Unstoppable GNDU - After NAAC A++, District Green Leader MAKA Wins Prestigious "State Annual Environmental Award"

June 06, 2023


June 6 (AGENCY): 

Guru Nanak Dev University in Amritsar has been awarded the prestigious Shaheed Bhagat Singh Punjab Annual Environment Award 2023 in recognition of its outstanding efforts and significant contributions in improving and protecting the state's environment. 

The award was presented by Prime Minister of Punjab, Bhagwant Singh Mann. The award consists of a cash prize of Rs 100,000, a certificate of appreciation and a silver plate.

Under the visionary leadership of Vice-Chancellor Professor Jaspal Singh Sandhu, the university has successfully implemented its Zero Waste Green Campus initiative in recent years. These efforts effectively address waste management issues by introducing a comprehensive system for sorting and recycling waste at its source.

In addition, the university actively promotes sustainable modes of transportation such as the use of bicycles and electric buses, builds pedestrian-friendly paths, restricts motor vehicle traffic, and uses a variety of trees, shrubs and seasonal flowers. We have created a green campus.

Guru Nanak Dev University has also been awarded the title of District Green Mentor by the Government of Punjab and a Water Champion by the New Delhi Center for Science and Environment in recognition of its exemplary efforts in environmental protection.

Guru Nanak Dev University has not only made significant contributions in the field of environmental sustainability, but has also become a leading institution in science, research and sports across the nation. The university has the highest NAAC accreditation (A++ grade) with an excellent CGPA score of 3.85 out of 4 and ranks among the State/Central/Private Universities of India for Shiksha “O” Anusandhan (Institute) and It ranks side by side as the best university in the country. considered a university).

Additionally, Guru Nanak Dev University has won the coveted Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy in the sports category for a staggering 24 times. It scored higher than all state and central universities in the country on the NAAC's 7 criteria that assess functional and organizational focus. These standards include curriculum aspects, teaching, learning and assessment, research, innovation and extension. Infrastructure and learning resources. Student support and progress. Governance, Leadership, Management. Institutional values and best practices.

The 2023 NIRF rankings released today further cemented Guru Nanak Dev University's position as the state's only public university in the top 50 national universities. The university consistently performs exceptionally well on all parameters set by NIRF, achieving a staggering h-index of 136.

After the unstoppable GNDU-NAAC A++, her MAKA, the district's green leader, received the prestigious "State Annual Environmental Award". Overall, Guru Nanak Dev University has demonstrated unwavering commitment and excellence in multiple fields, a beacon of excellence in academics, research, sports and environmental protection.


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