Wednesday, April 24, 2024

Vikramjit Singh Sahney Honored with Honorary Doctorate at Punjabi University Convocation

by Manjari Singh

In a momentous occasion during the 40th convocation of Punjabi University, Patiala, Vikramjit Singh Sahney, a distinguished Member of Parliament representing Punjab and a recipient of the esteemed Padma Shri award, was bestowed with an Honorary Doctorate by the Honourable Governor of Punjab, Shri Banwari Lal Purohit.

The atmosphere was charged with emotion and pride as Shri Sahney received this prestigious accolade from the very institution where he had pursued his education. Expressing his gratitude, he remarked, “It is an incredibly emotional moment for me to receive such a prestigious honor from the very institution where I pursued my education.”

Governor Purohit, in his address, extended warm congratulations to Shri Sahney for his remarkable achievements, already recognized through the Padma Shri conferred by the President of India.

Dr. Arvind, the Vice Chancellor of Punjabi University, shed light on Shri Sahney’s multifaceted contributions across various spheres. He highlighted Sahney’s outstanding work in Social Entrepreneurship, Skilling & Employment, and Youth and Women Empowerment. Dr. Arvind also commended Sahney’s pivotal role as a Corona Warrior and Anti-Human Trafficking crusader, emphasizing his efforts in the rescue and rehabilitation of Afghan Refugees.

Shri Sahney’s unwavering dedication and exceptional accomplishments have not only enriched the social fabric of Punjab but have also served as a beacon of inspiration for individuals across the nation. His tireless commitment to societal welfare continues to uplift communities and catalyze positive change.

As Punjab celebrates the recognition of one of its most esteemed sons, the rest of the nation joins in honoring Vikramjit Singh Sahney for his exemplary service and unwavering commitment to the betterment of society.

Manjari Singh

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