Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University, BATHINDA

(A State University Established By Govt. of Punjab vide Punjab Act No. 5 of 2015 and Approved Under Section 2(f) & 12 (B) of UGC)

EXTRA CURRICULAR

Webinar- Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (ECBC-R)

Webinar- Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (ECBC-R)

  • Event Date : 2020-09-23
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar. Jatinder Kaur


World Environment Day Celebration

World Environment Day Celebration

  • Event Date : 2021-06-08
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar. Gurmeet Kaur

The GZS School of Architecture and Planning  planted a sapling in the University campus on the occasion of World Environment Day 2021. 


Webinar on Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation

Webinar on Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation

  • Event Date : 2021-02-18
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar. Ripu Daman Singh

GZS School of Architecture and Planning has örganised  one day online lecture cum webinar on “Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation”as  a part of the lecture series on the topic of Energy Conservation & Energy Efficiency. The event was coordinated by Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) in association with Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and D2O, which is celebrating Energy Conservation Week from 18th February to 26th February 2021.


Wall Painting on theme-

Wall Painting on theme- "Optimizing Temperature" by PEDA

  • Event Date : 2019-12-20
  • Faculty Incharge : Ranjit Kaur

PEDA and BEE organised the open competition of wall painting on the theme- "Optimizing Temperature", enhancing the Energy Conservation for architecture colleges in Amritsar, Bathinda, Chandigarh and Jalandhar cities of Punjab. The two teams of students from our department has won the Ist and IInd prizes with cash award of 50,000. The students worked under the guidance of Ar. Ranjit Kaur accompained by all fculty members.


Workshop on Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation

Workshop on Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation

  • Event Date : 2019-12-17
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar. Ripu Daman Singh

The department in collaboration with PEDA and BEE enhancing the importance of Energy Conservation week, organised the workshop on the theme "Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation" in the department computer lab, dated 17.12.19.


Workshop on

Workshop on "DESIGN THINKING"

  • Event Date : 2019-05-21
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar.Ripu Daman singh

A one day workshop on "DESIGN THINKING"has been organized by Ar.Sugandh Malhotra who is a prominent alumni of this department and currently working as an assistant professor in IIT BOMBAY.


“YUVA RATNA AWARD” in National Design Competition

“YUVA RATNA AWARD” in National Design Competition

  • Event Date : 2019-03-15
  • Faculty Incharge : Dr. Bhupinder Pal Singh

MS. Lovepreet Kaur student of B.Arch. 2nd year, GZS-School of Planning and Architecture, MRSPTU, Bathinda, have won Jury appreciation award, in the 15th National level YUVA RATNA 2019 design competition organised by Unit Birla White Cement of Aditya Birla group. Award includes a Trophy, Certificates was received by student guide Prof. (Dr.) Bhupinder Pal Singh Dhot in a felicitation ceremony held in Mumbai on 15th March, 2019 for which the winning team was invited. This design competition is one of the most prestigious annual Design competition which inspires the budding architects of today to give flight to their wings of imagination and creativity. YUVA RATNA is platform for budding Architects aims at arming the architectural fraternity with knowledge.

The jury for National Level Design competition YUVA RATNA 2019 was held at Mumbai and the results were announced on 15th February. For the event, around 2000 entries in which 5000 students from more than 100 Architecture colleges from all over the country were judged by prominent Architects of the country. The winning team of GZS- School of Planning and Architecture, MRSPTU Bathinda was able to go past National level institutions and this is for the fourth time in the 15 year old history of the awards that students from this institution have been declared winners.   Students of first, second and fourth year of GZSCCET participated in this competition. The Design incharges for various years were Dr. Jatinder Kaur, Dr. Bhupinder Pal Singh and Prof. Kapil Arora.


Workshop-cum-Exhibition on Energy Efficient Building Materials

Workshop-cum-Exhibition on Energy Efficient Building Materials

  • Event Date : 2019-02-20
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar. Amandeep Kaur

Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) in association with Design2Occupancy, conducted a district level Workshop-cum-Exhibition in Gyani Zail Singh School of Architecture, Bathinda to demonstrate the Energy Efficient Building Materials. Sh. Makhan Lal, Senior Manager, PEDA, Bathinda informed the participants that it is now mandatory to comply with Punjab ECBC for upcoming buildings having connected load 100 kW or more. He also informed about the various solar and energy conservation schemes being implemented by PEDA. Sh. Ripudaman Ji, Head of Architecture Department was also present there as Guest of Honour. He said due to extensive use of energy, global warming is increasing day by day. He suggested every domestic and small scale buildings should also come under the scope of Punjab ECBC as these constitute major portion of energy consuming buildings. The participants were deliberated on the new technologies and materials available in the market by the industry experts. Energy Efficient building materials like AAC Blocks, Hollow Blocks, Insulation, Double Glazed Glass, SRI Tiles, Solar PV, Motors, etc. were displayed in the Exhibition.


