8 Dec :The Forum for Popularization of Science & Culture honoured Principal B.S. Bahl, Senior most Vice President, DAV College Managing Committee, New Delhi with Life Time Achievement award on 5th December 2008 at Hotel Taj by Governor of Haryana His Excellency Dr. A.R. Kidwai and Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Prof. R.C. Sobti in a large gathering. Principal Bahl was felicitated for his life long contribution in the field of education and promoting science & culture. Sh. Bahl is a great & pioneer author of more than 20 advanced level Chemistry books which are being read by thousands of students in colleges all over the country. Sh. Bahl’s association with DAV organization spans a period of nearly 70 years and his services to the Arya Samaj and DAV Society as Vice President shall always be remember. He is doyen among educationist and has left some remarkable impact on the lives of many students, teachers and friends. An untiring worker, a man of great vision and administration and organizer of highest order, an author of national repute. Sh. Bahl is an institution in himself.
Then as founder Principal of DAV College, Amritsar and later on as Principal of DAV College, Jalandhar, he raised these institution to great heights in excellence in academics, sports & cultural activities. Principal Bahl has raised & founded many DAV institutions, which are very successfully running under his guidance and supervision. He has been Senator and Syndicate of Panjab University, Chandigarh and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. In the memory of his wife, the moving force behind Sh. Bahl’s work, the DAV-7 school at Chandigarh has been named Kailash Bahl DAV Senior Secondary Public School and is now one of the best public school in Chandigarh.
The whole honouring ceremony was conceived by Dr. Virender Trehan, a great industrialist and was present as Guest of Honour. The felicitation carried a Gold Medal, Citation and Shawl. The Vice Chancellor, Panjab University presided over the function as President of the forum. Dr. A.R. Kidwai highly appreciated the efforts of Principal Bahl and his great contribution for the education and congratulated him for receiving the eminent Scientist Award.