10 MBA Students of Lovely Professional University Got selected at Salary Package of 2.80 lac Plus Incentives

* Selected Students will join their duties in July 2012

* “It is indeed a proud moment for University to have students placed with a company of Global   
    Repute":  Pro Chancellor Ms. Rashmi Mittal

Jalandhar: PepsiCo India has selected ten MBA students of Lovely Professional University in a meticulously conducted Placement Drive. Selected as On Job Trainees at the salary package of Rs 2.80 Lac per annum plus incentives, the selected students are going to join their duties during the month of July 2012 at various PepsiCo Offices across India.

Congratulating the successful students, the Pro Chancellor of the University, Ms. Rashmi Mittal said: "It is indeed a great moment of pride for the University that our Selected MBA students will now have their responsibilities towards exemplary practices under a company of global repute. We are also happy that these students will be carrying a global name in their resume at so early a stage, right in the entry of their career. “She added, “We also hope to see such students at the helm of global operations of the companies of such stature." 

In a short period of 20 years PepsiCo has grown into the largest and one of the fastest growing food & beverage business in India. PepsiCo India's growth has been guided by PepsiCo's global vision of "Performance with Purpose". One of the largest US multinational investors in the country with an investment of over $1 billion, PepsiCo India provides direct and indirect employment to over 1,50,000 people across the country. It's beverage and snack food business is supported by 36 beverage bottling plants, (13 company and 23 franchisee owned) and three food plants. PepsiCo India's diverse portfolio includes many iconic brands.

On her success, one of the selected girl-students, Fairy said: "I am very happy to get placed with company of my dreams. I knew that PepsiCo has been offering employment to women employees at the same employment terms and equal growth opportunities as men. Moreover, the Chair-person & CEO, PepsiCo, Ms Indra Nooyi, is herself my ideal-idol; I, too, aspire to prove my worth like her to bring name and fame to my nation, alma-mater, parents and myself."

Lovely Professional University organized Week- Long Theatrical Performances to celebrate World Theatre Day

 *To promote theatre Skills &Theatrical Pursuits among new talented students of LPU

* To eradicate all social ills through awakening the theatre -goers 

Jalandhar: Under positive artistic environment facilitating free flow of imagination; Lovely Professional University organized Week- Long Theatrical Performances to celebrate World Theatre Day. On one hand, the School of Computer Applications organized 2nd Inter School English Play competition for its initiations “Fight-Eng (English) Fear”; and, on other, Department of Performing Arts organized “Itihas Chakra”, under the theme- how common man has been continuously fighting against corruption and how the politicians just for the sake of votes keeping on exploiting the common-men. In addition, the Department of Cultural Affairs came out with Rangmanch with mesmerizing Choreography, Skit, Short Play, Mime, Drama and Navrasa Dance to add special luster to the organization. In fact, each and every performance carried a message to the society for its goodness and betterment. 

On this organization, the Pro-Chancellor of the University, Ms. Rashmi Mittal said: "This special endeavour of theatrical performances, from different Departments of the University, is to preserve, promote and disseminate all forms of art and culture, particularly, theatrical doings among the talented students under the guidance of mentors. Learning, they will also acquire an ineffaceable place for the artistic expression and exchange of creative ideas.” She added: “As the University has numerous students from all Indian states and 30 other Nations; we are investing a lot on such organizations and the things required on these lines so that the inborn talents of the students may not go waste.”

The titles of plays enacted by the students from the school of Computer Applications  remained -My Will,  The True Beauty,  Death of the Soul,  Love, Mercy and Revenge,  Domestic Violence & Male Dominating Society, Politics over Martyr,  Social Evils: Prevailing in Indian Society,  Education is her right & Corporate Media: Beware etc. Typical of the human mentality, the plays were basically with truly universal techniques revealing happy unison of ideas and style. Apart from performances, these had been superb on different aspects of dramatics also.

