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Institutes need to cope with changing environment in higher

Press Trust of India  |  Kolkata 

West Governor K N on Friday called upon higher educational institutes to cope with the new changing environment in higher and respond accordingly to the evolving situation.

Addressing the third of the St Xavier's University at here, said access to quality teaching, learning, innovation, research, consultancy and placement are the key areas in the field of higher

"St Xavier's belongs to a global network where Jesuit fathers are running 65 colleges and 20 higher institutions all over the country. Jesuit education is known for excellence and high quality," he said.

In his address, Partha Pratim Chakraborti said, "There is a greater need to transform science and and link the basic goal of improving quality of life by harnessing the power of modern science and technology."

St Xavier's Father said, "The university is just new and beginning to grow with seven post graduate departments and six under graduate departments in different streams already."

He later told that the university also has plans to have collaboration with the and talks were already held with its

The areas of collaboration would be law and research, the VC said.

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First Published: Fri, February 08 2019. 18:20 IST