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    26.06.2024 : Meeting with representatives of different universities which was chaired by Secretary to the Hon’ble Governor.

    Publish Date: June 26, 2024

    SKM/GOV/PR/2024/156

    A meeting was convened today at Raj Bhavan, chaired by, Secretary of Raj Bhavan Shri J.D. Bhutia. The university representatives were invited to present updates on a comprehensive range of educational agendas.

    The key topics of discussion included the National Education Policy 2020, the wearing of gowns during convocation ceremonies, basic information and recognition status of each university, national and international assessments, the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), the functioning of Internal Quality Assurance Cells (IQAC), ongoing PhD work, academic and examination calendars, academic programs and courses, feedback systems, student enrollment efforts, faculty profile improvement measures, and research promotion.

    In his address ,Secretary Raj Bhavan highlighted the Hon’ble Governor’s commitment to quality-based education in higher studies. He emphasized on the importance of increasing student enrollment in university courses tailored to achieving learning outcomes and securing placements.

    The Vice Chancellor of SRM University, Dr. C.H. Satish Kumar, delivered the vote of thanks, expressing gratitude for the opportunity to discuss these crucial educational topics.

    During the meeting, each university delivered detailed PowerPoint presentations on the agenda points. This was followed by discussions on adopting best practices to improve university recognition, achieve NAAC accreditation, and attract student enrollment from other states in India.

    Attendees of the meeting were Dr. Swami Prasad Sinha, Vice Chancellor of Sikkim Global Technical University, Dr. Ashish Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Khangchendzonga State University, Dr. Rajan Basak, Registrar of National Institute of Technology Ravangla, Shri D.C. Agrawal, Vice Chancellor of Sikkim Manipal University Shri Kalyan Kumar Shah, Vice Chancellor of Sikkim Skill University, Shri H.S. Yadav, Vice Chancellor of Sikkim Professional University, Dr Siddharth Shankar, Registrar of Medhavi Skill University, Shri Diwas Gautam, Deputy Secretary of Raj Bhavan and Dr. Shyam Narain, OSD of Raj Bhavan.