Special Lectures

Eminent speakers from different organizations were invited to deliver special lectures to update the students and faculty of the university with the recent developments in respective areas. The following eminent scholars visited the university and delivered lectures:

  1. A Special Lecture as a part of Independence Day fortnight by Brig. (Dr.) R.S.Grewal on Concept of India held on 18.8.2016.
  2.  Amb (Retd) Achal Kumar Malhotra delivered a special lecture under the "Distinguished Lecture Series" of Ministry of External Affairs, Govt. of India on 18th March 2016 entitled India's Neighbouring Countries Addressing Trust Deficit and Building Bridges"
  3. Mr. Justice K Kannan, High Court of Punjab and Haryana talked about 'Understanding Reservation: Empowerment of the Deprived'  on March 12, 2016
  4. Prof. Jeet Singh Joshi, Punjabi University Regional Centre, Bathinda talked about "The Importance of Mother Tongue" on 28th October 2015
  5. Prof. V.K. Kapoor, Former Chairman, UIPS, Panjab University, Chandigarh delivered a lecture on “Understanding Stereochemistry at Grass Root Level” on 5th October 2015
  6. Mr. Donald Bouchard, Anasazi Instruments, USA delivered a lecture on “Instrumentation and Applications of 90 Hz NMR” on August 31, 2015
  7. Dr. Agyajit Singh delivered a lecture on “Emotional Intelligence - A Way to Success in Professional Life” on August 31, 2015.
  8. Dr. Jayanti Dutta, Deputy Director, Academic Staff College Panjab University Chandigarh discussed the principles and methods of good teaching on June 10, 2015
  9. Dr. Mandeep Singh Bakshi , a Lecturer in W. L. University, Waterloo, Canada delivered his talk on Biomineralisation of Biometerials: Biological Applications and Nanotoxicity on May 8, 2015.
  10. A special lecture on Social Justice and Dr. B R Ambedkar was held on April 29, 2015.
  11. Prof. Arbind Jha, Dean, School of Education Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi VishwaVidyalaya, Wardha delievered a lecture on “Teaching Methodology” on April 24, 2015
  12. Dr. Pralok Gupta, Centre for World Trade Organisation Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi delievered an extension Lecture on India’s Trade in Services on April 10, 2015
  13. Centre for Environmental Sciences and Technology organised "J. S. Yadav Memorial Lecture" on March 19, 2015. There was an expert lecture entitled Energy and Environment: A New Paradigm by Prof. S. K. Sharma, and signing of MoU with Dayanand National Academy of Environmental Sciences, Chandigarh.
  14. Prof. Manoj Kumar Sinha, Director Indian Law Institute, New Delhi delievered a Lecture on Human Rights of Refugee & IDPS, Compliance to International Human Rights Treaties: An Indian Perspective, and Human Rights and NGO on May 23, 2015
  15. Prof. Balwinder Tiwana, Director, ASC, Punjabi University Patiala delivered a special lecture on Economic Dimensions of Human Rights on May 16, 2015.
  16. Prof. Anirudh Prasad, RGNUL, Patiala, delivered a lecture on the Concept of Dharma in Ancient India and Human Rights Vs Human Duties on May 16,2015
  17. Mr. Kamal Singh Brar, Hindustan Times, Senior Reporter, President Press Club, Bathinda delivered a special Lecture on Media Advocacy: Role of Print Media in Promoting Human Rights April 18, 2015
  18. Mr. Rajeev Kumar Arora, Station Director (O), All India Radio, FM, Bathinda delievered a lecture on Media Advocacy: Role of Electronic Media on April 11, 2015
  19. Mrs. Seema Sharma, Mediator, ADR, District Court, Bathinda delievered a lecture on Speedy Justice through Mediation and Conciliation on April 11,2015
  20. Prof. Rajbir Singh Dalal, Faculty, Dept. of Public Administration, Ch. Devi Lal University, Sirsa (Haryana) delievered a lecture on Combating Corruption and Human Rights on April 4,2015
  21. Dr. Nimmi, Faculty, Dept. of Law, Punjabi University Regional Centre, Bathinda, talked about Open and Transparent Governance and Right to Information on March 28,2015
  22. Lecture on Women Empowerment by Justice Daya Chaudhary, Judge, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh, and lecture on Women Empowerment by Mr. Tejwinder Singh, District & Session Judge, Bathinda on March 20, 2015
  23. Dr. Sukhwinder Kaur Virk, Faculty, Rajeev Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala talked about Human Rights: International Norms-I on March 14,2015
  24. Prof. P. S. Ramana, Prof.  & Head, Dept. of PG Studies, PU Regional Centre, Bathinda talked about Human Rights in Globalised World on February 28,2015
  25. Prof. Veer Singh, Former Vice-Chancellor, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, discussed various implications of law with respect to changing social scenario. November 26, 2014.
  26. Dr. R. K. Tuli, Executive Director, National Agricultural-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali, talked about facilities at NABI Mohali and benefits of collaboration between NABI and CUPB, March 28, 2013.
  27. Dr. S. Sharma, Seattle Biomedical Research Institute, USA, delivered a talk on developing a tool todetermine potential ligand binding sites on macromolecules, January 10, 2013.
  28. Prof. (Dr.) A. K. Singal, Astronomy and Astrophysics Division, Indian Space Research Organisation, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, talked on absolute motion of the earth in the universe, December 21, 2012.
  29. Dr. Babu Ram, Member Secretary, Punjab Pollution Control Board, Chandigarh, delivered a lecture on environmental issues and their management, November 27, 2012.
  30. Prof. (Dr.) Baijnath Prasad, Department of Hindi, Punjab University, Chandigarh, talked about Hindi as Rajbhasha, September 28, 2012.
  31. Prof. (Dr.) C. P. Kaushik, Department of Environment Science and Engineering, Guru Jambeshwar University for Science and Technology, delivered a lecture on protecting our atmosphere for generations to come, September 26, 2012.
  32. Atul Bhardwaj, Centre for Pharmacy and Health Research, University of Alberta, Canada, spoke on polysubstituted tetrahydropyrans and nitric oxide releasing prodrugs as safe anti-inammatory and anti-hypertensive agents: synthesis and in-vitro/in-vivo biological investigations, September 24, 2012.
  33. Prof. Dr. Sucha Singh Gill, Director General, Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development, Chandigarh, delivered a lecture on distribution of income in post-reform (post globalisation) period, May 8, 2012.
  34. Sh. Ajmer Singh Rode Noted Canadian Punjabi writer shared his experiences on Punjabi literature, April 27, 2012.
  35. Dr. Navtej Bharati, Canadian Punjabi poet shared a few of his memories with the audience in the university, April 27, 2012.
  36. Dr. Gurwattan Singh Miranpuri, School of Medicine and Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Wisconsin, USA, presented his work on the spinal cord injury and cervical degenerative myelopathy, April 25, 2012.
  37. Dr. Arindam Banerjee, Ambedkar University, Delhi, delivered a lecture on global food crisis: Magnitude and causes, April 20, 2012.
  38. Prof. Anwar Alam, Centre for West Asian Studies, Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi, delivered a lecture on India's politico-economic relations with its South and Central Asian neighbours, April 17, 2012.
  39. Prof. (Dr.) Ramesh Kuntal Megh, Former Professor and Head, Department of Hindi, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, spoke on Vishwa Mithak Alekhkari, April 9, 2012.
  40. Dr. Pritam Singh, Director, Post Graduate programme in International Management and International Relations, Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom, spoke on India's federal political economy and Punjab's development pattern, April 4, 2012.