The Department of Youth Welfare, being an important part of the University, working for the overall development of the students , was set up in 1958 under the Directorship of Dr. K.C. Anand as Founder Director. With an objective of nurturing the young minds and for their balanced growth and development, the Department of Youth Welfare organizes a number of activities every year. As the department encourages the young students to come forward and prove themselves by participating in various creative activities in the same way the active participation of the students in these activities encourage the department to provide them more and more opportunities for their overall development.
Keeping in view the above mentioned scenario the department organizes chain of activities throughout the year as Youth leadership training, Hiking Trekking and Rock climbing camp, Panjab University Zonal Youth and Heritage Festivals, Panjab University Inter-Zonal Youth and Heritage Festival, North Zone Inter University Youth Festival , All India Open National Youth Festival and All India Inter University National Youth Festival.
Department is going to start Students. Holiday Home ( Youth Hostel ) Chandigarh shortly and managing Student Holiday Home at Dalhousie also.
A Literary/Cultural annual magazine .Jawan Tarang. has been launched from the session 2014.
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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