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Annual Convocation-27th April, 2019 : Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib organized Convocation for the students who passed out in May, 2016 and awarded the degrees to 1016 Graduate and 608 Post Graduate students and also rewarded 28 exceptional students with Gold Medal.
Dr. P.G. Chengappa, Ex Vice Chancellor of University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore and National Professor of ICAR, New Delhi presided over the event as the chief guest. S. Ranjit Singh Libra, Honorary Secretary of the College Governing Body also arrived as the special guest.
Congratulating the students while handing out them degrees, Dr. P.G. Chengappa said that, “It is a matter of pride for students that they have studied in a college which has been started by Bibi Gurbachan Kaur under the name of Mata Gujri Ji.”
Talking about the various aspects of the education system, he said that the percentage of children getting higher education in India is very low. It is our moral duty to provide every child with higher education in this competitive world.
He remarked that today more girls have received their degree as compared to boys, which is a sign of positive change in the society where gender inequality still prevails. He also said that the students should now be prepared for the upcoming challenges and should give as many competitive exams as they can. He also encouraged the students to have an optimistic outlook and contribute as much as they can to their society as a good citizen.
Dr. Kashmir Singh, Director Principal of the college welcomed the guests and told them that the college is presently running 28 Post Graduate and 24 Under Graduate courses successfully. He highlighted the academic, sports and co-curricular achievements of the institution and told that it has been certified ‘A’ grade from NAAC, conferred the status of Autonomous College and Star College and has also entered into agreements to provide students with higher education in foreign institutions. He congratulated the students and told them that they are lucky to be here today with the blessings of Mata Gujri Ji, their parents and their teachers.
Dr. Bikramjit Singh Sandhu, Controller Examinations, told that the Mata Gujri College is dedicated to the martyrdom of Mata Gujri Ji and Chote Sahibzade and is functioning under the overall management of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, Shri Amritsar. Dr. Sandhu said that Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee is successfully running more than 100 educational institutions all over India.
Prof. Satpreet Kaur discussed the achievements of the chief guest in the field of academics, and said that Dr. P.G. Chengappa, in the duration of his academic career, has made many successful inventions in the field of agriculture.
S. Ranjit Singh Libra presented the word of thanks and motivated the students to achieve their goals by working hard.
During this event, S. Samsher Singh Dhillon- an eminent social worker, Prof. Ashok Sood, Dr. Rajinder Kaur, Dr. Harveen Kaur, Prof. Namita Berry, Dr. Harjit Singh, various media personalities, and staff members were present.