Three days Faculty Development Program
Organized by IIT-BHU & AICTE, CRO, Bhopal
Hosted by Ganpat University – U. V. Patel College of Engineering
A 3 days Faculty Development Program (FDP) for Student Induction Program for AICTE approved institutions was hosted by Ganpat University – U. V. Patel College of Engineering during 5th – 7th June 2018.
AICTE in its 49th meeting of the Council held on 14th March, 2017 approved a package of measures for improving quality of technical education in the country wherein it was decided that every student, on admission, shall be put through a mandatory Induction program to reinforce the fundamental concepts and the required language skills required for the technical education. Accordingly, a three-week mandatory induction program for students has been designed by Prof. Rajeev Sangal, Director, IIT(BHU) and his team to be offered right at the commencement of the first year and classes will begin after this induction program. Its purpose is to make the students feel comfortable in their new environment, set a healthy daily routine, create bonding in the batch as well as between faculty and students. The induction program is now a part of the model curriculum of Undergraduate Studies in Engineering & Technology launched by Shri Prakash Javadekarji, Hon'ble Minister of HRD during a conference on 'Quality Initiatives in Technical Education' on 24th January, 2018.
Shri Govindbhai Patel from Samarth Diamond, Visnagar has graced this function as a chief guest of the inaugural ceremony along with other dignitaries, Dr. M. S. Sharma, Hon’ble Director General, Ganpat University, Dr. Kiran Amin, Dean, FET, Ganpat University and Co-ordinator of this program, Dr. Amit Patel, Registrar, Ganpat University.
It is worth mentioning here that Shri Sureshbhai Patel, a very renowned management trainer, will the resource person for this 3 days Faculty Development Program.
There are more than 105 participants from 28 self-financed institutions and 10 Government Engineering Colleges across the state of Gujarat. This is the first phase of induction program, which is followed by 7 days FDP during 30th June to 6th July 2018.