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PU alumni body holds annual meet

The annual general body meeting and scholarship award function of the Panjab University Alumni Association were held on Saturday in the Golden Jubilee Hall at the varsity.

The annual general body meeting and scholarship award function of the Panjab University Alumni Association (PUAA) were held on Saturday in the Golden Jubilee Hall at the varsity.

A total of 66 meritorious students – 31 each from the different affiliated colleges and 35 from varsity departments – who topped the respective courses during the academic session of the year 2011-12 were awarded scholarships,merit certificates and trophies at the event.

Stipends to nine deserving pupils were also awarded on a need-cum-merit basis in academics or sports in accordance with the directions of the sponsors.

The PU Vice-Chancellor,Prof Arun Kumar Grover,initiated a corpus fund for inflation,protecting the scholarships/ stipends awarded to the students by contributing Rs 5,000,and several alumni members made similar contributions towards this endeavour as well.