PU departments should be regulated by alumni: V-C
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Deapertments should not get themselves regulated by the Syndicate and Senate, let alumni regulate them, said Panjab University (PU) Vice-Chancellor Prof Arun Kumar Grover at a press conference after a lecture on Thursday.
"Departments are free to organise their annual days and can award their meritorious students at such functions. The University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET) will organise a function at the end of January, where it will award meritorious students of University Business School, University Institute of Legal Studies and other institutes," he added.
When asked about the convocation, he said that this year the convocation would take place on March 10. "As per the university rules, all the students can be awarded at the convocation," the vice-chancellor added.
This time the university has decided to confer degrees on historian Romila Tappar, Indian-born British sculptor Anish Kapoor, Indian physicist Ashok Sen and mathematician M S Raghunathan.
F S Kohli, who is known as the father of the Indian Software Industry, and Sam Pitroda would visit the campus for lectures in January end, Grover said. Jayant Narlikar, an Indian astrophysicist will deliver a lecture at the university on Ruchi Ram Sahni's commemoration day on April 5.
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