Silchar, Jan 29: He took over because the seventh vice-chancellor of the college from Prof Dilip Chandra Nath who was rendering obligations because the vice-chancellor since 2016. He was given a heat welcome by workplace bearers and members of the Assam College Lecturers’ Affiliation (AUTA), Assam College Non-Educating Staff Affiliation (AUNTEA) and Assam College SC-ST Staff’ Welfare Affiliation. Earlier than his becoming a member of right here, Prof Pant had labored as a professor on the North Japanese Regional Institute of Science and Know-how (NERIST) Arunachal Pradesh and in addition served as director (on deputation) Nationwide Institute of Rural Improvement and Panchayati Raj NIRDPR-NERC Guwahati.
Speaking to The Assam Tribune after taking cost, Prof Pant mentioned the foremost precedence for him is to attempt to enhance the Nationwide Evaluation and Accreditation Council (NAAC) rankings of the college for which he would take all stakeholders of the college into consideration whereas charting the way in which ahead for the establishment. He was fast to tell that the college will look to discover the potential of getting linked to the Atal Innovation Mission and a proposal for organising a centre of Indigenous Data System (IKS) on the college within the scheme of issues.
“I’ve had a fast spherical of the college campus right here at Dargakona and I’m impressed with the potential all the school members and administrative employees members have. The morale of the workers and educational employees may be very excessive and they’re extraordinarily motivated. I believe now we have every thing which might get us A++ rankings,” the vice-chancellor mentioned.
He additional knowledgeable that he would converse to the executive and educational employees along with college students and provoke short-term initiatives and long run interventions for growing the visibility of the establishment and general development as effectively.
“The challenges are manifold however now we have acquired nice potential and it is likely one of the finest universities within the nation. We are going to provoke some rapid measures in order that our visibility will increase and for long run aims, after all, the highest precedence is to get an A+ minimal within the NAAC rankings. I firmly imagine that now we have acquired good potential to enhance on the NIRF rankings as effectively. Analysis and innovation areas should be appeared into and we might discover the potential of getting linked to the Atal Innovation Mission. Additionally, now we have initiated a proposal for a centre of the Indigenous Data System (IKS) on the college. We have now large worth within the indigenous information which should be tapped. Barak Valley has acquired a really wealthy cultural heritage. We’re a tutorial establishment and it’s our social accountability additionally to disseminate information among the many individuals within the rural proximity right here. A school member has been given the obligations on this regard and we hope that we can get the IKS centre right here quickly,” Prof Pant maintained.
He mentioned that teaching amenities for UPSC and NET aspirants could be began; persona improvement initiatives, profession counselling efforts would even be pressured upon and areas to handle the declaration of examination outcomes on the earliest could be appeared into.
Requested about his views on the Nationwide Training Coverage (NEP) 2020 within the context of the college, the vice-chancellor responded saying that steps could be taken to develop some personalized educational programmes to draw extra overseas college students to review right here.
Sharing his ideas additional, Prof Pant mentioned that he has had the expertise of the a number of entries and a number of exits sample which is likely one of the key parts of the NEP whereas working at NERIST, which in his phrases, was pioneered at NERIST. “In addition to the modular system, now we have to work to alter the mindset of the scholars,” he opined.
Speaking on the elements of embracing the newest applied sciences to foster the tempo of development of the establishment, Prof Pant was of the view that know-how is a serious facilitator and the Authorities is laying main thrust on the adoption of know-how for accelerating development and improvement in each sector together with schooling.