Kalgidhar Trust steps forward to support FREE EDUCATION of financially weak Haryana Board Topper!

With a dream of becoming Scientist as Stephen William Hawking, this girl says that she stepped on the first ladder of becoming Scientist soon after she came to know about her 12th results declared by Haryana Board of Education. Heena got first position in the state with 98.2% marks. Heena said that she adopted smart ways of studies, when confused over clearing of topics, she took help from Internet search, teachers and books. Father Prem Kumar, works at a photo framing shop and mother Pooja is housewife. Her mother Pooja said, “My daughter is really hard-working girl. She got 6th position in her class X examinations. After finishing her classes, she start her studies for two hours and 3 hours, early in the morning.” Heena said that now her aim is to get admission at top level college to pursue her B.Tech in Computer Science. Her father Prem Kumar said that he is really happy and want Pooja’s bright future. Her family's income would not be sufficient to support her big dreams in future. Her ambition to pursue further education became viral on social media. Akal University, Talwandi Sabo and Himachal's Eternal University under the aegis of The Kalgidhar Trust decided to step forward and support her aspirations. Both these Universities have offered Heena FREE EDUCATION along with providing her free coaching facilities for UPSC exams. The university has already been offering such educational opportunities to 2000 bright students. Their only aim is to help such students reach her goals and bring pride to the nation.

Six students of Akal College of Nursing, Baru Sahib selected in Military Nursing as Lieutenants

Six students of Akal College of Nursing, Baru Sahib selected in Military Nursing as Lieutenants India has one of the largest armies in the world, and for the longest time it had women only in medical and educational roles. It was in 1992 when the Army opened all its doors for women, and since then, the number of women in the Army has been on the rise. The military nursing service is a highly reputed branch of the Army, and a great place to work for women. It’s literally the department that keeps the army going. This is the department that cures people and takes care of them. Six students of Akal College of Nursing, Baru Sahib selected in Military Nursing as Lieutenants. This has been the highest ever from Himachal Pradesh and that too from the same Nursing college. They graduated fron Akal College of Nursing, Eternal University established in 2008, and imparted training in B.Sc. Nursing / M.Sc. Nursing programs. These selected students owe their selection to discipline, dedication, high standard of education and nurturing of their career in a pious environment at Baru Sahib campus. They owe it to hard-work which they were made to do at Akal College of Nursing by the faculty under the guidance of senior management. “Whatever I’m today, I owe it to the mentorship I received from the dedicated faculty of Akal College of Nursing, Eternal University, Baru Sahib and I shall remain indebted to my institution for high standards it endowed me with” says Shivani , one of young aspiring officer selected in Military Nursing Services. Kanchan Thakur appeared in SSC, MNS written test in Sept, 2016, which was followed by Interview and Medical Examination in Oct, 2016 and was finally selected as Military Nursing Officer (Lieutenant). She will join her duty in Pune (Maharashtra). She says, " Akal College of Nursing is a disciplined institute which provides excellent quality of education and overall development of the trainees undergone there. The Institute provides extra classes to the weak trainees. the brilliant faculty provides extraordinary knowledge, skill & overall development required for every student to grow. These students went through rigorous written tests, Interviews and medical tests on a national level. The academic excellence achieved during their studies at Akal College of Nursing, Eternal University Baru Sahib, along with discipline and value based education brought out best out of them and thus they outshined to achieve the pinnacle of their career. It is a proud moment for the Faculty and management team of ACN these girls not only performed well in all the fields of health but also in the Army selections. They have proved that they have the spirit, the courage and the will to carry on with this profession. Share & Spread to Inspire others young spirited women! -Tapasleen Kaur

Destined to Serve! Kanchan Thakur (Eternal University, Baru Sahib)

Kanchan Thakur Sarkaghat from Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh recently achieved a major milestone by passing the test of the Military Nursing Service. After being shortlisted as a lieutenant she will be serving at the Military Hospital, Pune from 8 February. She has passed her 10th Grade from Saraswati Senior Secondary School and 12th from Varishth Madhyamik Paathshaala. She has pursued B.Sc and Masters in Public health from Akal College of Public Health, Baru Sahib in Sirmour. She also worked as a Junior Research Fellow in Indian Council of Medical Research funded project in School of Public Health, PGIMER,Chandigarh Her father, Om Prakash Thakur is a personal assistant in the Forest Department. Her Fiance, Yashwant Thakur is a Captain in the Indian Army. She was deeply inspired by him for serving the nation.

