Private universities in Uttarakhand to adopt two villages
Higher Education Minister Dhan Singh Rawat has asked private universities to adopt two villages each.The departmental minister discussed the implementation of the new education policy.
- Last Updated:February 20, 2021, 9:22 PM IS
Dehradun. A review meeting of private universities was held on Saturday under the chairmanship of Higher Education Minister Dhan Singh Rawat, the departmental minister discussed the implementation of the new education policy with the operators and vice chancellors of private universities. In the meeting, the Higher Education Minister said that higher education institutions should start working for the implementation of the new education policy. He said that private universities will participate in social work along with teaching work. For this, every private university will have to adopt 2-2 villages in which health, education and sanitation campaigns should be conducted and make people aware. Apart from this, universities should also adopt a school on the lines of villages.
He said that through awareness programs, students and teachers of the university will be directly connected with the villages. At the same time, the local problems will also be aware, while Vice Chairman of the Commission of Pollution, Dr. SS Nenegi said that such programs should be conducted by the universities so that the students can get a chance to go to the village as well. While the Chief Minister’s technical advisor Dr. Narendra Singh said that it is the responsibility of the universities to maintain social participation and universities should make the benefit of their research work available to the local people, while Dr. Mahendra Kunwar, the founder of Hark Institute Said that universities are centers of learning. It is not appropriate to tie them inside the boundary. It has to go in the midst of society and local issues should be included in the PhD program, while various university operators agreed to adopt villages and schools.
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