8th International Yoga Day

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Yoga day pec-22
Yoga day pec-22
Yoga day pec-22
Yoga day pec-22
Yoga day pec-22
Yoga day pec-22

The 8th International Yoga Day with the overall theme, ‘Yoga for humanity’ was celebrated today at Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh in the recently inaugurated Centenary Hall. Experts in Yoga were invited to instruct a gathering of more than 100 participants including students, staff & faculty. Various postures and asanas were performed on this occasion. The benefits of Yoga such as increased flexibility, lowered levels of stress, improved mental health, lowered risk of illnesses and many more were discussed. Honorable Director, PEC, Prof. Baldev Setia graced the occasion with his august presence. This event was organised by DSA Dr. D.R. Prajapati, ADSA (Sports)- Dr. Sarabjit Singh and Chairman (Estate) - Dr. Rakesh Kumar. This event instilled in the minds of students, staff and  faculty members an appreciation for Yoga which has been a part of our Indian Culture since ages.

Recent Research Activities

Dr. Sanjeev Kumar, Applied Science Department has received the India 2020 Top Cited Paper Award for article “Sr and Mn co-doped sol-gel derived BiFeO3 ceramics with enhanced magnetism and reduced leakage current” Nandni Sharma et al 2017 Mater. Res. Express 4 015702. The Top Cited Paper Award is for corresponding authors from India, for work published across the entire IOP Publishing portfolio.

A National Seminar on ‘Space Flight: Challenges and Opportunities’ was held at the Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh. Notably, the seminar was conducted to commemorate the 16th death anniversary of Dr. Kalpana Chawla, the star alumni of Aerospace Engineering Department of PEC, who disappeared in the sky during Columbia Disaster on 1st February 2003.

The Computer Centre, Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh in association with Chandigarh Sub Section of IEEE is organized a Six Weeks Workshop on Web Development & Introduction to Programming the Internet of Things (IoT). The workshop comprised of theoretical and practical sessions on daily basis. Expert Lectures were also conducted during the workshop.