2nd International Workshop On Fostering 21st Century Pedagogical Skills

(Oct 4, 2016 – Oct 8,2016) An International Workshop was held in Akal College of Education, Eternal University, Baru Sahib in collaboration with Department of Education and Psychology, McGill University, Canada from 04th Oct., 2016 to 8th Oct.,2016 on Fostering 21st Century Pedagogical Skills for making school education more relevant and innovative. The five day workshop would be followed up with hands on session for two days for participant delegates in the real class room situation in PYP IB world school, Baru Sahib in the presence of the trainers. The unique feature of this five day workshop was visiting faculty from Dept. of Education, McGill University, Canada Dr.Juss Kaur Magon paved way to bring the 21st Century teaching methodologies and techniques for the principals and headmistresses across 129 branches of Akal Academies in the Northern India. The main focus of the workshop was to develop International Master Teacher Trainers. This workshop was in continuation with different skills and pedagogy that were introduced to them at the Fostering 21stCentury Skills: Inquiry –Based Learning and Teaching held from Oct 14-17, 2015.

ਇੰਟਰਨਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਦੀ ਅਥਲੈਟਿਕਸ ਮੀਟ

ਇੰਟਰਨਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਬੜੂ ਸਾਹਿਬ (ਹਿਮਾਚਲ ਪ੍ਰਦੇਸ਼) ਵਿਖੇ ਸਪੋਰਟਸ ਕਲੱਬ ਵੱਲੋਂ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਦੇ ਸਪੋਰਟਸ ਕੰਪਲੈਕ੍ਸ ਵਿਖੇ ਬਾਸਕਟ ਬਾਲ ਅਤੇ ਬੈਡਮਿੰਟਨ ਦੇ ਮੁਕਾਬਲੇ ਤੋਂ ਇਲਾਵਾ ਕਰਾਸ ਕੰਟਰੀ ਦੌੜ ਕਰਵਾਈ, ਜਿਸ ਚ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਦੇ ਵਿਦਿਆਰਥੀਆਂ ਨੇ ਵੱਧ -ਚੜ ਕੇ ਹਿੱਸਾ ਲਿਆ| ਇਸ ਸਪੋਰਟਸ ਮੀਟ ਦਾ ਉਦਘਾਟਨ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਦੇ ਵਾਈਸ ਚਾਂਸਲਰ ਡਾ ਐਚ. ਐਸ. ਧਾਲੀਵਾਲ ਨੇ ਕੀਤਾ| ਇਸ ਮੌਕੇ ਕਰਵਾਏ ਬਾਸਕਟ ਬਾਲ ਦੇ ਮੁਕਾਬਲੇ ਚ ਇੰਟਰਨਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਦੀ ਟੀਮ ਨੇ ਅਕਾਲ ਕਾਲਜ ਆਫ਼ ਨਰਸਿੰਗ ਦੀ ਟੀਮ ਨੂੰ ਹਰਾ ਕੇ ਪਹਿਲਾ ਸਥਾਨ ਹਾਸਲ ਕੀਤਾ| ਬੈਡਮਿੰਟਨ ਦੇ ਸਿੰਗਲ ਵਰਗ ਚ ਗਗਨ ਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾ ਸਥਾਨ, ਡਬਲ ਵਰਗ ਚ ਨਵਨੀਤ ਅਤੇ ਮਿੰਟੂ ਦੀ ਜੋੜੀ ਨੇ ਪਹਿਲਾ ਸਥਾਨ ਹਾਸਲ ਕੀਤਾ| ਜੇਤੂ ਖਿਡਾਰੀਆਂ ਨੂੰ ਇਨਾਮਾਂ ਦੀ ਵੰਡ ਵਾਈਸ ਚਾਂਸਲਰ ਐਚ. ਐਸ. ਧਾਲੀਵਾਲ, ਸੀਨੀਅਰ ਡੀਨ ਬਲਦੇਵ ਸਿੰਘ ਬੋਪਾਰਾਏ ਅਤੇ ਡਾ. ਜਸਵੰਤ ਸਿੰਘ ਡੀ. ਐਸ. ਓ. ਇੰਟਰਨਲ ਯੂਨੀਵਰਸਿਟੀ ਬੜੂ ਸਾਹਿਬ ਨੇ ਕੀਤੀ। ਇਸ ਮੌਕੇ ਅਸਿਸਟੈਂਟ ਡਾਇਰੈਕਟਰ ਆਫ਼ ਫਿਜ਼ੀਕਲ ਐਜੂਕੇਸ਼ਨ ਸ਼ਿਵਾਨੀ ਸੈਣੀ, ਵਿਵੇਕ ਸ਼ਰਮਾ, ਅਮਨ ਯਾਦਵ ਅਤੇ ਨਰਸਿੰਗ ਕਾਲਜ ਤੋਂ ਲਿੰਬਨ ਜੋਸਫ ਆਦਿ ਮੌਜੂਦ ਸਨ|

