Govt is delaying the scholarship disbursement in lieu of Audits from last 3 Years
Mohali 5th September
Joint Association of Colleges (JAC) comprising around 1650 colleges of Punjab has given an ultimatum to the Punjab Government to clarify the status of SC Scholarship within 15 days after the Final investigation.
It is to be mentioned that, the JAC is representing 13 different associations of Punjab.
S. Jagjit Singh, Chairman, JAC said that the Govt has made the policy of holding the scholarship funds and issuing the statements of scholarship scams of SC Students followed by repeated audits and investigations since 2017. Jagjit Singh added that during its tenure, the government hasn’t adopted any harmony policy to monitor the scholarship scheme to save the education of SC students. “Creating the confusion among the students and colleges of the scams the Government doesn’t want to release the scholarship funds of the SC students which will not be tolerated further at any cost” added Jagjit.
Dr. Gurmeet Singh Dhaliwal, Chairman, JAC said various departments of the Govt including Finance Dept, Social Welfare Dept etc have conducted many Audits in past years for the release of scholarship funds the records of which are available with the Govt but still the if the Govt needs more records then Govt should complete the process in next 15 days and release the scholarship amount of Rs 1850 crore which is pending since last 3 years.
S. S Chattha, General Secretary, JAC said that it was the responsibility of the Central Government to release 100% of the money for this scholarship scheme till the session 2016-17, but for the session 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20 neither the Central Government nor the Punjab Government is taking responsibility of the scholarship of the pass out students. The Government has not clarified any policy for the session 2020-21, due to which the future of the Lakhs of SC students and educational institutions is at stake. This confusion and evasive policy of the government has broken the education structure of Punjab financially due to which lakhs of SC students are being denied higher education and bank accounts of many educational institutions have turned to NPA.
On the occasion, S. Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chief Patron, JAC; S. Charanjit Singh Walia, S. Manjit Singh, Patrons, JAC; Dr. Anshu Kataria Co-Chairman, JAC; S. Nirmal Singh, Senior Vice President, JAC; Sh. Shimanshu Gupta, Finance Secretary, JAC & S. Rajendra Singh Dhanoa, Secretary, JAC has also termed the government’s policies of such evasion a threat to the future of students and educational institutions. S. Jasnik Singh Kakkar, S. Satvinder Singh Sandhu, Sh. Vipan Sharma, Vice Presidents JAC were also present on the occasion.
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Mohali 3rd September
Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh organized a webinar on “Stress Management & Mental Health”. Dr. Garima Thakur, Career Counselor interacted with the faculty members and Aryans students of Engineering, Polytechnic, Law, Management, Nursing, Pharmacy, B.Ed and Agriculture. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the webinar.
Dr. Thakur while interacting with students explained why stress happens and how to manage it? Stress can be a motivator and it can even be essential to survival & to complete a target on time. The body’s fight mechanism against various stressors tells a person when and how to respond to danger, she added.
Dr. Thakur said that the COVID-19 has disrupted every aspect of our lives. Anxiety and depression have significantly heightened stress during times this pandemic. While lockdown has been difficult for everyone, the young generation is finding it mentally tedious. She highlighted that 17 per cent of them are experiencing these symptoms due to the ongoing impact of Corona.
Dr. Thakur further said that, in the age group of the 25-30, youth are experiencing symptoms due to job loss, financial problems & less salary. Factors like extended work hours, work from home with various other responsibilities to deal with are adding to serious mental health problems.
Mohali 4th September
Teachers day was celebrated by Aryans Group of colleges Rajpura, Near Chandigarh & Rotary Club Rajpura. The Divisional Commissioner, Patiala, IAS Sh. Chander Gaind was Chief Guest on this occasion & Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of colleges was Guest of Honor. Advocate Rakesh Mehta, President, Rotary Club, Rajpura presided over the function. In this function around 12 government & non government teachers from Rajpura tehsil were honoured by the chief guest.
The Divisional Commissioner while addressing said that our teachers are the true pillars of our success. They nourish and prepare students for their future as they are the real icon of knowledge and wisdom. He explained the transformative role of a teacher in a student’s life.
Dr Kataria while interacting said that a teacher is a friend, philosopher, and a guide, who instills confidence in young minds, gives them direction and encourages them to dream. Teachers spend all their years in educating us and helping us become better human beings, he added.
It is to mention that, Rotary Club Rajpura was established in 1966 & from more than 55 years working for noble cause for society.
