SGT University organises workshop on developing research ecosystem

SGT Times Reporter

Gurugram, November 16

The SGT University organised a UGC Sponsored on “Developing Research Ecosystem and Setting Research and Development Cell in Higher Education Institutions” on Monday.

Dr OP Kalra, Vice Chancellor of the University, inaugurated the workshop.

Vice chancellors and other senior functionaries of several universities of the country participated.

Addressing participants, Kalra emphasised the need for more budget for research activities in universities. He gave examples other countries like Korea, Japan, and Israel, where, he said, the governments were spending much better research and development purposes.

Earlier, Prof RC Kuhar, Pro Chancellor of the University, welcomed the guests and threw light on objective of today’s workshop.  

Kuhad said that with the new education policy to be implemented soon, there is need to invest more in research.

Among those who attended the workshop through online means were Prof. R.S. Dubay , Vice-chancellor, Central University of Gujrat, Prof. V.K. Jain, Vice-chancellor, Tejpur University, Prof. Annapurna Thapliyal, Vice-chancellor, H.N.B. University, Garhwal, Prof. Vijay K. Chaudhary, University of Delhi South Campus, Prof. J.P. Verma, Vice-chancellor, Sports University, Assam, Prof. Sathans, N.I.T., Kurukshetra, Prof. Sanjiv K. Sharma, Vice-chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Bihar, Prof. J.P. Joorel, Director, INFLIBNET, Gandhinagar, Gujrat, Prof. Niranjana, Mysore University, Mysore, Prof. Appa Rao Podile, former Vice-chancellor, University of Hyderabad, Dr. P.K. Khurana, Former Principal, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, University of Delhi and Prof. Sanjeev Kumar, Central University of Haryana, Mahendergarh.

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