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Director of NAACH A Ranganath has underscored the need for upgrading the quality of education being imparted in the country.
Speaking at the Best Faculty Awards ceremony at the Nehru College of Educational and Chairtable Trust at Kunaiamuthur in Coimbatore on Tuesday he said; though the number of educational institutions were on the rise, there is no remarkable development in the quality of education being delivered. In the 22,000 colleges across the country about 75 to 85 per cent of them were private institutions.
There must be more emphasis on enhancing the quality of education in the institutes. Though the number of colleges has been growing over the years, the quality of education has taken a back seat,” he-said, adding that due to the poor quality of education, students even at the graduate level do not suit to the requirements of the industry.
“Only those who pursue higher education land in better jobs, while at the gradu-ate level the students are being rejected in the job market,” he said. Pointing out that the teachers play an integral role in shaping up a student to the requirements of the industry, he said the students should keep themselves abreast of the latest developments in technology to emerge successful in this competitive world.
Vice-Chancellor of Bhara-thiar University C Swamina-than said the quality of higher education has reached new heights in the country.”
It is due to the good quality of education that there is a tremendous increflow of foreign students to India for pursuing education,” he said.
At the event about 18 faculties from different educational institutions were awarded with the Best Faculty Awards 2009-10 for their contribution to the field of teaching.
Managing trustee of Nehru Group of Institutions P Krishna Das, former Chancellor of Bharathiar University C Swaminathan, scientist PK Dutta and secretary of Nehru Group &i Institutions P Krishna Kumar were among those others who spoke on the occasion.
As in the in-flow of foreign students to India for pursuing education he said at the event about 18 faculities from different educational institutions were awarded with the best faculity awards 2009-10 for their contribution to the field of teaching managing trustee of Nehru group of institutions p.krishnadas former chancellor of bharathiyar university c.swaminathan scientist pk dutta and secretary of Nehru institutions p.krishnakumar were among those others who spoke on the occasion.