On contacting, a participating student Shwetima, she said: “I and other students like me want to mobilize communities and bridge the divides. In this regard, we all feel that theatre will always be powerful for goodness of the society.” In fact, ‘Theatre’ subtly permeates the human soul and it is a proven means of advocating and advancing ideas that all human folk collectively hold. 

It is a universal language by which we can advance messages of peace and prosperity. So, it is to be incorporated into daily life, to let it deal freely with critical issues of conflict and peace and be a universal tool for effective dialogue, social transformation and reform, in this world. 

Lovely Professional University Ranked Among India’s Top B- School Brands: 2012

*Also declared as the best University to be enrolled in for Further Studies

*LPU in line to compete top towers of Management Education like IIMs of the country

Jalandhar: In an exclusive survey conducted among CEOs and Senior Executives for Management Education, on behalf of the ‘Business Barons’-the Magazine for Leaders; Lovely Professional University has been ranked among top  B- Schools Brands: 2012, of India. The magazine also holds that there are more than 2000 recognized Business Schools in India for which this ranking has been made, under the massive survey designed to rank the brand equity of India’s leading select B- Schools.  This survey remains interesting in value as LPU ranked at 22 has been following in ranking only to the top-towers of management education like IIMs of Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Calcutta, Lucknow, Indore, Kozhikode, and other leading Institutes of NITIE, TAPAI, Narsee Monjee Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai. 

Feeling elated on this advantageous ranking, the Chancellor of the University, Mr. Ashok Mittal said: “We know that economic environment in India is boosting Indian Business Schools and to be among the top ones is indeed a matter of pride for all of us. Now, shouldering more responsibility than before, we are further planning to make enhancements towards infrastructure, faculty and research to acquire steeping up best global practices to meet the requirements of premier recruiters, not only around the country but in top foreign lands also.” Alerting the faculty, he demanded of them to keep on bringing revolutionary changes towards placements process making students fully understand their future roles and opportunities: “Time requires to strongly underlining that Higher education in general and management education in particular is becoming more global, and the mobility patterns are becoming increasingly complex.”

It is also enriching and elevating to note that Scores sent to the US from citizens of Central and South Asia, including India, declined from 67 percent to 55 percent, as the proportion of scores sent to India, the UK, and Singapore all increased, as GMAT Trends Point to Complexity in Student Mobility. Alex Chisholm, senior research manager for the Graduate Management Admission Council, holds: “Globally, there are more management education options than ever before, with more quality business and management programmes in different parts of the world, more different types of programs — and more of them using the GMAT exam in their admissions processes.”

In another recent ranking, LPU B- School has already reached global panache on being awarded Asia’s Best Emerging B School Award in Singapore, where participation of 29 countries was seen.  In this regard, CMO Asia Advisory Board and Advisory Council of world Brand Congress see that LPU B-School has been leaping in advancements towards international accumulations. This shows that potential of LPU in becoming the B- School Hub for Asia is very strong. It has been attracting students from various 29 countries. Moreover, students from US and Germany have also studied a part of programme in the School.

Virgo Engineers selected 16 Mechanical Engineering Students of Lovely Professional University

*Selected students will join their duties in the month of June 2012

*“Division of Student Career Services of the University will continue striving to let the maximum number of students well-placed”: Director General, LPU

Jalandhar:  One of world’s fastest growing groups in the flow control Industry & with customers in over 60 countries, manufacturing locations in 4 countries across 3 continents and worldwide presence-VIRGO ENGINEERS has selected 16 students of B Tech Mechanical Engineering (ME) of Lovely Professional University. Selected as Trainee Engineers, under an on campus placement drive made at Mini Auditorium for Placements, the ME students of passing out year 2012, faced a meticulous selection criterion to join their duties in the month of June 2012 at Pune (Maharashtra).

