Doraha College of Education
DORAHA COLLEGE OF EDUCATION FOR WOMEN, LUDHIANA
(A B.Ed. College with a difference)
There is a growing need for skilled and creative teachers in the changing world milieu –to nourish the students, to fire their imagination, to help them grow to their maximum potential. Recognizing the changing role of teachers in the global era and the qualitative improvement in education, the managing committee of Sant Kartar Singh Ji Kamalia Wale Educational Society decided to start Doraha College of Education. In the wake of progressive educational policies been implemented in India and abroad, efficiency, expertise and effectiveness are the key skills to be imparted to the pupil teachers. The college endeavours at harmonious and all round development of the students by providing healthy and congenial atmosphere necessary for their intellectual, moral, aesthetic and physical growth as well as emotional stability. Recognizing these needs the managing committee of Doraha College of Education (DCE) worked untiringly with a sense of devotion, zeal, vigour and commitment to set up this college.

The college is situated on the banks of Sirhind Canal, 20 Kms from Ludhiana. It is surrounded by natural beauty. The historic Damdama Sahib Gurudwara of Sri Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji and the fort of Sher Shah Suri provide a Majestic backdrop to this Institute. The Sirhind Canal flowing next to the Institute makes it a picturesque spot. The calm and serene location is most conducive to good education.

The college derives inspiration from a great Saint, Sant Kartar Singh Ji Kamalia Wale. He is known for his lofty ideals, rich intellectual perception, unimpeachable devotion and selfless service to humanity. The basic philosophy of the college is based on the fabric of eastern thinking and western concepts. To achieve this goal, the Institute is targeted to impart global perspective to the teacher trainees.

The Chairman of the College S. Sukhpal Singh is an educationist with grit and determination . He has a sharp vision, solid philosophy and a clear chain of thoughts. He has totally dedicated himself to the objectives of the institute. Besides the College of Education, he is running a Secondary School – Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Doraha and a Management Institute – Doraha Institute of Management & Technology and Doraha Public School affiliated to CBSE.

Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School, Doraha was established in 1991 in the memory of Sriman Sant Sangat Singh Ji Maharaj of Kamalia. Sant Ji dedicated his entire life to teach people the love of God. Sri Guru Harkrishan Public School is a renowned, senior secondary school. It is an English medium school affiliated to Punjab School Education Board. Its students have been winning laurels for the town both in academics and co-curricular activities.

Sant Kartar Singh Ji, son of Sant Sangat Singh Ji lived in Patiala and carried forward his father's ideals. He encouraged children to take up higher education and become self-reliant. Under his guidance many students in Patiala became doctors, teachers and administrators. To perpetuate his memory Sant Kartar Singh Educational Society was formed by an eminent group of educationists. This society started the DORAHA INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT AND TECHNOLOGY in 2001 with University courses for BBA, BCA and MBA. Located next to DCE it has been serving the neighbourhood fulfilling a long felt need. The students of DIMT have been consistently excelling in studies and are well placed in different fields of industry.

Doraha College of Education is the third effort by the same management to bring quality education to Doraha.