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PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur, Punjab
Address:SSG Panjab University Regional Centre
Hoshiarpur (District Hoshiarpur)
Punjab, IndiaPin Code : 146023
PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab is a recognised institute / college. PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab is also known as Swami Sarva Nand Gir Institute of Information Technology, Panjab University Swami Sarvanand Giri Regional Centre. PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab was established on / in 2006.
Principal of PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab is Dr. J. K. Goswamy, Director Mobile: 09781123256.
PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab is situated in Hoshiarpur of Punjab state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Fax # of PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab is 01882-282221.
Contact Person(s) of the PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab is (are): Dr Varinder Negi, I/c Student Welfare.
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Website of PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab is ssgpurch.puchd.ac.in.
Contact Details of PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab are : Phone: 01882-236617, 236618
MCA Dept Faculty: Dr. Satish Kumar, MCA, Ph.D (Also Incharge of Training and Placement Cell).
Panjab University Regional Centre, Hoshiarpur, has changed its name from Swami Sarvanand Giri Panjab University Regional Centre (SSGPURC) to Panjab University Swami Sarvanand Giri Regional Centre (PUSSGRC), following the permission by Senate and Syndicate.
Rahul Jassal (Warden, Boys Hostel)
Jaspal Singh (former Warden)
Prof Sunil Kumar
Prof Meenu Bhagat
CoursesPU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab runs course(s) in Business Management, Engineering stream(s).
Approval details: PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC is affiliated with Punjab Technical University PTU, Jalandhar (Punjab)
Profile of PU Regional Campus PUSSGRCAbout SSGPURC
The University started its 2nd Technical Institute in Kandi Area of Punjab at Hoshiarpur from the session 2006-2007 . The campus has been started keeping in mind objective of upliftment of rural students through technical education, quality training programs in need based modern technology, inculcation of moral, ethical and spiritual values in education at all levels. The campus has been established in a beautiful lush green environment with state-of-the-art Infrastructure. The institute offers B.E. Course in Computer Science Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Information & Technology Engineering started w.e.f. session 2011-12. It has well equipped Computer Science, Electronics, Mechanical, Electrical, Physics and Chemistry Laboratories to train the students. Along with other infrastructure the Centre has Workshop facility, Library, Health Centre and Student Bus facility. State-of-the-art Computer facilities, Auditorium, independent lease line 2 MBPS Internet connectivity and Wi-Fi helps students to access the Internet services beyond location barriers. The students under going the course are able to study in the conducive environment & infrastructure befitting the level of the Panjab University under the able guidance of well qualified faculty. The institute has research oriented faculty having Govt. funded Research Projects. The campus is also connected with the Hot-Line i.e. 24 hours uninterrupted power supply from PSEB. The First batch of the campus has passed out with high placement records.
The most versatile & biggest Regional Centre of Panjab University.
Donated by Dr. Munger to Panjab University Chandigarh and it has been made one of its Regional Centre by Syndicate meeting of the University held on 21st January, 2006 vide para 2.
Located on Una road at a distance of five km from Hoshiarpur court , houses three courses - Engineering, Law and MCA.
Tastefully built campus and has modern laboratories, comfortable hostels and good medical facilities.
Faculty, recruited through strict standards of Panjab University, enthusiastically undertakes teaching and research.
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Media coverage of PU Regional Campus PUSSGRC, Hoshiarpur Punjab, Punjab
NRI donates IT institute to Punjab UnivPunjab: Cynics say NRIs dont contribute much to the country s growth but Lajpat Rai Munger from Punjab certainly doesnt fall into that category.
He is donating a computer institute and land worth Rs 20 crore to the Punjab University.
Lajpat Rai Munger, a former constable with the Punjab Police left for the US looking for a better future. He made most of the opportunities he got there and today his family owns pistachio and blueberry farms in California that give him more than $30 million annually.
In the year 2000, he came to India and set up an Information and Technology institute at Bajwara Hoshiarpur in collaboration with the California State University.
Five years later, Lajpat Rai feels he is a misfit in India. The level of corruption here has disappointed him. Rai is donating the institute to Punjab University.
Lajpat Rai Munger says, "I wanted to develop the area around my village for the benefit of the people but here only scheming and crooked people succeed. There is corruption everywhere and thatâ€™s why I failed."
Syndicate Member Punjab University, Dr Gurdeep Kumar Sharma says, "The Society Swami Sarvanand Giri Indian Institute of Bajwara Hoshiarpur has donated a great build-up IT institute to the Punjab University."
Lajpat Rai is also donating 22 acres of land worth Rs 20 crore to the Punjab University for setting up law and nursing institutes.
Though disappointed with the way the administration has treated him, this NRI wants do his bit for his motherland.
Rags to riches: story of a man from ShaheedanHE is a frail 86 years old man. But he stands erect and holds his head high. He is refusing to give in to the corrupt system in India because he had got used to the American system. He has lived in the US for the past 37 years. From a mere farm labourer he rose to own 7,000 acres in California. He and his two sons are the largest pistachios growers, individually, in the world. Besides, they are the biggest blueberry growers in California. His yearly income is above US $20 million.
