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President Nominates Shri Satnam Singh Sandhu as Rajya Sabha Member

In a significant move, the President of India nominated Shri Satnam Singh Sandhu as a member of the Rajya Sabha. This decision recognizes Sandhu’s remarkable contributions to education, philanthropy, and community development.

From Farmer’s Son to Leading Educationist

  • Satnam Singh Sandhu, son of a farmer, rose to become one of India’s prominent educationists.
  • Overcoming personal struggles, he founded Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) in 2001 and established Chandigarh University in 2012.
  • His university achieved the prestigious recognition of ranking first among private universities in Asia within QS World Rankings 2023.

Passionate Philanthropist

  • Chancellor Sandhu actively supports students pursuing quality education, providing financial assistance to thousands.
  • He champions social causes through his NGOs, “Indian Minorities Foundation” and “New India Development (NID) Foundation,” focusing on health, wellness, and communal harmony.

Advocate for National Integration

  • Sandhu’s contributions extend beyond education and philanthropy.
  • He dedicates efforts to national integration within India and actively engages with the Indian diaspora abroad.

 

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