IGNOU organises induction program for Library and Information Science students

Srinagar: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Regional Center Srinagar organized an induction meeting exclusively for professionals, skilled based programmes and job oriented academic programmes of IGNOU in different academic sessions. The program, first of its kind, was meant for Library and information science students who took the admission in Certificate in library science (CLIS), Bachelor in Library and Information Science (BLIS), Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking (PGDLAN) and Masters in Library and information Science (MLIS) academic programmes in January 2022 Session.
IGNOU Regional Center Srinagar Kashmir, Regional Director Dr. Kamlesh Meena briefed the participants about the objectives of these programs and said that such programs are meant to contribute to building of professional human resources to meet the varied demands for information handling in Libraries and information centers in the country. “The purpose of the Induction Meeting was to familiarize and aware the newly enrolled Learners of IGNOU about their academic programs, so that it will be convenient for them to pursue without any obstacles and problems,” Dr Meena said.
He added that IGNOU Regional Center Srinagar is one of the top most Regional Center where maximum admissions are being taken in these professionals programmes to meet out the demands in markets and to prepare more skilled professionals to fulfill the requirement of new job avenues.
The programme in-charge of this programme study center (PSC) Prof. Shabir Ahmad Ganie appreciated this initiative taken by RC Srinagar and he accepted that first time this kind of orientation cum induction programme for IGNOU learners are being organized by the Regional Center Srinagar that would be beneficial for the learners.
College teacher association president Prof. Tariq Ashai shared his views with an appreciation for taking such initiatives to orientate not only learners of IGNOU but also academic counsellors, part time staff and aspirants of Higher Education.
Earlier Regional Director Dr. Kamlesh Meena highlighted the mandate and objectives of the Open University and said that the role of IGNOU in Kashmir valley is commendable for imparting Higher Education opportunities at door steps with the view of democratize of Higher Education to all segment of society.
Dr. Meena said the role of IGNOU in higher education is very inevitable and unforgettable, IGNOU changes the lives of millions of people across the nation by transforming the benefits of higher education with the core value of openness, affordability, flexibility, exclusiveness, lifelong learning process and excellence.

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