Advocate Mehta said that total 12 teachers including Punika Mahajan, Kusum Sood & Manpreet Mann, Aryans Group of Colleges; Jaswinder Kaur, Scholar Public School; Rimpi Verma, Govt. Elementry School, Rajpura; Renu Raheja, Govt Elementry School (Pehar kalla); Jasvir Kaur, Govt Senior Secondary Girls School, Rajpura; Sh. Sumit Kumar, Govt. Coed. Senior. Secondary School, Ntc Rajpura; Lalit, Patel Public School, Rajpura Monia Sofat, Govt Middle School Khanpur; Bharti Joshi, Scholar Public School, Rajpura were honoured.
Sh. Parveen Aneja, Past President Rotary Club, Rajpura; Sh. Sunil Pabreja, Secretary, Rotary Club, Rajpura, Sh. Barjinder Gupta, Sh. Sandeep Ahuja, Sh. Arvinder Pal Singh Raju, Tejvir Jaildar, Rishi Shahi, Daya Singh & Sandeep Chaudhary were present on this occasion.Read More
Divisional Commissioner, Patiala inaugurates Tree Plantation Drive at Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura
Sh. Chander Gaind, IAS, Divisional Commissioner, Patiala inaugurated tree plantation drive for all the schools and colleges of district Patiala. The drive was today launched from Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh wherein 500 saplings were planted on surplus land. Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group and President PUCA presided over the function.
Sh. Chander Gaind said that we have hundreds of private and govt. schools and colleges in the district and we have a lot of surplus land which is not being used for playgrounds and buildings. He inspired each and every college with the help of forest department to use that land for Tree Plantation.
Students and staff also planted the saplings of mango, Jamun, tali, dek, neem, amaltas, kaner, etc across the College.
Dr. Anshu Kataria while speaking on the occasion said that trees not only bestow us with shade and fruits but also make campus beautiful. He also mentioned about the existing environmental problems that we are facing today due to deforestation. He appealed all to actively participate in tree plantation drives make Punjab clean, green and pollution-free.
Mohali 28 August
Students and staff members of Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh participated in the “Shiksha Samvaad” organized by Joint Association of Colleges (JAC) and Education Promotion Society for India (EPSI). Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Hon’ble Minister of Education, Government of India, was the Chief Guest while Dr. Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre, Hon’ble State Education Minister, was guest of honor. About 10,000 students from schools, colleges and universities participated in this education dialogue.
Dr. Anshu kataria Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges; President Punjab Unaided Colleges Association (PUCA) & Co-Chairman, JAC mediated the second technical session. In the first session Sardar Satnam Singh Sandhu; Sardar Jagjit Singh; Dr. Gurmeet Singh Dhaliwal; Mr. Ashok Mittal; Dr. H. Chaturvedi were present & in the second session Dr. Madhu Chitkara and Mr. Shankar Vanavarayar were present.
While addressing through a virtual session, Dr. Pokhriyal said, “New Education policy aims at improving the Gross Enrollment Rate (GER) in Higher Education and the Government of India has set a target of achieving 50% GER by 2035. To achieve this target, the Government of India has decided to add 3.5 crore new seats in Higher Education Institutions of India by 2035”.
The minister further said that education is the foundation & backbone of a person, family, society & country. A person alienated from education & society goes on the path of destruction. This education policy has been prepared with the help of around 2.5 lacs consultations, in which suggestions have been received from vice chancellors of 1000 universities, professors from degree colleges, teachers, academics & intellectuals, he added.
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Mohali 17th February
Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh has joined hands with Canadian “University of The Fraser Valley” (UFV) British Columbia, Canada. Mr. Ravi Philips, Head of International Marketing, UFV and Mr. Andy Burn, Director, Canadian Immigration Centre visited the Aryans campus today. A seminar was also organized on the occasion which was attended by the students of different courses. Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges presided over the event.
Mr. Ravi Philips, Head of International Marketing, UFV said that students who have completed their Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA), Bachelor of Technology – Information Technology, or Bachelor of Technology – Computer Science Engineering from Aryans Group will be awarded credits by the University of the Fraser Valley (UFV), and they would get admission into the third year of Bachelor of Computer Information System at their campus in Canada.
Mr. Philips further said that the collaboration would help to explore further opportunities for academic exchange, faculty collaboration and shared research besides providing study-abroad opportunities for the Canadian students at PTU.
Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group said that University of The Fraser Valley is one of the renowned universities of British Columbia, Canada, and this collaboration will help Aryans students to get International educational exposure. He added that this type of collaborations helps to organize student exchange programmes that are beneficial to both the students as well as colleges.
