A distinguished academician, ready administrator and a high quality human being: Amarinder
Rashpal Malhotra (84), founder of the Center for Research in Rural and Industrial Development (CRRID) and famous scholar handed away at a personal hospital in Mohali on Tuesday after battling with COVID-19 for over per week, stated a press release from Punjab Chief Minister’s Office on Tuesday.
He is survived by his spouse, a son and a daughter. Mr. Malhotra was presently the Executive Chairman of the CRRID and member of the Board of Governors of Pushpa Gujral Science City and a number of other different such prestigious establishments. He was additionally Senate Member of the Punjabi University, Patiala and Panjab University, Chandigarh.
In a condolence message, Chief Minister Amarinder Singh described Mr. Malhotra as a distinguished academician, ready administrator and a high quality human being with the qualities of head and coronary heart, who performed a pivotal function in bringing socio-economic growth within the northern area. The excellent companies rendered by Mr. Malhotra within the rural and industrial growth of Punjab could be ever remembered by every person, he stated.
Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Tript Bajwa stated Mr. Malohtra’s visionary concepts and mental interventions within the space of public coverage, growth with peace and concord have drawn worldwide fame and recognition. “Mr. Malohtra will always be remembered for his unprecedented contribution towards strengthening of the panchayati raj system and de-centralisation of power structure,” he stated.