Amritsar: United States based Khalsa Global Reach Foundation (USA) today presented a check of Rs. Five lakhs to Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) honourary secretary Rajinder Mohan Singh Chhina as special financial assistance to the girl students at Khalsa College for Women (KCW). KCW Principal Dr.Manpreet Kaur received the check from Dr.Sarbjit Singh, President, Langar Challe Guru Shabad Sanstha who was here on behalf of the Foundation.
The organizers of the Foundation who are the ex-students of the College had been sending financial assistance for the bright and meritorious students of the Khalsa College, Amritsar earlier. Speaking on the occasion, Chhina said that the funds will be given to the eligible meritorious girl students as per the guidelines agreed upon with the foundation earlier as he thanked the management of Global Reach Foundation for promoting the girls’ education.
“With this kind of help the bright students from the border region belonging to poorer section of the society would be able to continue their education”, said he adding that KCGC was proud of its rich alumni worldwide. Principal Dr. Manpreet Kaur said they were greateful to Global Reach Foundation and Khalsa College Governing Council (KCGC) for the help.
Dr Sarbjit Singh who himself is an alumni and a preacher of Sikhism said the Foundation had been spearheading a movement for promotion of education amongst the girls especially in the rural and border regions and the assistance was part of the program.
Khalsa College Global Alumni Association (KCGAA) President Dr. Davinder Singh Chhina who is acclaimed promoter of art and culture internationally said they appreciate the gesture of Global Reach Foundation. He said the alumni worldwide are committed to join hands with the KCGC for the promotion of the girls education. He said their Alumni Body strives to make its valuable contribution to the all-round development of the apex educational body, which includes educational, sports, cultural and other curriculum activities.