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

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.