Friday, October 12, 2007

GNE Ludhiana | Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College Ludhiana

Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, LUDHIANA was estabished by the Nankana Sahib Educaion Trust [NSET]. NSET was founded in memory of the most sacred temple of Nankana Sahib, birth place of Guru Nanak Dev Ji. Shiromani Guurdwara Prabhandak Committee, Amirtsar, a premeir organisation of universal bortherhood, was the main force behind the mission of 'Removal of Economic Backwardness through Technology'. With this mission, a Polytechnic was started in 1953 and Guru Nanak Dev Engg. College was established in 1956. The Trust deed was registered on 24th February 1953 with a committment by The Nankana Sahib Education Trust to uplift the vast weaker section of Indian polity comprising Rural India by admitting 70% students every year from Rural Areas. This committment was made to the nation on 8th April, 1956. The day when foundation stone of the College Building was laid by Late Dr. Rajendra Prasad Ji, the First President of India. Nearly 10,000 graduate and 300 Post Graduate Engineers have passed out from this college during the last 50 years and are at present successfully employed in India & abroad.The college is now ISO 9001-2000 Certified ,NBA accredited and have signed MoU with IOWA University [USA] for exchange of students and faculty.


At GNDEC, we are committed to achieve, maintain and continuously improve technical excellence, ethical values, and overall development of our students, to global standards, with our ever enhancing competence in teaching and research. We are also committed to support and improve regional rural development through technology.


Realization of Glimpses of a Golden India in The real(rural) India which lives and abounds in its villages GNDEC will excell nationally and distinguish itself as a recognized pre-eminent leader to serve this 70% Brotherhood through its socioeconomic upliftment by exposure of the havenots to Engg. and technology thereby grooming them as technically competent and intellectually-vital Graduates through practically focused quality learning experience, and thus assuring productive Careers for them.


Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College campus is spread over 88 acres of prime land about 5 Kms from Bus Stand and 8 Kms from Ludhiana Railway Station on Ludhiana-Malerkotla Road. The college campus is well planned with beautifully laid out tree plantation,pathways,flowerbeds besides the well maintained sprawling lawns all around. It has beautiful building for College,Hostels,Swimming Pool,Sports and Gymnasium Hall Complex,Gurduwara Sahib,Bank,Dispensery,Post Office etc. There are two hostels for boys and one for girls with total accomodation of about 550 students.These hostels are provided with all amenities and basic services.The greenery of the campus is remarkable and special care taken to preserve it.


The College was initially started with three conventional degree level engineering courses only i.e. Civil, Mechanical and Electrical. The College has kept pace with the unending fast expansion in the field of engineering. Degree courses in Electronics & Communication Engg. and Production were started in 1981, 1986 respectively. Another two courses in emerging branches of engineering i.e. CSE & IT were introduced in 1997 and 2001 respectively. While introducing new branches, employability and need of the industry is given top priority. Following courses of study are offered by the College:

B. Tech.
  1. Civil Engineering (60 seats)
  2. Mechanical Engineering (60 seats)
  3. Production Engineering (30 seats)
  4. Electrical Engineering (60 seats)
  5. Electronics and Communication Engineering (60 seats)
  6. Computer Science and Engineering (60 seats)
  7. Information Technology (60 seats)
  1. M.Tech. Production Engineering (Full Time)
  2. M.Tech. Industrial Engineering (Full Time)
  3. M.Tech. Power Engineering (Full Time)
  4. M.Tech. Structural Engineering (Full Time)
  5. M. Tech. Geo-Technical Engineering (Full Time)
  6. M.Tech. Computer Sc. & Engineering (Full Time)
  7. M.Tech. Production Engineering (Part Time )
  8. M.Tech. Electronics Engineering (Part Time)
  9. M.Tech. Soil Mechanics & Foundation Engineering ( Part Time).
  10. M.Tech. Electrical Engineering (Part Time).
  11. M.Tech. Industrial Engineering (Part Time)

The College offers research facilities in various departments leading to the award of Ph.D. degree of Punjab Technical University to scholars registered for research work.

The College timings are 8.30 AM to 4.30 PM

Official College Website:

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Christian Medical College Ludhiana

The Christian Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, India was the first medical school for women in Asia. It was founded by Dame Edith Mary Brown. It became officially recognized by the government in 1915.

