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Objective 3:"

Set in a dynamic and institutionalised reform process in teaching, research and governance for model higher education system"

Institutionalisation of Reforms Perspective

THEME & GOAL

STRATEGIC OBJECTIVES

 

Institutionalise the Reform Process 

 

Institutionalise reforms through different regulatory bodies for sustainability of the change and to build a model higher education system in agriculture 

Ø  Reforms in Teaching: Bringing Innovative Reforms for Outcome Base Learning

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Common Foundation course across all UG programs

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Choice-based credit system for,

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Soft Skills

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Higher order skills

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Innovative skills

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Specialised elective courses,

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Inter-disciplinary learning,

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Increasing student diversity (categories, states, countries, gender)

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provisions for dual degree / sandwhich programs

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credit transfer from partner institutions 

Ø  Reforms in Recruitment

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Hiring faculty from premier institutions and from diverse academic backgrounds to enhance diversity and build excellence in teaching and learning

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Create a mechanism for engaging Visiting, Adjunct and Emeritus professors from national and international institutes of eminence 

Ø  Reforms in Governance

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Strengthening e-governance and PME cell for bringing efficiency, transparency and accountability

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Training to ministerial staff in

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Finance, Material and HR management

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Office management

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Sensitize about Vision and mission

o   Environment friendly Governance

o   Minimize

carbon

footprint

a)           Green Campus

b)            IT Enabled Campus

c)            Water Conservation

d)           Energy Conservation relying on renewable sources

e)            Waste Management

f)       Social Risk Mitigation

g)           Security and Surveillance

h)           Grievance Redressal System

 

 

 

Activity Chart

Institutionalise reforms through different regulatory bodies for sustainability of the change and to build a model higher education system in agriculture

Goal

Activity

Nos / Quantity

Institutionalise the Reform Process 

 

·          Reform in Teaching

-        Introduce New Skills like Soft skills, Innovation and entrepreneurial skills, higher order skills, social and life skills in students for comprehensive development of a global citizen

·         Conduct workshop and brain storming with experts

·         Invite Experts of different fields for Consultation to shape reform process

·         Call special Board of studies/ Academic Council Meeting

Reforms in Recruitment

 

·         Evolve new recruitment policy to attract SMART faculty

·         Hiring of Expert Faculty

·         Create mechanism for Adjunct / Visiting faculty

Seek expert consultation from HR Consultants

Reform in Student Admissions

·         Bringing Diversity

·         Mechanism for national and international student admission

Seek expert Consultation on foreign student admissions

Create ambience for foreign students

Effective governance forbringing efficiency, transparency and accountability

·         Strengthening up of University e -Governance cell

·         Alignment with National e-governance plan

Hire consultant for strengthening e -Governance in the University

·         Upgrading and modernising UMS. Student Examination System is currently operational

Building additional modules like:

o   File tracking system

o   Paperless correspondence

o   HRM and Payroll Module

o   Library Module

o   Project Evaluation Module

o   Research Activity module

o   Extension Activity Financial Module

o   Transport module

o   Laboratory management module

Training to ancillary and ministerial staff

·         Trainings in Governance, finance management,

Planning and monitoring, stress management, fulfilling university goals

Quarterly trainings for ministerial and ancillary staff in e- governance

Environment friendly governance

Reforms to Minimize

carbon

footprint

i)        Green Campus

j)        IT Enabled Campus

k)     Water Conservation

l)        Energy Conservation relying on renewable sources

m)   Waste Management

Social Risk Mitigation

n)           Security and Surveillance

o)           Grievance Redressal System

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-        Solar lights of streets

-        Solar gysers in hostels

-        Led bulbs

-        Massive plantation

-        Waste management in Hostels

-        Zero waste organic farming in university

-        New building – disabledcomplaint

-        Strengthen the security and surveillance system

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Activity Milestones

Activity milestone

Timeline

0-6  months

6-12  months

12-18 months

18-24 months

24-30  months

30-36  months

36-42  months

42-48 months

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Setting up ofe-governance cell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Setting up ofPME cell

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reforms in recruitment

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Common Foundation Course

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Soft skill, Higher order skill and innovation based courses

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dual degree /sandwich programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hiring  faculty

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reforms in e-governance