Eduset programme for PU regional centres soon

With an aim to arm its students with expert knowledge,the Panjab University is all set to introduce the Eduset programme in various regional centres.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published: March 11, 2009 11:22 pm

With an aim to arm its students with expert knowledge,the Panjab University is all set to introduce the Eduset programme in various regional centres. This will include a facility through which students in different centres affiliated to the university will be able to access faculty lectures through the Internet.

A brainchild of Vice-Chancellor Professor R C Sobti,the project got the final approval in a meeting of the Board of Finance held last Thursday. The budget for the same is yet to be approved.

The project will start with the commencement of the new academic session. The students of the University Institute of Engineering Technology (UIET) in the regional centre at Hoshiarpur and students of the University Business School (UBS) in the regional centre at Ludhiana will benefit from the move.

Talking to Newsline,Professor Sobti said: “There is a shortage of faculty at various regional centres and Eduset will help students avail of the lectures through the Internet. The faculty at UBS and UIET will record the lectures,which would be sent to the centres through the Internet.”

Once the project starts at the regional centres,it will be extended to the affiliated colleges of PU. The students will also be able to clear their doubts regarding various topics.

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