Earlier to this also a delegation of Aryans Group of Colleges had visited Canada under the leadership of Dr. Anshu Kataria. The delegation had visited various Educational Universities of Canada like UBC, BC Council for International Education, VFS, UVic, UVF, BCIT, TRU, and SFU with an aim to work out various possibilities of collaborations with Canadian Universities and student exchange programmes.
It is to be mentioned that UFV is located in the Fraser Valley east of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. UFV is fully accredited, public university that enrolls approximately 15,000 students per year. UFV has campuses and locations in Abbotsford, Chilliwack, Mission, Hope and Agassiz.
Mohali 28th October
Focus College, Surrey & Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada joined hands with Aryans Group of Colleges, Rajpura, Near Chandigarh. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Ms. Kristianne Viher, Business Development Manager, Focus College, Surrey and Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group.
On this MoU, Dr. Anshu Kataria shared that “Canada is one of the most favoured destinations for the students of Punjab who are looking to explore global opportunities. The MoU will lead to greater mobility of professionals at both ends and herald a new dimension of academic & professional opportunities between both the institutes.
Ms. Kristianne Viher while speaking on the occasion said that the Canadian Universities and Colleges keep on updating their course curriculum on a regular basis according to the needs of the industry. She further added that this MoU would help the students of Aryans to update themselves with the rapid growth in programs like Business, IT etc..
It is to be mentioned that Focus College is focused on developing programs with highly experienced instructors from the Business, IT, and Travel and Tourism industries by all its modern conveniences. The campus encompasses a vibrant community of cultural clubs and language learning resources, allowing students to learn English in a multicultural environment. Focus College is the only education centre in Canada recognized by the Scottish qualifications Authority (SQA) for its advanced level of standardized education.
Mohali 23rd October
Canadian Pacific Link College (PLC), Surrey, British Columbia, Canada has joined hands with Chandigarh based Aryans Group of Colleges.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed by Mr. Tarun Khullar, Executive Director Pacific Link College and Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges at Surrey, British Columbia, Canada. This MoU is an important development for Aryans Engineering, Management, Arts etc.
Mr. Tarun Khullar while speaking on the occasion said that the Canadian Universities and Colleges keep on updating their course curriculum on a regular basis according to the needs of the industry. He further added that this MoU would help the students of Aryans to update themselves with the rapid growth in the technology.
Dr. Anshu Kataria said that PLC is one of the renowned colleges of British Columbia, Canada and this collaboration will help Aryans students to get International educational exposure. He added that this type of collaborations help to organize student exchange programs that are beneficial to both the students as well as colleges.
It is to be mentioned that Pacific Link College is located in Metro Vancouver, surrounded by all its modern conveniences. The campus encompasses a vibrant community of cultural clubs and language learning resources, allowing students to learn English in a multicultural environment.
Chandigarh based Aryans Group of Colleges organized “Scholarship cum Sabhyacharak Mela” in Bathinda. Diljit Dosanjh, Neeru Bajwa and other starcast of Punjabi movie “Jatt & Juliet 2” were the main attraction of Sabhyacharak Mela. Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the event.
Punjabi Singer and Film Actor Diljit Dosanjh while addressing the Press Conference today organized by Aryans Group in Bathinda, said that he is playing the role of Fateh Singh in the movie who is a Punjab police officer while Neeru Bajwa is playing the role of Pooja who is a cop as well in Canada. Fateh Singh is a lovable kind of guy whereas Pooja is the typical Punjabi modern girl. The story takes turns when their paths cross on their way to Canada due to their different outlook on life.
It is to be mentioned that upcoming Punjabi Movie “Jatt and Juliet 2” is a comedy movie starring Diljit Dosanjh and Neeru Bajwa. This movie is the sequel to super hit movie “Jatt And Juliet”. The movie has been directed by Anurag Singh and produced by Gunbir Singh Sidhu, Darshan Singh Grewal and Manmord Sidhu. The Story of the movie is written by Dheeraj Rattan. It will be released on 28th June under the banner of Speed Records, White Hill Production & Grewalz Cine Corp.
It is worth mentioning that Aryans Group has been awarded for “Excellence in Education” by Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam, Former President; Sh. Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister of Punjab; Sh. Shivraj V Patil, the Governor of Punjab and Administrator Chandigarh; Dr. Kiran Bedi, First Women IPS Officer of India; S. Joginder Singh, Ex-Director, CBI etc. The Group has also been honoured for “Excellence in career building” by Dr. Shashi Tharoor, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, India.
Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges while giving information about the event, said that Aryans Group organized Scholarship Mela in morning in which Scholarships were given to the students in various courses like B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, BBA, BCA, BA, B.Com, Polytechnic Diploma