Chandigarh University felicitates 65 faculty members on Teacher’s Day

Chandigarh University felicitates 65 faculty members with Best Teachers Award 2021

28 honored with Best Researcher Award and 5 faculty honored with Best E-Guru Award for implementing innovating teaching during pandemic  

Chandigarh University today honored 65 faculty members with Best Teachers Award 2021 during a felicitation ceremony held at its campus. The ceremony was organized to mark the celebration of the 133rd birth anniversary of the great philosopher, educationist, and former President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan which is celebrated as Teachers Day in India. Chancellor Chandigarh University honored the best of faculty talent in various categories of Best Teaching-Learning Faculty, Best Researchers, Best E-Guru, Best Digital Innovator and Best Trainer for Career Development of Students.  

Amongst those honored, 46 faculty of various University Teaching Departments including Engineering, Hotel Management, Commerce, Applied Sciences, Health Sciences, Management, Film Making, Media, Law, Design and Liberal Arts were given Best Faculty 2021 awards while 28 faculty members were honored with Best Researcher Award 2021 for their rich contribution in the field of Research and Innovation. The whole teaching-learning process shifted to digital due to the pandemic, a new category of awards Best E-GURU Award was introduced this year. Mandeep Singh from Department of Applied Sciences, Shivani Jaiswal from Department of Engineering, Ritika Puri from Department of Health Sciences, Dr. Bhanupriya from Department of Management and Shruti Sidhu from Department of Liberal Arts were honored with Best E-Guru Award 2021 for their contribution in developing the best digital learning material for the students.

In addition, Harsh Bansal, Navjot Singh Gill, Rajwant Kaur, Tejinder Singh and Samriti Singh were awarded the "Digital Innovator Award" for their contribution in developing the unique digital teaching-learning model that helped the students in getting un-interrupted education even during lockdown.  

While addressing the faculty and staff, Satnam Singh Sandhu, Chancellor, Chandigarh University said, “Teachers lay the foundation of a civilized and progressive society. With their dedication and commitment they ensure that their students not only excel in various fields but turn out to be enlightened citizens”. Sa

tnam Singh Sandhu further said, “During the Covid-19 pandemic, teachers played a vital role in imparting education through online. If Youth is the future of any Nation, then teachers are the nation builders who inspire, educate, enlighten, guide and transform the lives of students throughout their lives”.