PU Colloquium

Chandigarh,15.04.19-Sh Sanjeev Sanyal, Principal Economic Advisor, GoI delivered a lecture on the topic “21st Century Economics” at the 55th Panjab University Colloquium organised by PU Colloquium Committee, here today.

In his Lecture, he explained about the ideas of economy can change nation’s way of living. New ideas from different fields like socialist and marketing economists act as filters. Economy may be considered as biological ecosystem which is continuously moving; there is no natural tendency to move to equilibrium. He talked about Noble prize winner Friedrich Hayek speech about pretence of knowledge. He also explained about complicated indian tax system and GST. Economy which is related to other fields like biology, history etc. is going to churn and they has to be optimal equilibrium; it keeps on continuous moving. He emphasized that new ideas should be imbibed and we have to participate in the changes; at the same time we have to take these to next generation and. It is important how do we operate in this environment. He talked about new reforms like judicial forms, higher education etc. in the country need to be introduced.

Prof. (Dr.) Raj Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh in his address, while expressing his gratitude to the speaker for taking out time to enlighten the audience with his vast knowledge on Indian economy and world economy, highlighted about how technology plays important role through medium, target groups and productivity. He also elucidated how the young researchers through their research can help common man and society.

Earlier, Prof. Promila Pathak, Coordinator PU Colloquium Series briefly spoke about the eminent speaker. She introduced him and mentioned his various achievements, informing that he has been member of the Steering Committee of Urban Age at LSE Cities and co-founder and Director of GIST - a think-tank that is a pioneer in the field of environmental accounting. She informed about his various assignments and awards he received for his meritorious contributions

University Faculty, teachers of Local Colleges and neighboring institutes, CRIKC members, research scholars, and students attended the lecture.


Chandigarh April 15, 2019
MAP Quiz at PU
Centre for Advanced Study(UGC), Department of Geography, Panjab University,
Chandigarh in collaboration with Indian National Cartographic Association (INCA)
Chandigarh Chapter organized the first ever Map Quiz for Post Graduate Students of
Department of Geography, Panjab University, Chandigarh, here today.
The objective of this Map Quiz was to popularize the awareness and application
of topographical maps, satellite imageries, GIS and GPS. Indian National Cartographic
Association Hyderabad is sponsoring this event and Survey of India Chandigarh is
providing all logistic support.
110 students of Geography, Remote Sensing and Disaster Management participated
in this event. While every participant will receive participation certificates, the
winners will be awarded by INCA in their International Conference.


Chandigarh April 15, 2019

FDP commenced at UIAMS, PU
University Institute of Applied Management Science(UIAMS), Panjab University,
Chandigarh is organising Faculty Development Programme from 15-21 April, 2019 which
commenced here today with the inaugural session focussed on various econometric tools
widely used for research purposes.
Prof B. S. Ghuman, Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala emphasised
upon the need to select the appropriate research technique for the interpretation of
the results. He specified various steps to be followed by a researcher for good
research work.
Prof. Shankarji Jha, Dean University Instruction, Panjab University,
Chandigarh stressed upon the necessity of conducting contemporary research work to
resolve the practical issues in an ethical manner.
Prof. Karamjeet Singh, Registrar, Panjab University, Chandigarh highlighted
the need of identifying and defining the research problem in an appropriate manner. He
stressed upon interpreting the results in a correct manner.
Earlier, Prof Upasna Joshi, Director, UIAMS in her welcome address motivated
the participants to do quality research.
Around 30 researchers of varied discipline from various organisations
participated in the programme.
The programme will have eminent experts from various parts of India as well as
abroad to share their research experience and will also handle the practical problems
faced by the researchers.
Chandigarh April 15, 2019
PU Results
It is for the information of the general public and students of Panjab
University Teaching Departments/Colleges in particular that result of the following
examinations have been declared:-
1. B.E.(Bio-Tech), 1st Sem., Dec. 2018
2. B.E.(Civil), 2nd, 4th & 6thSem., (Re-appear), January 2019
3. B.Sc.(H.S.) Physics & Electronics, 1st Sem., Dec. 2018
4. B.Sc.(Hons.) in Physics, 1st Sem., Dec. 2018
The students are advised to see their results in their respective
Departments/Colleges/ University website.
Chandigarh April 15, 2019
Dr. Roshan Lal, Dept of Psychology, Panjab University, Chandigarh has been
nominated as the President of the Organizing Committee of the next Conference of South
Asian Association of Psychologists (SAAP) in India. He has also been authorised to
create the Organizing Committee from India by including representatives from all South
Asian Countries and to invite them for the next SAAP Conference-2019.