ITANAGAR, June 23: “Education is the only way to develop good human beings, and all stakeholders must work as a team to provide quality education to every student in the state,” Education Minister Taba Tedir said. .
He said this during a meeting with the vice chancellors and registrars of all private universities, as well as the chairman and a member of the Arunachal Pradesh Private Education Institutions Regulatory Committee (APPEIRC), the director of higher and technical education and others on Thursday to review the functioning of these universities.
“Infrastructure configuration and other regulatory compliance must be met by all private universities, and the quality and level of teaching must be of the highest standard,” Tedir said.
He also said that if a private university needed support from the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), he would provide all possible assistance regarding NAAC assessment and accreditation.
Nari-Koyu MLA Kento Rina, who is also an adviser to the Minister of Education, suggested that the teaching fraternity should “perform their duty according to established standards and not compromise the quality of education.”
Education Commissioner Padmini Singla highlighted the role of the private sector in educating students and called on universities to “achieve the 2022-23 targets under the National Education-2020 Policy “.
She provided a list of 16 “action points as circulated by the Department of Higher Education for the proper implementation of NEP-2020 provisions in the state.”
APPEIRC President Marnya Ete, APPEIRC Member HK Sardana and Director of Higher and Technical Education Alik Jongkey also spoke.
The vice-chancellors of the seven private universities in the state made presentations on the activities and achievements of the universities.