A Brief Introduction about Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender .
The Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender is efficiently working on the study and analysis of Parvasi literature, under the aegis of Post Graduate Department of Punjabi of Gujranwala Guru Nanak Khalsa College, Ludhiana. It was the great endeavour of Dr S.P. Singh, Honorary General Secretary, Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council (former Vice Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar) to establish this kind of study centre in the campus. The study centre has many a national and international conferences and seminars to its credit, along with interactive sessions with Parvasi Punjabi writers and book releasing ceremony. It has released two books on critical review ever since it came into existence and three books related to Parvasi Punjabi Literature are in pipeline. In college, there’s a reference library of Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender which has 1200 books related to this stream. The Govt of Punjab has provided financial support keeping in view the financial condition of the study centre.
MOU signed with Punjab Bhawan, Surry
A memorandum of understanding (MOU) was signed between the study centre and Punjab Bhawan, Surry, on September 07, 2017, to promote Punjabi language, literature, culture and Parvasi Punjabi Literature in particular. The objectives and motive of these two institutions are :
The college had organised a two-day international conference on January 16-17, 2018, as per the above mentioned conditions, in which more than fifty Parvasi Punjabi writers participated and around hundred research papers were presented. In this conference, S. Navjot Singh Sidhu, S. Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa, Shri Bharat Bhushan Ashu (Cabinet Minister, Govt of Punjab), Padmashree Dr. Dalip Kaur Tiwana and many other renowned literary and political figures invested their precious time and valuable words.
About the Coordinator of the Study Centre
Name: Dr. Tajinder Kaur Beri
Area of Specialisation: Parvasi Punjabi Literature
Books: 1. Parvasi Punjabi Sahit: Vibhin Pasar
Research Papers : 20
Research Papers presented in National and International Seminars - 10
Literary activities, organised by Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender:
Future plans of the Study Centre:
Parvasi Sahit Adhyayan Kender has been and will be committed to promote, support and nourish Parvasi Punjabi Literature with the help, support and motivation of S. Gursharan Singh Narula, President, Gujranwala Khalsa Educational Council, Dr. S.P. Singh, Honorary General Secretary (former Vice Chancellor, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar) Principal Dr. Arvinder Singh and last but not the least, the faculty members of Punjabi department.