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Press Release: 24th Oct 2008, Friday      09th Katik (Samvat 540 Nanakshahi )

Press Release


New Delhi: UNITED SIKHS conducted a workshop titled ‘ACHIEVE EXCELLENCE IN YOUR CHOSEN FIELD” with the students of Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology, Rajouri Garden on Oct. 24, 2008. Around 120 students participated in the session addressed by Major General Iqbal Singh. He touched on a number of pertinent subjects including Goal-setting, Motivation, Time Management, Human Development, Dharm and Hukam, alongside exemplifying a list of legends in Sikh history - Banda Singh Bahadur, Hari Singh Nalwa, Akali Phoola Singh Nihang, Nawab Kapur Singh, Maharaj Ranjit Singh, Jassa Singh Ramgarhia and Jassa Singh Ahluwalia. While keeping the session crisp and interactive, he chose an efficient way of questioning and then answering the same, making the subject very interesting and comprehensible.

Major General Iqbal Singh addressing the students

Noticing the overwhelming response to the talk-cum-workshop, which was part of the ongoing Learning Values Series, Dr. Kuldip Singh, Director of Guru Tegh Bahadur Institute of Technology, requested UNITED SIKHS to organise more such workshops on a regular basis. He said his Institute will also consider a proposal to hold a yoga workshop.

Daljit Singh and Dr. Kuldip Singh with the participants

Daljit Singh of UNITED SIKHS gave the vote of thanks. He praised the tremendous efforts made by Major Gen. Iqbal Singh in delivering a spiritual message in a very vivid, lucid and simple manner. He also thanked the Director of the Institute for supporting and hosting the workshop.

You may read a previous press release on the Learning Values Series at http://www.unitedsikhs.org/PressReleases/COMVCE-14-07-2008-00.htm

Issued By:

Komalmeet Kaur
Project Coordinator
Learning Values Series
Tel: +91-9818096705

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