If you really want
that your daughter be happy and prosperous in her
married life, then give her daaz (dowry) of education.
If You find that you can't get an educated match for
her, you can find a businessman, who can fulfill her
needs. This is because when she becomes mother, her
education helps whole of the family to grow better. So
the education is must for a girl.” This is the message,
which Smt. Harmit Kaur (Dhanjal), principal, Ramgarhia
Girls College conveyed to Ramgarhiakom.
Principal Harmit Kaur was born to Smt. Amar Kaur Phul
Wife of Dr. Jagat Singh Dhanjal on (Chacha Nehru's
Birthday) 14th November,1947 at Hisar. She had learned
sincerity, commitments and honesty from her father. By
following these she earned both name and fame in
Ramgarhiakom. She was so brilliant that she got first
division in M.A. & B.Ed. When she was receiving her
degree of B.Ed. from the legendary personality of
Ramgarhiakom (Baba Gurmukh Singh), she didn't even know
that she would serve as the principal of the college, to
be established by Baba Gurmukh Singh (G. S. Auto).
After she had worked for 13 years as a lecturer in
History at G.N.B.L. Ramgarhia College of Women, PHAGWARA,
she joined Ramgarhia Girls College Ludhiana as a
Principal. The college caters to the needs of women
education in the industrial city of Ludhiana. It has
carved a niche for itself in the educational scenario of
Punjab. Every year, the pass percentage in college
results is much higher than University pass percentage.
Under her principal ship, the college has got many
distinctions in Literary and Cultural Competitions. She
has fetched many awards and honors for her dedication
toward the women's education.
She got married to Dr. Balwant Singh Sembhey who
was born to Smt. Sant Kaur Sokhi w/o Giani Bhagat Singh,
a renowned raagi of Kapurthala on 15th August,1947. All
of his brothers are class One officers. He did his
M.B.B.S. from Amritsar in 1970.
After that he joined Army, where he was decorated with
SANGRAM MEDAL, PACHHMI COMMAND SEWA MEDAL & 25th year of
Independence medal. After that he left the job as a
Captain and started his own practice in posh area of
He is an active member of “SARAB ROG KA AUKHAD NAAM” (To
cure the patient with religious recites). His elder
brother Sardar Hardyal Singh was the founder of “SARAB
ROG KA AUKHAD NAAM”. Shaheed Memorial Sewa Society
recognized his services by honoring him “DES SEWA RATTAN
AWARD" in 2001. He is a president of Public Welfare
Society Model House Ludhiana. All the prominent
personalities have visited their premises.
The couple is blessed with a brilliant daughter. The
couple believes in simple living. The couple is driven
by a strong religious favor. Both are used to pay
obeisance at Gurudwara daily.