Foundation Day Ceremony

Since it's inception on 9th of November, 1921, PEC University of Technology celebrated its Foundation Day for the first time on the 9th of November, 2016.  

The Director, PEC University of Technology, Prof. Manoj K. Arora shared illuminating words regarding the optimistic march of PEC towards the future. He also mentioned the MoU that the institute signed earlier in the day with TATA Power Delhi Distribution Ltd. and RECPDCL. He later presented the Chief Guest, Dr. O. S. Sehgal with a memento as a mark of appreciation. Dr. Sehgal, in his address, highlighted the institute's glorious history of innovation and achievements.

Following this, a video was screened that captured the journey of the college since its inception - not only the physical miles it has traversed from Lahore to Chandigarh but also the leaps and strides the institute has taken forward to reach the pinnacle of technical education.  

The event included a Cultural Programme filled with captivating performances by the students in the form of a Medley song, a comical skit from the dramatics club and an enthralling performance from the bhangra group. The dance group -'Invincibles' added to the festive environment of the event with their amazing performance.

An award of Research & Innovation was also launched during this celebration wherein 8 projects were selected under Young Research Fellowship Programme. The Chief Guest of the event, Dr. O. S. Sehgal and the Director, PEC, Dr. Manoj K. Arora presented Dr. K.K. Aggarwal (Alumnus 1968-Electronics & Electrical Communication Engg.), Mr. Rajinder Kumar kaura (Alumnus 1973-Electrical Engg.), Dr. Satish Kumar (Alumnus 1980-Aeronuatical Engg.) and Ms. Shikha Arora (Alumnus 2000-Electrical Engg.) with the Distinguished Alumnus Award and honored them with a memento, a shawl and a citation each. Prof. K.K. Gogna, Dean Alumni Affairs, read out the citations of all the awardees.

The momentous occasion was well attended and positively received and proved to be a joyous celebration of PEC's admirable journey.

 

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