Greater Noida: Union Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ termed the decision of Galgotias University in Greater Noida to implement 100% of the new education policy as a revolutionary step. Speaking as the chief guest at a web seminar organized by the university, Dr. Nishank assured the Chancellor of the University, Sunil Galgotia, that the Ministry of Education will provide full support to the university. While paying his respects to famous freedom fighter late Vijay Singh Pathik ji on this occasion, he also discussed the contribution made by Pathik ji on education. He once again spoke of making India a ‘Vishwa Guru’ through this new education policy.
In the virtual presence of Education Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhralaya ‘Nishank’, University Grants Commission Chairman Dr. DP Singh, AICTE Chairman Dr. Anil Sahastrabuddhi, National Board of Accreditation (NBA) Director Dr. K Ramagopal Rao and other academicans Chancellor Sunil Galgotia said that the university has resolved to implement the new education policy ‘as soon as possible’. Revealing its first phase, he named it ‘Barah Kadam – Barah Lakshya’. Galgotia conveyed heartful thanks to P.M. Modi for this visionary and revolutionary education policy on behalf of entire education sector.
University CEO Dhruv Galgotia while presenting the entire scheme in detail, said university will soon start process to abtain accredition for Open Distance Learning and Online Programmes at University. He also announced to open ‘Deendayal Upadhyaya Higher Quality Center’ for students from weaker sections, towards the goal of ‘Ek Bharat – Shreshtha Bharat’, He further said that university will soon start a four-year undergraduate course as per new education policy. Disclosing the plan to open two adult education centers to spread adult education, Dhruv Galgotia announced the establishment of one of these centers in Uttarakhand, the home of Dr. Nishank, Education Minister. The name of this center will be ‘Veerchandra Singh Garhwali Adult Education Center’. According to Dhruv Galgotia, the University will establish ‘Galgotias Vivekananda Research Center’ for high level research work with the aim of working on authentic research at the university.
University Chancellor Sunil Galgotia informed about the creation of “Galgotias General Education Council” to implement this new education policy 100%. This Council will include the best academicians from India and abroad and its goal will be to implement this policy in the University as soon as possible.