Hon’ble Governor of Punjab & the Administrator of Chandigarh, Shri V.P. Badnore, and Smt. Kirron Kher, Member of Parliament will be unveiling the plaque of Dewan Anand Kumar Ji, inauguration of new T-1, Flats at PU South Campus and inauguration of GH-10 on May 29, 2018. The background material for the three spots is as given below:-
Dewan Anand Kumar Hall: Dewan Anand Kumar, Vice Chancellor of Panjab University (August 1, 1949 to June 30, 1959) was the founding father of the present day Panjab University in the truest sense of the word. He exerted tremendous effort in building the University from a scratch, post 1947 and created a campus at Chandigarh which is envious in terms of space, aesthetics and its futuristic amenability to expansion. 1958, the Registrar’s Office was shifted to Dewan Anand Kumar Hall surrounded with beautiful landscape covered with trees and flower plants.
T-1 Flats, PU South Campus, Sector-25, Chandigarh: 30 flats for Professors/Associate Professors are ready for inauguration. Each flat consists of 3 bed rooms, one study room, attached bathrooms, separate drawing cum dining room and modular kitchen.
Neerja Bhanot Girls Hostel # 10: The new girl’s hostel at PU, is named after Neerja Bhanot, the youngest recipient of India’s highest peacetime Gallantry Award, the Ashoka Chakra. The hostel will accommodate as many as 336 students. It consists of 38 rooms with attached washrooms and 130 normal rooms. All rooms will be sufficient for two people. The rooms are well lit with sufficient and separate space for reading. It has a seminar hall also.