Port Blair, August 6: An interactive session of Academicians of Higher Education Institutions of A&N Islands with Prof. V.S. Chauhan, D.Phil. (Oxon) Executive Chairman of NAAC & Distinguished Biotechnology Research Professor (DBT) who was on a brief vacation to these islands from 1st to 5th August 2019 was organized on 4th August 2019 at 03:00 p.m. at Tagore Government College of Education, Port Blair. The Principals of JNRM, DBRAIT, MGC, ANCOL and TGCE along with 70 faculty members of these colleges attended the Interactive Session.
During this session, Prof. Chauhan deliberated at length about overall improvement of higher education in these islands and need for accreditation of higher education institutions, quality benchmark reforms and schemes from UGC and MHRD that are and will be rolled out He also spoke at length on a variety of different viewpoints, ideas and perspectives related to NAAC and Higher Education. He was happy to answer the questions raised by the participants and enlightened all present in the session with his vast knowledge of various intricacies of the Higher Education set-up in India. On his arrival, Prof. Chauhan was welcomed by the Principal, TGCE, Port Blair. At the end of the session, Principal, JNRM proposed a vote of thanks.