Ludhiana, December 1, 2023 (Yes Punjab News)
Dr. Satbir Singh Gosal, Vice-Chancellor of Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), unveiled the PAU Magazine 2022-23, paper as well as digital edition, amidst an aura of academic brilliance and intellectual celebration. The ceremony witnessed the august presence of university officers, the editorial team, and enthusiastic students.
In his inspiring address, Dr. Gosal encapsulated the essence of PAU’s historical journey, emphasizing the institution’s unwavering commitment to research, extension activities, and teaching ethics. He accentuated the pivotal role of education in fostering not just livelihoods but also a quest for personal enlightenment.
Quoting luminaries like Martin Luther and Sir Benjamin Franklin, he urged students to harness the transformative power of education and creativity, emphasizing the profound impact of reading and writing in shaping one’s perspective and contributing to a changing world.
Lauding the diverse content within the magazine, Dr. Gosal equated it to a treasure trove of literary, social, academic, scientific, fiction, non-fiction, and cultural articles. He commended student contributors for their valuable contributions while urging more students to share their thoughts through this platform.
Dr. Nirmal Jaura, Director of Students’ Welfare, highlighted the magazine’s significance in nurturing students’ creative expression and improving their writing skills. He applauded the active participation of students, emphasizing how these skills would benefit them not just in their careers but also in life. He observed that the PAU Magazine symbolizes the vibrant intellect, creativity, and social consciousness of the students, reflecting the institution’s commitment to holistic education and fostering an environment where ideas flourish and minds expand.
Dr. Deepika Vig, the Chief Editor, exalted the enigmatic nature of written words and encouraged readers to explore the layers of meaning within the magazine’s content. She marveled at the kaleidoscopic array of articles by budding writers, depicting unique perspectives and capturing the essence of campus life, education, sports, and societal issues.
Dr. Jagwinder S. Jodha, in his vote of thanks, underscored the perpetual nature of learning and the pivotal role of educators in guiding and nurturing the youth. He highlighted the magazine as an avenue for students to showcase their creative talents and share their enlightened thinking, fostering a community of ideas and expressions.
As the new edition of PAU Magazine finds its way into the hands of eager readers, it promises not just a literary feast but also a journey that transcends boundaries, opening doors to new perspectives and intellectual enrichment. The editorial team was awarded certificates by the Vice-Chancellor.