first_imgSpeaking on the occasion, Mr. Vijai Vardhan said thatSpeaking on the occasion, Mr. Vijai Vardhan said that three workshops will be organized with Vice Chancellors, Registrars, eminent academics, NGOs, media and other stakeholders over next three months.Professor Raj Kumar stated that the State Higher Education Plan will be drafted through a consultative, participatory and collective exercise. He observed that for the success of Digital India, Make in India, Smart City campaigns, drastic improvements in the quality of higher education are required. Professor Kumar observed that Haryana has a great opportunity to contribute to the cause of higher education. The future of Haryana and to a larger extent India will depend on our ability to harness the demographic dividend and the responsibility to educate the youth.IIHEd based in JGU conducts research and offers advice on all aspects of higher education with a strong focus on curriculum development; pedagogical innovations; faculty engagement; faculty recruitment, retention and development; research and knowledge creation systems; promotion of scholarship and building research capacities; developing international collaborations; benchmarking and assessments of institutions; and for providing institutional support on law, policy and regulations relating to higher education. IIHEd is an independent research institute within the JGU that will be focused on pursuing research and capacity building initiatives on different aspects of higher education in India and beyond. The vision of IIHEd is to contribute towards institution building for nation building. MORE BUSINESSWIRE PSlast_img read more