Thursday, July 3, 2014

Dr Kiran Bedi declares 2nd year of “Aryans Super-50” for North-East students for Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh

Dr Kiran Bedi declares 2nd year of “Aryans Super-50” for North-East students for Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh


Dr Kiran Bedi, First woman IPS Officer of India today declared 2nd year of “Aryans Super 50” in Imphal for the students of North East for Chandigarh based Aryans Group of Colleges. “Aryans Super 50” is a scholarship plan under which needy and deserving candidates would get scholarship in various courses at Aryans. Dr Bedi also launched Toll free Helpline 1800-30000-388 on which students can get themselves registered and get information regarding Scholarships. Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges presided over the event.

Dr Bedi while addressing audience at Gandhi Memorial Hall in Imphal, Manipur today said that she was pleased to honour Aryans students for developing “Aryans Android App” and “Life saving Glove” in Chandigarh. This shows that at Aryans, students are not only studying but also doing innovations.
Dr Anshu Kataria said that Aryans association with Kiran Bedi has entered in 5th year. This idea of “Super 50” was inspired by Dr Kiran Bedi last year when she visited Guwahati and Imphal for Aryans event. He added that around 35-40 North East students are studying at Aryans in various courses. They are performing good not only in Academics but in all other fields also. Mr Himanshu, Coordinator, Aryans Group said that the scholarship will be doled out purely on merit cum means basis. A part of the scholarship will be paid by Aryans, a part will be paid by a bank and the remaining part will be borne by the students. 
Mr Amanpreet and Mr Nitin also told that the Scholarships will be given in different courses like B.Tech, MBA, BBA, BCA, BA, B.Com, B.Ed, Nursing, Polytechnic, +1(Non Medical) etc. at Aryans. He added that the entire process of selection will continue till 30th July.
It is to be mentioned that established in 2007, Aryans campus is located on Chandigarh–Patiala highway, near Chandigarh and has lush green 20 acres pollution free campus. Aryans Group has been serving the educational and intellectual interests of the youth in a commendable manner. The group is running Management College, Engineering College, Education College, Nursing College and Junior Science College (+1 & +2 Non Medical). 


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Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Governor, Punjab launches Aryans website for SC/ST students

Governor, Punjab launches Aryans website for SC/ST students

Under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) plan, Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh has dedicated a special website for SC/ST/OBC students of India. This website www.scstscholarships.com was launched today by Sh. Shivraj V Patil, Governor (Punjab) and Administrator (Chandigarh) in a programme which was presided over by Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges.

On one hand, this website contains every state's information regarding SC/ST/OBC scholarships. On other hand, it also helps the students in getting offline career counselling for various career options available to them.

After launching the website, Sh Shivraj Patil said that this is a good initiative taken by Aryans to make the SC/ST/OBC students aware about various Govt Sponsored scholarship schemes available to them. He added that this is need of the hour to educate these students about their rights so that they may get the best use out of it.

Sh Patil further said that in the Eleventh Five Year Plan, an amount of around 5300 crores was allocated for special schemes for SCs. But many students specially of rural areas can’t take advantage of this amount due to lack of information. Aryans has provided one platform for these students where they can get each and every information.

Speaking on the occasion, Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group of Colleges said that due to lack of information, many SC/ST/OBC students are not able to avail the benefits of the scholarships being given to them by Central and State Govt. But now these students need not roam here and there for the information about these scholarships. He added that the students can register themselves on the website or can also contact on Aryans Toll Free Helpline 1800-30000-388 to get scholarship updates.

Dr. Kataria further told that there are some cases where the alloted funds remain unspent while in some cases, alloted funds are diversified by State Govt. But with recent online procedure both of the problems are sorted out.  

He added that the motive to develop this Website is to provide a single platform for society in which information related to each n every state can be fetched easily. Having Look on this website may save lot of time for Applying in Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST or BC.

It is worth mentioning that the SC population constituted 16.2% of the total population in census 2001 and has increased marginally around 16.9% in census 2011. People belonging to SC communities are spread all over the country, with about 80% of them living in the rural areas. Around half of the SC population is concentrated in the 5 states of UP, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Bihar.

It is to be mentioned that there are various scholarship schemes available for Minority Students like Post Matric Scholarship, Pre Matric Scholarship etc.

Post-Matric Scholarship Scheme has been solely put forth to offer financial support to the economically weaker students from the ST, SC & OBC students. This scheme offers Scholarships for the students to pursue Professional and Non- Professional courses after Matriculation. This initiative is aimed to facilitate faster and efficient disposal of scholarship applications and timely payment of the scholarships to the students.

Post Matric Scholarship is the single largest intervention by the Government of India for educational empowerment of SCs. It provides scholarships to about 48 lakh SC students for pursuing higher education in various courses beyond matriculation. Under the scheme, 100% central assistance is provided to States/UTs over and above their committed liability except for North east states where committed liability is not applicable to them.

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Friday, June 27, 2014

CM, Punjab flags off Expedition of PTU & Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh

CM, Punjab flags off Expedition of PTU & Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh

S Parkash Singh Badal, Chief Minister, Punjab today flagged off the 25 membered “Motor Biking Expedition” from Chandigarh to Leh-Ladakh being organized by PTU and Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh. The Flag off ceremony held at CM (Punjab) Residence. Sh Madan Mohan Mittal, Technical Education Minister, Punjab was the Guest of Honour. Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the event. The Objectives of the Expedition are to project Punjab as Education Hub in the neighboring states, to spread the message of Anti-Drugs and to boost adventure and sports activities among students and faculties.

