Chandigarh January 15, 2018
MoU between PHTPB & PU

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by Prof. Arun K. Grover, Vice
Chancellor, Panjab University(PU) Chandigarh and Sh. Shivdular Singh Dhillon, IAS,
Chief Executive Officer, Punjab Heritage & Tourism Promotion Board (PHTPB), here today.

The agreement, in the form of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), formalises the
mutual interaction and strengthens the existing relationship between the PHTPB and PU
through UIHTM at the strategic and working level, focusing on the development of
tourism. The interaction between PHTPB and UIHTM will develop various projects and
programs for the hotel and tourism industry. This MOU will coordinate and implement the
activities, events and project related to the development and management of tourism in
the State of Punjab.

The PHTPB and UIHTM have a shared objective of serving the public interest. This MoU
provides for continued strengthening of future cooperation between the PHTPB and UIHTM
in achieving common goals that will increase tourism and will increase the employment
through training program under “Hunar se Rozgar”. It will increase the capacity
building of various service providers through the training for tourism police, dhabha
staff, taxi drivers etc by focusing on hygiene. Moreover, it aims to increase on the
job training or internship programs for the students too.

Prof. Meenakshi Malhotra, Dean University Instructions, PU; Prof. Ramanjeet Johal,
Director Research Promotion Cell, PU; Prof. Rajat Sandhir, Associate Director Research
Promotion Cell, PU; Prof. L.K.Bansal, founder director UIHTM and Dr. Prashant Gautam,
Director UIHTM were also present.
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Chandigarh January 15, 2018
        A Colloquium on a new Dental Scoring System for research on human evolution

        Third Anthropology Colloquium entitled “A new Dental Scoring System for Human
Evolution” was held at the Department of Anthropology, Panjab University, Chandigarh
here today.
        Dr. Varsha Pilbrow, Lecturer, from the University of Melbourne, Australia
delivered the colloquium describing a dental system which would be of great help not
only in studying the morphological variations in teeth of living but also fossil apes
and humans. The colloquium was widely attended and generated interest amongst students
and faculty members of the department.
        Dr. Pilbrow has published widely in this field and is pioneering novel
techniques to trace the course of human evolution.