Universities should coordinate with industrial establishments for job-oriented courses

Bhopal: In a meeting of Vice Chancellors of all government universities at Raj Bhavan today, the Governor Shri Lalji Tandon said that they should coordinate with industrial estalishments for conducting employment-oriented courses. Whatever decisions are taken should be implemented with total devotion and dedication to get desired results. He advised the Vice Chancellors to take initiative in improving the quality of higher education with new thinking, energy and self-confidence.

For the first time in the country, a consortium of universities has been formed in Madhya Pradesh on the initiative of Governor Shri Tandon. Through this, the universities will provide quality higher education to the students using each other’s expertise. The Governor hoped that this step in the field of higher education through the consortium would create a new history.

In the presence of the Governor, a mutual agreement was signed between Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University of Social Sciences, Chhindwara University, Pandit S.N. Shukla University, Maharaja Chhatrasal Bundelkhand University, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya and Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya to address their shortcomings.

The Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya gave its consent to provide software and licenses to all universities as per their requirement. Barkatullah University, Bhopal informed about providing facilities to students in the field of science research, Vikram University, Ujjain has provided study and research facilities to about 20 thousand manuscripts of different languages kept in the Museum of Ancient Indian History and Archaeology and Manuscripts. On this occasion, a consortium headed by the Governor was unanimously formed. The Secretary to the Governor and the Vice-Chancellors of Government Universities are included in the Executive Group.