The DDU Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur State Universities should attract International Students, International Investment and Projects
Gorakhpur: Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gorakhpur University Vice-Chancellor Prof Rajesh Singh met Member of Parliament Shri Ravi Kishan Shukla had a long discussion at Airport lounge and discussed the status of Internationalisation of higher education and universities in Uttar Pradesh. Prof Singh and Gorakhpur MP were of the view that Indian universities, specially UP’s universities should attract international students, international Investment and Projects. Mr. Ravi Kishan Shukla shared his experience regarding his recent visits to Netherland, Mexico and other countries in Europe under the leadership of Lok Sabha Speaker Honorable Shri Om Birla.
Vice-Chancellor said that there should be a systematic plan to invest in state universities in maintaining, strengthening and improving basic infrastructure. Vice-Chancellor shared that Hon. Chief Minister Shri Yogi Adityanath wants Gorakhpur to be developed as an educational hub in the region and for this a regular interaction is going on with various International institutions. Prof Singh said that five committees of UGC, MHRD have been constituted to monitor and streamline the implementation of New Education Policy in the country. The UP has been included in the Central Zone along with Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, and Uttarakhand to monitor overall implementation of NEP. DDU VC Prof Rajesh Singh is one of the member of the five member committee.
He informed Shri Ravi Kishan Shukla that the Gorakhpur region will have a meeting of four Vice-Chancellors of the universities and also will invite him to seek his views on the vision plan to create an educational hub in Gorakhpur. Recently Prof. D.P. Singh, Former UGC Chairman, Education Advisor to Hon’ble Chief Minister, visited Gorakhpur and discussed the roadmap of this proposal. Vice-Chancellor Prof Singh requested Gorakhpur MP to help in arranging funds for maintenance of infrastructure and especially for the development of Sports facilities at DDU Gorakhpur University.