Attaining yet another milestone in the ongoing spree of building unique, value based educational schools for rural villages across North India; known for imparting children with unique blend of worldly and spiritual education, the chain of Akal Academies added its 124thpearl on 17th October, laying the foundation stone at Gurdwara Sacha Sauda, Tehsil Safidon (Jind) through the hands of Baba Iqbal Singh Ji, President Of The Kalgidhar Trust & Chancellor of The Eternal University, Baru Sahib.
The inauguration ceremony observed presence of several social, religious and prominent personalities. For the noble purpose of building the Akal Academy at the village, the Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee of SachaSauda donated 4 acres of land to the Baru Sahib’s charitable trust.
The celebration event organized on the occasion inauguration witnessed Kirtan performances by students of Akal Academy Balbhera and Sewak – Kirtaniyas, who had come from Gurdwara Cheema Sahib.
Whist addressing the holy congregation during his speech, Baba Iqbal Singh Ji said that “In today’s time our youth is drowning into the dark ocean of Drug – Alcohol addiction, as a result of which they are losing ground both on Gurbani & Sikhi (that includes articles of faith) – perhaps we decided to impart our children with good education while alongside also imparting them with knowledge & understanding of spirituality & our heritage, so they develop faith in God & be good humans who live by almighty’s virtuous path.”
For the stated purpose, the Kalgidhar Trust, already has 129 Akal Academies spread across 6450 villages, out of which 117 are operational and12 are currently under development phase with the aforesaid adding up to the 124th spot to see its construction phase begin to go full swing; the Academy is keeping the target to initiate admissions as early as in the first quarter of 2014.
Baba Iqbal Singh Ji, on the occasion, also shared details on the on-going Guru Ki Kashi – The ‘Akal University’ project, which undertakes the noble task of bringing to reality the 4th prophecy of Guru Gobind Singh Ji Sahib ( The 10th Master). He stated that the work at the location, Sabo Ki Talwandi, is going at full swing with gracious support both from national & international donors of the faith.
~ Deeksha Singh
~ 24th Oct ’13, New Delhi