The week-long Faculty
Development Programme (FDP) at MCM DAV College for Women, organised 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 Ms. 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.