The Shivaji University, Kolhapur (SUK) has achieved 100% compliance rate at the submission of Management Information System (MIS) this year. The directorate of higher education of the state government had asked the University officials to submit the MIS-information on an urgent basis earlier this year before January 31.
MIS covers information from all the institutions in the state which are pertaining to higher education in streams Arts, Science, Commerce, Education, Law and other non-engineering courses. According to the university officials, to make the procedure simple, the university earlier last year had conducted the workshop related to the information updating at MIS portal, in the month of September.
MIS data is collected on several parameters such as teachers, student enrolment, programmes, examination results, education finance, and infrastructure along with others.According to the university officials, the details are important, as the information is used in forming policies on creating skilled manpower development in the higher education sector in the country.
About Shivaji University-
SUK has as many as 282 affiliated colleges in the Sangli, Satara and Kolhapur district, with more than three lakh students studying for various undergraduate and post-graduate courses. Shivaji University, established in 1962, is named after the Great Maratha Warrior and founder of the Maratha empire Chhatrapati Shivaji. Under the innovative and socially reformist leadership of Chhatrapati Shahu Maharaj, the princely ruler of Kolhapur, the city had become at the beginning of this century, a focal point of educational opportunities for all classes and communities of South-Western Maharashtra, and northern parts of neighbouring Karnataka.
Source -Prasad Patil, City Journalist, College Dekho