Congratulating the selected students, the Director General of LPU, Er HR Singla inspired them to further step ahead on to the paths of glorious successful career. He was happy while mentioning: “The selection of such a large number of Mechanical Engineering students in a related core company is indeed a positive sign for our University. No doubt, IT companies regularly visit for placement drives; however, advent of Pune based ‘VIRGO Engineers’ in the North Region for recruitment of talented ME students in a diversified field is applauding.”   He also informed: “Mechanical Engineering Department of University has already invested a lot in up-gradation and development of soft-wares being utilized and also installed CNC Machines to accord hand-on training and experience to the students to become Industry- Ready.” He also added: “The full-fledged, Division of Student Career Services of the University will keep on striving to let the maximum number of students placed with world-known companies & groups.”

 Emerged as a leading manufacturer of valves and steam equipment, Virgo Engineers is one of world’s renowned groups in the flow control industry. Serving diverse markets worldwide, Virgo’s rapid growth in global markets is a testimony of the company’s steadfast commitment to ‘Customer First’ policy, combined with its unflinching adherence to high ethical standards.

On this success, one of the selected students, Amit Bardhan Dobriyal said: “All the selected students are very happy to receive offer letters so soon before completion of our stipulated study duration. Such a timely selection will make us perfect men of Industry for future enhancements, as well. As for as I am concerned, I want to specially accord thanks to the faculty of LPU which always led us on the right track. I will never forget to tell others what makes LPU differently exclusive and better than others.”

Lovely Academy (LAC) Commencing Crash Courses for AIEEE & Medical 2012 Competitive Exams on 29th March

*Crash Courses to maximize the potential of a student- a boon for Competitions Aspiring Students

*Coaching for all subjects of IIT-JEE/ AIEEE/Medical competitive exams under one roof

*Also admission to regular programmes opens for IIT-JEE/AIEEE/AIPMT

Jalandhar: For the last minute preparation to revise two years Examination syllabus, Crash Courses certainly help students through Short Capsule Modules, from where students preparing confidently crack success in competitions they go for. These capsule courses help students to increase their success chances and revise the whole curriculum in structured manner.        Considering this urgent need of aspiring students in Jalandhar and its surrounding areas, Lovely Academy (LAC) -situated at 2nd Floor Lovely Mall, Dr. Ambedkar Chowk - is commencing Crash Courses for IIT-JEE AIEEE/ Medical Competitive Exams-2012 on 29th March 2012. It is to be under the care of highly Competitive and Experienced Faculty from Delhi, Kota, and IITs. The course will be of 4 weeks with all 6 days classes and provision of mock test on Sunday.

Mentioning more about Crash Programme, Mr. Ashok Mittal, Chancellor, Lovely Professional University said that the courses are scientifically devised to decrease the stress and increase the latent success prospective of the students. The strenuous efforts of the competent faculty-the masters of their subjects in related fields, are to provide coaching of top competitive quality and quintessence to such students.  He also informed that these programmes have been made by the research teams who have many years of experience in delivering results. The students will  also  undergo  regular  monitoring  &  analytical  approach through  review  tests  to further improve upon.  Moreover, Lovely Academy is the only coaching institute in the region to have such modern facility to prepare students for the world of competitions. The Academy will also provide support to practice free online AIEEE test.

The courses have been comprised of contents which will develop critical study skills and mental ability among students to give them a strong competitive edge. Ample number of past years’ questions asked in different competitions will also be discussed and solved in classroom. Also there is a continuous dedicated Online Support. A special section, the Learning Management System is available where each student has a user ID. The academy will also provide online access to various student details and the details related to his/her course for the parents and the students as well.

