Imphal, Feb 6: 33rd Orientation Programme was inaugurates yesterday at Manipur University with special focus on “Academic Administration/Educational Management” organised by UGC - Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC), Manipur University. Professor Adya Prasad Pandey, Vice- Chancellor of Manipur University, graced the function as chief guest and Prof H. Ramananda Singh, Director, UGC - HRDC, MU presided over the function. The main objective of the programme is to facilitate quality and relevance of Higher Education through upgradation of knowledge and skills of teachers working in the higher education system - teachers of colleges and University departments.
Prof Adya Prasad Pandey, Vice-Chancellor of Manipur University, in his chief guest speech, stated that teachers should be the role model for students as well as for the society. Teachers should be trained according to the need of the hour and they should know the present trend of the world. This type of programme will enhance in knowledge sharing among the teachers and students. HRDC should deliberate on areas which teachers are not aware of. Prof Pandey suggested that this a good opportunity in hand to write research papers. There is no limit of learning new knowledge. Flow of knowledge should be maintained to keep abreast with the development in the field of education system across the globe. He also added that research activities should be initiated in the colleges of the state.
Prof H. Ramananda Singh, Director, UGC - HRDC, MU appreciated the Vice-Chancellor for his support and cooperation in organising the 33rd Orientation Programme. He added that all the administrative and management trainings will be covered in this orientation programme.
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