Himachal Pradesh University to set up hi-tech classrooms | Shimla News

SHIMLA: Himachal Pradesh University (HPU) in Shimla is going to set up hi-tech virtual classroom in each teaching department.
Prof Sikander Kumar, vice-chancellor, also said university is also going to provide laptop to all the teachers to strengthen online education. He said tenders for the same have already been invited.
According to him, digitisation work of library has already been completed.
Prof Kumar said university would provide Rs 50,000 to each teacher as project funding to produce quality research work. He said grant of Rs 1 lakh is also being given to each department for academic activities.
He said one supernumerary seat of PhD in each department has been earmarked for the teachers of the university. It’s also a first that all the departments have started publishing research journals. He said in a short period of last three years, 12 new teaching departments with innovative courses were introduced and record 153 teachers appointed. The…

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