ALLAHABAD: The Allahabad University has formed an 11-member committee of senior teachers to make the university a world class institution. The committee would provide suggestions to improve quality of education and faculty development in the institution.
The initiative is the result of the meeting of the AU’s Vice-Chancellor Prof AK Singh, some months back, along with all the vice-chancellors of central universities with the President Pranab Mukherjee, who is the visitor of the central universities, in New Delhi.
The committee members have been provided a list of setting certain measures ie short, medium and long-term measures on, which the panel has to give suggestions at the earliest.
Acting on the meeting, the panel formed by the AU’s VC, for which the AU Registrar Prof BP Singh has issued the required notification this month, comprises Dean Research and Development Prof NR Farooqui as its convenor with members including Dean Arts Prof MP Dube, Dean Science Prof Mata Amber Tiwari, Dean Commerce Prof US Rai, Dean Law Prof LM Singh, Dean College Development Prof LR Singh, Professor-in-Charge of Academic Programmes Prof RK Singh besides head of centre of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences (CBCS) Prof Narayanan Srinivasan, head of the department of Chemistry, Prof AK Singh, head of Earth and Planetary Sciences Dr Jayanta K Pati and head of Centre of Globalization and Development Studies Prof BP Singh.