90 percent of online courses completed by Universities

May 18, 2020 17:10 |

 

  • Governor took feedback from the Vice Chancellors through video conference

Governor Bandaru Dattatraya interacted with the Vice Chancellors of various Universities through video conference today and took feedback on academic activities at the university level.

Vice Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh University Shimla Prof. Sikandar Kumar, Vice Chancellor of Horticulture and Forestry  University Nauni Prof. Paraminder Kaushal, Vice Chancellor of Agricultural University Palampur Prof. Ashok Saryal, Vice Chancellor of Technical University Hamirpur Prof. S.P. Bansal, Vice Chancellor of Cluster University Mandi Prof. C.L Chaman and Vice Chancellor of Atal Medical and Research University Nerchowk Mandi Prof. Surender Kashyap participated in the video conference.

The Governor also took information on use of various online portal, preparation of examinations as per University Grants Commission guidelines and roadmap for next session, role of university during COVID-19, status report of online education and classes till date, role of volunteers, teaching facility in Hindi etc.

On this occasion, the Governor appreciated all the Vice Chancellors for online classes being provided during the 55 days lockdown period. He expressed hope that by May 31, all universities would show efficiency and awareness by following the guidelines of Lockdown-4.0. He said that in the first video conference with the Vice Chancellors, he emphasized on online education and everyone worked on it. He said that this is an opportunity to use this technique as much as possible. He said that education should be connected with technology so that whichever sitiution is created but contact should be maintained with the students.

Shri Dattatraya said that efforts should be made to know the mental state of the students and the problem faced by them through online system.

The Governor also shared his view on the villages adopted by universities for awareness. He also took information on regional languages. He also discussed about the various alternatives for poor children with no smart phones and facing network issues.

On this occasion, the Vice Chancellors in their response stated that up to 90 percent of the syllabus has been completed. Online library facility is also being provided. The research work is going on and committees have been formed for the entrance examinations. Emphasis was also being given on awareness programs.

 They also urged to call some administrative staff so that administrative activities as well as developmental activities could be continued.