EU granted Minority Status by NCMEI

Order has been passed 27th MAY 2016 passed by the National Commission for Minority Educational Institution, Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Dist. Sirmour, Himachal Pradesh run by THE KALGIDHAR TRUST, The great visionary of 20th century (Sant Attar Singh Ji) had a vision that modern scientific education alone will not serve the humanity well, until and unless it is amalgamated with Braham Vidya (Spiritual Education). The graduates of this unique education system will not only be outstanding in academics, but also will have high moral values (i.e. they will have love for humanity, compassion for the weak and the underdog, and sense of selfless service for the community). These graduates will work towards establishing permanent peace in the world. They will act as Ambassadors of Peace wherever they live, work and raise their families.

#JustinPics of Third Convocation Ceremony at Eternal University, #BaruSahib!

The Eternal University, Baru Sahib, organised its Third convocation ceremony, in which students of undergraduate and post graduate courses were awarded degrees and gold medals with certificates.

This included students of Akal College of Divine Music and Spiritualism, Akal college of Arts and Sciences, Akal College of Education.

Babaji Iqbal Singh ji, Chancellor graced the occasion & presided over. Outstanding research activities and achievements of the university in various field were also highlighted!

~ Tapasleen Kaur
~ New Delhi, 7th Nov ’15

5th International Nursing Conference at Akal College of Nursing

Kalgidhar trust is committed to the cause of quality education and bending with spiritual rejuvenation and thus creating human beings with compassion and competency and commitment to serve humanity at large. The management of Kalgidhar Trust under the divine leadership of Hon’ble Baba Iqbal Singh Ji is well aware of being nerve center of creating excellence in education. This college is close to the heart of our Hon’ble Chancellor of Eternal University Baru Sahib (H.P) has held four International Conferences on subject themes, Nursing Informatics, Global Nursing, Community Nursing & Gynecology and Obstetrics Nursing were conducted. 5th International Nursing Conference at Akal College of Nursing Akal College of Nursing was established in the year 2008 by the Kalgidhar Trust, BaruSahib and was approved by the Himachal Pradesh Nursing Registration Council and Indian Nursing Council. Recently this college marked another milestone in nursing by being the first college in Himachal Pradesh to start M.Sc. Nursing. This college strives to provide value based education, and to develop skills for achieving the highest level of professional competence and to inculcate the qualities of disciplined living, honesty and integrity. Akal College of Nursing BaruSahib has organized its 5th International Nursing Conference and Pre-conference workshop at Eternal University, BaruSahib on 2nd, 3rd, 4th October, 2015. Its pleasure to announce that Akal College of Nursing successfully ended up with the first day of 5th International Nursing Conference. The theme for this year’s Conference is “Innovations in Nursing Education and Practice.”The Conference mainly aimed to ascertain new trends and innovations in modern Nursing Education, to continue Professional development, to familiarize innovative teaching learning framework and to incorporate innovative models of Nursing Education. The registrations of delegates started at 8:00am. There were total 273registrations including 200 student delegates, 38 Faculty delegates and 35 resource persons.. Ms. Priya, Nursing Tutor, Akal College of Nursing, BaruSahib and Ms. Kalpna, Nursing Tutor, Akal College of Nursing, BaruSahib hosted the session. 