In the higher education sector Multi-disciplinary projects need to be promoted to create a vibrant environment for the youth that will engage them on Global, Economic, Social, Cultural and Technical Issues and guide them according to the changes taking place across the globe.
Recently LG Manoj Sinha said that there are still many walls that separate the academic world and the real world. Until and unless we bring down those walls, until the academic world and the real world are seen as one and the same, our task will be incomplete, he added.
He advised the Higher Education Council to explore various ways that can prove to be dividends for the higher education ecosystem of J&K UT.
He advised on strengthening the alumni network; facilitating student and faculty exchange programmes and improving rankings of the Universities and other Higher Educational Institutions.
Prof. Umesh Rai, Vice Chancellor, University of Jammu presented a detailed overview of the ‘Design Your Degree’ Undergraduate program.
Sh Alok Kumar, Principal Secretary, Higher Education highlighted the significant measures taken for reforms in the education sector in the UT.
Dr Mandeep Kumar Bhandari, Principal Secretary to Lt Governor; Prof Kavi Arya from IIT Bombay; Ms Shobha Bagai, Director, Cluster Innovation Centre Delhi University; Dr Ravi Shankar, Special Secretary, Higher Education; Dr Yasmeen Ashai, Director Colleges J&K and Prof Sheikh Ajaz Bashir, Principal Amar Singh College also attended the meeting.