Department of Life Long Learning and Extension

Outstanding Achievements


This Department provides awareness on the personal issues, social and national issues, skills to increase employability of poor people, orientation & training to field functionaries of adult education.

Number of beneficiaries ranges from 2500 to 3000 every year.

  1. The Department has won the Jimmy Rosalyn Carter Partnership Foundation Award, for the year 2006, a prestigious recognition, for literacy, post-literacy and follow-up program undertaken in one of the biggest slum areas in Chandigarh, situated near the University Campus. This award carried a prize of US$ 3000 and a citation.
  2. The University Grants Commission has graded the Department in Phase II in 10th Plan period for providing financial assistance.
  3. It has been chosen as one of the Departments for imparting training in Computer Applications to the Panjab University employees and their wards.
  4. It has created a good infrastructure at the Department for practical training in Computer Education, Computer Hardware, Fashion & Textile Designing & Plumbing etc.

Enquiry No(s): 1800-180-2065, +91 172 2534818, 2534866 (from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm & 2:30 pm to 5:00 pm on working days including Saturday)

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