Fitness Alerting Inter Boys-Hostels First Mega-Run arranged at Lovely Professional University

* LPU Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal flagged off the run
* More than 5000 Men-Hostellers ran for destined run for the cause of health awareness
*Marathon Over-All Trophy won by Boys Hostel-5 C 
* 53 other prizes were distributed to participating Students and members of Hostel Staff
*Massive arrangements for Route Direction, Medical and Security needs were maintained

Jalandhar: Under due consideration towards the health and fitness of LPU Hostellers, the Division of Residential Services of Lovely Professional University arranged today a  Mega-Run of 5 Kms, from the Basket Ball Ground to finish at BH-I, covering Maheru Road, Village Hardasspur, Sports Stadium & Entire Campus Area. More than 5000 Men-Hostellers and members of the Security and Hostel Staff ran the destined run for the cause of health awareness. LPU Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal flagged off the run. He was accompanied by Pro-Chancellor Ms. Rashmi Mittal & Chief Security Officer. 

Massive arrangements for Route Direction, Medical and Security needs were maintained with coloured flag markings, ready ambulances, running commentary messages on radio sets etc. Different blocks observed colour code of identity by wearing distinguishing colour bands. Over-All Trophy has been won by Boys Hostel-5 C by gaining 8 points; whereas, 53 other prizes were distributed to participating students and members of Hostel Staff.
Congratulating all the participants to the run and the organisers, the Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal encouraged them for more such healthy organizations for common causes of consciousness and social awakening: 

“Such unified runs with motto lead us to reach the target. As such, we are planning to have more ‘Runs’ in future too to keep on awakening the students. On these lines, soon a run for Girls-Hostellers will also be arranged.” He added: “Initially we had devised that each hostel block will field a team of only 175 participants; however, the enthusiastic students scored the massive participation.”

Student Winners of the Run remained Krishna (BH5 A), Sachin Sharma (BH5 B), Imran Khan (BH3 B) as first, second and third respectively. In addition, 47 other first ranked students were also honoured with prizes.  On his success, Krishna said: “I used to get late in the morning, but this participation has motivated me and students like me to keep on participating in such result oriented events to achieve much. Such runs allow an opportunity to familiarize ourselves with simple and potential techniques towards energy gains which are very necessary for us.”

Directorate of Distance Education of Lovely Professional University used Technology in smooth conduct of Examination at more than 130 centers all over India

*Thousands of students appeared at Exam Centers created all over India 

*Exam Centers Monitored through CCTVs, Observers and Flying Squads
 *Delivery of Question papers to examinees was through Secure Online Mode 

*Strong Call Centre was set up for handling and easing out all type of queries

Jalandhar: Recently, Directorate of Distance Education of Lovely Professional University used latest Technology available in smooth conduct of Examination for thousands of students at more than 130 centers established all over India.  In order to be pin-point for the exact time of Question papers distribution, the delivery to all examinees, at the far or near centers, was made through Secure Online Mode.  It is for the first time that  such sophisticated technology was used to monitor the activities of examination centers through CCTVs. Monitoring was done at University Campus to  control and curtail any  attempt towards unfair means. Also various Observers and Flying Squads were sent to different centers to further enhance this monitoring. In addition, to ease out the whole process, a Strong Call Centre was also set up for handling all type of examination related student and staff queries.

Talking to media, the Chancellor of LPU, Mr. Ashok Mittal said in affirmation: "Under the precept of 'Educating India and Educating the World', making quality education accessible to every individual, we do want to abolish commonly occurring lapses during examinations, with utilization of the latest technology." He added: "We all know that on a single click, networking can create wonders. That is why; we preferred to deliver question papers through secure online mode, thus making these available to each examinee equally on the nick of time. Similar are the processes for answer sheets checking and results compilation with transparent Examination and evaluation techniques. In fact we do not want to produce mere degree-holders; we want our students to be Industry ready with all basic and broad Intelligence Quotients".

Under Regular Recognition by the Distance Education Council (DEC), an apex body for the Open and Distance Learning (ODL) system in the country, and Joint Committee of UGC-AICTE- DEC; LPU Distance Education (LPU DE) has an edge over the conventional Distance Education system. It has been offering its various Programmes at Masters, Bachelors, Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma levels through Its blended mode of delivery. Its salient features are: Study Material in Self Learning Format; Interactive Contact Classes; Exhaustive Online Support; Learning Management System (LPU e-Connect); Flexible Entry Exit System; Migration from other recognized Universities/ Institutes;  Innovative Curriculum and Teaching Learning Methodology; Student Career Services (Placements); Grievance Handling; Affordable Fee Structure etc.