5th International Nursing Conference at Akal College of Nursing Inaugural ceremony started with Shabad by the students of Akal School of divine music; that gave a glimpse of spirituality. Bouquets were presented to the resource persons. Dignitaries lit the lamp up. Dr. Davender Singh, Secretary, Kalgidhar Trust, BaruSahib open his talk with a very divine thought of combining modernization in technology with healing touch. He added that absolute politeness and humanity must include care, love and compassion along with innovations. Dr. Neelam Kaur, Dean, Faculty of Health Sciences, BaruSahib, extends her gratitude to nursing fraternity. She focused on strengthening and bringing up the instructional leaders. His Holiness Baba Ji, Chancellor, Eternal University, Baru Sahib released the Souvenir and showered blessings to all nursing students, faculty members and delegates. Mrs. Kaushalya Chaudhary, Registar, HPNRC (Guest of Honour for the Event)delivered the inaugural address. She congratulated Akal College of Nursing for organizing Conference and added that it will be useful to all the delegates 5th International Nursing Conference at Akal College of Nursing Professor Sujana Chakravarty gave overview of Conference. She advised the nursing students to realize what really nursing is and how many nursing leaders are there in the Country. Professor Sujana Chakravarty addressed the issues like Detachment of nursing education and practice, linking the theory with practice and non-attending certifications. After tea break Dr. Jill .B. Derstine Ed.D, RN, FAAN unfolded the theme of the International conference. She called Innovation as “Revolution”; a positive change and to get that change going. Group activity called “Ice breaking session” was carried out to choose the best student delegate and the best faculty delegate. Cash prize of Rs. 5000/- each will be rewarded to the winners. Plenary session-I was initiated under the chairmanship of Dr. Jill .B. Derstine Ed.D, RN, FAAN, Dr. Sandhya Ghai and Professor Triza Jiwan with the sub-theme “Trends in modern Nursing Education.” Dr. Diane D. Depew, Assistant Professor, Drexel University, USA, presented her topic on “Technology, simulation and Education.” At the end of the presentation Dr. Jill added that demonstration of simulation given by Dr. Rocky Rockstraw, Faculty Drexel University was very helpful for the students of ACN, BaruSahib. Presentation ends with discussion and resource persons asked some questions. Dr Sandhya Ghai (Chairperson for the session) stressed to add these new techniques to Nursing Education. Dr. Triza Jiwan congratulated the presenter and added that the presence of students in class is must; non-attending certifications should be avoided to enhance skills of the students. Dr. AV Raman, Director Westfort College of Nursing, Trissur, Kerala presented her topic on “Innovation advancement: Nursing Education. She focused on competence based Education. Next, Dr. Suresh K Sharma, Principal, College of Nursing, AIIMS Rishikesh put light on the topic Status of Nursing/Midwifery Education and Practice. After Lunch break Ms. Renuka Das, Principal, CON, Gwalior talked about Fostering innovative models of Nursing Education to address the changing needs in health care. Side by side Concurrent sessions were also carried out in the Auditorium in which oral paper presentations were done under the chairmanship of Dr. Satwant Baltej, Former Dean ACN BaruSahib, Dr. Rajinder Mahal, Principal, Mohan Dai CON, Ludhiana and Dr. Sushma K Saini, Lecture, NINE, PGIMER, Chandigarh. Plenary session-II was initiated with the sub-theme “Transforming Nursing Education” under the Chairmanship of Dr. Marylou McHugh, Dr. Pity Koul and Dr. Kanwaljit Gill. Presentation was initiated by Dr. Jogindrawati Gupta, Principal, SGHCON, Sohana, Mohali on the topic “Value based curriculum and Evidence Based Practice in Nursing”. Dr. Prakasamma, Executive Director, ANSWERS, Hyderabad was next to continue with plenary session-II. Fortifying staff development, Nursing Education and challenge on Non-attending program certification: a much awaited topic to be discussed was covered by Dr. Sister Anne, Principal, Vijay Marie College of Nursing, Hyderabad. Plenary session-III includes the sub-theme “Collaborative Teaching Learning”. Dr. Raman Kalia, Principal, Saraswati Nursing Institute, Morinda, Kurali, Punjab discussed regarding Interdisciplinary collaboration in Nursing Education. The cultural presentation of traditional Ganesh Vandana, Choreography and mime by Akal College of Nursing students which was appreciated by one and all. The event ended with happy note and lots of learning. ~ Tapasleen kaur ~ New Delhi, 5th Oct '15

