Greetings to the students, faculty, staff, and esteemed community members,
I am privileged and honored to address you as the Principal of Government College Malerkotla, an institution deeply rooted in history and known for its unwavering commitment to academic excellence and communal harmony. Established in 1926, our college has played a significant role in shaping the minds of generations and fostering a sense of unity among diverse communities.
As we stand on the threshold of a new academic year, I am delighted to reflect on our college's rich heritage and the values it upholds. Malerkotla, being a multi-communal district of Punjab, has always been a shining example of peaceful coexistence and our college stands as a role model for communal harmony. We take immense pride in nurturing an inclusive environment where students from various backgrounds come together to learn, grow and celebrate our shared humanity.
Government College Malerkotla has consistently excelled in various fields and our achievements in sports are a testament to the dedication and perseverance of our players. We have emerged as a force to be reckoned with, bringing glory to our college through remarkable performances in intercollegiate competitions. Our commitment to sportsmanship and teamwork is unwavering and we encourage all our students to explore their energetic potential.
While we celebrate our sporting achievements, we also recognize the importance of cultural activities in nurturing well-rounded individuals. Government College Malerkotla has witnessed numerous milestones in the realm of cultural activities, including music, dance, drama and literary pursuits. Our college provides a vibrant platform for students to showcase their talents, enabling them to embrace their creativity and express themselves freely.
As the new academic year unfolds, I urge each one of you to embrace the opportunities that lie ahead. Seek knowledge with passion, engage in spirited debates and actively participate in extracurricular activities. Our college is not just a place of learning; it is a community that encourages intellectual growth, critical thinking and personal development.
I extend my heartfelt appreciation to our esteemed faculty members who tirelessly impart knowledge, mentor and guide our students. Your dedication and commitment have played a pivotal role in shaping the lives of countless individuals who have walked through the hallowed halls of Government College Malerkotla.
To our students, I encourage you to approach this academic year with a sense of curiosity and a giant thirst for knowledge. Make the most of the resources and opportunities provided by our institution. Embrace diversity, respect one another's perspectives and forge friendships that transcend barriers.
Together, let us continue to build a college that remains an epitome of excellence, unity and progress. Government College Malerkotla is not just a college; it is a beacon of hope and a catalyst for positive change in our society.
Wishing you all a rewarding and fulfilling academic year ahead!
Prof. Dr. Barjinder Singh Tohra
Government College Malerkotla