2nd July, 2020, Hyderabad
The ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad organized the "Virtual Signing Ceremony of Tripartite Memorandums of Understanding for establishment of Career Development Centres & Faculty Development Centres under the Component - 2 of the ICAR-National Agricultural Higher Education Project (NAHEP)" today.
Dr. R.C. Agrawal, Deputy Director General (Agricultural Education) & National Director, ICAR-NAHEP emphasized on the necessity for establishing of 5 CDCs in Central Agricultural University, Imphal; SKNAU, Jobner; UBKV, Cooch Behar; SVVU, Tirupati; IGKV, Raipur and FDC at GBPUA&T, Pant Nagar with an objective to develop the overall personality of students based on national priorities and develop sustainable replicable model in the other Agricultural Universities.
Dr. Ch. Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM stressed that the CDCs & FDC are need of the hour for bringing a dynamic National Education System to address the challenges in Indian Agriculture, such as, processing, value-addition and employment.
Dr. Tauqueer Ahmad, Director, ICAR-IASRI, New Delhi appreciated the ICAR-NAARM & ICAR-IASRI's initiatives under the ICAR-NAHEP.
The Vice-Chancellors and Deans of the various Agricultural Universities accentuated that the centers will enhance the soft skills of the students and competency of the faculties.
The Deans, Directors, Nodal Officers and other senior officials from the Agricultural Universities attended the ceremony through video conferencing.
(Source: ICAR-National Academy of Agricultural Research Management, Hyderabad)