Chandigarh August 5, 2020

PU Girls Hostels No. 3-6 carried Plantation Drive

A Tree Plantation drive was organised in Panjab University Women Hostels No.3(Sarojini), 4 (Kasturba Hall), 5(Savitri Bai Phulle) and 6 (Mother Teresa Hall) in their premises with all support of Sh. Anil Thakur, Deputy Executive Engineer (Horticulture).

Dr. S.K. Tomar, Dean Student Welfare and Dr. Sukhbir Kaur, Dean Student Welfare (W) planted the trees in the hostels alongwith the wardens and staff members with the aim to plant 40,000 saplings in the entire campus during the rainy season.


Chandigarh August5, 2020

PU VC visits UIET Workshops

Prof Raj Kumar Vice Chancellor Panjab University Chandigarh visited various workshops of University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) today.

During his visit,he was briefed about various products developed recently at UIET. He urget to get them tested, standardized and strategies to market the same.


Inaugural day of Faculty Development Program (FDP) on

“Emerging Trends in Electronics and Communication (ETEC-2020)” (4th August 2020)

Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, University Institute of Engineering and Technology(UIET), Panjab University, Chandigarh inaugurated TEQIP-III sponsored five days Online Faculty Development Program on “Emerging Trends in Electronics and Communication (ETEC-2020)”. The FDP scheduled from 4th to 8th Aug 2020 is being organised under twinning activity of TEQIP-III in collaboration with Govt College of Engineering and Technology, Jammu under the guidance & patronage of Prof Savita Gupta, Director, UIET & Er. Sameru Sharma, Principal, GCET, Jammu.

Resource Persons are experts from IITs/ NITs/ other premier institutes across India. The aim of this FDP is to empower faculty with technical skills to enhance the content delivery and bring in transformations in the teaching learning process. The event has witnessed an enthusiastic response with more than seventy registrations from various institutes.

Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh in his welcome address emphasised on the collaboration and integration of different streams of academia and industry for a meaningful research activity. He appreciated the new education policy 2020 which shall bring several major reforms in education in India. He encouraged value education to develop an individual and help in lifelong learning in several ways by giving a positive direction to shape their future. Further, the chief guest congratulated the organizing team for the initiative especially during the current crisis.

The expert talk for first session was delivered by Prof. Sandeep K. Arya, Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engg, G.J. University of Science & Technology Hisar. He talked about the Optical Communication Systems and Networks. He provided the knowledge about different trends available nowadays in optical communication and why Optical fibre is used by many telecommunications companies to transmit signals. Due to much lower attenuation and interference, optical fibre has large advantages over existing copper wire in long-distance, high-demand applications.

The resource person for next session was Prof. Maninder Lal Singh, GNDU Amritsar. Prof. Singh discussed the history of wireless networks and optical networks being used in today’s era. He also discussed the wireless optical communication without Laser, known as Li-Fi. Working technology of Li-Fi is discussed in detail. At last he concluded that this new technology is going to solve four basic problems in wireless communication i.e. finite capacity, security, need to turn off phones in hospitals and energy efficiency.

Dr. Naresh Kumar and Dr. Arvind Kumar from UIET and Er. Baldev Raj from GCET are the Event coordinators. The organizing team members are Dr. Nidhi Garg, Dr. Charu Madhu, Mr. Vishal Sharma, Dr. Pardeep Kaur, Dr. Gurpreet Kaur and Dr. Roopali Garg from UIET.


Chandigarh August 5, 2020

Hon’ble Vice President of India and Chancellor of Panjab University, Sh. M. Venkaiah Naidu will be addressing the PU Fraternity through Cisco Webex platform for the First Smt. Sushma Swaraj Lecture on 6th August, 2020 at 11.00 am which is also her death anniversary. PU Facebook Page will do the live streaming along with Web Cast at:


Hawan Organized at PU

A ceremonial stone laying ceremony for the Ram Temple to be built in Ayodhya by PM Narendra Modi at Ayodhya Ram Mandir is celebrated countrywide. A havan yagna was organized in Shree Radha Krishan Siddha Mandir, Panjab University, Chandigarh.

The Vice-Chancellor of the University, Prof Raj Kumar, offered poornahutipanjab and expressed his patriotic sentiment and heartfelt joy. He also congratulated one and all on this historic and proud day for the citizens of India. On his way to the Mandir, PU VC also interacted with cleaners and various employees of PU.