TAKING Cognizance of persistent demand of the people of the rural area of Hoshiarpur and neighboring Districts of Punjab to start institutions of higher education to provide job oriented courses to the youth of the area in general and young girls in particular, who could not get to such education at far away places from their homes. The Gursewa Society For Education, Health and Welfare Activities was established in the year of 2000 under the able guidance and Presidentship of Dr. Jang Bhadur Singh Rai of Rai Hospital Garhshankar, a doctor by profession, a social worker by deeds and seasoned political elite by nature. the society is duly registered with the registrar of societies, of Punjab.
Right from the beginning the Gursewa Society charted out its plan and established Gursewa institute of Science and Technology at Garhshankar which is affiliated with Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar and running Diploma and Degree courses in Medical Lab Technology (MLT) and Fashion Technology.
Over the years the students have shown remarkable success at the examinations conducted by Punjab Technical University. They captured top positions in these examinations year after year. The Society also runs MPHW (Male) Course, recognized by the Directorate of Health Services and Family Welfare, Punjab encouraged at the success of the lnstitute of Science and Technology, Gursewa Society for Health and Education Welfare Activities bowed before the demand of the well wishers and elite of NRI’s to start another venture, the Gursewa School of Nursing for GNM Course at Garhshankar in 2006, Punjab Govt. and Punjab.
Nurses Registration Council, Chandigarh and the lndian Nursing Council, New Delhi have granted affiliation to the new school in2007, The Gursewa School of Nursing has since been raised to the status of College and has been renamed as Gursewa College of Nursing w.e.f. 1st Sep 2008 and is affiliated to Baba Farid University of Health Science, Faridkot. The Hostel accommodation is provided in the Gursewa Hostel built at new campus.
Gursewa College of Nursing is housed in a magnificent and ultra modern building of its own at Panam Campus on Garhshankar-Chandigarh Road, barely 3 K.M. from the town.