The Medical Missionary work was started in Ludhiana in the year 1881 by the Greenfield sisters, Miss Martha Rose and Miss Kay Greenfield. They were Evangelists and Educationalists from Scotland. This pioneering medical work of the Greenfield sisters was the precursor of the Medical Training and Health Care Service Programme of the present Christian Medical College, Ludhiana.

The Greenfield sisters and their associates organized the Health Care Educational Services in which endeavour Dr. Edith Mary Brown joined them in 1893 and in 1894 the North Indian School of Medicine for Christian Women was started by Dr. Edith Mary Brown and her colleagues with the object of training Indian nationals particularly the women, to serve in the field of Medical education and Health Care Services, emphasizing integration of training and health care services. The period from 1894 to 1952 has been an epoch making era which saw the landmark of development from its beginning as a School of Medicine for Christian Women to Women’s Christian Medical College until 1952 when the name was changed to Christian Medical College to enable it to admit both men and women students for the upgraded MBBS course which came into effect for its first admission from 1953. The College was affiliated with Punjab University, Chandigarh. The Medical School granted LSMF diploma till 1952. Since the College was upgraded to M.B.B.S in 1953, more than 2000 candidates have graduated and these graduates are serving in different parts of India & the world.

Our national medical and para-medical teaching staff and other staff come from nearly every state in India. The Government of India and Punjab have continued their interest and support in the work and the development of the college and its hospital.

In 1953 the college started the MBBS program affiliated with Panjab University, Chandigarh admitting men and women students. Since July 1999 the college has been affiliated with Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot. The Post-graduate program started in the Sixties. The college offers Post-graduate Diploma, Degree, Super specialty and Doctoral courses.

Official College Websites:

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Majestic Park Plaza

Majestic Park Plaza
Their Address:
Ferozepur Road,
Bhai Bala Chowk,
Ludhiana 141001, India.

Ratings by 4.0 of 5.0 stars
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Review of Majestic Park Plaza Ludhiana at

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Hotels in Ludhiana | Ludhiana Hotels | Hotel Ludhiana

Following is the list of top Hotels to stay during your visit to the city - Ludhiana:
Note: These hotels are rated according ratings by

  • Majestic Park Plaza, Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    Ferozepur Road,
    Bhai Bala Chowk,
    Ludhiana 141001.
  • Friends Regency Hotel, Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    Ferozepur Road,
    Opposite Mini Secretariat,
    Ludhiana 141001.
  • City Heart Hotel, Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    GT Road,
    Near Clock Tower,
    Ludhiana 141008.
  • Country Inn & Suites Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    148 Feroze Gandhi Market,
    Ludhiana 141001.
  • Fortune Klassik, Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    Link Road,
  • Hotel Aditya, Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    469,-G, B.R.S. Nagar,
    Ferozepur Road,
  • Hotel Gulmor, Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    Ferozpur Road,
  • Hotel Nagpal Regency, Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    Ferozepur Rd, Bhaibala Chowk,
  • Hotel Nanda, Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    15, Bhadaur House Market,
    Near Railway Station,
    Ludhiana -141008
  • The Hotel Khurana, Ludhiana
    Their Address:
    Near Jagraon Bridge, G.T.Road,
    Ludhiana 141008.

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Tuesday, October 9, 2007

Ludhiana Stock Exchange Association Limited (LSE)

Ludhiana Stock Exchange Association Limited (LSE) was established in the year 1983. By 1999-2000, the exchange had a total of 284 brokers, out of which 79 were corporate brokers. Among 284 brokers, it was further classified as 212 proprietor broker, 2 partnership broker and 70 corporate broker. Then, there was only 23 sub-brokers registered.

Ludhiana Stock Exchange became the second bourse in India to introduce modified carryforward system after BSE on April 6, 1998. On the same date, LSE also introduced a settlement guarantee fund (SGF). The SGF guarantees settlement of transactions and the carryforward facility provides liquidity to the market.

LSE became the first in India to start LSE Securities Ltd., a 100% owned subsidiary of the exchange. The LSE Securities got the ticket as sub-broker of the NSE. In 1998, the exchange also got permission to start derivative trading.

