Encouraging Education beyond the Campus, the Directorate of Open and Distance Learning (DODL) of Lovely Professional University launched its Distance Education Study Programmes across the country. Flagged all around in multi-colour , the Universiy welcomed more than 500 Representatives, of its future study centers, who witnessed the launching ceremony of Dynamic Web-Portal, E-Learning Portal, Prospectus, Comprehensive Study Material, Radio and TV Advertisements, e-kiosks etc. On this occasion, the Chairman of the Lovely Group, Romesh Mittal, Vice- Chairman Naresh Mittal and the Chancellor LPU Ashok Mittal jointly inaugurated the Launching Ceremony by lighting of the lamp, at Shri Baldev Raj Mittal Auditorium of the University.
Addressing the gathering of the Study Center Owners from across India, Chancellor Ashok Mittal shared the Vision for the LPU Distance Education. He mentioned: “LPU Distance education Programme would be a quality Programme to be delivered across India and around the Globe. Right from the Study Material to the Study Centers, Web-Portal, Students Support System, Examination and everything related to the programme would be of global Standard.” He further said: “We will try to change the definition and perception of Distance Education being delivered in India by providing the utmost quality education to all the students enrolled in these programmes.” He also informed: “During the first year, we would be starting with 30 Study Programmes under 5 Disciplines and we will add Programmes further, as per the Industry requirements.” He forcefully said: “LPU will promote lifelong learning through its Distance Education, which will provide a quality University education at the most affordable Fee structure.”
It is worth illustration that the Individuals who look upon education as a continuing activity and wish to enhance their knowledge in an existing discipline of study or acquire proficiency in a new area, are sure to benefit from the Programmes offered. The Directorate is constantly working towards Student Support Services, Infrastructure & Learning Resources, Automation of Systems, Innovative Curriculum and Learning Pedagogy, to constantly match the industry requirement. Besides these, to minimize the physical distance between the student and the University, the directorate provides online access for latest and up-to-date information, academic resources and various administrative facilities.
A few of the representatives of the Study Centers from Ahemdabad, Bhuvneshwar, New Delhi and Punjab, Dr Parkash Khuman, Raj Kumar Patnaik , Alpana Harjai, Garima Manocha, Ritu Raj, Bhupender Singh, Gaurav Saini and Monika said: “We are fortunate to be a part of endeavour of the University which is educating the larger section of the population of India and of abroad. We are happy to be associated with LPU which is respected as one of the strongest name for the Quality Education.”