CHANDIGARH–April 15, 2008: Department of Political Science has built up a Computer Lab from the grants received for the purpose from UGC under Special Assistance Programme (SAP). Prof. R.C. Sobti, Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University, inaugurated the Lab, which has got more than a dozen state of the art computers likely to have Internet connectivity. The entire faculty, staff and the students were present on the occasion. Mr. Sanjeev Tiwari, Director, Public Relations was also present along with other University officials. Dr Ronki Ram, the Chairman of the department welcomed Prof R.C. Sobti, Vice Chancellor of Panjab University, the guests and spoke about the activities and future academic agenda of the department.
Prof. B.S. Brar, Coordinator of SAP, was also present on the occasion. Prof. Sobti expressed the satisfaction about the various academic programmes undertaken by the department in the recent years and underlined the critical need for the faculty and the students to take Panjab University to commanding heights of the academic world in its diamond jubilee year. The Vice Chancellor also promised all the help possible to the department in its future endeavours. The department is in the process of renovating its seminar hall and also library halls under UGC-ASIHSS grants. He also wished the outgoing batch best wishers for their career and asked the MA pervious batch to provide all the help to the forthcoming batch. Students on their part presented a memento to the Chancellor as a mark of their respect according to Prof. Ronki Ram, Chairperson, Dept. of Political Science.