Chandigarh December 13, 2018

Lecture at UBS, PU
The University Business School(UBS), Panjab University, Chandigarh
organised an open Lecture on 'Cost Management and Strategy' by Prof
Dinesh K Gupta and Prof P L Tandon, strategic Management, PU.

Professor Paramjit kaur, Secretary Academic Committee of UBS welcomed the distinguished speakers Prof Gupta, Prof Deepak Kapur, Chairperson, UBS and Professor Karamjeet Singh, Dean of Management Studies and Registrar, PU, introduced the theme of the Lecture.

Professor Gupta explained the concept of Cost Management and its
Relationship with Strategy. He explained the different techniques of
Cost Management and focused on target costing taking up the case
studies of Toyota, Nissan and mentioned about several other
Multinational Corporations. He highlighted its relevance in the
Context of success of any organisation in globalised competitive

Chandigarh December 13, 2018
Prestigious Prof. S.R. Vyas Memorial Award for PU Professor
Prof. (Mrs.) Praveen Rishi, Department of Microbiology and former Dean
Faculty of Science, Panjab University, has been conferred with the
prestigious Prof. S.R. Vyas Memorial Award during the 59th Annual
conference of Association of Microbiologists of India, held at
University of Hyderabad from 8th to 12th Dec 2018 in view of her
contributions to Microbiology. The award includes the citation,
certificate and a cash prize of Rs. 20,000/-.

Dr. Praveen Rishi has multiple research interests with core research
programmes in Medical Microbiology. She has made noteworthy
contributions and her work revealed for the first time that (i)
Cadmium acquired by Salmonella from the environment, is one of the
factors for the enhanced antibiotic resistance of the pathogen, (ii)
She has also reported that in the presence of antimicrobial peptides
Salmonella is rendered sensitive to the antibiotics to which it is
otherwise resistant, (iii) In the field of diagnostic microbiology,
antibody/aptamer prototypes have been developed in collaboration with
CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology, Chandigarh for detection of
Salmonella in environmental samples as well as to diagnose Typhoid
fever. In this context, she has filed the patents and has already
signed an MoU with the industry to develop the diagnostic kit, and
(iv) Her work on better management of alcohol liver disease using a
microstructured synbox system comprising Lactobacillus plantarum and
EGCG is also noteworthy.

Dr. Rishi has 125 research publications to her credit. She has already
been a Fellow of Academy of Microbiological Sciences, India (FAMSc) as
well as of Indian Association of Biomedical Scientists (FABMS). She
has also been the recipient of DBT overseas Associateship, INSA
visiting fellowship and Dr. Y.S. Narayana Rao Oration ICMR Award.