JALANDHAR, Feb. 12
Jalandhar Cantonment MLA and former captain Hockey India on Wednesday said that due to strenuous efforts being made by state government, Punjab would be soon a front-runner state in field of education.
Dedicating newly constructed room, toilets and corridor at Government Senior Secondary School village Mithapur to the people here today, Pargat Singh said that ensuring quality education to the students was the need of hour to ensure that a pool of healthy and wise youngsters were created in the state.
He said that education was the key of success for every human being and state government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh was committed to ensure it. He said that every effort was being made to ensure inclusive growth of all the strata of society through the education.
Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma said that like education another thrust area of the state government was the promotion of sports for which persistent efforts were already afoot.He said that both education and sports enable the students to compete with their peers across the globe in an effective manner.
The MLA and Deputy Commissioner also lauded Major general (Retd.) Sarabjit singh Powar, who has given more than RS 8 lakh for the construction work of rooms, corridor, toilets and gym.
They said that this was real service of humanity which was being rendered by Major General Powar, who’s father was the founding member of this school. They said that such endeavors by enlightened citizens of the state were highly commendable and should be replicated by one and all. They also praised International Coach Mr Gurinder Singh Sangha for making wonderful efforts to promote sports in city.