World Habitat Day

World Habitat Day

  • Event Date : 2017-10-11
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar. Amandeep Kaur

World Habitat Day was celebrated by the Department of Architecture, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University in Bathinda on 11th October with the agenda of reflecting over the current state of habitat in our cities, states and our nation on the whole. Ar. Ripu Daman Singh, Head of the department, in his inaugural address highlighted the UN agenda for urban and rural habitat.  The event was graced by various dignitaries of the university including Prof. (Dr.) Mohan Paul Singh Ishar, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Jasbir Singh Hundal, Registrar of the university, and Dr. Gursharan Singh, Campus Director, GZSCCET, Bathinda. Deans, Directors, Heads of various departments and faculty members were also present. Dr. Mohan Paul Singh Ishar spoke at length about the burning issue of poverty, shelter and basic amenities that have impacted the development in Asian countries and how the Architects can contribute towards the need of Habitat.

The experts for the events included Ar. Jit Kumar Gupta, Architect and Town planner, Ar. Sangeet Sharma, Architect, Author and motivator. Ar. Anmol Pupneja, a renowned architect from Bathinda was invited as the guest of honour. Video documentaries were presented by the students of Architecture department, Harkirat Singh, Vandita Jain and Manveer Singh Khokhar which highlighted to bring awareness about the importance of World Habitat Day, basic human rights to adequate shelter and the critical aspect of keeping our city and surroundings clean.


Brick Construction Technology Workshop

Brick Construction Technology Workshop

  • Event Date : 2018-03-07
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar.Ripu Daman singh

Department of Architecture, Giani Zail Singh Campus College of Engineering and Technology (GZSCCET), A Constituent College of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda organized a three-day skill set development workshop for the students, which concluded here on Wednesday.

The workshop was conducted by Prof. Vikas C. Shimpi, ex-faculty, College of Architecture, Nasik. The workshop intended on giving a hands on experience to the students by making models with small scale brick using various construction techniques. Prof. Shimpi conceived the idea of teaching these construction techniques by means of small scale bricks and has patent rights on the bricks. He has conducted over sixty workshops across the nation in reputed architecture colleges. Ar. Nehdeep Kaur played key role for taking initiative in organizing this workshop.

The students worked in groups to construct models with small scale bricks. On the first day, Prof. Shimpi briefed the students about the composition and proportions of mortar etc.  Each group of students constructed small-scale models of different brick structures including walls with English and Flemish bonds, different type of arches, domes, compound walls, pendentives, steps etc.

Students learn different types of materials to building models on the basis of designed sketches/plans for better visualization of actual construction in 3D aspects and use of paper in Architectural Model Making.


National Conference

National Conference "ASPIRE"

  • Event Date : 2013-10-11
  • Faculty Incharge : Dr.Jatinder Kaur

A two day TEQIP-II sponsored National Conference on “Advancements in Sustainable Practices & Innovations in Renewable Energy” (ASPIRE 2013) was held on 10th and 11th October 2013. The invited speakers Dr. Sandee Dua, Dr. Prabhjot Kaur, Prof. Nisar Khan & Dr. J.N. Jha deliberated on the need to conserve environment, design green buildings, provide renewable energy practices, use of low embodied energy materials, water conservation and other eco-friendly practices. The technical sessions were attended by more than 40 delegates from IIT, Roorkee, GNDU, Amritsar, CCA, Chandigarh, DCRUST Murthal, GZS PTU Campus, SLIET Longowal and other institutes of repute.

The findings of the conference shall be instrumental in developing guidelines for future growth of the buildings in the cities and towns. The proceedings of the conference shall be sent to National advisory committee, Ministry of Renewable energy & Punjab Energy Development Agency for formulating new laws related to energy conservation.


IGBC Chapter Launch

IGBC Chapter Launch

  • Event Date : 2015-03-13
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar.Ripu Daman singh

The Department of Architecture, Giani Zail Singh PTU Campus, Bathinda launched the student chapter of IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) in association with CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) on 13th March, thus becoming the first such chapter in North India. More than 150 students and 12 faculty members of Department of Architecture attended the launching ceremony. Prof. Ripu Daman Singh, Faculty Advisor of IGBC Chapter informed the audience that the launch of student chapter aims to seed the ideas of Green building concepts in the minds of budding architects. The launch would mean that the students and faculty can make use of the online library, directory and green technology centre of IGBC located in the first Green building of India, the Godrej Sohrabjee CII Green building centre at Hyderabad. The membership shall enable faculty and students to attend training programmes, Conferences, Seminars and exhibitions of IGBC and CII.


SAMANVAY 2015- 2ND Alumni Meet

SAMANVAY 2015- 2ND Alumni Meet

  • Event Date : 2015-03-21
  • Faculty Incharge : Dr. Bhupinder Pal Singh

The Department of Architecture, Giani Zail Singh PTU Campus, Bathinda celebrated its 2nd Architects Alumni meet SAMANVAY 2015 on 21 March, 2015. The event marked the silver jubilee of the Department which has so far produced 21 Batches of Architects. The event was strongly associated with the launch of Alumni Directory which comprises of professional and personal data of more than 400 alumnus of the Department which are now spread in more than 15 countries all over the world.


SAMANVAY 2011- 1st Alumni Meet

SAMANVAY 2011- 1st Alumni Meet

  • Event Date : 2011-02-26
  • Faculty Incharge : Ar. Ranjit Kaur

SAMANVAY 2011-  1st Alumni meet

The first Alumni Architects meet- SAMANVAY 2011 was organized on 26th Feb., 2011 by AART in which more than 60 Alumni Architects from various batches and their families participated. The event showcased expert talk by eminent Architect Sh. Ravindra Bhan, exhibition of students work, building material exhibition, and cultural evening.