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ESTABLISHMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT CENTRE (Shimla)

Established in June, 1989, the Human Resource Development Centre of Himachal Pradesh University conducted its First Orientation Programme in Sept. 1989. Prof. Yoginder Verma was the first Director of Human Resource Development Centre who implemented the number of creative activities during the Orientation Programmes and Refresher Courses which were followed by the next Directors. Then Prof. Kulwant Singh Pathania, Prof. Bal Krishan and Prof. Bhupinder Singh Marh joined HRDC before Prof. (Mrs.) Kiran Rekha assumed the charge of the Director with dedication to carry on the legacy in 2014. It has pursued the objective of improving the professional competence of teachers in tertiary education with a difference. By the end of September 2014, it had organized 400 programmes 113 Orientation Programmes and 283 Refresher Courses and one Summer School in which about 13000 teachers participated.

UGC Expert Committee reviewed the HRDC in September 1998 and March 2004. It recommended that the HRDC should be made a Centre for the Entire Himalayan Region and also be developed as a National Centre in chosen disciplines. In view of the excellent working of the HRDC, it should be continued on a permanent basis. The Committee also observed that the College had the infrastructure and capability to undertake leadership role for other HRDC.