Baramulla : A two-day National Conference is to be held in Government Degree College Baramulla concerning Institutional Autonomy in light of National Educational Policy (NEP) 2020 between 24-25, August. The conference aims at conceiving a roadmap for a successful sustenance of institutional autonomy, received by the college on 26th May, 2022 by University Grants Commission (UGC), in view of the complexities in the present scenario. The conference shall be an interface for the academicians, administrators, policy makers, researchers and students so they can deliver their responsible roles in this reform.
The Conference is organised by the departments of Chemistry, Computer Sciences and Environmental Science under the advisory committee of different professors. It shall be held in the company of its Chief Patrons Mr. Rohit Kansal (Principal Secretary, J and K Higher Education Department), Professor (Dr) Yasmeen Ashai (Director Colleges, J and K Higher Education Department) and Prof. (Dr) Khursheed Ahmad Khan (Nodal Principal, Kashmir College Division).
Prof. (Dr) Mohammad Farooq Rather, Principal GDC Baramulla, and the director of the Conference will do the welcome address. The keynote address shall be presented by Prof. C.B Sharma, Professor of Education and Former Chairman of NIOS, to establish the main underlying themes.
The themes of the conference shall include all the aspects of administration, academic freedom, admission, examination and autonomy. The attaining and sustaining of the autonomy are big challenges that college faces, and the proper addressal of these issues need to be delivered, so as to revolutionize the education system, and achieve excellence with respect to the major reforms being made within the campus. The college is geared up to shift to autonomous mode to set yet another landmark in its history.