University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences (UIPS) of Panjab University has been granted Rs.1 crore under corporate social responsibility (CSR) by university alumni, Rajiv Malik and Sanjeev K Sethi. This is the highest grant received under CSR by Panjab University.
The grant will be used to establish state-of-the-art laboratory facilities, procurement of sophisticated instruments and generation of other facilities at UIPS. This has been defined under an agreement signed between the company and registrar, Panjab University. UIPS chairperson Prof Indu Pal Kaur attributed the accomplishments of UIPS to the cohesiveness, hard work and persistent efforts of the globally acclaimed faculty colleagues, alumni and dedication of students.
UIPS receives grant of Rs. 1 crore under CSR from a multinational pharmaceutical company, M/s Mylan Laboratories Ltd facilitated by its alumni,Mr Rajiv Malik, President, Viatris,USA and Mr Sanjeev K Sethi, Chief Operating Officer, Viatris/Mylan, India.
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