UGC portal update: The University Grants Commission (UGC) is all set to launch a new website and two portals on Tuesday, May 16, 2023. According to reports, the UGC has taken the initiative to impart quality education higher education institutions and create a skillful and innovative young generation.
While the UGC is working in tune with New Education Policy 2020 to support universities and colleges to transform higher education into a world-class education, UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar informed media that a user-friendly website and two new portals – the ‘UTSAH’ portal and the Professor of Practice Portal will be launched on May 16.
Here is what UGC Chairman Jagadesh Kumar quoted saying by Times Now
“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,” he told TimesNow.
“The home page covers key initiatives, student corners, faculty corners, and information about different types of universities, dashboards and e-Governance portals of UGC initiatives and schemes,” he said. UGC Chairman further stated that the stakeholders can easily access notices and circulars.
“Also, access regulations are according to the type of stakeholders, such as universities, colleges, students, and faculty. Finding university details is very easy on this website, and it has more filter facilities for the users to sort the HEIs as per their requirements,” he pointed out.
“Similarly, users can visit details of the UGC’s various bureaus and contact information of the Bureau Head and other officials. UGC’s Various Digital Initiatives are highlighted to access directly,” he added.