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Jamshedpur Women’s University to start courses on Gender Studies, HR and Forestry


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Jamshedpur, Dec 17: Jamshedpur Women’s University is soon going to start three new courses in the fields of Gender Studies, Human Rights and Forestry Science. A proposal to this effect was put up at the second meeting of the Academic Council of JWU chaired by the Vice Chancellor Professor Dr Anjila Gupta on Saturday. The Council approved the proposal in principle and also gave its nod to a number of other crucial proposals, sources said.

The VC said there was a good demand for PG diploma courses in the city. She said the three courses would open an avenue of opportunities for women working with various NGOs in the field of human trafficking and other areas. After doing these courses, the students will be better off while dealing with various socio-economic issues pertaining to womenfolk, she said.

Dr Gupta said the course on human rights and forestry science were very relevant in today’s context. This is why the university decided to start certificate courses in these fields, she said.

Dr Gupta said toppers of the university would take up part-time teaching work to counter faculty crisis. She further said that an orientation programme would be held for the faculties in January 2023 to facilitate their promotion under the Career Advancement Scheme (CAS). She said the university would implement UGC Regulation 2022 as per the directive of the Department of Higher and Technical Education, Government of Jharkhand.

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