Chandigarh, December 9, 2019

Issues related to PU South Campus discussed

Prof. Raj Kumar, Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh met the members
of the South Campus Upliftment Committee and various Chairpersons of the Departments of
South Campus, here today. He urged all to work in coordination for the enhancement of
the South Campus. Various were suggestions were invited and it was informed that the
Incubator shall be soon installed in the South Campus which shall help
in carrying out the various projects which are underway. The concerned Chairpersons
were asked to manage the car parking in front of all the respective departments. The
Upliftment Committee in coordination with the XEN Office will take necessary steps for
speedy installation of CCTV Cameras in all the Departments of the South Campus keeping
in mind the safety of the students.

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Chandigarh, December 9, 2019

12th Chrysanthemum Exhibition

Prof. R.C. Paul Rose Garden, Panjab University, Chandigarh is adorned with
about 150 varieties of Chrysanthemum for the 12th Chrysanthemum Exhibition being
organized by Horticulture Division, PU from 10-15, December, 2019. Prof. Raj Kumar,
Vice Chancellor, PU will inaugurate the exhibition on 10.12.2019 at 2:00 p.m.. Prof.
Shankarji Jha, Dean of University Instruction will preside over the function and Prof.
Karamjeet Singh, Registrar will be the Guest of Honour.

Er. Anil Thakur, Divisional Engineer (Hort.) said that the Horticulture
Division is trying its best to make the exhibition more attractive than the previous
years and has been preparing for the same with his team for many months. He informed
that 7 new varieties namely Sonali, Sapna, Mushtak, Parveen, Mahatma, Dorris, Freshman,
Alfred are displayed this year which have been procured from places like Calcutta and
Solan. About 4200 pots of Chrysanthemum will enhance the beauty of the garden. The
plants have been grown by the Horticulture Division itself in its nursery to get the
best results.
The Horticulture Division has also invited the Employees, Residents,
Departments, Hostels etc. to showcase their Chrysanthemums in this Exhibition.

Such exhibitions have been organized regularly by the Horticulture Division in
the past and have been huge crowd puller. These exhibitions are an opportunity to
display the best products of Horticulture Division and also give a message for clean &
green environment, keeping up with the motto of ‘Swachh Bharat’ being promoted by the
Panjab University, Chandigarh.