EDUCATIONAL AND OTHER WELFARE INSTITUTIONS
Government Senior Secondary School, Karamsar
Walking into the foot-steps of Guru Nanak, Sant Isher Singh Ji did a lot
of 'Sacha Sauda'
(the true business) for the society by integrating himself with its demands and needs. In 1945,
he got a school established within the compound of the Gurdwara Karamsar, Rara Sahib. It was
later shifted to a specifically built building. This building was handed over to the college, and
for the school, Sant Ji had another building made near the village 'Khatra'. At first, he himself
managed the school but later on it was taken over by the Punjab Government. which has been running it
Government College, Karamsar
In the 500th year of the birth of Guru Nanak Dev Ji, Sant Isher Singh Ji
priceless gift to rural masses by establishing a college, which opened up the opportunities for
higher education for the poor children of the area. On the Sant's motivation S. Gurnam Singh,
the then Chief Minister of Punjab showed a great deal of interest in getting the college
sanctioned. Thus, the Sant brought enlightenment to the door steps of the needy ruralists. These
institutions have proved to be a boon for the area and have contributed a lot to its
Sant Isher Singh Ji Memorial Public School, Karamsar, Rara Sahib
In order to materialize the dreams of Sant Isher Singh Ji this
school was established in
1987 by Sant Kishan Singh Ji. This school is affiliated to the Central
Board of Secondary
Education, New Delhi. The school has a palatial building, where about 1500 students (from 50
villages) receive education from a hardworking and qualified staff. The school provides an
efficient transport to carry the students to and from the school. Besides, hostel facility is
available for 250 students. The school has a special arrangement of imparting computer education
and horse riding lessons.
Besides the school building, the school complex includes a primary block, a spacious stadium,
staff colony and students' hostel. This institution has proved a milestone in giving modern and
standard education to the children from rural areas.
Sant Isher Singh Ji Memorial Hospital, Karamsar, Rara Sahib
Due to the lack of medical facilities in the area, Sant Kishan Singh Ji
a hospital in the memory of Sant Isher Singh Ji. This hospital has been
serving the people for
the last ten years. It provides all modern facilities like x-ray (fixed and mobile), E.C.G. and
Cardiac monitoring. The hospital has two general wards, one emergency ward, one cardiac care
ward (Intensive Care Unit) and two private wards. It also has two air-conditioned operating
theatres where all kinds of surgery and orthopedic operations are carried out. Meals are served
free of cost to the patients and their attendants.
Expectant mothers are looked-after and are operated upon by the qualified lady-doctors.
All kinds of eye-operations are conducted fortnightly by ophthalmologists. There is also an
arrangement for vaccination of children and expectant mothers.
The hospital is provided with a large dispensary. The hospital complex also includes the
nursing-hostel and accommodation for doctors.
This institution too has proved a boon for about fifty villages
around Rara Sahib.