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The Kalgidhar Trust is a multifaceted, not for profit charitable organization working for the cause of promoting quality Education, Healthcare, Women empowerment, Social welfare, rural economic uplift and Disaster response & rehabilitation to the deprived, in far-flung rural areas of North India. It has been instrumental in bringing about silent but sure reforms to uplift the socio-economic status of the rural poor in the areas covered. The rural areas of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Rajasthan, backward hilly areas of Himachal Pradesh and Punjab are being covered with 111 outstanding Schools affiliated with the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), Govt. of India, New Delhi. These Schools provide modern education to 60,000 students mostly from deprived sections of the rural society.
*Students passed out from Akal Academies are today placed in the
highest echelons of society such as IIT, IIM, foreign universities, MNCs,
Air Force Pilots, NDA (Military), Industrialists, Entrepreneurs etc.
*Bringing rural youth into the mainstream:
While 56,240 students enrolled in professional courses in Punjab
during 2007-08, only 2085 were from rural background.
Today 368 rural students from Akal Academies are studying in foreign
*The most amazing fact is that 600 students from Patiala city come to
study in the 3 Akal Academies established in surrounding rural areas.
All our Senior Secondary schools are toppers among all other Senior
Secondary schools established in their respective districts.
*Akal College of Engineering and Technology, Baru Sahib is leading the
way in Himachal Pradesh and tops among all 19 Engineering Colleges
of the State, having produced 9 Gold Medalists.
*Akal College of Nursing, Baru Sahib is rated as No. 1 among all Nursing
Colleges in Himachal Pradesh, producing three Gold Medalists.
*Akal College of Divine Music and Spiritualism has produced world
famous 32 piece all-string instruments orchestra performing on
National and International TV channels.
*Akal Honours School in Economics is being developed on the pattern
of the world famous London School of Economics with two Gold