The UGC, in pursuance of the NPE 1986, launched the Academic Staff College (UGC - Human Resource Development Centre) Programme for promoting quality in higher education. In this endeavor, 66 Academic Staff Colleges (UGC-Human Resource Development Centres) were established in different Universities all over India, fully funded by the UGC. Recently the name of Academic Staff College changed to UGC- HRDC.
- To establish linkage between Education & Society based on social equity
- Enhance Teaching skills with the use of state-of-art teaching methodology of higher education teaching members
- To update with the latest development in the respective subject, self-evaluation and to understand accountability, bring innovations in Higher Education