Rural development and panchayats minister Surjit Singh Rakhra has promised a grant of Rs 15 lakh for the girls hostel of Government Mohindra College during the annual prize distribution function of the college.
He exhorted the students to vie for excellence. He also laid the foundation stone of a new block of the college.
Divisional commissioner AS Pannu said the alumni of the college were doing well in life. He congratulated the prize-winning students. He said state government was making serious efforts to root out drug abuse.
Ealrier, college principal Sukhbir Singh Thind read out the annual report of the college. Eighteen meritorious students were awarded roll of honour, while 60 were given college colour.