MRS PTU (Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University), Bathinda become first technical university in Punjab registered under 12B of UGC act 1956.
University now eligible for central assistance under University XII plan extended up to 31.03.2019 for construction/renovation of building (including renovation of heritage buildings), campus development, staff, books & journals, laboratory, infrastructure, innovative research activities, university industry linkages, extension activities, cultural activities, development of ICT, health care, student amenities including hostels, Non-NET Fellowships to students, Travel Grant, conferences/Seminars/ Symposium/Workshops, Publication Grant, Appointment of Visiting Professor/Visiting Fellow and Establishment of Career & Counseling Cell, Day Care Centers, basic facilities for women and Faculty Development Programme, etc.
MRSPTU established in 2015 and within short period of span university got approval from UGC under 12B section based on availability of Ph.D faculty with significant publication in high repute international journals & sufficient cadre ratio in all departments. University developing best research facilities and excellent infrastructure with availability of latest equipment and instruments. University also enriched with extra-curricular facilities like sports & cultural etc.
Due to this approval the affiliated colleges of MRSPTU will also get a chance for approval under 12B Section of UGC.
Prof. (Dr.) M.P.S. Ishar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, MRS PTU, Bathinda while elaborating about this achievement that now University will achieve world class status and establish excellent facilities for students as well as faculty. He further said that various constituent & affiliated colleges under MRSPTU will also benefit with this approval. On this achievement Prof. Ishar also thanked the coordination team including faculty & staff of MRSPTU for successful execution of this task.
On this great achievement Prof. Jasbir Singh Hundal, Registrar, Prof. Gursharan Singh, Dean Academics, Prof. Buta Singh Sidhu, Dean Planning & Development, Prof. Savina Bansal, Dean Research & Development, Prof. R.K Bansal, Dean Student Welfare, Prof. Manjeet Bansal, Dean Consultancy & Industry Linkage, Prof. Ashish Baldi, Dean Faculty of Pharmacy,MRSPTU congratulates all the faculty, Staff, students of MRSPTU & its constituent & affiliated colleges.