Ist Brainstorming Session
Theme: AHRD and State University Relationship
The Ist Brain Storming Session" of I.A.U.A was held in continuation of 26th Convention on 23-24 October, 2002 at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore (T.N.).
Some of the important points that were stressed are :
- Training of
faculty in new areas i.e. Information Technology, Bio-technology,
- Necessity of
basic science faculty.
- Job oriented
teaching, training and research.
- Difficulty in
coping up with syllabus of all-India pattern due to old and
financial situation does not allow high standards of education,
research and extension, due to lack of staff and money.
revision of courses and syllabi to meet the developing
advancements within 5-10 years.
- There appears
to be week linkages between administration/teaching
research/extension and farmers responsible for poor growth,
development and outcome from the University.
should have some system of exposure/training for entrance tests to
Advisory/placement committee be constituted in each University to
facilitate and guide final year students.
- Possibility of opening campuses in
African and Gulf countries on the same lines asthe advance
countries are doing/planning in developing countries.
- A group of
Scientists may be selected for patent writing and processing on
the technology/material outcome of the University.