Who is Satnam Singh Sandhu? Chandigarh University Chancellor & founder nominated to Rajya Sabha

President of India Draupadi Murmu nominated Chandigarh University Chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu 'to fill the vacancy caused due to the retirement of one of the nominated members'.

Who is Satnam Singh Sandhu? Chandigarh University Chancellor & founder nominated to Rajya Sabha -

In a massive development, Chandigarh University Chancellor & Founder Satnam Singh Sandhu on Tuesday was nominated as a member of the Rajya Sabha (Upper House of the Parliament). President of India Draupadi Murmu nominated Chandigarh University Chancellor Satnam Singh Sandhu 'to fill the vacancy caused due to the retirement of one of the nominated members'. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Vice President of India Jagdeep Dhankar congratulated Satnam Singh Sandhu on X. 

 

PM Modi wrote, "I am delighted that the President has nominated Satnam Singh Sandhu to the Rajya Sabha. Satnam Singh Sandhu has distinguished himself as a noted educationist and social worker, who has been serving people at the grassroots in different ways. He has always worked extensively to further national integration and has also worked with the Indian diaspora. I wish him the very best for his Parliamentary journey and am confident the Rajya Sabha proceedings will be enriched by his views."

 

Vice President Dhankar on X wrote, "I welcome the nomination of Shri Satnam Singh Sandhu Ji to the Rajya Sabha. His rich work in community service and his passion towards education, innovation, and learning will be big sources of strength for the Rajya Sabha. I wish him the very best for his tenure."

 

Now, the question arises who is Satnam Singh Sandhu? Below is everything you need to know- 

 

Who is Satnam Singh Sandhu?

 

An official release says, "Satnam Singh Sandhu made the creation of world-class educational institution his life’s mission by first laying the foundation of Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) at Landran in Mohali in 2001 and then with the formation of Chandigarh University in 2012 which found a place in QS World Rankings 2023, first among private universities in Asia."

 

The newly nominated Rajya Sabha member Satnam Singh Sandhu is a popular educationist and is currently serving as Chancellor of Chandigarh University. As per information available, Satman is the son of a farmer and faced many hardships to get an education for himself.

 

He laid the foundation of Chandigarh Group of Colleges (CGC) at Landran in Mohali in 2001. Going a step forward, he founded Chandigarh University in 2012 which found a place in QS World Rankings 2023, first among private universities in Asia as mentioned above. 

 

As per reports, Sandhu is actively involved in large-scale community efforts to improve health and wellness and also to advance communal harmony through his two NGOs 'Indian Minorities Foundation' and New India Development (NID) Foundation.


 

 

Who is Satnam Singh Sandhu? Chandigarh University Chancellor & founder nominated to Rajya Sabha

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