Three-day long 6th Founder’s Day celebrations of MRSPTU begins
Kanwar Inder Singh/ royalpatiala.in
Three-day long 6th Founder’s Day celebrations of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda begin here on Wednesday with the Aarambh of Shri Akhand Path.
On the concluding day on February 12 (Foundations Day), the expert talk on the Life and Teachings of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji by Dr. Paramvir Singh, Professor Department of Encyclopaedia of Sikhism, Punjabi University, Patiala and The Life and Philosophy of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji by Dr. Radha Sharma, Former Head, Department of History, Guru Nanak dev University, Amritsar will be organised. To promote frugal technology, the university will also honour prominent innovators of Punjab.
“The short journey of the fastest growing MRSPTU has been commendable. It’s a moment of pride for me to lead the university, which has an excellent faculty and hardworking students,” said the University vice-chancellor, Prof. Buta Singh Sidhu, while congratulating faculty, staff, students and stakeholders.
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda (Erstwhile Maharaja Ranjit Singh State Technical University, Bathinda) is an affiliating Technical University, established by Govt. of Punjab vide Punjab Act No. 5 of 2015 notified through Punjab Government Gazette-Extraordinary (Regd. No. CHD/0092/2015-2017) notification No. 5- Leg./2015 dated 12th February 2015 and registered with UGC u/s 2(f).
The objectives of this new Technical University at Bathinda are to provide, upgrade and promote Quality Technical Education, Training and Research in Technical Education to create entrepreneurship and a conducive environment for the pursuit of Technical Education in close cooperation with industry. In the pursuit of creating excellence in Teaching, Research and Skill Development, the University has to attain highest standards by following and conforming to norms/standards policies laid down by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi and University Grants Commission, New Delhi.