Chandigarh

PANJAB UNIVERSITY SYNDICATE ALLOWED BYELECTION FOR ONE SEAT OF SENATE VACATED ON DEMISE OF GOSAL

October 14, 2018 05:52 PM

Chandigarh (Face2News)

Panjab University Syndicate meeting, which was held on Sunday, approved approved the recommendations of the committee for suitable amendments in the guidelines to organize seminars, conferences etc. The Syndicate allowed by-election for one seat of Senate from the Constituency of Heads of Affiliated Arts College which fell vacant due to demise of Dr. H. S. Gosal, Principal, Govind National College, Narangwal, Ludhiana.

The Syndicate ratified the decision of the VC for the extension of Dr. Rakesh Khullar, Medical Officer (On Contract), Bhai Ghanaiya Ji Institute of Health, PU to continue to work as Medical Officer till the post for the same is filled by the University.

The Syndicate ratified the decision of the VC to give one-time special chance to final year students of BE 7th and 8th Semester (2017-18) Sessions of all the Departments falling under Faculty of Engineering and Technology.
The Syndicate ratified the decision of the VC to introduce various B. Vocational Courses and extended the date of submitting application has been extended upto October 25, 2018.

Earlier Prof. Raj Kumar Vice Chancellor, apprised the syndicate that the sad demise of Prof. S.P.Chawla, who had an illustrious career in the Department of Mathematics on October 6, 2018., Bibi Satnam Kaur ji, mother of Professor B.S.Bhoop, UIPS on October 10, 2018., Principal S.S.Randhawa, Former Fellow of our university on 13.10.2018., Dr.Livtar Singh Chawla (83), founder Vice Chancellor of Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot. The meeting pay homage to the departed souls, took two minutes silence..

Later VC informed the house that University has been accredited for swimming Sports/discipline under Khelo India Talent Development Program for a period of one year by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India.

VC said, Dashmesh Shooting Academy of Dashmesh Girls college campus, VPO Badal, Distt. Sri Muktsar Sahib has been accredited for Shooting (Residential) Sports/discipline under Khelo India Talent Development Program for a period of one year by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Government of India. This college is the only college from the North India region having been selected and is already known for its sports activities having won many national and international medals. Their student Avneet Kaur Sidhu, an Arjuna Awardee, was the first women Olympian in shooting from North India and bagged Commonwealth Gold Medal.

He said, Government of Assam has expressed its willingness to set up a Shrimanta Shankardeva Chair with a one time provision of Rs. 5 crore in our university.

The Syndicate ratified the decision of the VC for the extension of Dr. Rakesh Khullar, Medical Officer (On Contract), Bhai Ghanaiya Ji Institute of Health, PU to continue to work as Medical Officer till the post for the same is filled by the University.*Syndicate ratified the decision of the VC to give one-time special chance to final year students of BE 7th and 8th Semester (2017-18) Sessions of all the Departments falling under Faculty of Engineering and Technology*The Syndicate ratified the decision of the VC to introduce various B. Vocational Courses and extended the date of submitting application has been extended upto October 25, 2018.

He also inform that Dr. Indu Pal Kaur, Prof. of Pharmaceutics, UIPS, Panjab University, Chandigarh has been conferred the Women Scientist Award 2018 by the organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India. Former Prof. and Head of Hindi Dept. Dr. Dharam Paul Maini has been conferred Dindyal Upadhaya award in the field of languages. Dr. A.K.Singh, an alumnus of the Bio Physics department of our university has been appointed Director General, Life Sciences of DRDO.

Youth delegation from Sri Lanka visited our university on 13.10.2018 under the International Youth Exchange Programme between India & Sri Lanka organised by the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, Govt. of India for inter cultural tradition/heritage sharing.

Ms. Mani Kamboj of P.U. Campus, student of University institute of Legal Studies, represented India in the 18th Asian Roller Skating Championship (Asia-Oceania Rink Hockey) held from 4th September to 13th September 2018 Held at China. She was the Best scorer of the championship and scored 29 goals.

Dr. G.S. Gupta, Professor Emeritus, Dept. of Biophysics has been honoured with a most prestigious Bharat Ratna Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Excellence Award of India by India International Friendship Society on September 29, 2018 in recognition of his meritorious services and outstanding contribution in the field of scientific research and education.

Dr. J.S. Sehrawat, Dept. of Anthropology has received a grant of Rs.30.58 lacs from Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology for the project on biological profiling of the Ajnala remains.
The University Business School Alumni Association has donated Rs.11 lacs to the University Business School for the purchase of new furniture.

Ministry of Human Resource Development has sanctioned a grant of Rs.6.63 crore to the Panjab University for setting up a Centre for Academic Leadership and Educational Management (CALEM) out of which an amount of Rs.2.42 crore has been released.

Prof. Raj Kumar Vice Chancellor congratulated the members for the glorious years of journey of PU on its 135th foundation day. He said that PU is a premier educational institute of the country and solicited support from all to move forward in an accelerated mode.

The Syndicate members welcomed and appreciated the Vice Chancellor for giving the additional charge of the post of Registrar to Prof. Karamjeet Singh, University Business School, PU and approved the same.

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