The Doraha College of Education
celebrated its Founder's Day in the memory of Sant
Kartar Singh Ji Kamaliawale with great zeal, fervour
and devotion. Sant Kartar Singh Ji settled in Patiala
after the Partition and dedicated his entire life
to the service of humanity, education and Sikh religion.
The function started with 'shabad
kirtan' by Bhai Kirpal Singh Ji, Hazoori Ragi, Sri
Darbar Sahib. College students then presented a
shabad 'Jap man Jagannath' in the stipulated raag.
The Director of the college, Amrit
K. Gurm, welcomed the guest of honour, Prof Amarjit
Singh Dua, Panjab University Senator and former
Dean, GNDU, and other guests who included Tejparkash
Singh Kotli, Dr A.S. Bansal, Director, Bhutta College
of Engg and Tech, Dr H.S. Gurm, Vice-Chairman, Bhaddal
Institute of Engineering, Dr Chandermohini, Principal,
Satyam College of Education, Harnam Kaur, President,
Municipal Council, Doraha, and Mrs Umal Kaur, Director,
Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Doraha.
The Principal of the college,
Jagjit Kiran Gera, read out the annual report of
the college highlighting the achievements of the
students in different fields.
She also highlighted the efforts
of the college in bringing the college closer to
the community by adopting Doraha village for community
and social work.
The co-operation of schools in
which students went for their teaching practice
was also appreciated. D.S. Gosain, Principal, Sarswati
Senior Secondary School, Manjula Vinayak, headmistress,
Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School among others were
presented with a token of appreciation by the college.
Prof A.S. Dua also honoured students
for their achievements in the inter-college competitions
, Punjab University.
In skill-in-teaching competition,
zonal-Level, held by Panjab University, Jaspreet
got the first prize for commerce while Shalini Sidhu
Bagged the second prize for Maths.
In teaching-aid preparation competition,
Kuljit Kaur got the first prize for commerce, Nidhi
got the second prize for Maths and Ruchi got the
third for English.
Students who won prizes in Panjab
University youth festival and the running trophy
at Satyam college of Education, Moga, were also
Prof A.S. Dua appreciated the
efforts done in the direction of higher education
for the girl child. In his address, he congratulated
students for their academic and cultural achievements.
He exhorted the students to follow
the path laid down by the founder Sant Kartar Singh
Ji, the path of honesty, sincerity, hard work and