International Conference Fostering 21′ Century Pedagogical Skills!

You are ‪#‎Invited‬ AKAL COLLEGE OF EDUCATION ETERNAL UNIVERSITY, BARU SAHIB International Conference Fostering 21' Century Pedagogical Skills Date - 14th- 17th October, 2015 Inauguration Ceremony Time: 9.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m. Venue-Bhai Gurdass Hall, Eternal University, via Rajgarh, Baru Sahib CONTACT: +919816817825, +918894429547, +918628834395, +918894611447 E-mail: ace@barusahib.org Share & Spread to let others know about it!

Youth Cultural Fest ‘UDAAN’15 conducted by Students of Eternal University​!

As per the culture of Eternal University, every academic year Akal College of Arts and Social Sciences organises a youth cultural fest for aspirants assembling from various departments with a very high competitive spirit to participant and with the strong determination to include their achievements & accomplishments to their résumés. UDAAN – 2015 was organized with the same enthusiasm and determination among the new set of student coordinators, student volunteers and faculty coordinator on September 11, 2015. [gallery ids="12981,12982,12983"] The programme took a lead after taking blessings from the Almighty, The Akal Purakh when the students from the Akal College of Divine Music and Spiritualism recited a Shabad Kirtan followed by performaces by the students of Arts and Divine Music. Then there was a speech by Ms Karamjeet Kaur, a student B. A. (Hum.) Sem. I, on the topic – The Ideal Teachers Who Have Made The History. An English song with the title – The Future, sung by Baljeet Kaur, a student of B. A. (Hum.) Sem. I followed by skit titled – Respect Your Elders by the students of B. A. (Hum.) Sem. I. [gallery ids="12984,12985,12986"] Choreographic song presented by the students really kept the crowd captivated for long. Students from Akal College of Divine Music and Spiritualism presented a choreographic song on the theme—Mother and Child. A play was presented on the theme – Hard Work is the Key of Success. Girls from Akal College of Education performed an informative skit based on the theme – How a teacher can shape the destiny of his students. The students from ETT (girls from Akal Institute of Rural Women Empowerment) presented an exuberant choreography based on the song, Go, Light The World! The theme of this song was to enlighten the ignorant people in the world. In the End, Dr Neelam Kaur, Principal Akal Academy and Dean, Akal College of Nursing and Health Sciences congratulated the students and the staff through her motivated speech. In her address to the students, she explained the six principles needed to be successful – hard work, passion, practice, urge to be remarkable, experience of failure, positive attitude. “Success is a journey and not a destination” she said. [gallery ids="12987,12988,12989"] Dr H. S. Dhaliwal, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Eternal University, appreciated the efforts of the students and advised the students not to waste their time doing something they are not meant for. They should pursue a career in what they are passionate about and being an Eternalite, one gets tremendous scope of showing their talent in any field. This programme was organized with the objective to provide platform for the students to showcase their talent with a competitive spirit. The event was successful enough to attract as many as 20 registrations which include all the events. [gallery ids="12990,12991,12992"] Focusing on the types of events to include in the fest was decided by fest coordinators keeping the interest and need of students into consideration, with little emphasis on the fun full events behind the scene.