By Tricitynews Reporter
Chandigarh 02nd December:- The week-long Faculty Development Programme (FDP) at MCM DAV College for Women, organized under the aegis of Rashtriya Ucchatar Shiksha Abhiyaan (RUSA), culminated here today. The theme of the FDP was- 'ICT: New Dimensions in Research and Higher Education'.
During the valedictory session, Dr.Dalip Kumar, ASPD-RUSA and Head, Biotechnology Department, PGGCG-42, apprised the faculty of the role and relevance of RUSA in higher education. He also informed that the focus of RUSA is on enhancing digital literacy and hoped that educational institutions reinforce it. Dr. Amit Lal, NIT, Jalandhar conducted 4 highly informative sessions on SPSS. MCM RUSA Coordinator Neena Sharma appreciated the active participation of the faculty in the programme and thanked State Higher Education Department for funding the upgradation of faculty.
MCM Principal Dr. Nisha Bhargava reiterated that the gigantic change in the education scenario necessitates continuous upgradation and enhancement of the skills of the faculty. She expressed appreciation for the impetus given to quality in higher education by RUSA.