A Team from one of the Top Ranking Vocational College of Education in U.K. , Hackney Community College , London , consisting of Principal Ian Ashman and Associate Director Ms. Tayebeh Kazempour visited Mehr Chand Polytechnic College today , in order to sign partnership program for faculty exchange under UKIERI ( United Kingdom India Education and Research Initiative) , the project sponsored by British Council . Under the Project , Mehr Chand Polytechnic College has been sanctioned grant of Rs. 31 Lacs for skills development in the field of Auto -Electricals and Software Development . Principal Jagroop Singh , Members of Board of Management Sh. C.L. Kochher , Sh. Arvind Ghai , Sh. Sanjay Gupta ,Dr. Satish Kapoor, Prof. A.L. Sangal , Principal Dr. Raj Kumar Sharma, Prof. Lakhbir Singh and other HODs welcomed the visiting guests . A guard of honour and floral welcome was presented . In the Conference, Principal Jagroop Singh briefed about the activities of the College and highlighted the areas of Co-operation between the two colleges . Mr. Ian Ashman also presented the details of Hackney Community College and Ms. Tayebeh gave presentation on various International Projects under taken by them . They also laid the foundation stone of new Automobile Lab under the Project. An exhibition of Technical Projects prepared by the students was also inaugurated by them . The students presented a Choreography and Bhangra to depict the culture of the Punjab . They appreciated all the projects and also guided the students, wherever addition/alteration was required . They also enjoyed the cultural program to a great extent. Tomorrow the team is visiting the various extension centres of the College running under CDTP Scheme . In continuation of this project, a team of faculty members of Mehr Chand Polytechnic College lead by Principal Jagroop Singh will also visit the Hackney Community College during the month of August 2014 .