Governor for a rapid start of academic activities in the first Arunachal State University
Itanagar: Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brigadier (retired) Dr BD Mishra Friday said academic activities are to start as soon as possible at Arunachal Pradesh State University (APSU).
The public university will provide opportunities for students, especially those who cannot afford to leave Arunachal Pradesh for higher education, the governor said in a meeting with the education minister of state, Taba Tedir, according to a statement from Raj Bhavan.
APSU is the first public university in Arunachal Pradesh, while there is a central university and a few private universities in the border state.
The governor said that private universities with good infrastructure, competent professors and other academic facilities are needed to supplement the capacity of receiving students from government universities, according to the press release.
Calling for proper oversight of private institutes, Mishra said the state government, through the Arunachal Pradesh Private Educational Institutions Regulatory Commission, should monitor the universities’ infrastructure and faculties. private before they were allowed to teach.
The teaching and awarding of degrees by private universities must be genuine and legitimate, and the institutions concerned must ensure that only deserving students receive degrees.
During the meeting, the Minister of Education briefed the Governor on the challenges of the state education department.
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