12th anniv. of IGNOU RC

Port Blair
26 Mar 2018

The Regional Centre, Port Blair is completing 12th successful year tomorrow. The Regional Director Mr. S Saunand had started the Centre at Port Blair. Initially the Centre functioned at JNRM, Port Blair and presently it is functioning at Kannada Sangha Building, Mohanpura, Port Blair. After its establishment the number of Study Centres has increased from 1 to 11 and established Study Centres at Campbell Bay and Mayabunder also. The Study Centre was managed by Dr. S. Saunand (2006 to 2011), Dr. S. Srinivas (2012), Dr. Kasturi (2013-2014), Dr. S. Vijayaragavan (2015-17) and presently Dr. S. Ganeshan is heading the Regional Centre, Port Blair. In the last 12 years the Centre has provided Academic opportunity to more than 42,000 students, through 150 Academic Counselor at 11 learning Support Centres at A & N Islands. It is proposed to establish IGNOU, Study Centre at Andaman Law College, ANCOL, Kendra Vidyalaya and Tagore College in a phased manner. The Centre is taking initiatives to offer 75-80 academic programmes in the Islands.