Visit of World Bank delegation and Central Project Advisor, NPIU


Mr. Cristian Aedo, Education Practice Manager, The World Bank and Ms. Namrata Tognatta, Education Specialist, The World Bank along with Dr. P.M. Khodke, Central Project Advisor, NPIU visited Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh on 26th October' 2018 under TEQIP-III project.

The World Bank delegation was welcomed by Dr. Sanjay Batish, Coordinator (TEQIP-III). Further, Prof. Uma Batra, Director, Punjab Engineering College had given a presentation on department-wise outcomes and achievements made under TEQIP-II and the progress achieved till date under TEQIP-III. The delegates from World Bank had an interaction with the Director, Deans, HODs, Centre Heads, Head CIM and Senior Librarian.

On the sidelines of the visit, delegation visited the Infrastructure facilities created through TEQIP. The visit was held to make the World Bank officials aware about the impact of TEQIP Project in Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh.

The delegates appreciated the progress made by Punjab Engineering College under TEQIP Project.

Recent Research Activities

Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), in collaboration with IEEE Region 10, IEEE Chandigarh SubSection, IEEE Delhi Section and Galgotias University, hosted an International Workshop on "Best Practices in Educational Activities Workshop" in hybrid mode ideated by IEEE R-10 Education Activities Committee. IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity.

The Semiconductor Research Centre, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering conducted a week-long Advanced workshop on ‘Semiconductor Device Design, Fabrication and Characterization’ in technical collaboration with IEEE Chandigarh Subsection and ISSE Chandigarh Chapter. Sh. Dharam Pal, IAS and Adviser to the Administrator was the chief guest for the inaugural ceremony.

Civil Engineering Department, in association with the Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (Department of Space) Dehradun, organized one day workshop titled “Open Source Geospatial Products in Disaster Management.” The primary mandate of the workshop is to create awareness about the various free available software for digital mapping used in disaster management. Participants from Chandigarh Administration, Fire department, DGRE attended the workshop.