A great exponent of creative capitalism, S. Satnam Singh Sandhu is a leader with a conscious who is constantly working towards bringing in reforms in education sector of India
Coming from a humble background of land tillers from Rasulpur village in Punjab, S. Satnam Singh Sandhu’s love for the land was deeply embedded in flesh and blood. Forced to cover a great distance daily for his initial school education, Satnam Sandhu completed his schooling with a lot of hard work and had to migrate to the city for his higher education. He had limited access to formal education but that didn’t deter him from challenging the frontiers of impossibility.
Not surprisingly for Sandhu, turning adversity into an opportunity came naturally. He demonstrated a go-getter attitude willing to take up the leadership role. He encouraged other school children to volunteer for making the school premise functional without waiting for any official help.
S. Satnam Singh Sandhu is presently serving as the Chancellor of Asia’s Fastest Growing University, Chandigarh University (Awarded by International Rating Agency, WCRC) and Founder Chairman of Chandigarh Group of Colleges. Here’s an exclusive interview with him!
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