Meet Lajpat Rai Munger, who was born and brought up in Nangal Shaheedan village in Hoshiarpur. He did his schooling from Bajwara and joined the police in 1938 as a constable. He was then a follower of Swami Sarvanand Gir, who imparted him moral teachings. â€œOne day, as a Head Constable, I compromised in a murder case with the guilty. But the incident kept haunting me and I could not be at peace with myself. Finally, I went to my â€˜gurujiâ€™ and confessed. He was dismayed and scolded me. He then baptised me with a â€˜mantraâ€™. Later, my being upright caused discomfort to my senior colleagues. In frustration, I resigned in 1954. And 12 years later, I left for the USAâ€.
Back in Hoshiarpur, he began building Swami Sarvanand Gir Institute of Information Technology (SSGI of IT) spread over 11 acres at Bajwara, 5 km from Hoshiarpur, in 1999. In less than two years, he completed a huge administration block, 24 classrooms, nine separate rooms for the faculty members, a double-storeyed library, an auditorium, 10 fully equipped laboratories, got 32 computers installed, besides having a hardware lab and a physics lab. Two hostels for 240 boys and girls. He also built quarters for gardeners, electricians, carpenters, plumbers and security guards. He also ensured that the play grounds for football, hockey, volleyball, basketball, tennis and badminton were provided. The institute cost him Rs 16 crore.
Then Lajpat Rai Munger built a hospital and a temple in the name of his â€˜guruâ€™. At this hospital, patients are provided quality medicare at a cost of Re 1 only. Everyday, the hospital receives on an average 200 patients. The monthly expenditure of the hospital runs into nearly Rs 1 lakh.
SSGI of IT got affiliation with Punjab Technical University (PTU) for the course of BCA-Bachelor of Computer Application. However, the AICTE refused approval for two courses of MCA and MBA, insisting on a fixed deposit of Rs 25 lakh for each course though its representative had inspected the â€˜Aâ€™ category infrastructure. â€œ I had only Rs 25 lakh. My sons transferred Rs 50 lakh. I picked up the bank statement and appeared before the AICTE for the second hearing. To my horror they said â€˜this money has come after the date of the application, hence it cannot be acceptedâ€™. So they gave the approval to only MCAâ€, he says.
PTU was not far behind. Despite SSGI of IT having the approval for the MCA course, no student was sent to this institution by the university, which holds counselling for all such institutions in the state. While 62 students are doing their BCA from SSGI of IT, the institute has a capacity for imparting IT education to 800 students.
Lajpat Rai Munger went to the Punjab and Haryana High Court alleging discrimination. The court ordered PTU to make an equitable and judicious distribution of students to various institutions at the time of counselling.
Meanwhile, Lajpat Rai Munger applied for collaboration to the California State University, Fresno, USA with his SSGI of IT. He had to pay US $ 31.5 lakh. This collaboration enables the students of this institute to study for two years in Hoshiarpur and complete the rest of the education in Fresno. The first batch left for the USA in July 2003 and the second batch is scheduled to leave in December, 2003. California State University conferred on him the honorary degree of â€œDoctor of Humane Lettersâ€ on May 17, 2003.
Lajpat Rai Munger is all set to build a law college and a homoeopathy college on the campus. â€œI am also applying to the AICTE for a approving a computer engineering course at this instituteâ€. He has bought 22 more acres for the institute. â€œAnd now, the AICTE has reduced the condition for an institute to have at least 25 acres to 10 acres. Although, I will not benefit, other institutions will have reliefâ€, he says without any malice.
Dr Lajpat Rai Munger a citizen of United State of America originally belongs to Village Nagal Sadhian Hoshiarpur (Pb). Dr. Munger adopted Swami Sarvanand Gir Maharaj as his Guru. He bought 10.5 Acers of property in the name of his Guruji in village Bajwara on Una Road, 5 Kms from the court of Hoshiarpur and constructed the building of the campus.
As growing old he thought it would be wise to hand over this institute to Panjab University. In February 2006, The present campus was taken over by Panjab University, as Regional Centre.
Location: The campus is located in its own ultra modern and sophisticated buildings spread all over the 10.5 acres piece of land in lush green environment. The SSGPURC is approachable by all transport modes and is just 6 kms from Bus Stand and Railway Station of Hoshiarpur. It is connected by the roads with all major cities like Delhi, Chandigarh, Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Amrtisar, Pathankot, Jammu etc
Labs: The Regional campus has various labs required for the courses with ample equipments in them, which include COMPUTER SCIENCE & ENGG LAB, ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATION LAB, APPLIED SCIENCES LABS, ELECTRICAL LAB, MECHANICAL LAB AND WORKSHOP| MORE
Library: There are around 5000 books at present in the library. The library-hours of this library span from 9.00 A.M to 5 P.M on all working days. Working hours and days of the library are generally extended during examination days on students demand. Besides the library has adequate number of daily newspapers and periodicals.
Auditorium: A huge auditorium has been constructed over the administrative block with a large seating capacity.
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