Governor advises Universities to promote research culture

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Governor Dr Tamilisai is seen interacting with VCs of Palamur & JNTU universities

Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Monday advised all the State universities to promote the research culture in the campuses.

She said that the State universities should be reincarnated into centres of excellence in research and students also need to be encouraged to present papers at the national and international seminars. The paper presents data of the students also need to be documented.

Interacting with officials of the Palamuru University and Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University through two separate video conferences, Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan stated that post-Covid situation has necessitated the creation of massive online resources for the benefit of the students. She also stressed upon the digitalization of library resources to offer remote learning services to the students.

“All the online classes and video lessons and lectures need to be made available on the digital platform of the university, for the benefit of rural students who have the problems of connectivity” she added.

Referring to the functioning of the alumni associations of the universities, she stated that there is every need for strengthening alumni associations so that it can actively participate in the developmental activities of the university.

“The universities need to give more focus to the creation of job-oriented courses and ensure better placements to the students after the completion of the courses. Nurturing, mentoring and imparting skill-based training to the students is vital for their employment opportunities,” the Governor said.

Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan urged that all the universities have to work for the betterment of their rankings. “It is my strong wish to revive the Telangana as the top State in quality higher education. We must strive hard to figure in the list of the world-class universities,” the Governor stated.

The Governor urged the functionaries to improve the standards and get better results at the UG & PG levels.

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