Department was established in 1967 by Dr.Surjit Singh Sethi, a renowned Punjabi playwright and novelist. Its main mandate is to promote Punjabi Theatre, Language and Culture in Punjab and Northern India. It provides MA and Ph.D in Theatre and Television. It has so for produced more than 125 play productions in Punjabi language, along with the adaptations and translations of Indian and Western Classics. It has been working with Ministry of Culture, Government of India, Sahitya Akademy, Delhi, Punjabi Academy, Delhi, Chandigarh Sangeet Natak Akademy, NZCC, Patiala, Panjab Arts Council, Panjab Sangeet Natak Akademy, Jawahar Kala Kendra, Jaipur along with many Non-Government Organisations.
Teaching,Research,Theatre,Cinema,Television and Radio