National Assessment and Accreditation Council
The Global Summit is organised by NAAC, India, which is one of the leading quality assurance agency having mandate of assuring quality of third largest higher education system in the world with over 800 Universities and 40,000 Colleges. The NAAC has rich experience of Assessment and Accreditation of about 6316 Colleges and 266 Universities as on 25 th May 2016. As one of the founder agencies of Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) and The International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE), the NAAC has played pro-active role in international quality assurance
India being the second largest sender country of internationally mobile students and also one of the major receiving country of students especially from South Asia, quality assurance of higher education and internationalisation is an important concern for NAAC. The agency also has rich experience of hosting international events including joint activities with UNESCO, COL besides hosting annual conference of APQN in 2011 and INQAAHE biennial conference in 2000.
Asia-Pacific Quality Network
APQN, which is proudly associated with this global summit as co-organiser, is the largest regional network of quality assurance agencies in Asia Pacific with 166 members from about 50 countries. APQN aims to enhance the quality of higher education in Asia and the Pacific region through building the capacity of quality assurance agencies and extending the cooperation between them. This is done by promoting good practices, facilitating research, providing advice, information and expertise, developing links between QA agencies, assisting members to determine the standards of cross-border institutions, and the international recognition of qualifications, enhancing the mobility of students between institutions and member nations and enabling members to recognize dubious a accrediting practices and organizations.
The recent launch of Asia Pacific Quality Register (APQR) by APQN has triggered dialogue on process of Global Quality Assurance Register (GQAR) by bringing together all quality networks for common cause.
|1||Prof. Virander S. Chauhan, Chairman, EC, NAAC||Patron|
|2||Prof. D.P. Singh, Director, NAAC||Chairman|
|3||Dr. M.S. Shyamasundar, Adviser, NAAC||Member|
|4||Dr. K. Rama, Adviser, NAAC||Member|
|5||Dr. B.S. Madhukar, Adviser, NAAC||Member|
|6||Mr. B.S. Ponmudiraj, Deputy Adviser, NAAC||Member|
|7||Dr. Ganesh Hedge, Deputy Adviser, NAAC||Member|
|8||Dr. Sujata Shanbhag, Deputy Adviser, NAAC||Member|
|9||Mr. Wahidul Hassan, Senior CPO, NAAC||Member|
|10||Mr. Kiran R. Jere, Senior Statistician, NAAC||Member|
|11||Mr. V. Lakshman, Senior FLO, NAAC||Member|
|12||Mr. M. Arun, Admin Officer, NAAC||Member|
|13||Mr. V. Uma Shankar, Finance Officer (i/c), NAAC||Member|
|14||Mr. D.S. Srikanth, Academic Professional, NAAC||Member|
|15||Dr. Jagannath Patil, Adviser, NAAC||Convener|