Kurukshetra University will host the annual general meet (AGM) of the Association of Indian Universities' from April 17-19 at its campus here.
Stating this here on Friday, KU vice-chancellor Lt Gen (retd) DDS Sandhu said that the meet would be inaugurated by the Union human resource development minister Smriti Irani. Haryana governor Kaptan Singh Solanki, who is also the chancellor of KU, and chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar have also been invited on this occasion.
"The three-day event will be a platform to discuss important issues concerning the higher education in India. The conference is expected to provide some new guidelines for the reorientation and updating of the education system in view of the changing global scenario," said Sandhu.
The V-C said that the discussion among the vice-chancellors and academicians will help in providing new direction to higher education in India. About 300 vice-chancellors and senior academicians will attend the meet.
"AIU AGMs are events of national importance that provide a unique forum for its member vice-chancellors and leaders of higher education system, national and international, to exchange ideas and making consensus on collective policies and initiatives. Top educationists of Haryana and senior bureaucrats are likely to attend the important meeting, added Sandhu.
He said the university administration and the entire teaching and non-teaching fraternity are geared up to host this mega event and it was a matter of great honour for KU as well Haryana.