NAAC New Director 2023

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) has appointed Professor Ganesan Kannabiran as its new director. Kannabiran is Senior Professor of Information Systems at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, and has served in the education sector for over 30 years. He was also the Dean of Research and Consultancy and Director in-charge of NIT Trichy and NIT Puducherry.

Career of Professor Ganesan Kannabiran

From 2018 to 2023, Professor Kannabiran served as the founding director of the Indian Institute of Information Technology, Andhra Pradesh. During his tenure, he was instrumental in implementing the National Education Policy at the institute and worked towards promoting community development by fostering linkages with neighboring villages.

Professor Ganesan Kannabiran has won recognition and accolades for his contributions to the field. He has been honored with prestigious professional fellowships, including Commonwealth Professional Fellowship, Fulbright Fellowship, and British Council Study Fellowship. In addition, he has handled various projects for leading organizations such as the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, and UNESCO.

Information about NAAC

The National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) is a government organization in India that assesses and accredits Higher Education Institutions (HEIs). NAAC was established in 1994 by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Since its inception, NAAC has been instrumental in ensuring and enhancing the quality of education provided by various colleges and universities across the country. NAAC accreditation is important for higher educational institutions as it reflects their quality and standard of education.

Change in educational policy: The appointment of new NAAC director may indicate a change in the educational policies of the government. Policy makers and teachers preparing for government exams, especially civil services posts, must keep a close eye on any policy changes that may affect the education scenario.

  Last update :  30 July 2023
  News Category :  Appointments
  Post Category :  July 2023