He remained as development Minister from 1937-45 after his party came into power. He was awarded various awards of the likes of Rai Bahadur (1919), Deenbandhu (1942), Rehbar-e-azam (1944). Besides being a luminary figure in agricultural & educational reforms, he was involved in various developmental policies for joint Punjab including Bhakhra’s Project.

The Govt. of Haryana is quite apt in naming the University after this illustration son of the soil of joint Punjab. His personality will not only inspire the students & Staff of this University But will encourage & motivate them from zero earth to the crescendo in their respective fields.