By |16 May 2023 at 10:39 AM
Teachers' Day 2022: UGC to launch new fellowships, research grants | Education

NEW DELHI: Today, May 16, 2023, the University Grants Commission (UGC) will launch a newly redesigned website and portals in an effort to transform higher education in India.

The decision has been made to support and facilitate institutions of higher education such as universities and colleges, allowing them to concentrate on providing quality education to the younger population. The decision is intended to improve the educational experience and guarantee that students receive a high-quality education that prepares them for the future.

Speaking to ANI, M Jagadesh Kumar said, “UGC has redesigned the website to make it more user-friendly, informative, and dynamic. All information is categorized as per the type of stakeholders, such as students, faculty, and Universities. It helps to ease in getting information”.

UGC to launch two new user-friendly portals on May 16, check details

UG will launch two new portals, ‘UTSAH’ and ‘Professor of Practise’, in addition to a redesigned website. The Undertaking Transformative Strategies and Actions in Higher Education (UTSAH) portal will provide in-depth information about UGC’s initiatives for reforming the quality of higher education.

The Professors of Practise (PoP) portal is intended to make it easier for institutions to find seasoned professionals with the required expertise.

“The Experts in any discipline can register with an email ID and mobile number. Then, they can log in and fill the profile with detailed information such as the domain of expertise, years of work experience, location, type of engagement, expectations, etc. Universities and institutions can register on this Portal. Upload the advertisement for the appointment of PoP with the required number of posts and domain,” reads the UGC statement.