U.P. Governor reviews self study report prepared for NAAC grading of Harcourt Butler Technological University, Kanpur
Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor and Chancellor Anandiben Patel reviewed the presentation of self study report prepared for NAAC grading of Harcourt Butler Technological University, Kanpur. HBTU is preparing to file its report for the first time before the Council for NAAC grading.
The Governor, along with the Technical Education Minister of the state, Ashish Patel, observed point-by-point the self-study report of the university prepared for all the seven criteria set for evaluation and gave suggestions for improvement.
The Governor said that their participation in various activities of the university should be increased by telling the students about the usefulness of NAAC grading for their strong preparation for the assessment. She said that being involved in the activities of the University would enhance their positive personality development, self-confidence and experience and they would emerge as responsible citizens in the social life.
The Governor insisted on adding special mention to such students in the report who have been involved in service work along with academic achievements.
The Governor also reviewed the implementation of the suggestions given in the last meeting in SSR of the University. She again suggested to put photographs containing proofs and activities along with the mentioned details and said that while improving the presentation with the latest technology, put photographs containing actual activities in the hyperlink. She said that by making a presentation in this way, all the proofs can be displayed easily during the visit of the peer team.
Targeting the lack of better presentation of its achievements by the university, the Governor said that following the rules of NAAC, give importance to your evaluation and present 100% marks strongly. In Criterion three, the Governor emphasized on highlighting research policy and strengthening extension activities. The Governor did a detailed review of Criteria 4 as well. Under this, she asked to link the details of utility of the facilities of the university in the interest of the students.
She also asked to increase the interest of the students in the e-library. She said that the university itself is the center of technical education, so it can encourage its students by providing them incentives for maintenance and repair of all its technical equipments. In view of the weak presentation of Criteria 7, the Governor gave various suggestions for comprehensive improvement. She stressed the need for its review and rewriting.
She further enunciated that apply for NAAC grading with strong preparation by implementing all the reforms at the physical level in the university and in the report. She encouraged the team members to work with commitment to achieve the highest grade in NAAC.
On this occasion, Principal Secretary to the Governor, Kalpana Awasthi, Principal Secretary, Technical Education, Subhash Chandra Sharma, Officer on Special Duty, Education, Pankaj Johny, Vice Chancellor of the University, Dr. Shamsher and members of the team constituted for NAAC preparation and other officers were also present.