Workshop on institutional accreditation held
Kakinada: The National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, and JNTU Kakinada conducted a workshop for 'Training Resource Persons on Outcome Based ...
Kakinada: The National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi, and JNTU Kakinada conducted a workshop for 'Training Resource Persons on Outcome Based Accreditation: Phase-I' at the Alumni Auditorium, JNTU Kakinada, on Monday. JNTUK Vice-Chancellor Prof. G Tulasi Ram Das was the chief guest at the inaugural programme. Rector Prof. EV Prasad and Registrar Prof. GVR Prasada Raju were the guests of honor. Resource persons were professor of ECE, Tyagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai, and Dr SJ Tiruvengadam.
Prof. Das explained the significance of institutional accreditation in all branches of technical education to promote qualitative education. He said all stake holders like parents, faculty, administrators, managers, principals and Board of Studies (BoS) members would benefit with the accreditation process as the assessment is being done by NBA.
NBA member secretary Dr K Paliwal addressed the gathering through webcasting and emphasised the NBA accreditation parameters. He highlighted the objectives, teaching practices, assessments, tools, and faculty development programmes through the Outcome Based Accreditation, which focus on improvement of quality education.
Dr A Koteswara Rao addressed the gathering through webcasting and highlighted the programme outcomes like establishment, contribution for attainment, assessment and review process by NBA. Dr V Pathak, who also addressed the gathering through webcasting, spoke on programme-specific criteria, curriculum and faculty development programme on Outcome Based Accreditation by NBA.
The workshop was coordinated by director, Faculty Development Centre and coordinator, NBA Nodal Centre, JNTUK, Dr G Abbaiah. Directors of JNTUK, programme directors, principal, UCEK, Dr K Padma Raju, principal, UCEV, Dr P Udaya Bhaskar, vice-principal, UCEK, Dr P Subba Rao, heads of departments, faculty members from University College of Engineering, Kakinada, and affiliated colleges of JNTUK, were present.