35 Students of Lovely Professional University got placed with Reputed Companies- WIPRO & MIND

*Salary Package ranges up to Rs 3 Lac
*Selected ones will join their duties in the month of June 2012

Jalandhar:  World-wide known IT Industry, MOTHERSONSUMI INFOTECH AND DESIGNS (MIND) LIMITED and Wipro have selected 35 students of Lovely Professional University under separate selection processes based on written test, Group Interaction/ Discussion, Technical & HR interviews. For this, students of B.Tech CSE/IT, Batch 2012 (Final Year) were eligible. The selected ones will join their duties at salary package up to Rs 3 lac per annum, in the month of June 2012, as Software Engineer/ Technical Support Associate.

Congratulating the selected students, the Director General of the University, Er HR Singla guided them to join their duties with a strong will to keep on learning latest skills direly needed in the regularly changing scenario of technology and trends: "Ever continue upgrading your-self so that you may be able to get more in demand opportunities to exhibit your real worth."

Motherson Sumi InfoTech and Design (MIND), an IT services company, is a joint venture between Samvardhana Motherson Group and Sumitomo Wiring Systems Ltd. Japan. It specializes in Engineering Design & Software Development, serving clients in more than 27 countries around the world and has presence in all of the key markets including India, Europe, USA and Japan. It is also technology partner with Microsoft, Oracle and IBM. On the other hand, Wipro, one of the world's most trusted brands, is a name that powers itself into new ventures, extending to a series of products, services and solutions that cover diverse businesses - from consumer care to cutting-edge information technology.

Two of the selected students Muskan & Jyotsana seemed very happy while expressing: “We were confident to receive the offer as we had adopted all the learning that our university teachers and mentors have provided to us. We are indeed feeling great as before finishing our programme schedule, we have coveted job offers with us."

Host Lovely Professional University bade adieu to AIU’s All India Inter University Boxing Championship

*Maharshi  Dayanand University (MDU) Rohtak hauled up the Over-All  Boxing Championship Trophy for Men; Whereas, Guru Nanak Dev University declared on second Position

* Prior to this MDU, Rohtak has already lifted Women Boxing Trophy

*14 days Massive Affair came to its conclusion, today, under all “joie de vivre”

*Specially invited Police Band accorded a melodious send-off to all the participants, Team Managers, Coaches and Technical Experts from 28 States of India

* “LPU will continue laying emphasis on sports with major sports facilities”, said Chancellor Ashok Mittal

* Galaxy of sports persons of 101 universities from all over India witnessed the closing ceremony

Jalandhar: Beginning with colourful bangs on 23 February AIU’s All India Inter University Boxing Championship hosted by Lovely Professional University saw 14 days’ Massive Affair to its conclusion, under all “joie de vivre”, today. Mahrishi  Dayanand University (MDU) Rohtak hauled up the Over-All  Boxing Championship Trophy for Men; Whereas, Guru Nanak Dev University declared runner-up amid melodious send-off to more than 1100 participants, Team Managers, Coaches and Technical Experts from 28 States of India by Specially invited Police Band and with special honours. The chief Guest of the day was Mr Ashok Mittal, Chancellor of LPU. AIU’s Deputy Secretary Sports Dr Gurdeep Singh was the Guest of honour. On this occasion, galaxy of sports persons of 101 universities from all over India witnessed the closing ceremony where 11 Gold, 11 Silver and 22 Bronze Medals, one Best Boxer and one the most promising Boxer Awards were awarded to the deserving boxers. Prior to this 13 gold, 13 silver, 26 Bronze Medals were given to women Boxers during women Boxing Championship, which was also lifted by MDU Rohtak. On this occasion, Chairman of Lovely Group Sh Ramesh Mittal, Vice Chairman Sh Naresh Mittal, Pro chancellor of LPU Ms Rashmi Mittal, Vice Chancellor Dr Rameshwar Kanwar, Director General Er HR Singla and others were prominently present.

