Jalandhar/Kapurthala Jan 15,2021: I.K Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU) has entered in its 25th year of foundation by completing glorious 24 years. This is the Silver Jubilee Year of the University. In this regard, the university has prepared its year-long agenda of academic excellence & development. The university is focusing this year for Academic competence, Research & 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 NEP (National Education Policy 2020). University Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Kumar Sharma shared these goals & agendas with the university team members during the Silver Jubilee Year celebrations event.
On this occasion, the yearly calendar of the university and the silver jubilee year logo were also released as part of the Silver Jubilee Year celebrations.
Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Ajay Kumar Sharma said that in the past 24 years, the University has achieved new heights in the administrative and academic levels by making many positive changes, initiating and maintaining regulations according to regulations set by regulatory bodies. He said that Silver Jubilee is the first door where tomorrow and today are to be evaluated by the IKGPTU team from top to bottom.
VC Prof. (Dr.) Sharma said that upliftment of the University under UGC 12B & preparation of road map for Holistic Technical Education as a large multidisciplinary University as per NEP 2020 is on the top priority of this year.
On the other important agenda, Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) Sharma 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, modernization and capacity building will be continued as before.
During the foundation day celebrations, officers, faculty, students and staff of University participated in prayer”Sarbat Da Bhala”. The recitation of Sri Akhand Path Sahib Ji 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 this occasion, University Registrar Er. Sandeep Kumar Kazal, Dean Academic Prof. (Dr.) Vikas Chawla, Dean Students Welfare Professor Dr. Yadavinder Singh Brar, Director O.D.L Dr. Balkar Singh, Controller of Examination Dr Paramjit Singh, Joint Registrar Dr RPS Bedi, Dr Gaurav Bhargav, Dr Hitesh Sharma and others were present.