Padam Bhushan , Rai Bahadur Seth Gujjar Mal Modi
Multani Mal Modi College, Patiala – a multi faculty co-educational institute-was established by Padam Bhushan, Rai Bahadur Seth Gujjar Mal Modi, in the fond memory of his illustrious father, Rai Bahadur Seth Multani Mal Modi. The foundation stone of the college was laid by Dr. Dharam Vir, ICS, the then Governor of Punjab, on Sept 21, 1966 and the first academic session commenced in July 1967.
The Magnanimous and enlightened Managing Committee, which runs the college, comprises eminent persons from various walks of life. It is headed by its visionary Chairman, Seth Sudarshan Kumar Modi, who is firmly committed to fulfilling the dreams and ideals of his illustrious grandfather. the college is about to complete 50 years, and during this period it has established itself as a leading multi-faculty Educational Institution with the student strength of more than 3000. The alumni of this college- Modiites – occupy positions of eminence in all walks of life and comprise of academicians, teachers, doctors, engineers, administrators, scientists, national and international sports persons, soldiers, artists, social reformers and politicians.
Assessing the all round achievement of the college, the UGC has selected our college under the scheme ‘College with Potential for Excellence’. The credit for this unique recognition goes to the visionary leadership of Modi Education Society.It is also the outcome of devotion,dedication and commitment to the cause of education on the part of members of out staff.