BATHINDA, AUGUST 16 -Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda celebrated 73rd Independence Day with enthusiasm and Patriotic fervour at Athletic Ground.

Saluting the Nation and its freedom fighters, Chief Guest on the occasion, MRSPTU, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Mohan Paul Singh Ishar unfurled the National Flag.

While addressing, Dr. Ishar appealed to the gathering to adopt the attitude of humanity, brotherhood and national integrity. While stressing that process of Nation Building is still on, he strongly appealed the youth to arise to the challenges of the day and dedicate themselves to the building of strong Nation.

He called upon teachers to love their profession and be “Role Model” for the students. “A teacher is a beacon light that acts as a lighthouse to guide the stranded students in the sea of life,” he said.

Dr. Ishar also recalled the pain of partition, which created a rift on the lines of religion, resulting in riots and mass casualties were the most unfortunate outcomes of the tragedy.

MRSPTU Registrar, Dr. Ashish Baldi also conveyed his greetings on Independence Day and gave his best wishes for a bright future of the students. He said a teacher's life is a living message for his students to work hard in the service of the country.
MRSPTU Dean Academic and Campus Director, Dr. Savina Bansal said engineers play a very important role in every walk of life. “They are versatile minds who build bridges between sciences, technology and society. Engineers contribute to the nation’s technological and industrial progress,” she added.

Faculty, staff and students of the University assembled at the Athletic Ground and participated in making the programme inspiring and enlightening. The NCC cadets conducted the parade in honour of the national flag.

Er. Vivek Kondal, ANO of 2 Punjab R & V SQN, NCC of the Campus and Rajeev Varshney, 20 Punjab Battalion NCC led volunteers enthusiastically participated in the celebrations. The theme of many items staged by students during cultural performances showcased as part of the celebrations was patriotism.

Senior faculty, Deans, Dr. Jasbir Singh Hundal, Dr. R. K. Bansal, Dr. Balwinder Singh Sidhu, Dr. Manjit Bansal, Ar, Ripudam Singh, Ar. Jatinder Kaur, Director Public Relations, Harjinder Sidhu were also present on the occasion.



BATHINDA, AUGUST 16-Amidst a gathering of distinguished engineers, Giani Zail Singh Campus College of Engineering and Technology (GZSCCET), Bathinda Alumni Association’s Ludhiana Chapter began with fanfare at Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) Officers Club in Ludhiana.

It was inaugurated by Dr. Savina Bansal, Campus Director of GZSCCET and Dean Academic Affairs of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda.

Speaking on the occasion Dr. Savina Bansal said GZSCCET being the oldest technical Institute established by Punjab Government is proud of its rich legacy of worthy Engineers and Architects, who have been serving the society at national and International levels.

Such Chapters will facilitate building a strong and long-lasting relationship between Institute and its alumni for fruitful collaborations, Industry-Institute interactions, internships, and placements besides mentoring and grooming of the current students for better future.

While speaking on the occasion, Dr. R.K. Bansal, Dean Student Welfare of the University and Coordinator Alumni Relation GZSCCET lauded the work done by GZSCCET in Engineering and allied fields. “We shall work collectively to rejoin with our roots and branches,” he appealed, while apprising the alumni of on-going projects in the GZSCCET.

Those present included Alumni Er. Rahul Gagneja, Superintending Engineer Local Government Punjab, Er. Raminderjit Singh, Superintending Engineer PSPCL, Er. Ashok Kumar Daroch, Superintending Engineer BBMB, Architects Rajan Tangri and Bimaldeep along with Er. Harinder Singh Sehra successful Entrepreneur in the area of providing electronic solutions to Textile industries and Proprietor of TechZone Ludhiana and Er. Lokesh Jain, Faculty at PAU Ludhiana.

Earlier in April 2019 GZSCCET has successfully organized the 25-years Silver Jubilee Reunion celebrations of 1989 and 1994 batch admitted students of B.Tech and B.Arch, in which more than 150-alumni from India and 7-Foreign countries including USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Qatar, Singapore, Dubai participated. Those attended included Er. Vikram Aggarwal, District and Sessions Session Judge Ambala, Er. Harpreet Singh Professor and Dean IIT Ropar, Er. Aashotosh Bajaj CEO J&K Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd, Damanjeet Singh, Gurinder Singh Goindi and Puneet Bansal entrepreneurs running successful Export-houses.

It may be mentioned here that the alumni of Alumni of GZSCCET were recipients of many prestigious national and international awards and honours, who have been serving around the World. They have excelled in the variegated fields including Central services like IPS, IRS and Judicial Services, Armed Forces, ISRO, Scientists and faculty in IIT and NITs besides in the field of Engineering and Research. Many of them are enhancing the productivity of the companies like Intel, Honeywell, TCS, Procter & Gamble, Reliance, Broadcom, Qualcomm, Siemens, Accenture, Shell India, Virtusa Inc., HAL, SAIL, GE Power, HCL Axon, Trident, BBMB, BSNL, ICICI, Phillips, Samsung Electronics, HSBC, NTPC, L&T, Bosch Ltd, UESS Corporation, Emerson and various state Services.