In a recent J&K Higher Education Council meeting, LG Manoj Sinha said that there should be a pragmatic road map to increase the potential of education in every sphere of life.
He stressed on the need to develop a pragmatic roadmap to enhance the potential of human resources and progressively transform J&K’s universities into economic growth centres.
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 Union Territory.
He advised for expanding collaborations with other stakeholders, especially in the sectors like Agriculture and tourism.
Increased technological input in Agriculture is the need of the hour. Universities need to closely work with this sector, facilitate mechanization and undertake value-added tasks for economic connectivity and prosperity of the villages.
The meeting held a threadbare discussion on the implementation of National Education Policy (NEP)- 2020 in the Colleges and Universities across J&K UT; improving accountability & responsiveness in the system; encouraging research, innovation, skill development, capacity building, competitiveness; enhancing employability; integrating technology for transforming Education; Multidisciplinary Education, Flexibility & Student Mobility and increasing access through Digital Learning.