Amritsar 17 June, 2021 (Yes Punjab News)
Guru Nanak Dev University has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Punjab Police to set up an institutional mechanism for interaction between the two organisations for a period of 5 years. The MoU was signed by Prof. (Dr.) Jaspal Singh Sandhu,Vice Chancellor and Dr. S S Chauhan, Additional Director General Police, Punjab.
Speaking about the collaboration, Prof. (Dr.) Jaspal Singh Sandhu said, “This is a landmark occasion as it brings together two organizations from different walks of life and has the potential to be mutually beneficial. The initial phase of interaction will be important so that a good foundation is laid for sustained collaboration.
Moreover both organizations will develop state’s own technical expertise on traffic management, control, traffic, transportation and road safety engineering, eg. conducting joint road safety audit & training with state police”.
Dr. S S Chauhan , ADGP, Punjab Police said “It’s an endeavour to do actionable research. Punjab police strives to have academic practitioner collaboration to have problem solving oriented research which can serve the people of the state.
This will also create resource person for the state and is instrumental in creating valuable Human resource. ADGP also appreciated the efforts of University Industry linkage cell and Commissioner of Police for facilitating this MoU”.
Dr. Preet Mohinder Singh Bedi, Coordinator University Industry linkage Programme of the University said that the objective of this MoU is to establish a Centre of Excellence at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar and formalize a non-exclusive framework of cooperation to facilitate collaboration between both the parties to promote programs and joint activities that foster cooperation between them and promote safe and sustainable transport in Punjab in order to improve traffic management, traffic control, and road safety by building scientific temperament.
Under this MoU both organizations will carry out activities and events conducive to help measurably reduce the death toll and serious injuries caused by road incidents in the state or region of the state.
Shri Navdeep Asija, Traffic Advisor, Punjab Police informed that under this MoU both paties will develop scientific temper, reforms in pragmatic methods applicable for road safety, traffic control, and management .