Tribune News Service
Patiala, September 16
Officials of Punjabi University Patiala during a meeting of the Senate, which was held after a gap of five years, today approved academic matters after a thorough discussion.
The Vice-Chancellor (VC), Dr Arvind, said, “Keeping in view latest academic trends, Punjabi University has launched six five-year integrated courses while adopting interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary approach.”
“The university has received a good response for these new courses,” the VC added.
“The university is drawing up a project on ecology development with special focus on conservation of flora and fauna of Punjab. There is a proposal to set up a special entrepreneur centre with a special focus on skill development and self-employment opportunities in the rural areas,” said the VC.
Meanwhile, the Senate accommodated Dr Swaraj Bir Singh, Dr Arun Grover and Dr SS Marwaha, as its members. Dr Swaraj Bir Singh, a playwright, and Sahitya Academy Award winner, is Editor of Punjabi Tribune. Dr Arun Grover is former Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
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