On the behalf of AIU, Greeting all on the farewell ceremony, the honoured Guest Dr Gurdeep Singh had astonishing praise for the organizing skills of LPU for a mammoth championship: “This is the first championship, which I have ever seen so far, as fully professionally conducted. For this credit goes to entire team working under the stewardship of young visionary Chancellor Ashok Mittal of LPU, where youth is being regularly channelized in constructive direction in the fields of Academics as well as Sports.”  Further elaborating his view he referred to Sanskrit Shlokas and Swami Vivekanand. He wanted all students to be physically fit under systematic training.

Addressing the present ones, Chancellor Ashok Mittal said in utter humbleness: “We tried our level’s best to be up to AIU’s expectation.” Continuing with determination, he held: “This organization has further strengthened us to host more mammoth organizations for the growth of the students.” He also congratulated all the participants for their courage, obedience, patience and allied characters through which they proved their commitment to sports. Motivating the LPU team, he said: “Keep such a spirit ever up!” 

During this MDU Rohtak gained 6 medals-2 gold, 3 silver and 1 bronze with 46 points; GNDU, Amritsar also 6 Medals-2gold, 2 silver, 2 bronze with 38 points; University of Delhi 2 Gold Medals with 30 Points; and, Panjab University Chandigarh remained at fourth position with 1 silver and 5 bronze also having 30 points. All the bouts were very interesting and each and every boxer equally got applauds for their techniques and tricks irrespective of their state or university. The fourteen days saw the perfect sportsman spirit among spectators too.

Lord from UK visited Lovely Professional University

 *Accorded a hearty & befitting welcome
*Revealed his happiness at ongoing revolutionary progress at his motherland Punjab
*Witnessed Quarter Finals of All India Inter University Boxing Championship at the campus, as the Chief Guest of the Day. 
*Cheered up participating 88 Boxers from 32 Universities for their talent 

Jalandhar: British politician and Member of the House of Lords, Honourable Lord Diljit Singh Rana MBE paid a special visit to Lovely Professional University. Paying back to his motherland, he has an aim to transform rural India by developing infrastructure and means for quality education. He was accorded a hearty & befitting welcome at LPU with floral presentations and mementoes, to cherish memories. The Chairman of Lovely Group, Mr. Ramesh Mittal, Vice-Chairman Mr. Naresh Mittal, Chancellor of LPU Mr. Ashok Mittal, Pro Chancellor Ms. Rashmi Mittal, Vice Chancellor Dr. Rameshwar Kanwar, and Director General Er. HR Singla were specially present on this occasion. It was also a great day for the Boxers from 70 Universities from across India as Honourable Lord Rana specially visited at the ongoing All India Inter University Boxing championship arena to cheer the fighters up for their glorious win. He also had interactions with the students and staff members during his visit to different blocks of hostels, faculty, laboratories and administration.

Greeting Honourable Guest of the day, Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal apprised him of the different endeavours at the university in different fields of academics, sports, cultural activities, research and other national and international achievements. Lord Rana was also led to the boxing arena by LPU's Deputy Director Mr. Aman Mittal and Sr. Dean Dr. Sanjay Modi to bless the boxers from 70 universities ongoing for their talent display at quarter-finals of All India Inter University Boxing Championship. His benign presence elated all the sports lovers and 88 boxers from 32 Universities, now to further compete for coveted Gold or Silver Medals.  It is to be noted that the Women Championship Trophy has already been won by the girls of Maharshi Dayanad University Rohtak.  Now, men boxers are competing to grab 11 gold, 11 silver, 22 bronze medals and 1 best boxer award on 7th instant

Seeing the Infrastructure and technology usage at the university and on interacting with the students, Honourable Lord Rana felt immensely happy on pulsing the fast changes in education scenario: "The total international standards which are being provided to the students in Punjab needs special  approvals and commendations. Prior to here all such developments could only be envisaged in the southern belt of India. I am very happy that such great educational Institutions have altered the situation and made Punjab feel proud of having the largest University of India on its sacred land for the benefit of many thousands of  Indian as well as foreign students." 

