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University of Cambridge Director visited school in Punjab

Dr. Indi Seera, Director (HR), University of Cambridge (U.K) visited Guru Nanak Public School which is being run by a saint Baba Sarabjit Singh Bhalla
. On reaching the school, Seera was accorded warm welcome. He said University of Cambridge is among the top universities of the world and the university had created more than 85 noble prizes. He wanted to enroll students from Punjab in his university to get higher education so that they can occupy important posts in future. He said that the university has tie up with Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and five meritorious Sikh students will be selected for university for doing M.Phil and Ph.d at Cambridge university. He said scholarship amount will be 18 lakh per student and this amount will be shared 50 per cent by Cambridge University and the same amount by SGPC.

During the function Dr Seera answered the students’ queries. Later he was honoured by Baba Sarabjit Singh Bhalla and the school managing committee staff. Dr Gurmohan Singh Walia, SGPC Director Education appreciated Dr Seera efforts. He said that SGPC plans to open a business at Chandigarh in collaboration with Cambridge University so that our students can get better education. Bachittar Singh, District Education Officer, Ludhiana, Rajinder Singh Canada also expressed their views.

Photo Caption: Baba Sarabjit Singh Bhalla while honouring Dr Indri Seera, Director (HR) University of Cambridge (UK) at Guru Nanak Public School, Farour. 
Photo by Gurpreet Singh Mehak

Contributed by: Gurpreet Singh Mehak 
Country: India
Date: September 13, 2010