Smt Poonam Sharma, Mayor, Chandigarh was the Chief Guest on the occasion
Chandigarh 7 June
The students, staff and Management of Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh today celebrated the 9th Foundation Day. Aryans Group joined hands with 9 renowned NGOs of the Tri-City on the occasion in a Programme held today at PHD Chamber, Sec 31, Chd. The group allotted 1 seat each to 9 NGOs under 100% scholarship. Smt. Poonam Sharma, Mayor, Chandigarh was the Chief Guest on the occasion while Dr. Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the function.
The office bearers of various NGOs namely Mrs Neena Singh (Bharat Prakarsh Foundation), Mr. Jai Kumar (JK Study Center), Ms Ritu (Sunehra Aaj), Ms. Sakshi Khanna (Tamanna), Mrs. Sangita Vardhan (Vatsal Chaya), Ms. Komal (Yuvsatta), Ms Gunjan (Humari Kaksha), Don Bosco Navjeevan Society and Theatre Age also shared their views on the occasion. Mr. JN Vohra, Advisor, Aryans Group was the moderator of the event. The function commenced with the lamp lighting ceremony by Prof D.C Kataria “Roshaan” and Mrs Rajni Kataria, Founder, Aryans Group.
Smt. Poonam Sharma, Mayor, Chandigarh while appreciating the noble step towards hapless students said, “I am pleased to know that Aryans has been celebrating the Birthday of its Founder Mrs Rajni Kataria as its foundation Day.” She further said that nothing is big than sharing success and happiness with the poor sections of the society. The efforts will help to remove educational backwardness from poor strata of society where higher technical educational is scarce.
Dr Anshu Kataria while speaking on the occasion said that Aryans is the only campus near Chandigarh where more than 1000 students of total 2500 are persuing their higher education under various scholarship schemes. These students are doing well in academics, sports, cultural, innovations etc.
Dr. Parveen Kataria, Director General, Aryans Group said that education is the best tool for the region’s development. Every year a large number of students seek higher technical education outside the region. However, poor parents cannot send their children outside, even if they are talented,” he said.
Two students namely Mr. Jagdeep of Bharat Prakarsh Foundation and Mr. Amit of Vatsal Chaya who are already studying Diploma and BCA respectively at Aryans Campus were also present on the occasion. While sharing their views they said, “Being financially week we were not able to continue with our studies but last year we were allotted scholarship seats at the same platform”. “We are now motivated, guided by the staff and management and want to help other week students for this cause” they added.
Prof. B.S Sidhu, Registrar, Aryans Group while congratulating students, Staff and management on the occasion said that in last 8 years Aryans students has emerged successfully not only in Academics but also in innovations, cultural, sports, placements etc. In academics, Aryans students have secured top positions in PTU Merit list and have done wonders in innovations too.
Dr. Manjula Kataria, Principal, Aryans Group that the Group is supporting those talented students who have merit but no means, marks but no money under its various scholarship schemes. Apart from Government scholarships students are also studying under Dr. Kiran Bedi scholarship, Dr. Kiran Bedi scholarship, scholarship for Army personnel, Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scholarship, scholarship for tribal area students etc.
It is to be mentioned that Aryans celebrates Birthday of its founder Mrs. Rajni Kataria as its Foundation day every year. On the occasion 9 team members of Aryans designated as “Navratan” were also honoured.