While praising PTU and Aryans for their initiative, S Badal said that through this Expedition, the students will get chance to explore the culture of other states where they are going and also to highlight the prosperity, culture and strengths of Punjab in those states.

S Badal further said that Punjab has become an Education Hub. He added that 15 years back, the students of Punjab had to move to South India for their studies. But now the students of not only India but the students from South East Asia, Africa and many more countries are also studying in Colleges of Punjab.

Dr Anshu Kataria while giving information about the Expedition said that the students and faculties of different colleges of Punjab are participating in the expedition. Explaining the Route plan, Dr Kataria told that from Punjab this 16 days expedition would enter HP from Kirtpur Sahib side, then after passing Manali and covering Leh Ladakh it would reach Kargil. On return, the Expedition would cover Srinagar and Jammu and would enter Punjab from Jalandhar side.

Dr Anshu Kataria also told that the expedition would cross 17 passes including Khardung La, Chang La, Tanglang La, Zojila etc. The Expedition would also touch two borders of Pakistan and China.

Also present on the occasion were Dr Prabhjot Kaur, Incharge, PTU(Mohali); Dr Jagmeet Bawa, Programme Coordinator, Youth Welfare, PTU; Prof B S Sidhu, Registrar, Aryans Group; Ms Varinder Kaur & Ms Tejinder Kaur, Coordinators, Aryans Group etc.

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Monday, June 9, 2014

Aryans Group Honored 8 NGO’s, adopted 8 students on its 8th Foundation Day

Aryans Group Honored 8 NGO’s, adopted 8 students on its 8th Foundation Day

The students, staff and Management of Aryans Group of Colleges, Chandigarh today celebrated the 8th Foundation Day. On the occasion in a Programme held today at Hotel Pearl, Aryans Group honored 8 Top NGOs of the Tricity who are helping the poor students to move forward. Not only this, the Group adopted 8 students of these NGOs whose education for the session 2014-15 will be fully paid by Aryans. Dr Anshu Kataria, Chairman, Aryans Group presided over the function. Those who are interested in getting scholarship at Aryans, can call on special Toll Free Helpline 1800-30000-388.

The 8 NGOs who were honoured included Bharat Prakarsh Foundation, Don Bosco Navjeevan Society,  JK Study Center,  Sunehra Aaj, Tammana,  Theatre Age,  Vatsal Chaya and Yuvsatta. It was a unique and first time in Chandigarh wherein Top 8 NGOs were identified & honored and brought at one Platform. Further these NGOs identified 1 student each who are adopted by Aryans.

Dr Anshu Kataria while speaking on the occasion said that we are very happy to honour these NGOs and to adopt these 8 students. He added that these NGOs have contributed in bringing a change in the lives of needy & deserving students by providing them every possible help. That’s why Aryans Group is honouring these NGOs. He further told that the students adopted by us were selected by these NGOs themselves.

Dr Kataria further said that in 2007, Aryans Group was established with just 1 college having MBA and BBA. But now, the Group is successfully running 7 colleges having 11 courses and over 1500 students in 20 acre campus on Chandigarh-Patiala Highway. He also told that in last year, more than 500 Companies have visited Aryans Campus and provided jobs to thousands of unemployed graduates and post graduates.

It is to be mentioned that because of providing a constantly improving infrastructure, Quality Education, good Placements, one by one Innovations by the students etc in last 7 years, the Group has marked its place among top Colleges of Punjab.

Dr Kataria also told that under its CSR Plan, Aryans Group helped the needy students earlier also by giving them scholarships in the courses at Aryans. But this time, the students who are adopted by Aryans are not compulsorily to study at Aryans. They need not to study at Aryans. He further said that Aryans will also honour 8 Top NGOs of the Tricity on the occasion.

About NGOs who were honored

Bharat Prakarsh Foundation is a NGO registered in 2006 as a public charitable trust. Its role is to act as a social conscience for the nation. 

Don Bosco Navjeevan Society was set up in the year 2001 with an objective to cater to the poor and needy from the slums in the city of Chandigarh.

Jammu Kashmir Study Center was set up in 2012 to disseminate information on legal, historical, political, economic and cultural issues of J&K. Its Chandigarh Chapter is working since October 2013 and is going to JK in 3rd week of June to distribute clothes and stationery items to schools situated in border areas.

Sunehra Aaj facilitates supporting causes in the areas of health, education, environment and spiritual wellbeing.

Tammana, initiated on September 1′ 2008, has successfully runs various Eye Donation Awareness Camps, Health & Educational Camps at slums, Blood Donation Camps, Women Empowerment Skills Workshops etc. in the Tricity.

Theatre Age is dedicated towards transforming the lives of street children who are a neglected section of the society, into self sufficient individuals. 

Vatsal Chaya Trust works to enable,educate and empower urban deprived women and children.

Yuvsatta first started as newspaper in 1990 by like minded youngsters studying in various Colleges and University of the city, slowly and steadily it took shape of an non-profit organization which was formally got registered in 1996 in Chandigarh city of India.

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