IKGPTU Tributes to its former VC and Board Chairman Dr S K Salwan

  • Eminent scientist Dr. Salwan was the 6th Vice Chancellor and 7th Board Chairman of the University
  • Jalandhar / Kapurthala: Dr. Sudarshan Kumar Salwan, an eminent scientist who was the 6th Vice Chancellor and 7th Board Chairman of I.K. Gujral Punjab Technical University (IKG PTU), passed away on Tuesday at his residence in Rajasthan. The ceremony to pay tribute to him was held at the I.K Gujral Punjab Technical University main campus on Wednesday as “Remembrance”. In this ceremony, the condolence message of the Vice Chancellor Shri Rahul Bhandari, IAS, who is also the Principal Secretary of the Technical Education and Industrial Training Department of the State, was read. The Vice Chancellor, Shri Rahul Bhandari, while remembering the mentoring steps and guidance given by Dr. Salwan in the University, was said to always remember his works as exemplary works.

    On this occasion, a profile prepared on the great works of Dr. Salwan was also shared by the Public Relations Department of the University. He was the Chairman of the 7th Board of Governors of the University from October 2018 to September 2021, while Vice-Chancellor of the University from February 2004 to May 2008.

    University’s Dean P&EP Dr. (Prof.) Yadvinder Singh Brar, Dean RIC Dr. RPS Bedi, Dean Academics Dr. Vikas Chawla, Dean Student Welfare Dr. Satveer Singh, Finance Officer Dr. Sukhbir Singh Walia, Controller Examinations Dr. Paramjit Singh, Director College Development Dr. Balkar Singh, Deputy Dean Dr Rajneesh Sachdeva, Registrar PEC Dr S K Mishra, Deputy Registrar Dinesh Juneja, Director UHV Er. Sandeep Kumar Kajal, Director Mohali Campus (II) Dr. Amanpreet Singh, Director Dr. Ekonkar Singh, Deputy Registrar Rajneesh Sharma also addressed the shok sabha. All the officers, faculty members, employees of the university were present on this occasion. Meanwhile, condolence messages received from Ashok Mittal, Chancellor of Lovely Professional University, Satnam Sandhu, Chancellor of Chandigarh University, Dr. Rajneesh Aroda, former Vice Chancellor of IKG PTU and others were also read.