a measure which people can adopt to attain true happiness. The burning issue under the sub themes 1) Gross National Happiness –A measure of Sustainable Well Being 2) Happiness –A way to Holistic Development 3) Health, Happiness and Wholeness 4) Happiness –Non economic aspect of well being was put forward for open discussion with the audience and a panel comprising of Dr. Saamdu Chetri, Dr. S.K. Bawa, Dr, Veena Mann, Dr. S.S. Thind, Dr.H.S Brar and Dr. Sarbjit Kaur. The esteemed speakers were honored with a token of remembrance, Dr. Saamdu Chetri also presented Dr. Sarbjit Kaur a token of reverence on the behalf of his countrymen. Post lunch the paper presentations in poster form was carried on, nearly 140 delegates from 57 colleges presented posters on this much sought for abstraction in the world-Happiness. The conference winded up with the valedictory address by Dr S.S. Thind, Secretary, G.H.G. Khalsa Institutes, he concluded the conference with a message for all the teacher educators and would-be teachers to strive for improving the state of happiness of the students as happiness could be taught and improved and its a journey and not a destination. The vote of thanks was extended by Dr. Manu Chadha.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar won Runners Up Athletic Championship at the Annual Athletic meet of Evening and Educational Colleges of Panjab University, Chandigarh held on November 22nd -23rd ,2016. College won 6 Gold medals in 4*100m Relay, Shot Put and 800m race,2 silver medals in 1500 m and Long Jump and 4 Bronze medals in Long Jump, Javelin Throw, Discuss Throw and 100m race with overall 30 Points. President of the college Governing Council S. Manjit Singh Gill and the other members of the Governing Council Congratulated the staff and the students on this wonderful achievement. Principal, Dr. Sarbjit Kaur also congratulated the winners along with Mr. Gurmeet Singh, Asst. Prof. Teaching of Physical Education for bringing laurels to the college.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized a National Level Seminar on the topic Role of Research in Quality Education on 19th November, 2016 in collaboration with Council for Teacher Education. The aim of the seminar was to bring teacher educators, school teachers, researchers, academicians, and research scholars on a common platform to share their rich experiences, ideas, information and expertise on various aspects of research and to discuss new trends and challenges in the field of research. The various subthemes for the seminar were Research: New trends in Teacher Education and School Education, Plagiarism: A challenge before Researchers, Mixed Method Research: A Research Paradigm and Action Research: A Tool for Practitioners. The eminent resource persons for the seminar included Dr. M.C Sharma (Director, School of Education, IGNOU), Dr. Khushvinder Kumar (Principal, M.M Modi College ,Patiala) and Dr. Ashwani Bhalla, SCD Govt. College, Ludhiana) .The seminar started with the lamp lightning ceremony and the presentation of floral and oral welcome to the resource persons by Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu (Principal Offg.). Dr. M.C Sharma delivered the keynote address. In his address he pointed towards the need of conducting research at school level and the professional development of pre-service and in-service teachers. Dr. Khushvinder Kumar in his address discussed the Mixed Method Research in detail along with its importance. Dr. Ashwani Bhalla highlighted various moral and ethical issues among the research community. He further advocated that researching is an art and the researcher should maintain academic integrity and must properly attribute to the original source. The other dignitaries present on the occasion were Dr.Varinder Kaur Thind(Director),Dr. H.S Brar(Registrar),Dr. J.S Brar (Former Principal,G.H.G Khalsa College of Education), Dr. Bhagwant Singh Ghuman(Prof. University of Texas,USA)Dr. S.S Deol(Principal,G.H.G Khalsa College),Dr.Satwinder Kaur (Principal,G.H.G Khalsa College of Pharmacy),Dr. Baljeet Kaur (Principal,G.H.G Harparkash College of Education,Sidhwan Khurd),Dr.Tirath Singh(Principal,Sacred Heart College of Education,Barnala) and Dr. Gurmit Singh (Fellow,Panjab University,Chandigarh).Dr.S.S Thind, Secretary of the college Governing Council presented vote of thanks. The seminar concluded with concerns , issues and questions raised by participants on the dire need to curb plagiarism that has plagued the academic institutions throughout the world. Dr. Pargat Singh Garcha (Associate Prof.) and Dr. Manu Chadha (Associate Prof.) were convener and the organizing secretary respectively for the seminar. The selected papers for the seminar will be published in the form a book with ISBN number.
G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar organized one day N.S.S. on November 18th, 2016. All the students of the college participated in the camp under the able guidance of Programme Offiicer Mrs. Jasvir Kaur and Mr. Rachhpal Singh. The camp was organized with the objective to develop personality of students through participation in community work as well as to develop the ideal of selfless service. A Cleanliness Drive was organized on the occasion in which the volunteers cleaned the college campus including classrooms, staff room, College Hall, Parking area and the various labs of the college. All the students participated in the camp with full enthusiasm. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur, Principal of the college congratulated the NSS Wing of the college for the successful organization of the camp. She also congratulated the students for participating in the camp wholeheartedly.
Students of G.H.G Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar have once again proved their mettle in the Panjab University Zonal Youth & Heritage Festival of Educational Colleges held at Guru Hargobind College of Education, Gondwal, Raikot from October, 25th -27th , 2016.College won 33 Prizes in all including the Runners up Trophy. College students have bagged 13 first prizes, 12 second prizes and 8 third prizes in the various categories. Students bagged first prizes in Bhangra, Knitting, Essay Writing, Folk Orchestra, Bhand and Malwai Giddha. S. Rachpal Singh and Ms.Jasleen Kaur ,Coordinators, Youth Festival committee told that this is for the fourth consecutive time that the College Bhangra team has won first prize in the Zonal Youth Festival. Dr. Sarbjit Kaur Ranu (Principal) conveyed that such achievements are possible only due to the cooperative and progressive attitude of the Governing Council. President S. Manjit Singh Gill, congratulated the Principal, students as well as faculty members on their marvelous achievement.
A three day talent search programme from September 15th -17th ,2016 in order to explore the hidden talents of the students. All the M.Ed and B.Ed students of the college participated in it with great enthusiasm.Students exhibited their skills for various events like Pakhi Making, Peehri making, Rangoli, On the spot painting, Landscape ,Creative Writing, Chikku Making, Paranda making, Mehandi applying, Embroidery, Knitting, Clay Modeling ,Shabad/Bhajan ,Geet, Gazal, traditional songs, group songs, Skit, Debate, Poem Recitation, Gidhaand Malwai Giddha etc.
Hindi Sahitya Sabha of the College organized a programme to celebrate Hindi Diwas on 14th September,2016. The programme was organized under the able leadership of Dr. Sarabjit Kaur Ranu,Offg.Principal of the college. Dr. Saravjit Kaur Brar, Asst. Prof., G.H.G Harparkash College of Education,Sidhwan Khurd was the Chief Guest on the occasion.
College celebrated “Independence 70” Programme as per the guidelines issued by Ministry of Human Resource Development,Govt. of India. Under this programme college organized a creative writing competition on August 19th, 2016 in the college campus. The theme of the competition was Azadi 70 or Independence 70. Students and faculty visited birth place of Martyr Kartar Singh Sarabha at Sarabha village in District.
A meeting of the Principals/representatives of Education Colleges (Zone-B) was held at GHG Khalsa College of Education, Gurusar Sadhar, Ludhiana on August 16, 2016 to decide upon the venue and dates of the Youth and Heritage Festival for the session 2016-17. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Nirmal Jaura, Director, Department of Youth Welfare, Panjab University, Chandigarh.