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History Of College

G.H.G. Khalsa College of Pharmacy, Gurusur Sadhar (Ludhiana) was established in 1984 under the aegis of governing Council, G.H.G. Khalsa College. Gurusur Sadhar (Ludhiana), a registered body already running two premier reputed Higher Education Institutions (HIE) in rural Punjab. The college is housed in a magnificent three storeyed building with 42,000 sq. ft. roofed area designed by Sh. H.S. Chopra, Formerly Additional Chief Architect Punjab. The foundation of this building was laid by H’ E. Sh V.V Giri, President of India in 1971. This building was primarily meant to accommodate Post Graduate Regional Rural Center. However the management soon felt the better utility of the same to start job/application oriented courses relevant to the needs of rural , downtrodden and weaker sections of society and hence a two year Diploma Course in Pharmacy was introduced to begin with. A rare combination of life President Late S. Bakhtawar Singh Gill, a selfless and devoted social worker with a deep sense of architectural acumen ship and mission, and founder Principal S. Manjit Singh Khattra with a unique commitment and highly distinguished sense of educational administration and planning, the project of establishing and running this institution culminated into a grand success. Dr. Sukhdev Singh, Formerly Professor & Head, Department of pharmacology, Govt. Rajindera Medical College and Hospital, Patiala, contribution his mite as head of the Department in the academic pursuits and setup of this institution at its embryonic stage.

Though the expert committee of AICTE suggested the up gradation of the college to degree level in 1994, but the, management by taking its own time in a phased manner to establish, maintain and run new courses/classes on self financing and non profitable basis, introduced a four year Bachelor in Pharmacy degree course w.e.f. 2001-2002 session.

The present managerial and administrative team headed by Sh. Manjit Singh Gill, President, Government Council, is putting in its earnest efforts to achieve the objectives of the college. The lush green surroundings with a rich display of its flora, the college presents a virtual feast to the eyes and synchronizes with the word of Sh. Prem Bhatia, Formerly Editor-in-chief, The Tribune group newspaper as under:

“A Wonder in Rural Setting”