For the settlement of dematerialised securities, the Ludhiana Stock Exchange has also been linked up with National Securities Depository Ltd. (NSDL).

Feroz Gandhi Market,
Near Country Inn Hotel,
Bhai Wala Chowk,
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Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, Punjab

The Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, Punjab is one of the State Agricultural Universities in India. It was established in 1962 and is the oldest agricultural university in India after GBPUA&T, Pantnagar. It has a international reputation for excellence in agriculture due the level of awards it has won and achievements made throughout its history, particularly during India's Green revolution. It pioneered the Green Revoulution in India in 1960s and is considered as one of the best agricultural universities in Asia. It was bifurcated in 2005 with the formation of Guru Angad Dev veterinary and Animal Sciences University. The reputed Vice-Chancellor Dr.KS Aulakh has recently resigned under dramatic situations with alleged political pressures by the state government which were "against the welfare of university".

Introduction & Mission Statement Goals

It is committed to continue improvement in the productivity and profitability of agriculture and allied sectors through the achievement of the following goals:

To provide quality education in the areas of agriculture, veterinary science, agricultural engineering and allied fields.
To undertake basic applied and adaptive research to seek appropriate solutions to emerging problems in agriculture and develop relevant technologies to improve socio-economic conditions of the faring community.
To develop and effective mechanism for the transfer of technology to the farmers and agricultural organisations through different extension programmes with a view to improve agricultural productivity and economic conditions of rural population.
To develop appropriate technology for supporting the growth of agro-based industries.
The university facilities includes laboratories, lecture rooms, instructional and research farms, modern instrument farm machinery, transport and library facilities.

Infrastructure and Athletics

The university has a very strong reputation in sports and it & its alumini have won many awards for excellence in sport. The university has facilities for basketball, badminton, cycling, cricket, field hockey, football, gymnastics, handball, volleyball, lawn tennis, swimming, table tennis, weight lifting and Kabbadi. There is also a cycling velodrome, an astroturf field for hockey, and a stadium for various sports.
There is an outdoor theatre for holding cultural activities and a student community center for the conduct of miscellaneous extra curricular activities. Numerous international and Punjabi culture festives have been staged at the university.
There is a faculty of 1250 members at the main campus and at regional research stations.

International & State Awards and Achievements

The faculty members and the postgraduate students of the university have won numerous national and international awards and honours (some of them are list below): IT has produced brillant sportsmen and women.

  • Padma Bhushan
  • Padma Shri
  • Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Memorial Prize
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
  • Hari Om Ashram Trust Award
  • ICAR
  • Best Teacher Award
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Award.

Also it has achieved the fellowship of the professional scientific academies and societies in recognition of their outstanding contributions (listed below):

  • Third world academy of sciences
  • Indian National Science Academy
  • National academy of Agricultural Sciences
  • National Academy of Veterinary Sciences
  • Best Institution Award the Indian Council of Agricultural Research - 1995.

It has been acclaimed as Best Agricultural University in Asia, PAU has achieved distinguished status at the national and international level. It has played a unique role in ushering green revolution in India.

It has the distinction of winning the first Best Institution Award of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research in the year 1995.

Programs and Facilities

At present the university offers 5 bachelor's, 51 master's and 42 doctorate programmes in 50 departments of 5 constituent colleges. In addition it also offers a Bachelor of Education programme and 5 Diploma programmes in its 5 constituent colleges:

  • College of Agriculture (BSc, MSc, PhD)
  • College of Agricultural Engineering (BTech, MTech, PhD)
  • College of Veterinary Science
  • College of Home Sciences
  • College of Basic Sciences and Humanities

An Institute of Agricultural was established at Gurdaspur. In 1988 the university switched from trimester to semester system and in 1993 it switched from the letter grade system to a 10.00 credit point average system.

Useful Information:
Director: Mr. S. S. Chahal
Location: Ludhiana, Punjab, India
Campus: Urban 1510 acres
Affiliations: UGC


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Saturday, September 15, 2007

Ludhiana Info Pages

Punjab Agriculture University |
Stock Echanges
Ludhiana Stock Exchange, Ludhiana, Punjab
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