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     Alumni Award ceremony held at PEC

Chandigarh May 21st 2010

PEC Alumni Award giving ceremony was held today at PEC University of Technology. The ceremony included the awards instituted by PEC Old Student Association for the session 2008 – 2009 and 2009 – 2010 and recently instituted award “MANTEC BRARA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CREATIVE WRITING & SPORTS”.

The ceremony started with the welcome address by Dr. Uma Batra, Dean Research Planning & Development who is also looking after the Alumni Affairs of the institute. This was followed by an address by Dr. Manoj Datta, Director, PEC said that “PEC strives to enhance the efforts of the university to promote interaction with the present students in various ways such as delivering expert lectures, technical collaboration in projects, academic collaborations, meetings and reunions, honoring distinguished alumni and thus supporting university in its growth oriented activities.

PEC University of Technology has a strong base of alumni that have distinguished themselves in almost all spheres of activities, and have brought laurels to the university.” He emphasized the constructive role of Alumni in laying a strong foundation for the students and for the overall growth of the institute.

Sh. Anuraag Aggarwal, President PECOSA in his address said that “these awards will certainly motivate the entire student community from all the years and branches to excel and hence achieve the excellence in academics and other fields.” He assured that in future the Alumni Association will try to increase its corpus so that more and more students can be recognized and hence awarded.

PEC Old Student Association made valuable contributions in terms of instituting awards for students of PEC. There are six awards instituted by PECOSA on different basis which also includes recognizing toppers of all branches on the basis of cumulative results of 6th semester, toppers of specific branches on the basis of 4th semester, etc. Cash awards worth Rs 90,000/- were distributed amongst the students.

Yet another award namely “MANTEC BRARA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN CREATIVE WRITING & SPORTS” was also conferred which has started this year on the basis of a donation received from PEC Alumnus, Sh. Arvinder S. Brara who graduated in the year 1965 from Department of Mechanical Engineering and is currently the Chairman and Managing Director of Mantec Consultants Pvt. Ltd. The award so instituted recognizes contributions of a student in academics, creating writing skill and sports and hence a testimonial to be a sound Engineer. The award is worth Rs 6000/.

The ceremony was attended by the Deans, Heads of the Departments and other functionaries. The ceremony ended with the vote of thanks by Ms Divya, Officer Incharge, Alumni Affairs.

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