A day filled with promise and purpose unfolded at the Government Graduate College for Women on Zafar-ul-Haq Road, Rawalpindi, as the institution welcomed its newest members with an Orientation Day for the incoming first-year students. This event marked not only the beginning of a new academic journey but also a significant milestone in the college’s commitment to the well-being and empowerment of its students.
In a gesture that truly embodies the spirit of community service, the college inaugurated a state-of-the-art water filtration plant, a gift from GPAH Global Peace and Harmony, a dedicated social welfare organization. This organization has been tirelessly working to empower women and provide clean drinking water facilities to local communities in Pakistan. The new water filtration plant will benefit 1200 to 1500 students, ensuring they have access to safe and clean drinking water, promoting good health and well-being.
The Chief Guest of the event, Mr. Iftikhar Ahmad, Director of GPAH, commended the college’s efforts in prioritizing the health and education of its students. He also expressed a strong commitment to collaborate with the institution on upcoming projects, further cementing the partnership between the college and GPAH in their shared mission of community welfare.
Dr. Shabana Amanullah, the Honourable Principal of the College, delivered an inspiring message to the students and their parents. She urged them to seize the academic opportunities offered by the college and work diligently to pursue their dreams and aspirations. Her words resonated deeply with all in attendance, emphasizing the college’s unwavering commitment to academic excellence.
The event featured Assistant Professors Mrs. Nargis Ayaz and Mrs. Zoufishan Kiran, who presented a comprehensive overview of the college to the students and their families. This introduction gave everyone a glimpse of the rich educational environment awaiting the new students.
Recognizing the dedication and excellence of the college’s faculty, Shields of Appreciation were presented to Mrs. Aneela Hafeez, Assistant Professor of Islamiyat, and Mrs. Najam-ul-Athar Ryma, Lecturer in Physics. In addition, Certificates of Excellence were distributed to staff members who have demonstrated outstanding service and performance.
To express gratitude to the Chief Guest, Mr. Iftikhar Ahmad, a Shield of Appreciation and a bouquet of flowers were presented, symbolizing the college’s deep appreciation for GPAH’s invaluable contribution to the institution’s mission.
The event culminated with the recitation of the National Anthem, a moment of unity and pride for all in attendance, reaffirming the commitment to nurturing young minds and ensuring access to clean drinking water.
Government Graduate College for Women on Zafar-ul-Haq Road, Rawalpindi, continues to stand as a beacon of empowerment, education, and community service. The partnership with GPAH is not only a testament to the college’s dedication but also a reflection of the power of collaboration in creating a brighter future for the students and the community they serve.