SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir lieutenant governor Manoj Sinha on Friday asked the vice-chancellors (VCs) of various universities in the Union Territory (UT) to adopt J&K-centric changes as per the New Education Policy (NEP).
Sinha also directed them to prepare a roadmap for bringing qualitative improvement in the overall functioning of the institutions besides imparting training to the teachers in the varsities and outside the UT for the transformation of the learning system.
The lieutenant governor, who chaired a review meeting of the functioning of universities at the Raj Bhavan on Friday, sought suggestions and recommendations from the VCs on how the UT could benefit from the NEP and the challenges in its implementation.
Sinha stressed on the importance of preparing an effective strategy for the implementation of grants under Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan and asked the VCs to submit a detailed report on five unique initiatives taken by the varsities in the last one, two and three years and the impact of these steps on teaching-learning programmes.
The lieutenant governor also asked the VCs to submit a report on faculty recruitment and promotion against sanctioned strength, number of admissions against approved seats, the status of statutory body meetings, besides any issues pending with Chancellors office like nomRead More – Source