Pbi varsity felicitates Inderjit Kaur Sandhu

Pbi varsity felicitates Inderjit Kaur Sandhu

Punjabi University Vice-Chancellor Prof Arvind felicitates Inderjit Kaur Sandhu. Rajesh Sachar

Patiala, November 28

The Women’s Studies Centre, Punjabi University, Patiala, honoured Inderjit Kaur Sandhu, a former Vice-Chancellor of the university, during the 13th International Conference on ‘Women in leadership: Issues and challenges’.

The conference was held on November 25.

Sandhu was the first woman VC of Punjabi University. She was also the first woman to hold such a post in north India.

She was appointed as the VC in 1975 and was one among the only three such officers world over.

Sandhu also became the first woman chairperson of the Staff Selection Commission, New Delhi, in 1980. Later she also set-up a school and remained active on several administrative posts in educational institutions across the state.

Punjabi University VC Prof Arvind, his wife Prof Kavita; Director, Women’s Studies Centre, Prof Ritu Lehal and her team visited Sandhu at her home in Chandigarh and felicitated her.

Sandhu’s son Roopinder Singh and former Senior Associate Editor of The Tribune presented the first copy of the second edition of the festschrift on his mother titled “Inderjit Kaur Sandhu: An inspiring story” to the Vice Chancellor. — TNS

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