*“Students should learn to be Job Creators instead of being Job-Seekers”: Hon’ble Governor Dr Iqbal Singh
* Hon,ble Dr Iqbal Singh also interacted with students from Puducherry
Jalandhar: His Excellency Governor of Puducherry, Dr Iqbal Singh made a special visit to Lovely Professional University, today. On his first visit to LPU, after his appointment as Governor, he was presented with guard of honour and welcomed by the Chairman Lovely Group Mr Ramesh Mittal, Vice Chairman Mr Naresh Mittal, LPU Chancellor Mr Ashok Mittal, Pro Chancellor Ms Rashmi Mittal, Vice Chancellor Dr Ramesh Kanwar & Director General Er HR Singla to the campus. He was also led on a campus visit, where he interacted with the students, especially students from Puducherry. The Division of Student Affairs had arranged a befitting welcoming programme for the elite guest, at SBRM Auditorium of the University, amid massive gathering of LPU’s Engineering and Management students.
While addressing the Engineering and Management students of the University, Dr Iqbal singh wished all of them for their bright future ahead, under able guidance of their mentors at the university: “Our country is making fast strides in all fields with the active involvement of educated and visionary Indian youth like you. Students of today ought to learn to be Job creators rather than being mere job-seekers.” He also invoked LPU youth to be ever ready to work for the establishment of a secular caste-creed-region-religion less society. Congratulating LPU, Hon’ble Governor mentioned: “I am very happy to see a large number of students from all the states of India and many other countries studying at the vast LPU Campus with world class infrastructure. I have interacted with the students of Puducherry-a very distant place from here- which clearly indicates that a student can travel thousands of miles in search of good education.” Hon’ble Dr Singh asked the students to also visit Puducherry, as it is a wonderful tourist spot -a quite peaceful and fast growing place, ideal for tourist industry in India.
Illustrative, born in a Freedom Fighters family, Lieutenant Governor Dr IQBAL SINGH is inheriting the spirit of patriotism, and has always endeavoured to work for the cause of National Integration. He is working diligently to spread the message of “Peace, Non-Violence and improvement of Gandhian Philosophy in 21st Century”. Moreover, having great passion for literature, music and education; he is adviser to several leading Trusts and Educational Institutions. Seized of the global problem of “Climate Change” and “Global Warming”, he has been an active advocate of sustainable practices and has regularly conducted several environment programmes to drive home the importance of reducing emission of green house gases. He has been a globetrotter and has visited nearly 13 countries. He has been a consistent advocate of the ideology that “God is One” who transcends beyond religions.