Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council organized Scholarship Distribution Function at GNDU
Amritsar, February 18, 2019: A Scholarship Distribution function organized by Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Regd.) with the association of Sikh Human Development Foundation (U.S.A) at Sri Guru Granth Sahib Bhawan of the Guru Nanak Dev University. Prof.K. S. Kahlon, Registrar of the University was chief guest in the function. The organizers of the functions have presented plants to the chief guest and other dignities present on the dice. The total amount of Rs. 47.7 lac was distributed through cheques to needy and deserving students in the scholarship distribution function. The funding of Rs. 39.71 lac was provided by Sikh Human Development Foundation through SHDF Scholarships and the funding of Rs. 7.99 lac was provided by Nishkam Sikh welfare Council through Nishkam MCM Scholarships.
Sh.B.S.Sekhon, President of Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Amritsar unit) welcomed the guests, faculty, students and their parents. He has introduced that how Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Amritsar) was developed in Amritsar.
Dr. H.P.Singh introduced with different activities performed by Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Amritsar unit). He also explained the role of ‘Computer Centre’ run by Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Amritsar unit) at Guru Nanak Dev University for providing computer education on very nominal charges. He has also provided brief information about the new ideas and projects to be started by Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (Amritsar Unit) in near future.
Sh. Harbhajan Singh, New Delhi has emphasized various activities of Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council and Sikh Human Development Foundation (U.S.A). He has briefly discussed about various projects like Sikligar Upliftment, Scholarships, Medical Assistance, Family Assistance, Disaster Relief, Orphanage & Old-Age Home through which these organizations are supporting the humanity irrespective of caste and creed throughout of the country. He has also motivated the students to come forward as volunteer to serve and contribute for humanity. He congratulated all the students who have passed the test and interview conducted by the organization and finally received the scholarships.
Sh. Manpreet Singh, Secretary, Sikh Human Development Foundation (USA) reached specially to participate in the Scholarship Distribution Function from U.S.A. He introduced about the efforts to be done in USA for collecting donations for disbursement to financially support the needy and deserving students for their professional education. He has also assured the students that SHDF is planning to disburse the scholarship amount to the students during month of December in future. He has shared his views very thoroughly that how the scholarship amount should be utilized for supporting the students. He has also introduced the awareness to the audience that SHDF is planning to form an Alumii association of the students who have received scholarship from Sikh Human Development Foundation (USA) and Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council, New Delhi to develop a string network.
Prof.K.S. Kahlon congratulated all the students who received the Scholarships on this occasion. He has appreciated the role of Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council and Sikh Human DevelopmentFoundation for financially supporting the needy and deserving students in their professional education throughout the country. He suggested the students to do hard-work for achieving valuable education and become good person in the life. He conveyed through his message that all those students who are receiving scholarship must identify the other needy students in the society and support them.
Sh.Tirath Singh has performed the role of stage secretary during the scholarship distribution function. He has appreciated the initiatives taken by Prof. Jaspal Singh Sandhu ,Vice Chancellor for making the university environment green and eco-friendly. He also added that Nishkam Sikh Welfare Council (NSWC) and Sikh Human Development Foundation (SHDF) is always thankful to the authorities of Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar for extending theirsupport as and when was required.A large number of teachers,employees and students of the university were present in the scholarship distribution function.
Dr. Amarjit Singh, Director, Centre for Studies in Guru Granth Sahib hasextended vote of thanks to all the University authorities, guests, faculty, students and their parents at the occasion. By concluding the function, the audience was requested to have “Guru ka Langar”.