Jalandhar, Dec 6, 2023 (Yes Punjab News)
Lovely Professional University (LPU), one of India’s leading private universities, has achieved a remarkable feat by securing a place among the top 20 universities in India in the QS world university Rankings Sustainability 2024. This recognition underscores LPU’s strong commitment to sustainability and its leadership in adopting sustainable practices.
In the highly competitive landscape of Indian universities, LPU has surpassed both private institutions and prestigious establishments such as IIT Varanasi, Dhanbad, IIT Hyderabad, Indore, Guwahati, Bhubaneshwar, and Ropar to secure this coveted position. Globally, overall LPU has been ranked 672 for overall sustainability, with notable rankings in environmental sustainability (139), knowledge exchange (497), social impact (992), environmental impact (619), and governance (235). These rankings reflect LPU’s efforts to drive sustainable development and create a positive impact on society and the environment.
The QS Sustainability Rankings 2024 evaluate nearly 1400 universities worldwide based on three key metrics: environmental impact, social impact, and governance. These metrics encompass various aspects of sustainability, including sustainable institutions, sustainable education, sustainable research, equality, knowledge exchange, educational impact, employability and opportunities, and quality of life.
Dr. Ashok Kumar Mittal, the founder Chancellor of LPU and Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha, expressed his pride in achieving this milestone and being ranked among the top universities globally and in India in the QS sustainability ranking. He emphasized that this recognition is a testament to LPU’s unwavering commitment to integrating sustainability into all aspects of its operations, curriculum, and campus life.
In addition to its success in sustainability rankings, Lovely Professional University has also made a mark in the prestigious QS World University Rankings 2023 by subject. LPU secured a place among the top 300 universities globally and ranked 9th in India for the Pharmaceutical and Pharmacology subject.
LPU’s impressive performance in the QS Sustainability Rankings is a testament to its comprehensive approach to sustainability. The university’s steadfast dedication to creating a sustainable future is evident in its initiatives, policies, and practices that prioritize environmental conservation, social responsibility, and good governance. LPU continues to lead by example in fostering a sustainable and inclusive educational environment that prepares students to become responsible global citizens.