5-6 October, 2016, New Delhi
The Agricultural Education Division, ICAR organized a two-day meeting (5-6th October, 2016) of coordinators of Experiential Learning Programme (ELP) of the Agricultural Universities (AUs) at NASC Complex, New Delhi. The meeting was organized to review and discuss the ELP of AUs.
Dr. N. S. Rathore, Chairman of the meeting apprised, the participants about recent policy decisions taken by the ICAR and implementation of Student READY programme from 2016-17.
Dr. P. S. Pandey, ADG (EP&HS), discussed about the overview and challenges on implementation of ELP in the AUs.
The invited guests; Prof. S. L. Mehta, Ex DDG (Agril. Edn. Div.) and Prof. H. S. Nanavati, Ex ADG, (Agril. Edn. Div.), ICAR, gave an account of the genesis of the ELP and mentored the participants for strengthening of the ELP in the AUs.
Dr. M. B. Chetti ADG, (HRD) and Dr. G. Venkateshwarlu, ADG (EQR) also shared their views on EL programme.
A publication on Student READY (Rural Entrepreneurship Awareness Development Yojana) was released on this occasion.
A total of 65 AUs were represented by 107 Coordinators and the participants presented about their ongoing ELP and discussed for its further betterment and strengthening.
(Source: Agricultural Education Division, ICAR)