Thapar University (TU) was established on 8 October 1956 as an Engineering College named Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. It is a University established in 1985 vide Sec.3 of the UGC Act, 1956 under notification # F.9-12/84-U.3. Thapar University offers Post-graduate and undergraduate programs in Engineering, Science, Management and Social Sciences. At TU we strive to maintain an environment that encourages scholarly inquiry and research, a spirit of creative independence and a deep commitment to academic excellence. We see our students as unique individuals with different interests and aspirations. The diverse programs and activities aimed at developing quality of mind, ethical standard, social awareness and global perspectives, let the students shape their own TU experience and grow. Our alumni have excelled in varied fields such as business and industry, administrative and regulatory services, research and education and social and human rights organizations.
Prestige Wines & Spirits Pvt. Ltd.
Prestige Wines & Spirits Pvt. Ltd. (formerly TT&G Trading Pvt. Ltd.) is an Indo-European venture that promotes and imports premium wines and spirits into India.
CII - Avantha Centre for Competitiveness For SMEs
Established in 2004, today Chandigarh based CII-AVANTHA Centre for Competitiveness for SMEs is a one stop shop for SME development. With a pan India approach, the Centre plays role of a guide and mentor for SMEs by its ‘Cluster Approach’, which enables SMEs to learn through sharing of knowledge with other Cluster companies. Best Practices and a detailed road map for enhancing productivity and efficiency for Cluster companies is charted and implemented by the seasoned counselors of the Centre. The Centre works exclusively to enhance the competitiveness of MSMEs, through interventions in areas such as Manufacturing Excellence, Energy Efficiency, Cost Management, Total Employee Involvement, e-Learning, Corrosion Management etc. Our Pro-active International Engagements ensure that we are in tune with the cutting edge of global Competitiveness in order to transmit the same to the Indian SMEs. More than 220 Training programmes have been held in the last 3 years, benefitting more than 3500 delegates.
Professional Golf Tour of India
Formed in 2006, Professional Golf Tour of India (PGTI) is recognized as the official body of professional golf in India. PGTI's objective is to promote professional golf in the country by conducting prize money tournaments through sponsorships as well as giving players an opportunity to be involved in decision making in all aspects of the game. Headed by Gautam Thapar (President), PGTI's Governing Body comprises of Saket Bahuguna and leading Indian golf professionals such as Jyoti Randhawa, Shiv Kapur, SSP Chowrasia, Ajai Gupta, Digvijay Singh, Uttam Singh Mundy, Amritinder Singh and Ranjit Singh. PGTI currently has over 300 members.
Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW)
The Council on Energy, Environment and Water is an independent, not-for-profit policy research institution. CEEW addresses pressing global challenges through an integrated and internationally focused approach. It does so through high quality research, partnerships with public and private institutions, and engagement with and outreach to the wider public.