Fri. Mar 1st, 2024


President Droupadi Murmu nominated Chandigarh University Chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu to Rajya Sabha on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed happiness over the nomination.

“I am delighted that Rashtrapati Ji has nominated Satnam Singh Sandhu to the Rajya Sabha. Satnam Ji has distinguished himself as a noted educationist and social worker, who has been serving people at the grassroots in different ways, ” Modi wrote on X.

He mentioned that Sandhu has all the time labored extensively to additional nationwide integration and has additionally labored with the Indian diaspora.

“I want him the perfect for his Parliamentary journey and am assured the Rajya Sabha proceedings shall be enriched by his views, ” the Prime Minister mentioned.

The officers mentioned that Sandhu made creation of world class instructional establishment his life’s mission by fist laying the inspiration of Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) at Landran in Mohali in 2001 after which going a step ahead with the formation of Chandigarh University in 2012 which a discovered a spot in QS World Rankings 2023, fist amongst personal universities in Asia.

They mentioned that the hardships confronted in formative years have additionally seen the Chandigarh University Chancellor Sandhu flip right into a staunch philanthropist who has prolonged monetary assist to lakhs of scholars for pursuing high quality training.

“He is actively involved in large scale community efforts to improve health and wellness and also to advance communal harmony through his two NGOs ‘Indian Minorities Foundation’ and New India Development (NID) Foundation, ” the officers mentioned.

They mentioned that Sandhu has made a mark together with his efforts for nationwide integration at residence and has labored extensively with the diaspora overseas.

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