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Javadekar Meets VCs of Central Universities, Pledges to Improve Quality of Higher Education
Vowing to "improve" the quality of higher education in the nation amid a review meeting with 41 Vice Chancellors of Central Universities, Union Minister for Human Resource Development Prakash Javadekar revealed that only countries with incredible universities would succeed. Javadekar was addressing while holding a review meeting of Central Universities in the nation here at Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
The Union Minister said that education is about the subject information, as well as it is the point to prepare exceptional individuals with qualities like values and character attached to them.
Giving a case of remarkable universities like Nalanda, Takshila and Vikramshila, Javadekar stated that just those countries that have incredible universities would flourish.
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He acknowledged BHU founder Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya's vision for setting up the university and explained that freedom fighters began educational institutions as a device for development and renaissance.
Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey underscored the requirement for creating a present day instruction framework in the universities.
Pandey highlighted the aptitude advancement programs identified with students, giving cases of BRICS nations where accentuation is given on ability improvement through vocational training programs. He stated that student driven activities ought to begin, remembering their issues, for example, hostels, scholarships and admissions that need to be managed effectively.
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Introducing the highlights of the review meeting, Ved Prakash, Chairman University Grants Commission (UGC) gave the status of:
- Central varsities accreditation
- Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
- Students enrollment
- Universities with potential for excellence
- Special assistance program initiated by UGC to improve innovation and quality research in higher education institutes across the nation
The Vice Chancellors of central varsities introduced the status of Choice Based Credit System (CBCS), accreditation, new innovative programs, curriculum development and research improvement programme.
BHU Vice Chancellor G C Tripathi explained that Mahamana Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya utilised the instruction as an apparatus for social strengthening which is established in Indian values and culture.
Tripathi stated that the BHU founder additionally needed to build up BHU as a center of holistic education.
Javadekar additionally inaugurated the new Shatabdi Krishi Bhawan and Green Building under the Institute of Agricultural Sciences of BHU in the wake of holding the review meeting.
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