One does not need a rich father and network to hitch a wagon to success: Member, NCSC

KATHUA: Narrating her voyage to present position, Dr Anju Bala on Saturday said that my journey proves that one does not need a rich father and old schoolboy network to hitch a wagon to success.
“What one needs is self respect, ethics, commitment, vision and empathy,” she underscored while addressing a felicitation ceremony held in the PWD Rest house in her home town Kathua.
Government Degree College Kathua on Saturday felicitated luminary alumnus , Dr Anju Bala (Ex MP), Member, National Commission for Scheduled Castes where she recalled her journey from a NCC cadet to present position.
In her address, Dr Anju Bala said, “The College is my extended family and I am always there to support my College.”
“I am highly indebted to GDC Kathua from where I passed my graduation with Arts subjects”.
Dr Anju Bala recalled that she was a NCC Cadet in the College and attended RD Camp at New Delhi.
On the occasion she also emphasized upon banks to simplify the systems and procedures of loans or credit linkages so that maximum beneficiaries are credit linked under various schemes like Stand up India, Mudra, etc for generation of employment amongst the needy and poor people.
Here it also needs to mention that in her stellar political career, she contested from Misrikh constituency in 2014 Indian general elections and defeated her nearest rival by a margin of 87,363 votes.
Dr Anju Bala was born on 6 September 1979 at Kathua, Jammu Kashmir to Ravinder Nath and Trishala Devi. She completed her postgraduate education in Sanskrit at the University of Jammu in 2007. Three years later, she graduated from Chhatrapati Shahu Ji Maharaj University with a degree in Hindi. She has also completed her PHD in RamcharitManas.
Later the member, NCSC also met a delegation of reserved category employees of SBI and listened to their issues.
She exhorted the banks to focus on awareness programs for dissemination of information to general public/women/SC/ST/farmers/skilled persons so that they are facilitated to set up new units.
While welcoming Dr Anju Bala, the College Principal, Prof. Sumnesh Jasrotia said, “As we honour Dr Anju Bala, we beam with pride at all that she has achieved and given back to our nation.
“As a renowned alumnus of GDC Kathua, Dr Bala has made our alma mater proud. She is truly a shining beacon,’ the Principal said.
Earlier, Member NCSC, Dr Anju Bala also met PRI representatives, including BDC Chairman Hiranagar, Ram Lal Kalia and BDC Chairman Barnoti, Brijeshwar Singh and discussed various issues related to SC community.