Brainstorming Session on Revision of ICAR Model Act for Higher Agricultural Educational institutions
Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University (PJTSAU) and Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has jointly organized the brainstorming session on Revision of ICAR Model Act for Higher Agricultural Educational institutions held at University Auditorium, Rajendranagar on 14-05-2018. The regional meeting (South Zone) of the High power committee of ICAR was held under the chairmanship of Dr. SS Chahal, Former VC of MPUAT, Udaipur. The main discussion was held on suitable amendments to the ICAR model act on governance in University system to make improvement in Agricultural Education in State Agricultural Universities as well as private Agricultural Colleges in the country.
Dr SS Chahal was highlighted the uniformity in administrative setup in different State Agricultural Universities (SAUís) and nee to imporve the quality of education throughout the country.
Dr. NS Rathore, Deputy Director General(Education) of ICAR was emphasized the need to link up the quality of education in the universities with the release of grants from ICAR . He also suggested that, there is a need to integrate the teaching, research and extension in agricultural universities in the country. Dr. V Praveen Rao, Vice Chancellor, PJTSAU expressed his opinion on improvement of the faculty in Universities on far with International standards.