UKIERI-UGC Higher Education Leadership Development Programme - PIB- 26/02/2020

Union Minister for Human Resource Development (HRD) Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal launched the “Higher Education Leadership Development Programme for Administrator”.

*** The initiative is the joint venture between UGC (University Grants Commission) and the British Council under the United Kingdom (UK) India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI).


The programme aims to train the senior and middle level academic administrators in order to enable them to bring about systemic changes with renewed approaches, capacity, tools and skill in Universities in India.

This programme includes 2 workshops conducted by UK trainers, which will train about 300 academic administrators in the level of Registrar and Joint/Deputy/Assistant Registrar.

Among the 300 participants, 30 potential trainers will be chosen for additional training, that will equip them to train others.

The University Grants Commission (UGC) will conduct this programme in collaboration with Advance HE, a Higher Education academy, as the training partner.

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