PU Senate gives felicitations to PM Narendra Modi for next term of NDA Govt
Author(s): City Air NewsChandigarh, May 26, 2019: Panjab University Senate considered all the agenda items in its meeting here today. PU Senate gave felicitations to Prime Minister of India Sh.Narendra Modi, for the next term of the NDA...
Chandigarh, May 26, 2019: Panjab University Senate considered all the agenda items in its meeting here today.
PU Senate gave felicitations to Prime Minister of India Sh.Narendra Modi, for the next term of the NDA Government. It also gave felicitations for PU fellows Smt.Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament, Dr.Amar Singh, IAS (Retd.), Ludhiana, and former fellow Sh.Manish Tiwari for winning the Lok Sabha elections including PU Alumni Sh.Rajiv Pratap Rudy and Sh. Sukhbir Singh Badal.
PU Senate welcomed Dr. Paramjit Singh, Principal, Government College, Hoshiarpur for his first PU Senate Meeting and also congratulated Sh. D.P.S. Randhawa, for being elected as President, Bar Association, Punjab & Haryana High Court, Chandigarh.
PU Senate approved the extension of Prof. Shankarji Jha, Dean of University Instruction for another year w.e.f. 1.5.2019.
PU Senate approved the appointment of Prof. Deepti Gupta, Deptt of English and Cultural Studies as Dean Alumni Relations for a period of one year.
PU Senate, regarding roster of teaching position i.e. Assistant Professors, discussed the agenda item and it was resolved that on the basis of revised directions of UGC, a fresh roster be prepared and to be taken to the next Syndicate.
PU Senate gave further extension of one year w.e.f June 1, 2019 to Dr. Devinder Dhawan, Chief Medical Officer, Bhai Ghanaiya Ji Institute of Health, PU.
PU Senate also decided to prepare a comprehensive policy for all aided Colleges and the agenda be taken to the next Syndicate.
PU Senate approved the recommendations of Syndicate to rationalise the fee structure and other charges for courses offered in the University Teaching Departments and Regional Centre of Panjab University, Chandigarh for the session 2019-20. The proposed amount for the concessions have been enhanced for the session 2019-20 to Rs. 3,16,00,000/- as compared to Rs. 2,46,12,092/- for 2018-19.
Henceforth, the fee structure of the University shall be determined for the complete programme/course and not for each academic session.
As per the recommendations, there shall be no enhancement for the students in ongoing programme for the traditional courses and partially self-financed courses, informed Prof. Karamjeet Singh, Registrar, PU. However, for fresh students to traditional courses there shall be an enhancement of Rs. 500/- per annum and thereafter, in the subsequent years (2020-21 onwards), it shall be enhanced @ 5% to be rounded off to the next hundred. In addition, development of Rs. 500/- per annum shall also be charged from the students, he added.
For students seeking fresh admissions in the session 2019-20 for partially self-financed courses, there shall be enhancement of 7.5% (subject a ceiling of Rs. 7500/- p.a.) and thereafter, the fee for the subsequent years ( 2020-21 onwards) shall be enhanced @ 5% to be rounded off to next hundred.
PU Senate approved for no enhancement in the fees of the following courses:-
1. (MBA) P.U.R.C. Ludhiana
2. UIAMS (all courses)
3. PU Constituent Colleges
c. BA B.Com
d. MA Punjabi(Sikhwala College, Sri Muktsar Sahib)