In Pandemic times, the best effort is to come together and display a gesture of solidarity. As India fights COVID-19, Chitkara University Administration, Faculty and Support Staff have come together to participate in the cause by donating their one day salary to PM Cares Fund, Punjab Chief Minister Relief Fund and Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Relief Fund.
With the Corona Virus Outbreak, 22 countries globally are in complete lockdown, while 90 other countries have partial lockdown to arrest the rapid spread of the virus. With the preventive measures as the only weapon, India has displayed a great spirit in fighting against Corona Virus. Timely actions ensured we do not have a rapid spread. Chitkara University joins the nation’s cause by spreading awareness, keeping the campuses clean and by practising social distancing.
Chitkara University salutes the doctors, medical staff and non-medical staffs who are working round the clock to keep us safe. International medical journals are also recognizing the efforts of India’s fight against the coronavirus. Chitkara University also appreciates the spirit of the common man during the lockdown for showcasing the highest levels of discipline.
On the occasion, Mr. Ashok Chitkara, Chancellor at Chitkara University said, “We are going through the toughest part that our generation has not witnessed earlier. We need to stand united and work hard towards restoring things to normal. The governments are doing their role to perfection. I would like to thank all the Chitkara University staff for rising to the occasion and contributing to the nation’s cause. All of us at Chitkara University hope the situation comes to control at the earliest across the country.”
About Chitkara University
In the year 2002, Chitkara Educational Trust established its Punjab campus 30km from Chandigarh, on the Chandigarh-Patiala National Highway. In the year 2010, Chitkara University was established by the Punjab State Legislature under ‘The Chitkara University Act‘. Chitkara University, the best university in Punjab is a government-recognized university with the right to confer degrees as per the Sections 2(f) and 22(1) of the UGC Act, 1956.
Chitkara University has been founded by Dr. Ashok Chitkara and Dr. Madhu Chitkara who have been passionate teachers for more than 40 years now. Chitkara Education brings with it a reputation that has been earned through years of serving the career – needs of the student community. It is a reputation for excellence and innovation among coveted employers for preparing graduates who have the knowledge and skills they need for success in their workplace.
Chitkara University graduates go on to great careers, as they have their hands-on the responsive teaching methodology. Students from around the county are attracted to Chitkara University because of their commitment to teaching excellence, because they conduct research that makes a difference, because of their industry partnerships and because of their tailored courses. This difference has been acknowledged by students, parent, alumni, government, and industry since the inception of the university.
Within a decade, most of Chitkara University academic programs are ranked among the top 50 programs in the country which speaks volumes about their string academic heritage, highly committed faculty, extensive industry collaborations, great international connections, and state of the art campus facilities.