PU VC interacts with professors
More than 200 Professors and senior officials participated in the meeting
Chandigarh: Prof Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University held an online interaction with the Professors of PU. At the outset, while appreciating the stature of Panjab University, he urged all to work collectively towards achieving top rating of NAAC and sought cooperation of all in this endeavour by updating databases, informing achievements, keeping documentary evidence for evaluation etc.
PU VC also advised faculty members to work towards interdisciplinary, multidisciplinary research, write new projects, new start-ups, start a PhD in a completely new research area, think on innovative ideas and get patents. While doing this,he motivated all to keep in mind the requirements of PU , the Govt policy and the global perspective.Apart from this, social initiatives should be taken up by each department. In the interest of PU, he stated that very soon all labs will be integrated.
PU VC urged all to collaborate with the Industry/ Corporate Sector for better research work. He further shared that PU is creating a data bank related to projects/innovations/patents/citations of the faculty for consideration of suitable awards to them. The suggestions were taken from the senior officials and the faculty members present in the meeting which included Dean International Students,Prof Anju Suri, Prof Anupama Sharma, Dean Alumni Relations, Prof Anuradha, IQAC, Prod Indu Pal Kaur, Chairperson UIPS, Dr KNSingh Chairman, Deptt of Chemistry.
Earlier, Prof V R Sinha, DUI in his welcome address, appreciated the support of PU VC in all matters related to the overall growth of the campus. He urged all to open all lines of communication for better coordination in the interest of students.
Prof. Anuradha Sharma-Associate Director, IQAC informed that NAAC visit is due in early next year and we should be ready for getting the highest rating of the NAAC. She requested that all faculty members should report their achievements, lectures delivered, public lectures, projects, patents etc. to their respective departmental IQAC cells for updating the same on the IRB portal. She requested sharing of all information which can help in getting PU a better NAAC score. It was also requested to report all the non-academic activities, if happened, between Mentee-Mentor institutes as well as to inform all the programs organised or attended under IIC.
Prof Indu suggested that the young researchers be educated regarding patent research and in identifying research gap before taking up any research subject. to help in improving the perception of the university, all activities/achievements be posted on social media platforms of respective departments.
More than 200 Professors and senior officials participated in the meeting and also gave suggestions on various aspects of improvement in the university.