His excellency Dr Punam Suri ji, President DAV Management Committee, New Delhi, felicitated with the highest National Honour “THE PADMA SHRI”, on the eve of Republic day by The honourable President of our nation.
Dr Punam Suri ji-The supreme pioneer of DAV moment and a rich source of motivation and inspiration especially for DAV College Jalandhar has been crowned with the perfect and supreme national Laurel -The *PADMA SHRI* for his matchless Contribution in the Eminent field of *Literature* and *Education*.
Dr Punam Suri ji did his Senior Cambridge from Musoorie and is a distinguished graduate of Panjab University in Commerce faculty. A distinguished alumnus of British Institute of Management, London, U.K., he exhibits unique approach in decision making, leadership, growth and innovation.
An illustrious grandson of Mahatma Ananad Swami, Dr Punam Suri is an eminent educationist, with a rare sense of futuristic initiatives in the field of education. This has resulted in newer projects and initiatives being taken at DAV College Managing Committee. Smart classes, Academic Audit, Construction Audit, Integration with World Systems and increased tie ups with Indian & Foreign Universities have jointly paved a path for giving new dimensions to the educational programme at DAV under his stewardship.
He cherishes a deep concern for the Arya Samaj and it’s programmes of social reform and national upliftment. Under his leadership Arya Yuva Samaj has launched numerous effective programmes on eradication of dowry system, female foeticide and corruption. His stress on character building, rational use of natural resources has led to organization of projects like Charitra Nirman Shivirs, Community Marriages and Project-Boond at national level.
Honoured with the award ‘Arya Rattan’, Dr Punam Suri ji holds the coveted offices of President Arya Pradeshik Pratinidhi Sabha, President Arya Yuvak Samaj, patron Arya Samaj Vasant Vihar, President Arya Samaj (Anarkali) Mandir Marg, Founder President Indian Modellers Educational Society.
Dr Punam Suri ji is a reputed journalist bringing out ‘The Daily Milap’ the largest Urdu Daily of India, as its Managing Editor. The renowned daily has been awarded at national level for safety, ‘Human Rights’ and ‘Sarva Dharm Samman’. He is widely travelled to all European, Middle Eastern and Far Eastern countries.
Dr Punam Suri ji is not just an active social being but a true patriot too , who is always helping the citizens and the country to grow and prosper by his matchless contributions . In 2015 The honourable Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi acknowledged the great Contribution of Dr Punam Suri ji of rupees 2 Crores towards *Prime Minister National Relief Fund* .
In 2016, The 34th district level postage stamps exhibition “Jalpex-2016” has been displayed by Postal Division, Jalandhar. This exhibition has added one more golden and remarkable moment to DAV Managing Committee, New Delhi. The Postal stamps of Dr. Punam Suri ji with his magnificent picture has been issued by the Indian Postal System. Ministry of Communication and the Indian Government.
This great Award Is just like another feather in his cap.
At this occasion the revered Principal of DAV College Jalandhar Dr S.K.Arora quoted “Dr Punam Suri ji, is not just a name, this name represents a personality which will cherish lifelong. Dr Punam Suri ji has always been a true mentor for everyone connected to the DAV Managing Committee. His Dedication towards his work is par excellence and he is a role model for all of us . I give my heartfelt congratulations to our revered president sir for being honoured with this prestigious award .
DAV College Jalandhar feels proud enough and takes this privilege to acknowledge and congratulate the dedication and commitment of our honourable President Shri Punam Suri ji , and he deserved every bit of this appreciation.