Another feather in cap of SCD Govt. College, Ludhiana. It’s Alumnus Onkar Singh Pahwa(CMD Avon Cycles) felicitated with PU Udyog Rattan Award(2022) by VP of India M.Venkaih Naidu. Alumni Association upbeat.
6th May,2022, Ludhiana
Alumni Association of SCD Govt. College, Ludhiana is upbeat over their alumnus Onkar Singh Pahwa’s (CMD Avon Cycles) felicitation with Udyog Rattan award by Shri M Venkaih Naidu,Vice President Of India and Chancellor of Panjab University at its 69th convocation in Chandigarh.Pahwa has recently been taken as Chief Patron of the Alumni Association by the alumni of the college.
S S Bhogal also an alumnus and co-patron of the association who himself is a prominent industrialist said that this was PU’s befitting choice for Udyog Rattan award from one of university’s own alumni from our college who has excelled as an entrepreneur to make his entrepreneurial recognition globally.
Principal of the college Dr. Pardeep Singh Walia in his message said that this was a proud moment for the college on it’s alumnus Pahwa’s well deserved recognition by their university. Brij Bhushan Goyal, Organizing Secretary of the association said that the gesture of PU honoring Pahwa will instill confidence in the new generation of the college to excel by persistent hard work and adopt entrepreneurship to get such recognition rather than seeking jobs.
Pahwa through his company has built in his Alma Mater the state of the art college gates a few years before.(Photo credits The Tribune)
Mr. K B Singh, VP of alumni association(DGP PNB Retd.) spoke highly of Pahwa’s contribution to MSMEs by giving work to many ancillary units in the cycle parts industry. Mr M P Arora,IAS(Retd).and Mr.O P Verma PCS (Retd.)both alumni also spoke about Pahwa’s philanthropic pursuits in health care and education.
College senior teachers viz, Dr Harblas Heera, Dr. Kamal Kishore,Prof.Sajla,Prof Geetanjli. Dr P D Gupta , Prof Deepak Chopra, Dr Satya Rani (All Alumni also) too appreciated this gesture of university in felicitating Onkar Singh Pahwa .Other alumni who sent congratulations for Mr Pahwa are Aseem Thapar, Amrit Nagpal,Jagjit Singh Sidhu, Arun Passi, Dr Sunil Chopra and Dalveer Mauli
Last Udyog Rattan award given by PU was in 2018 to Sunil Kant Munjal (Hero Group) who is also an alumnus of the college.