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Friday, April 12, 2013

100 YEARS THE CENTENARY OF KINNAIRD COLLEGE FOR WOMEN. (2013-4)




The Centenary of Kinnaird College For Women (1913 – 2013) Commemorative Postage Stamp April 11, 2013:- This year Kinnaird College for Women completes its hundred years of providing education and empowering women.
The name Kinnaird comes from a Scottish titled family that helped and supported the college in its initial years. Starting with just six students in 1913, Kinnaird grew into one of the most prestigious women’s colleges in an area which was to become Pakistan. A hundred years later Kinnaird boasts of more than 4200 students enrolled in its Intermediate, Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs.
Kinnaird has glorious history of achievements towards educating women. Since its inception in 1913, it has produced countless graduates that have made major contributions in all walks of life and made its alma mater proud. Today Kinnaird stands tall among women colleges of Pakistan.
At the heart of the college is the civic and academic goal to cultivate successive generations of women leaders who possess the skills and resources to address the challenges of social and economic advancement of their communities.
Kinnaird College for Women seeks to empower its students by opening doors to newer opportunities. It seeks to graduate students who will pursue paths as skilled and innovative individuals, professionals, service-oriented leaders and promoters of tolerance and understanding throughout the world.
As Kinnaird celebrates its centennial year, it reaffirms its vision with an ever enlarging stance to educate and empower women of tomorrow.
On the Centenary of Kinnaird College for Women Lahore, a commemorative postage stamp of Rs. 15/- denomination is being issued by Pakistan Post on April 11, 2013.