08-30-2014, 04:09 PM
The Panjab University has a long tradition of pursuing excellence in teaching and research in science and technology, humanities, social sciences, performing arts and sport. The University supports excellence and innovation in academic programs, excellence in research, science and education promotes and is committed to attracting and supporting the best students and teachers who excel in teaching and research. For over a century, it has served various societal needs with distinction. The glorious traditions of the University founded during the period of more than a hundred and thirty years of her long service to the nation since its inception in 1882 in Lahore (now in Pakistan) are a source of inspiration for the current generation of teachers and students . Based on his age, experience, achievements and philosophy, the Panjab University is a University of national character and stature and attracts both teachers and students from around the country and abroad. The faculty includes some of the most eminent scientists and academics. It continues to attract renowned scholars who interact with the teachers and students. Over the years, the reputation of Panjab University has grown into one of innovative teaching, research and community outreach.
After the partition in 1947, the University was limited to the function for nearly a decade without a campus of its own. The administrative office was located at Solan and the teaching departments functioned from Hoshiarpur, Amritsar, Jalandhar and Delhi. In 1956 it was moved to Chandigarh. Pierre Jeanerette designed the red sandstone university campus under the overall guidance of the legendary Le Corbusier. The reorganization of Punjab in 1966, the university had its regional centers at Rohtak, Shimla and Jalandhar and its affiliated colleges were located in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and the Union territory of Chandigarh.
With the new organization of the Punjab University was an inter-state body corporate catering to the organized States of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab and the Union territory of Chandigarh. Gradually were affiliated to universities in the respective states in the colleges of Himachal and Haryana and Panjab University was left with the affiliated colleges in the Union territory of Chandigarh and some parts of Punjab. The Consultative Committee of the Government of India adopted in 1976, the ratio of 60:40 for sharing maintenance deficit of the Panjab University by the central government (via the Chandigarh Administration) and the Government of Punjab, respectively. Initially, the government of Punjab its share of maintenance grants limited to Rs.16 crore, but it later revised to Rs.20 crore, regardless of the actual share based on the ratio mentioned above. If you want to re-examine the ratio of funds from the Government of India and the Government of Punjab as well as to determine the optimal ratio of the funds for the Panjab University, a new internal Ministerial Advisory Committee established by the Government of India . The Committee recommended that the central government of the University by the UGC after adjusting the means to finance. By the government of Punjab and the excess of the self-financing courses The annual budgeted income and expenditure of the University for the financial year 2012-13 amounted to Rs.302.83 crores and Rs 149.24 crores respectively.