Higher Education Council
Recently LG Manoj Sinha chaired the first meeting of J&K Higher Education Council. He said that there is a need to develop a pragmatic roadmap to enhance the potential of human resources and progressively transform J&K’s universities into economic growth centres.
Stressing on higher education he said that our Higher Education ecosystem needs to re-align itself to meet the needs of the present-day challenges and be fully geared to participate in the development taking place in different sectors of the UT.
With focus on agriculture he said that scientists can play an important role for better agricultural output. During the meeting he said that increased technological input in Agriculture is the need of the hour. Universities need to closely work with this sector, facilitate mechanisation, undertake value-added tasks for economic connectivity and prosperity of the villages.
During the meeting council members gave their valuable suggestions for improving the quality of learning & teaching in the Higher Education sector of Jammu and Kashmir.
He expresses gratitude to eminent educationist & Former VC DU, Dr Dinesh Singh; Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, Prof. G. Rangarajan; Dr. Kavi Arya from IIT Bombay, Prof. Najma Akhtar, VC, Jamia Millia Islamia and other members of the Council