Fatehgarh Sahib: Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib organised a programme on the occasion of its 14th Foundation Day. The programme was organised while following the directives of Punjab Government related to COVID-19. The programme started with the Bhog ceremony of Sri Sehaj Paath Sahib followed by recitation of sacred hymns of Gurbani by Dean Academic Affairs Dr. Sukhwinder Singh Billing, and the students and staff members of the department of music of the University. Dr. Prit Pal Singh, Vice Chancellor, congratulated the staff and faculty members on this occasion. Dr. Singh counted the academic achievements of the University during 2020-21 by the students and faculty members. He said that the students made many accomplishments in the field of education. He also added that during this time of COVID-19 the University faculty had ensured that the students keep learning effectively via online mediums. He mentioned that University has also organised various online webinars and workshops by using online platforms for the benefit the society as well. He expressed his commitment to the vision statement of the University i.e. creation of value based knowledge society, and said that the faculty and staff members are striving hard consistently for the same. He also expressed his happiness that all the University staff has been vaccinated and are have successfully started offline classes from this session.
S. Darbara Singh Guru, Member Secretary Trust praised the administration, teaching and non-teaching staff of the University for their whole time commitment to the education and for achieving excellence in academic and co-curricular field in a very short span of time. He hoped that this University of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee will not only be at the forefront of education at international platform, but will also succeed in imbibing the Sikh tenets in the young generation.
Dr. Sukhwinder Singh Billing, Dean Academic Affairs of the University thanked the distinguished guests, all the faculty members, staff and the students. On this occasion, Dr. Gurjinder Singh, Dean Students’ Welfare, S. Jagdeep Singh Cheema, District President, Shiromani Akali Dal, S. Gurdeep Singh Kang, Manager, Gurdwara Sri Fatehgarh Sahib, Head, faculty, staff members and the students from different departments of the University were present. Dr Hardev Singh, Assistant. Professor, Dept. of Religious Studies conducted the stage.