Bathinda: In extension to its academic activities, the Central University of Punjab Bathinda (CUPB) under the patronage of Vice Chancellor Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari organized four-lecture webinar series & a panel discussion in which eminent personalities from academia enlightened students. This four-lecture webinar series was conducted by CUPB Dept. of Botany, Dept. of History, Dept. of Mathematics & Statistics, Dept. of Financial Administration on relevant topics of their discipline. In addition to this, an online panel discussion programme on the subject of Union Budget 2021-22 was conducted by CUPB Dept. of Economic Studies.
In the first webinar Prof. Gautam Menon, Professor of Physics and Botany from Ashoka University, delivered a lecture on ‘Modeling Disease Spread’. In the second webinar Dr. Rachna Singh, Assistant Professor from Hindu College, University of Delhi, talked about ‘Deindustrialization in 19th Century India: Myth or Reality’. During the third webinar Prof. Kanchan Jain, Professor in Dept. of Statistics at Panjab University, delivered an expert lecture on ‘Machine Learning Tool: Logistic Regression and its applications’. Prof. Ravi Inder Singh, Director, Regional Centre, Ludhiana, Panjab University, Chandigarh shared his views on Atmanirbhar Bharat: Challenges & Way Forward in the fourth webinar.
The panelists for the Panel Discussion on Union Budget 2021-22 were Prof. Sucha Singh Gill, Ex-Director General & Professor, Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh; Prof. Ranjit Singh Ghuman, Professor of Eminence, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar & Professor, Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh and Prof. Kamal Vatta, Head, Department of Economics and Sociology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.
Prof. Raghavendra P. Tiwari, the Vice Chancellor, mentioned that these expert lectures & discussion programmes will help our students to develop better understanding on their subject, enhance their knowledge on current affairs and encourage them to acquire new skills. He stated that CUPB is committed to provide a holistic education with a learner centric environment for the overall development of our students.
Shri Kanwal Pal Singh Mundra, Registrar, congratulated the programme organizing teams led by Dr. Felix Bast, Prof. Kuldip Singh, Dr. Gauree Shanker, Dr. Anand Thakur and Dr. Sandeep Kaur for the successful execution of these programmes. Students & faculty from different departments of university and other educational institutions participated in these webinars.