HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CENTRE




The Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) aims to equip faculty and staff with necessary skills to meet the continuously changing challenges of work life and inculcate a feeling of belongingness amongst them. The HRDC also cater to the needs of the faculty and staff including non-academic staff to enhance their knowledge/skills through systematic events and methodologies.


HRDC uses different approaches in order to meet the challenges of life and to transform the employees into trained professionals and responsible citizen of the country. The Cell organises advanced level capacity enhancement and continuous knowledge up-gradation training programs for faculty and staff of the University. HRDC also conducts programs to build research, teaching and administration competence for holistic development of individuals.




The objectives of the Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) are to enable faculty and staff to:

  1. Understand the significance of education in general, and higher education in particular, in the global and Indian contexts.
  2. Acquire and improve basic skills of teaching at the university level to achieve goals of higher education.
  3. Keep shoulder to shoulder with the latest developments in their domain area.
  4. Understand the organisation and management of a university and to perceive the role of teachers in the total system.
  5. Utilise opportunities for development of personality, initiative and creativity.
  6. Promote computer literacy as well as Internet knowledge and usage of the ICT tools.



The functions of a Human Resource Development Centre will be to plan, organise, implement, monitor and evaluate Programmes for faculty (including newly recruited) and staff. Specifically, an HRDC will:

  1. Formulate Training/Professional Development/Sessions by identifying resource persons in various fields of specialisation for running the orientation course and refresher courses, and familiarise such resource persons with the philosophy and guidelines for the courses.
  2. Organise, monitor and evaluate courses for teachers and staff.
  3. Create a culture of learning and self-improvement among teachers so that it becomes an integral part of the educational system at the tertiary level.
  4. Organise orientation programmes to familiarise them with the philosophy of orientation to facilitate reform in higher education through appropriate modification of the management systems at various levels.
  5. The refresher courses run by the HRDC will provide opportunities for teachers in service to exchange experience with their peers and to mutually learn from each other.
  6. Provide a forum for serving teachers to keep themselves abreast of the latest advances in various subjects.
  7. Provide opportunities to further widen their knowledge and to pursue research studies.
  8. Provide an introduction to new methods and innovations in higher education so that the participants can in turn develop their own innovative methods of instruction.