Chandigarh February 23, 2018
RC Paul National Symposium-2018 Concludes at PU

Prof. Ram Chand Paul, National Symposium on Triumphs of Sustainable Progress in
Chemistry 2018 has again proven to be significantly successful taking a prominent step
ahead in showcasing the useful measures for conducting appraisals of sustainable
resources for the societal benefits.
        Prof. Alok Shrivasta, Prof. P. Venugopalan and Prof. K.K. Bhasin graced the
valedictory function of the 2 days symposium at Department of Chemistry Panjab
        Dr. Shweta Rana (Convener) and Dr. Savita Chaudhary (Organizing secretary) of
conference explained how the conference will be able to channelize the intellectual
resources for betterment of society. The deliberations of the conference would prove a
step forward in updating the knowledge of participants on different aspects of
chemistry and enhance their efficiency.
        Besides, up-gradation of knowledge, the national symposium has served as a
platform in bringing together the chemistry-society dynamic, researchers, scientists,
and industrialists.
        It has also served as a source of inspiration to young researchers and
scientists in igniting new thoughts, developing new research ideas and futuristic
visions for the welfare of humanity. In the symposium the basic need of the societies
regarding water and air pollutions were discussed and new possibilities of developing
new inventions, innovations and products were discussed for the benefits of people.
        It is heartening to learn that a large number of participants both faculty and
students participated in the event. Several distinguished scientists from elite
institutes like IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee and CSIR-CSIO delivered stimulating
talks. The students got an opportunity to display their talent and exchange ideas and
enlighten the number of scientifically and technically trained people. Around nine PhD
and MSc students have delivered their oral presentation and around 120 students have
displayed their posters. Ten students namely Ms. Rupal, Baljinder Kaur, Manish Kumar,
Yesbinder Kaur, Gitanjali Jindal, Ranjeet Kaur, Jasleen Kaur, Aashima, Mehak Mittal and
Ruplai have given best poster awards under PhD and MSc category. The private companies
were also benefitted from such affairs as they obtain fruitful prospects to endorse
their products, innovations and enhance socialization and networking with potential
clients and colleagues for creation of new ventures and businesses, ultimately
extending a hand for the welfare of the community at large.
        Eminent Scientists, faculty, researchers, students and around 200 delegates
participated in the RC Paul National Synmposium-2018.
Chandigarh February 23, 2018

Inter-University Sanskrit Competition

An Inter-University Sanskrit Competition was organized by the Department of Sanskrit,
Panjab University, here today which included Sanskrit Essay writing, Sanskrit Debate
and Sloka recitation Competitions.
Prof. V.K.Alankar, Chairperson, Department of Sanskrit welcomed the participants.
Prof. J.P. Semwal Ex-Chairperson of VVBIS & IS, Hoshiarpur, Chaired the Session and
presented his views on Sanskrit and its Importance.  Dr. Surendra Acharya, Head of
Sanskrit Department D.A.V College, Sector-10, Chandigarh was the Chief Guest.
Teachers from various Institutions Prof. Shankarji Jha, Dr. Shashi Kant Rai, Dr. Devi
Singh, Dr. Sushma Alankar, Dr. Udyan Arya also attended the function.  Research
Scholars and the students of the department of Sanskrit also participated actively.
Nearly 50 students from Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab
participated in the Competitions.
The Results of the Competitions are as follows:-
1.      Sanskrit Declamation Contest
1st Prize               :       Kritika
2nd Prize               :       Jai Kishan Kumar
3rd Prize               :       Raveena Chauhan
Consolation Prize       :       Anshul Chaudhary
2.      Sanskrit Debate
1st Prize               :       Munish
2nd Prize               :       Deepak
3rd Prize               :       Anshul Chaudhary
Consolation Prize       :       Sudhir Sharma
3.      Sloka Recitation Competition
1st Prize               :       Shiv Kumar
2nd Prize               :       Ankita
3rd Prize               :       Naresh
Consolation Prize       :       Pravesh Kumar


Chandigarh February 23, 2018

Special Lectures at Department of Laws, PU
        The Department of Laws, Panjab University, Chandigarh organized two special
lectures here today which were delivered by Mr. Ajay Sagar, who has served in various
United Nation Agencies.
        The first lecture was delivered on the topic “Law and Economic Movements in
Legal Theory”. He emphasized on the intricately interlinked fields of law and economics
citing relevant case studies which included Mundra UMPP and Tala Delhi Transmission
        He also delivered a lecture on “Globalization and Economic Development in India
– Economic Development and Economic Justice” where he emphasized on concepts of
distributive justice and the importance of climate justice in the present scenario.
        The special lectures were concluded with an interactive session with the law