Tribune News Service
Kapurthala, January 15
IK Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) has entered its 25th year of foundation, the university has prepared its year-long agenda for academic affairs and development.
The university is focusing this year for academic competence, research and development and to support students with maximum user-friendly technology. Also, the authorities have set a target that this year the university will work on its subsistence parallel to the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020. University Vice-Chancellor Prof Ajay Kumar Sharma shared these goals and agendas with the university team members during the beginning of silver jubilee year celebrations. A yearly calendar of the university and the silver jubilee year logo were also released as part of the celebrations.
Upliftment of the university and preparation of roadmap for holistic technical education as a large multidisciplinary university is top priority this year, the VC said.
On the other important agenda, he said that skill enhancement of students as per market requirement, imparting vocational education with higher technical education, active involvement with industry to enhance employability, quality improvement, modernisation and capacity building will be continued as before.
During the foundation day celebrations, officers, faculty, students and staff of the university participated in prayer ‘Sarbat Da Bhala’. The recitation of Sri Akhand Path for universal brotherhood and all-round progress of the nation was also organised in a religious atmosphere. After it, ‘Guru Ka Langar’ was distributed among all attendees.
On the occasion, university registrar Sandeep Kumar Kazal, dean academic Prof Vikas Chawla, dean students welfare professor Yadavinder Singh Brar, director ODL Dr Balkar Singh, controller of examination Dr Paramjit Singh, joint registrar Dr RPS Bedi, Dr Gaurav Bhargav, Dr Hitesh Sharma and others were present.
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