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RBU V-C attends AIU zonal meeting

PUNJAB NEWS EXPRESS | February 16, 2021 01:36 PM

MOHALI: Dr Parvinder Singh, Vice-Chancellor of the Rayat Bahra University, participated in the North Zone VCs’ Meet of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) on the theme of `Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education with Technology Integration’.

Speaking at the technical session on `Towards a More Holistic and Multidisciplinary Education and Creating Optimal Learning Environment’, Dr Singh underlined the need for implementation of the new education policy.

He said the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) organizes zonal meets of vice-chancellors every year wherein issues relating to higher education are discussed. Recommendations of the zonal vice chancellors’ meets are considered in the annual meeting of the Association.

Vice-Chancellors, directors of member Universities, institutions apart from some educationists, representatives of UGC, MHRD and apex bodies also participated in the zonal meet.

Dr Parvinder Singh said here today that the Governing Council of Association of Indian Universities in its 361st meeting held on November 5, 2020, recommended the theme for 95th AIU annual general body meeting and national seminar as formulating “Implementation Strategy for NEP 2020”. The five zonal conferences had been planned keeping the main theme in mind, he added.

Dr Singh said that the themes for the other two technical sessions were `Faculty Development and Student Engagement’ and `Technology Integration Including Online and Digital Education’.

In view of the widespread impact of COVID-19 pandemic and in the interest of the safety of academic fraternity, the Association of Indian Universities is holding the zonal meets of Vice-Chancellors through virtual mode.

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