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Centre for excellence/Skill Development Labs at Institute for Practical Learning

Centre for excellence is committed to foster innovation among the stakeholders of Central University of Punjab, Bathinda. The centre’s vision is to organize a series of training programs on innovation, discoveries and skill developments. Workshops for the rural youth to enable them with necessary skills to address national challenges will be a key component of the centre’s activities. In this contest, the centre is planning to establish skill-development laboratories in the university that offers hands-on training in areas such as composting, mushroom cultivation, sericulture, IT and so on.

The organizational structure of this centre is as follows:

  1. Coordinator: Dr. Felix Bast, Associate Professor, Department of Botany


  1. Dr. Lezia Lakhweer, Assistant Professor, Department of Punjabi
  2. Mr. Khem Chand Saini, PhD Student
  3. Ms. Priya Gauttam, PhD Student