Bathinda, June 26, 2022 (Yes Punjab News)
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRS-PTU) Bathinda’s Chairman Board of Governors-cum-Principal Secretary to Government of Punjab, Department of Technical Education & Industrial Training Punjab, Shri Rahul Bhandari IAS launched the Admission portal of the University for the Academic Session 2022-23 on Sunday.
As chief guest, Shri Bhandari joined the ceremony online to launch the portal . In his address, Shri Bhandari said that It was a matter of great pride that the MRS-PTU, one of the fastest growing universities of Punjab also launched new need based skill courses in Health Science Technology ( in association with All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bathinda and numerous other emerging technologies with the collaboration of prestigious institutes .
He added that the start of a new course in emerging technologies and bridging the gap between education and industry is need of hour. He said online and need based skill education was the future of education.
Education is the only weapon in our hands that can change the World for the better. Moreover, value-based education is the need of the hour to take India to newer heights.
“Development of any country or state depends upon how educated its citizens are. Education plays a great role in developing countries in every field, therefore, in Punjab, we have to make sure that youth of the state are well-educated , skilled and cultured so that they can help in taking the country and state on the path of development,” he said.
Technical Education plays a vital role in Human Resource Development and need based courses cutting edge emerging technologies to be a leading nation .
He said stopping Brain drain is priority of Punjab Government.
He admitted that many meritorious Indian students pursue their higher studies from foreign universities. Our higher learning institutions are capable of producing World-class scholars but lose them to foreign universities due to brain drain.
He expressed happiness that MRS-PTU is one of the leading universities, which is always ready to open new frontiers of education. He said that the admission platform has been launched so as to facilitate students to get admission without any hurdles and transparent manner .
He also lauded the Dean’s, faculty and employees of the MRS-PTU, who have given their valuable contributions in developing this platform and making it a huge success.
He said MRS-PTU is one of the front ranking educational institutions of Punjab. He hoped that new online courses in Data Science, Machine Learning, Blockchain, Patents & IPR, Programming Languages, Business Intelligence, Cyber Crimes etc. will definitely
Enhance Learning and all set to Enriching Dreams of the aspirant students. The online certificate programmes will deliver a futuristic learning experience to the students with an advanced online learning system in the trust and recent areas/technology according to changing times.
As we know Technical Education plays a vital role in Human Resource Development of the country by creating skilled manpower, enhancing industrial productivity and improving the quality of life of its people.
There is a need for creating excellence in Academic Research and Skill Development. Technical education holds greater promises for National growth to prepare a talented workforce needed by the modern world and to create entrepreneurship and a conducive environment for the pursuit of Technical Education in close cooperation with the Industry. Our Scientists, researchers with their knowledge, capability and commitment will make the journey of India to become a leader in the knowledge based society of the 21st Century.
The Future of India would derive strength from three sources. Firstly from a value system based on Harmony, Tolerance and Selflessness; secondly from our Youth and; thirdly from Innovations and Inventions. Science and society have co-evolved and will continue to do so.
He said although 6- 7 year old MRS-PTU Established by Government of Punjab is always admired for being a leading University of the Malwa Region of Punjab for knowledge creation, research and dissemination.
The University holds 12B status of UGC and shined in Atal Ranking of Institutes on Innovation Achievements (ARIIA) for 2021 by bagging 4th position in Beginner Band and Overall 62nd position in India among Government Universities. MRS-PTU caters the needs of quality technical education through its Main Campus, various Constituent and Affiliated Colleges spread over twelve districts of Punjab including Bathinda, Barnala, Faridkot, Fatehgarh Sahib, Fazilka, Ferozepur, Mansa, Moga, Patiala, Sangrur, Malerkotla and Sri Muktsar Sahib.
The University is proud to host state-of-the-art consultancy services, testing services, continuing education programmes (disciplinary/multidisciplinary approaches), online learning, national and international collaborations, MoU, transfer of intellectual property rights, etc.
The University has always been sensitive to the concerns of the enrolled/registered and prospective students.
Prof. (Dr.) Buta Singh Sidhu, Vice-Chancellor, MRSPTU said that information brochure, programme/course details, fee structure, eligibility criteria and required documents/certificates for admission etc. are available at the official website of the University.
Dr. Sidhu added that University has 5 Constituent Campuses and 50+ Affiliated Colleges located in Malwa belt of Punjab. He further stated that the University is running around 55- Programmes at University Main Campus, 15-Programmes at GZSCCET-MRSPTU, 14- Programmes at PIT, Nandgarh, 18-Programmes at PIT, GTB Garh (Moga), 22-Programmes at PIT, Rajpura and 15-Programmes at PSAEC, Patiala during this session 2022-23 including new programmes as per the current demand and scope of industry. Dr. Sidhu also added that University had recently started the 75-online certificate programmes to deliver a futuristic learning experience to the students with an advanced online learning system in the trust and recent areas/technology.
It may be mentioned here that Online Certification Courses launch ceremony was Inaugurated by: Shri Banwarilal Purohit, Hon’ble Governor, Punjab and Administrator, UT, Chandigarh & S. Bhagwant Singh Mann, Hon’ble Chief Minister, Punjab to commemorate, 75th Azadi ka Mahotsav during the Maiden Convocation of the University.
Prof. (Dr.) Manjeet Bansal, Chairman (Admissions), MRSPTU added that for more information, candidates can contact to the University Admission Cell using Toll Free Number: 1800-121-1833 and Mobile Numbers: +91 87250-72402, 403, 443, 445, 446. He said that announcement of counselling schedule and other admission related will be published on the University website from time to time. In addition, E-mail: [email protected] will also be available 24*7 to answer queries of the candidates. Information related to programmes, faculty/staff, research and helpdesks are also available on the University website as well as on the websites of the respective Departments/Colleges.
Dr. Kawaljit Singh Sandh, Associate Dean (Academic Affairs), MRSPTU, Bathinda welcomed Chief-Guest and other dignitaries during inagural ceremony. Dr. Gurinder Pal Singh Brar, Registrar, MRSPTU thanked to Principal Secretary for gracing the Admission Portal Inagural Ceremony as Chief-Guest. Associate Dean (Administartive) Dr. Gurpreet Singh Bath, Professor In-Charge (Finance) Dr. Harish Kumar Garg, Professor In-Charge (ITES) Dr. Naresh Kumar Garg, Dean (R&D) Dr. Ashish Baldi, HoD (Computational Sciences) Prof. Sanjay Bhatnagar, Director (Public Relations) Sh. Harjinder Singh Sidhu, Director (T&P) Sh. Harjot Singh Sidhu, Associate Dean Dr. Munish Kumar Jindal and other Deans/Directors/HoDs of various departments of the University were also present there.