CHANDIGARH: May 19, 2010: The Syndicate of Panjab University, Chandigarh in its meeting held this evening condoled – the death of Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Ji, former Vice-President of India, who remained the Chancellor of the Panjab University from August 19, 2002 to July 21, 2007 after a brief illness on 15.5.2010. While paying homage to the departed soul, the members of the Syndicate remembered Shri Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Ji as a noble human being, a great patriot and an excellent administrator who made rich contributions to the growth of the country and Panjab University. Sh. Shekhawat Ji made politics respectable and credible and lived a life of purpose. The Syndicate observed, two minute silence, all standing in the memory of departed soul and resolved to send a copy of the Resolution to the members of the bereaved family.
With regard to the issue of the release of Degrees of B.P. Ed. (4-Years Course) to the students of D.A.V. College, Sector 10, Chandigarh, the Syndicate resolved to accept the Ashok Goyal Committee Report which was presented before the House and authorized the Vice-Chancellor to take the necessary action in this regard as per law.
The Syndicate also resolved to increase the Local Conveyance Allowance given to the members of different University Committees from Rs.100/- to Rs.200/-.