Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda’s department of Physics organised an online cultural activity namely ‘Fiziki-2020’. The event was on the theme ‘Renowned Scientists and Engineers of Punjab’.
The Programme got an overwhelming response as the students from various institutions from Punjab and nearby states participated in this programme in different events. The competitions included three events namely: Essay Writing, Speech and Poster Making so as to make the competition more comprehensive, for enabling the students to communicate in whichever medium they are confident.
In this completion Mahaveer Prasad from Swami Shraddhanand College, University of Delhi stood first in essay writing competition, Divya Gupta from Pharmaceutical Sciences MRSPTU, Bathinda secured first position in Poster making and Riddhim of Department of Mathematics MRSPTU, Bathinda won first position in Speech Competition.
Dr. Hundal congratulated all the winners and presented ‘Merit Certificates’ as a token of appreciation. On behalf of the Department Dr. Satnam Singh, Teacher Co-ordinator of the activity thanked all the participants by presenting ‘Participation Certificates’.
The responsibilities of the educational institutions are not only confined up to classroom teaching, several activities are required to make students acquainted with practical situations. In this context, the Department of Physics, Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University organized an educational tour of BSc and MSc students to Guru Har Gobind Thermal Plant (GHTP), Lehra Mohhabat. The head of the department Dr. Jasbir S. Hundal along with Dr. Satnam Singh, Dr. Pooja Devi, Sh. Jaswinder Singh, Mr. Rahul Menon also accompanied students.
At Guru Hargobind Thermal Plant students interacted with Er. Vikas Garg (Sr. Xen.) and Er. Kulwinder Singh (JE). They explained the functioning of Thermal Plant and its different units like, Cooling Tower, Boiler, Turbine, DM water section, Auxiliary section, Control Unit etc. Students were delighted to get answers of their queries from the experts.
The more interested part of this tour was an essay writing competition entitled, “Portrait of the Educational Tour Competition” which has been organized after returning from the tour. Students sketched excellent portraits using the observations they collected during the educational tour. While giving awards for this activity Prof. (Dr.) Jasbir S. Hundal said that this type of activates inculcate presentation skills within the students.
The department of Physics expresses gratitude toward Dr. Mohan Paul Singh Ishar, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, MRSPTU Bathinda, for granting permission to organize this educational tour.
The department of Physics, MRSPTU organized a Blood donation camp and dedicated it to Pulwama attack martyrs. In this camp Shri Sukhpreet Singh Sidhu PCS, Additional Deputy Commissioner, Bathinda and Prof.(Dr.) Jasbir Singh Hundal presented Certificates and Mementos to the blood donors as token of appreciation
National Science Day celebration is an annual one day event of Department of Physics. The students of the department and faculty participate for success of the event with enthusiasm. Various activities like poster making, speech, quiz etc are organized. The main motto is to pay attribute to the Nobel laureates Dr. C.V. Raman and inculcate sprit of science in the students.