The President has appointed Chandigarh University Vice Chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu as a nominated MP of Rajya Sabha. Sandhu will assume this post soon. The country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President of India Jagdeep Dhankhar have congratulated Satnam Singh Sandhu on achieving membership. Let us tell you that farmer’s son Satnam Singh Sandhu is one of the leading educationists of India.
PM Modi congratulated
Congratulating PM Modi, he said that I am happy that the President has nominated Satnam Singh Sandhu ji to the Rajya Sabha. Satnam ji has distinguished himself as a renowned educationist and social worker, serving the people at the grassroots level in various ways. He has always worked extensively to further national integration and has also worked with the Indian diaspora. I wish him all the best for his parliamentary journey and am confident that the proceedings of the Rajya Sabha will be enriched by his views.
Who is Satnam Singh Sandhu?
Satnam Singh Sandhu’s childhood was full of difficulties. Due to his struggle-filled childhood, as he progressed in life, he became a staunch philanthropist. He laid the foundation of Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) in Landran, Mohali in 2001. After this he formed Chandigarh University in 2012. Having faced difficulties in early life, Chandigarh University Chancellor Sandhu provides financial help to lakhs of students to get quality education.
He is actively involved in large-scale community efforts to improve health and well-being and advance communal harmony through his two NGOs ‘Indian Minorities Foundation’ and New India Development (NID) Foundation. He has made a mark with his efforts for national integration domestically and has worked extensively with the Indian diaspora abroad.
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