Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum entered into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Board of Accreditation (NBA), New Delhi at Bangalore on 8th June 2013. The basic objective of this MoU is to facilitate the improvement of quality and relevance of Technical Education.
Dr. H. Maheshappa, Vice Chancellor, VTU and Dr. D. K. Paliwal, Member of Secretary, NBA have signed MoU document. The basic objective of this MoU is to facilitate the improvement of quality and relevance of Technical Education.
On this occasion, Dr. H. Maheshappa said that “all these days, NBA was insisting qualitative developments of the institutions for accreditation purposes but after the Washington and UK Education Accords with India, NBA is insisting qualitative improvement of technical education”
“In this direction, NBA has recognized 15 Nodal Center in the country to create awareness and conduct the training for Outcome Based Education (OBE) and Outcome Based Accreditation (OBA), Faculty Development Program (FDP). Considering the capabilities of VTU, NBA has recognized VTU as the Nodal Center for conducting the Outcome based Training programmes”
“VTU has established five training centers at Bangalore, Belgaum, Gulbarga, Mysore and Davangere to conduct workshops to all stakeholders such as management of the engineering colleges, faculty members and students”
Dr. D. K. Paliwal, Member Secretary, NBA said that, “Today’s MoU with VTU is a historical step as it will help students, faculty and management officials in improving the knowledge of engineering students after they pass out”.