Univs should focus on inter-disciplinary programs

UGC chairman has appealed to universities to focus on inter-disciplinary educational programmes and strengthen infrastructure to enable students to avail benefits of higher education.

Last Updated: Nov 27, 2011, 16:53 PM IST

Nagpur: University Grants Commission (UGC)
chairman Ved Prakash has appealed to universities to focus on
inter-disciplinary educational programmes and strengthen
infrastructure to enable students to avail benefits of higher
education.

Underlining the need to define higher education, the UGC
chairman said the universities in the country were plagued by
poor administration and lacked basic infrastructure to cater
to global challenges.

While addressing the 98th convocation of Rashtrasant
Tukdoji Maharaj (RTM) Nagpur University, formerly known as
Nagpur University, at campus here yesterday, he said teachers
play an important role in shaping the students and increasing
their outlook.

Nagpur: University Grants Commission (UGC)
chairman Ved Prakash has appealed to universities to focus on
inter-disciplinary educational programmes and strengthen
infrastructure to enable students to avail benefits of higher
education.

Underlining the need to define higher education, the UGC
chairman said the universities in the country were plagued by
poor administration and lacked basic infrastructure to cater
to global challenges.

While addressing the 98th convocation of Rashtrasant
Tukdoji Maharaj (RTM) Nagpur University, formerly known as
Nagpur University, at campus here yesterday, he said teachers
play an important role in shaping the students and increasing
their outlook.

Former Supreme Court judge Justice Vikas Sirpurkar,
senior counsel Kumkum Sirurkar, former vice chancellor of
Amrawati University Kamal Singh and others were present on the
occasion.

PTI