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Global Institute For Childhood Disability
Disability to Ability
Motto: Service Above Self
Method: Service to humanity is workship
Founder Chairman GICD

Sh. Arun Khanna, S/o Sh. Shiv Prakash Khanna, was born of 13th Oct, 1942, and did Schooling from Cambridge College Amritsar , F. Sc from DAV College Amritsar and B Sc from Hindu College Amritsar.

His Family business is Textiles and his desire was to go abroad for higher studies and went to Leeds University, Leeds Yorkshire, England and again got the degree of B Sc. in 1967 and returned to India in 1968. During his stay abroad he visited Russia, (Moscow and Lenin grad), Czechoslovakia, Holland, Netherlands, France, Germany, Italy, and Austria etc and visited USA, Canada, Mexico and took practical training in Germany and Switzerland England & USA in 1967.

Worked in different Textile Factories in UK & USA. After returning from England, he joined his family business and joined his family business and also worked with OCM in 1971 for one year.

He joined Rotary Club Amritsar to serve the humanity and continues to be an active, dedicated Rotarian and served almost all the Committees as Chairman. In 1982-83, he was secretary of the Club and celebrated its Golden Jubilee. Many projects like Deaf & Dumb and Mentally retarded Children were established.

Very active in Textiles Industry , actively involved in solving the problems of Industry with the Government and officers concerned in different departments for Labour problems, electricity and taxation etc. He took the delegation of Textile Industry to Japan and other countries. Authority in processing of woolen & Polyester blended fabrics. Served M/S SP Worsted Mills for more than 30 years as head of department in Dying & processing.

1. Chairman of Global Institute For Childhood Disability
2. Founder member Rotary Eye Bank ;
3. Founder member Rotary Cancer Care Research Foundation ;
4. Member Advisory Committee “Textile Department “ GNDU.
5. Chairman Salig Ram Shiv Prakash Charitable Trust ;
6. Member LMC DAV College of Education for Women
7. President Prem Ashram Higher Secondary School
8. Member Executive Committee Chinmaya Mission ;
9. Member Durgiana Mandir Commitee ;
10. Patron District Special Olympic Association for Mentally challenged Children.
11. Financial Secretary cum Asstt. Secretary Punjab. Assn Special School.
12. Patron Amrit Parivaar an Association of Parents Cerebral Palsy & Mentally Rotared Children
He has been carrying on the following activities for the welfare of the community:-
A) Running Special School for Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Mentally Retarded & Multiple Disability Children named “GICD Little Angles School “- Special School and Rehabilitation Centre for differently abled Children.
B) Regular Seminars & health Care Camps on Maternal & Child Health Care;
C) World Disabled Day for disabled;
D) Member Executive Committee Shri Satya Nand Ram Sharnam Charitable Hospitable
E) Launching of Computer Education Centre for Cerebral Palsy & Mentally Rotared Children.
F) Conducting regular awareness programs on Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Mentally Retarded & Multiple Disability in different Schools, Colleges and important places.

Sh. Arun Khanna is happily married to Mrs. Usha Khanna –a House wife and blessed with two sons (both married) and presently Mr. Arun Khanna only actively serving the Global Institute For Childhood Disability and fully devoted for this noble cause.

Founder Chairman GICD
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