My Introduction

Name: Vijay Inder Singla

Age: 50 Years

Father: Late Sh. Sant Ram Singla, ex MLA (Samana 1980-1985); ex MP (Patiala Lok Sabha 1992-1996) and Chairman – Punjab Mandi Board

Family: Mother (Usha Singla); Married to Deepa Singla and has a son Mohil & a daughter Gauri

Address: Singla Niwas, Haripura Road, Sangrur (Punjab) -148001          

Education:  Bachelor of Engineering (Computer Science)                                       

Political Experience:

  • MLA from Sangrur 2017-2022, won by over 31,000 votes
  • Punjab Cabinet Minister for PWD(B & R), School Education, Information Technology and Administrative Reforms
  • MP from Sangrur 2009-2104, defeated Sh Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa (BJP+/SAD), ex Union Minister by over 40,000 votes
  • National Spokesperson - All India Congress Committee
  • President, Punjab Youth Congress (2006- 2008)
  • Chairman, Punjab Energy Development Agency - a Punjab Govt. PSU involved in planning and implementation of renewable energy projects (2005-2006)
  • Member of Indian Youth Congress Election Commission (2010-2012) and conducted elections for Jharkhand, Bihar, Mumbai, West Bengal, UP West, Bundelkhand (UP), Odisha, Gujarat and Uttarakhand
  • Vice President & General Secretary, Punjab Youth Congress (2004-06)


As Minister for Public Works Department

Projects undertaken in Sangrur Vidhan Sabha Constituency

  • Multipurpose Indoor Hall - 7.5 Cr.
  • Roshanwala College - 12 Cr
  • DIET Building - 4 Cr
  • DEO (Primary) Office Building - 1.5 Cr
  • Library Ranbir College- 2 Cr
  • Conference Hall Ranbir College - 50 Lac
  • Girls Hostel at Civil Hospital Sangrur - 6 Cr
  • Boys Hostel at Civil Hospital Sangrur- 5 Cr
  • Pet Scan Center at Civil Hospital Sangrur - 7 Cr
  • IR Block at Civil Hospital Sangrur- 25 Cr
  • Bus Stand Road - 1.5 Cr
  • Playfield Cum Park at Village Gharachon - 80 Lac (27 such parks established all over Sangrur)
  • Playfield Cum Park at Village Kakra - 75 Lac
  • Shiv Mandir Hall Building at Bhawanigarh - 1.6 Cr
  • Parking at Bhawanigarh - 90 Lac
  • Bhawanigarh Stadium- 35 Lac
  • OPD Block Renovation at Civil Hospital Sangrur- 2 Cr
  • Community Hall at Ambedkar Nagar Sangrur - 60 Lac
  • Widening of Internal Roads - 23 Cr
  • GGS School Road widening - 9 Cr
  • Balian Drain Lining - 6 Cr
  • Tehsil Complex Bhawanigarh- 6.75 Cr

As Minister for School Education

Punjab obtained No 1 ranking in Performance Grading Index for 2019-2020; Punjab has emerged as Role Model State for the rest of the country in terms of School Education with pioneering efforts made in launching pre-primary education, digital education, innovative teaching methodology, transparent policy for recruitment and transfer of teachers.

  • Implemented online teacher transfer policy
  • Direct recruitment of teachers, young principals, headmasters, BPEOs, CHTs and HTs on merit basis
  • Recruited solely and transparently on merit basis through PPSC
  • Promoted teachers on an unprecedented scale
  • Despite the herculean hurdle of COVID-19, we have successfully converted around 15,000 schools into smart schools and we have gone one step ahead and already started converting these into Super Smart schools. We will become the first Government in India to provide a smart classroom in all Government schools.
  • Introduction of pre-primary classes in Government Primary Schools which has been feasible due to the revolutionary changes brought in to provide state of the art facilities
  • We have seen an astronomical rise in enrolments as more than 5.5 Lakh students have shifted into Govt schools from private schools
  • Psychometric tests project conducted in Sangrur. Free psychometric tests were administered to 3500 children studying in Government Schools to empower children to take their futures in their own hands.
  • Imparting Smart education through interactive and engaging mediums such as projectors and computers.
  • Establishment of Hi-Tech learning with state-of-the-art modern facilities in place in Government Schools with Modern Science Labs along with Computer Labs, Smart Listening labs, Smart Libraries, NSQF Labs, solar panels, smart offices, and smart staff rooms being set up.
  • Complete modernization of schools by introducing Smart Reception Counter, Display Board, School Band, CCTV, Camera, Smart playgrounds
  • Separate clean bathrooms for boys and girls, incinerator machines for girls
  • Water-coolers and ROs set up in schools for cold and clean water
  • Providing free books for every child

Other Areas of Work

  • Upgraded facilities for cancer diagnosis and treatment available at Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital, Sangrur like Radiation Oncology, Surgical Oncology and Medical Oncology
  • Actively involved in issues relating to farmers, drug abuse, women safety, urban poor.
  • Organizing medical camps for the under privileged and supporting ‘no alcohol’ resolutions passed by village panchayats in Punjab
  • Organized cricket camps for active involvement and bringing the competitive spirit of Youth in Sangrur
  • Distributary Canals set up all over the constituency to give impetus to agriculture all over Sangrur

Work done as MP (2009-2014)

  • Was Member of Parliamentary Standing Committee(s) on Energy & MPLAD and Consultative Committee on Finance
  • Was Member of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (NPDRR), Regional Direct Taxes Advisory Committee, Patiala (Punjab), Governing Body - Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education & Research (Chandigarh) and Indian Council of World Affairs
  • Chairman, Regional Consultative Committee on Food Corporation of India (Punjab)
  • Worked extensively to support my constituents in Sangrur from MPLAD grants
  • Obtained approvals for setting up Central projects including a 300 bed PGI Hospital at Sangrur and implemented many other infrastructure projects such as a State of the art running synthetic track at War Heroes Stadium and many such progressive and pro-people projects in Sangrur Parliament area relating to Railways, Sports, Human Resources/Education, Tourism, Textiles, Road Transport and Highways