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October 12, 2020

India's Education Minister congratulates Punjab and all Citizens of India on the Inauguration of the Ultra-modern New Campus of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda.

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Photo: The Union Education Minister, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, virtually inaugurated the ultra-modern New University Campus & Newly Constructed Buildings of the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB), in New Delhi on October 12, 2020.

New Delhi, October 12, 2020 — India’s Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, virtually inaugurated the ultra-modern New University Campus & Newly Constructed Buildings of the Central University of Punjab, Bathinda (CUPB) today. Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Member of Parliament, Bathinda Lok Sabha Parliamentary Constituency, was also present.

The Minister inaugurated a total of 10 Buildings and a University Insignia Monument at CUPB New Campus. These construction works come under ‘Phase-1A’ of the development plan of CUPB New Campus, the foundation stone of which was laid on September 7, 2015, by the then Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani and the then Chief Minister of Punjab, Sardar Parkash Singh Badal.

The names of buildings inaugurated are Aryabhatta Academic Block, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Guest House, Shaheed Bhagat Singh PG Boys’ Hostel, Mata Gujari PG Girls Hostel, Annapurna Bhojnalya Bhawan, Rai Bahadur Sir Ganga Ram Water Treatment & Supply Centre, Sir M. Visvesvaraya Sewerage Treatment Plant, Radhakrishnan Residential Complex, APJ Abdul Kamal Residential Complex, Swami Dayanand Saraswati Residential Complex.

Mr. Pokhriyal appreciated that the Central University of Punjab is doing remarkable work in education & research. He praised CUPB for implementing the best administrative and teaching practices; the University Grants Commission is considering implementing them in other universities as well, he said. It is a matter of pride for Punjab that the teachers at CUPB got trained from the best universities in countries like America, Canada, Germany, England, Israel, Japan, and Australia. Not only this, the University also has students from 28 states of the country, faculty from 19 states, and staff from 12 states, he further added.

Mr. Nishank congratulated Punjab and all citizens of India on the inauguration of the CUPB New Campus. The Minister also praised the CUPB family for creating an environmentally friendly and green campus by planting more than 40,000 trees inside the campus. He expressed his firm belief that CUPB faculty and students will set high-water marks in infrastructural growth in academic and co-academic excellence in this state of the art new campus.

Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal congratulated CUPB employees, students, and Punjab people on the New Campus of the Central University of Punjab. She stated that Bathinda City will now be known as the education hub of Punjab as students from across the country and overseas will come here for quality education.

Prof. (Dr.) Raghavendra P. Tiwari, the Vice-Chancellor of the Central University of Punjab, stated that the lush green new campus of CUPB spreads in 500 acres. It is the first of its kind campus in the country that is environment-friendly & energy-efficient.

Prof. Tiwari said that this day would be historic for Punjab, Punjabi, and Punjabiyat. The ultra-modern New Campus of the Central University of Punjab, situated at Punjab’s holy land, would benefit India’s youngsters with quality education.

Source: Ministry of Education, Government of India

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