UNDER THE DISTANCE EDUCATION MODE
D IR E C T O R A T E O F D IS T A N C E E D U C A T IO N U N IV E R S IT Y O F N O R T H B E N G A L Raja Rammohunpur :: Darjeeling – 734 430 West Bengal :: India
THE D IR E C T O R A T E OF D IS T A N C E E D U C A T IO N U N IV E R S IT Y O F N O R T H B E N G A L
DIRECTOR P R O F . P R A D IP K U M A R S E N G U P T A ACADEMIC COORDINATOR D R . S O U M IT R A D E ASSISTANT DIRECTORS M R. M AHBUB – U L – ALAM M R. M O N O TO SH BO SE
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It is a great pleasure for one who engages oneself in writing a preface of this nature relating to a noble cause – cause of spreading education in a region suffering from many shortcomings in the field of higher education. North Bengal as a region is full of rich social systems with diversified cultural heritage and only through proper educational facilities can these sociocultural diversities be made known to other parts of this country. With this definite purpose in view, our University started imparting higher education through the Distance Education mode – a mode hitherto unpractised and untested. As the seat for higher learning in this vast region, is well aware of its social commitment – commitment to reach every nook and corner with the lamp of education. We believe and it is admitted that Universities and other Educational Institution should play the role of a catalyst for social change which is again dependent on large scale participation of the young people in the policy formulation process, may be directly or indirectly. In fact, with this end in view, the University decided and decided rightly, to open the door of higher education to the lakhs of young but aspiring people in this region. It is really heartening to note that the response the University has received and is receiving is simply overwhelming. It shows that the decision of offering education through Distance Education mode is not only justified but also relevant. Distance Education programme which is being carried through the Directorate of Distance Education, University of North Bengal cannot be successful without the support and cooperation from all sections of the population. Such an enterprise by University runs on a reciprocal basis – a reciprocity which can build a solid foundation in this respect. The University should be considered as a rallying point around which all the education loving people of different cross section of the society should come closer. The enterprise is loaded with ambition – the idea of making a brighter tomorrow. What is needed is the...