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Mata Ram Kaur Ji

Bhai Narain Singh Ji

Bibi Harparkash Kaur Ji

G.H.G. Harparkash College of Education is situated in natural surroundings of village Sidhwan Khurd on Ludhiana -Ferozepur road at a distance of 30 km from Ludhiana. This college is well known center of rural women education and has become an icon of women education.

This group of institutes was initiated by a great visionary Bhai Sahib Bhai Narain Singh Ji in 1909 i.e. 103 years ago. He himself, his wife Mata Ram Kaur Ji and his daughter Bibi Harparkash Kaur Ji devoted their whole lives for the sake of women education. An educational trust under the name of Sri Guru Hargobind  Ujjagar Hari Trust, Sidhwan Khurd was established in 1934 and Bhai Sahib Bhai Narain Singh Ji became first president of the trust. Bibi Harparkash Kaur  became president of the trust in 1950 after death of her parents.

In 1950 Khalsa College for Women and in 1955 Basic Training College came into existence. Bibi Harparkash Kaur steered the institutions ahead with a missionary zeal. To laud her spirit of dedication and the pioneer work done by her for the spread of women education in rural Punjab, she was awarded Padam Shri by Govt. of India in the year 1960. Padam Shri Bibi Harparkash Kaur left for her eternal abode in 1965. In her sacred memory the Training College was renamed after her as G.H.G. Harparkash College of Education for Women in 1966.M.Ed. classes were started in 1969. Till date 13750 B.Ed. students and 685 M.Ed. students have successfully got their degrees through this institution.

The trust started Guru Hargobind Public Sr. Sec. School in 1977 and in 2006 G.H.G. Institute of Law for Women was established.

At present five institutions are successfully running under S.G.H.G.U. Hari Trust, Sidhwan Khurd.

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G.H.G. Harparkash College of Education for Women
Sidhwan Khurd-142024, Distt Ludhiana, Pb, IN
ghgh_sidhwankhurd@yahoo.co.in,
+91-1624 234941, 235796

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