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962 given degrees at GHG Khalsa College

962 given degrees at GHG Khalsa College
Hardeep Singh Puri, Union Minister of State (third from left), confers a degree on a student during the annual convocation held at GHG Khalsa College, Gurusar Sadhar, on Monday. A tribune photo

Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, April 16

The annual convocation of GHG Khalsa College, Guru Sadhar, was held today. Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, visited as the chief guest during the occasion and conferred degrees to 962 students.

Member Parliament Harinder Singh Khalsa 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. College principal, SS Deol, 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.

Hardeep Singh Puri congratulated the students for their excellent scholastic performances. He said the convocation was 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 also appreciated Manjit Singh Gill, president, college governing council and his dedicated team for their noble efforts. College alumni and Olympian Jaswant Singh was honoured with ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’. The university position holders were also felicitated. College director, IS Singha, in his concluding remarks, said, most students may not have clarity about their ultimate career at this stage but if they remained focused they will certainly find their niche.


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