Lucknow: With the pandemic turning rather serious in the recent days especially in Uttar Pradesh has increased the importance of e-curricula and digital education. With change in education patterns during the Corona crisis, there has been growing calls for strengthening the digital infrastructure. There is now a need to constantly research on the methods of reading, so that students should not be impeded in any way even in adverse conditions. Now is the time for the virtual class room, a virtual lab is also necessary. This is the demand of all time. This will provide better education to the students, teachers will keep upgrading themselves, then a new change will be seen in the society. This idea was shared by Uttar Pradesh Governor and Chancellor Anandiben Patel at the recently held 2nd Zone-wise meeting on “All India Analysis of Accreditation Report” in the North Region organized by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council and Integral University, Lucknow, online.
Speaking to the representatives of eight states of North India the Governor said that a good education system is important for realizing the ambitious goal of social and economic development of new India. In today’s era of globalization, the challenge is to establish and present ourselves on a global scale to educational institutions. She said that the value of quality, excellence as well as relevance has also increased in higher education. For the evaluation of higher educational institutions at the global level, the systems of evaluation have been provided by QS ranking, Times ranking and many other ranking units of this type.
She said that the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, the autonomous body of the University Grants Commission, was established only to provide a service to the Indian Institutes of Higher Education through the process of evaluation and accreditation.
Anandiben Patel said that NAAC encourages better educational environment based on self-assessment and accountability by encouraging research and innovation in educational institutions.
Various universities and educational institutions also get the benefit of this, through which they can identify their weaknesses and opportunities through the re-inspection process and adopt the teaching of new and modern method in their institutions.
She said that it is the duty of all of us to provide youth with quality education and connect them to the mainstream of the country. The Governor said when the higher education institution makes its assessment, it contributes to national development.