Born in Sangol in Punjab, Rana is developing a cluster of 26 villages around his native place on the pattern of PURA (Providing Urban Amenities to Rural Areas), a concept conceived by former President APJ Abdul Kalam. Today, he is a successful property developer, hotelier and president of the Northern Ireland Chamber of Commerce and Industry. He is also director of Andras House and a leading figure of the Indian community in Northern Ireland. He is India's honorary consul in Belfast, in addition to his being president of the Global Organization of People of Indian Origin (GOPIO). 

AIU’s All India Inter University Men Boxing Championship inaugurated with all colours at Lovely Professional University

* Vice Chancellor, Panjab University Chandigarh, Prof. RC Sobti was the Chief Guest of the Day

*More than 700 Boxers from 70 Universities to lock horn with one another up to 7th March   

*Eight Days to witness the best of Men Boxing Talent under its annual 58th Organization

*First Phase saw successful culmination of Women Boxing Championship 

*Huge Procession by well clad boxers of different contingents attracted all onlookers

*AIU’s Gold Winner Folk Orchestra of LPU entertained all with melodies at the Inaugural

*’Sangam’ of Bihu, Dandia, Gondhal, Garba, Ponoung Dances revealed harmonious existence

Jalandhar: The second phase of Association of Indian Universities’ All India Inter University Boxing championship (MEN) was inaugurated today at Lovely Professional University under feats of magnanimous celebrations. It is going to witness more than 700 Boxers from 70 Universities to compete with one another with fierce blows and covers up to 7th March, 2012. Starting from today, the next Eight Days will be for the best of Men Boxing Talent under its 58th annual Organization for the championship, for which AIU has forwarded the hosting command to LPU. During the inauguration ceremony, AIU’s national Cultural Fest Gold Winner Folk Orchestra of LPU entertained all with melodies and ‘Sangam’ of Bihu, Dandia, Gondhal, Garba, Ponoung Dances revealed harmonious existence in India under unity in diversity. On this occasion, the Vice-Chancellor of Panjab University Chandigarh, Prof. Dr Ranbir Chander Sobti, well- known for his myriad of achievements, was the Chief Guest of the day.

Having all praise for Professional skills and highlighting organizing acumen of LPU gathered in a very short span, VC Prof. RC Sobti said: “The organization of such a mega event in all efficiency is self relevance about the real professional attitude of LPU.” Also, while declaring the championship open, he motivated the hundreds of boxers from 28 Indian states: “I wish all of you may come out with great success in your efforts! Also, imbibe the culture of Punjab by enjoying its splendid food and historic and religious places at holy city Amritsar, as many of you have come from very far off states.” Accompanying him, Chancellor of LPU Mr. Ashok Mittal, Pro Chancellor Ms. Rashmi Mittal, Vice Chancellor Dr. Rameshwar Kanwar, and Director General Er. HR Singla were prominently present.

Addressing, Chancellor Mr. Ashok Mittal Said: “Our University wants that the talents of the students be best utilized. These should not go wasted at any cost. That is why, LPU provides an opportunity for sportsmen to study and excel in sports through its scholarship policy with offers of free hostels, food, waiver in tuition fee and other such incentives.”

The Men championship will be for 560 league matches, 22 semifinals and 11 finals. During this organization, about 400 top team managers, coaches and other officials are thronging the LPU Campus, to assist their respective teams, from 28 states of the country.  In this, men boxers will grab 11 gold, 11 silver, 22 bronze medals and 1 best boxer award.