Hamirpur, March 24
Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was presented a coffee table book of the Himachal Pradesh Technical University by Prof SP Bansal at Shimla on Tuesday. The Chief Minister said the coffee table books reflected achievements and programmes of the university. He said such books encouraged students to perform better in their respective fields and figure in the books that become historical documents of the institutions.
Prof SP Bansal, Vice-Chancellor, while apprising the Chief Minister of the achievements of the university, said it had over 48 affiliated colleges in the state and it offered technical courses along with courses for holistic development of students. The book carried 58 pages that reflected the 10 years of journey of the HPTU that started in a small office complex and moved to the sprawling campus at Daruhi village near here. — OC