The All-India Council for Technical Education in association with BCL Industries Limited Bathinda is setting up Punjab’s first Idea Lab at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University. The total cost would be Rs. 1 crore 11 lakhs. Of which Rs 56 lakh is being provided by BCL Industries. The lab is named BCL – AICTE Idea Lab. Commenting on the achievement, BCL Managing Director Rajinder Mittal and Vice Chancellor of the University Buta Singh Sidhu said that it was a huge contribution to the region.