Our Vision & Mission


Our Vision


The UGC-HRDC, Kumaun University, Nainital shares the vision of making quality the defining element of higher education in India. It is envisaged that the College will engage not only in its primary task of training of teachers of higher education institutions, but will also undertake varied innovative extension activities in the academic arena. The UGC-HRDC Nainital is the first Centre in the state of Uttarakhand and is to play a leading role in the pursuit of excellence in higher education in the region. The overall vision is to make the Academic Staff College a centre for academic activity that will also contribute to the development of this Himalayan region.


Our Mission


The UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Kumaun University, Nainital is committed to providing quality training to the teachers of higher education. The teaching and non-teaching staff continuously strives to provide a stimulating academic environment for the participants. Its mission includes:

bullet To ensure capacity building and overall personality development of teachers from higher education institutions.
bullet To ensure that all courses focus on new concepts and emerging trends in the area of academics and research.
bullet To create awareness and stimulate interest about relevant contemporary issues.
bullet To provide trainees with latest technical know-how and to promote the use of technology, especially I.T., in the field of education.
bullet To create modern infrastructural facilities and provide participants of various courses with a stimulating learning environment.