A web portal
dedicated for online registration and management for Indian Air Force
personnel has been launched by the vice-chancellor of the Indira Gandhi
National Open University (IGNOU) Prof. V. N. Rajasekharan Pillai.
collaboration could be a model for many countries in terms of size and
services. In terms of university, we are getting empowered by providing
such a capacity and showing that a university too can undergo such
collaborations,” said Prof Pillai.
under project Aksashdeep, the website will help airmen posted anywhere
in the country to register themselves for any associate degree online.
Vice Marshal Satyendra Kumar, Assistant Chief Of the Air Staff
(Education) said “Keeping in mind the highly demanding job of the air
force personnel, they can register themselves through this portal of
Project Aksahdeep was
launched in December last year with the signing of a Memorandum of
Understanding (MoU). Under the agreement, the existing airmen training
institutes are registered as community colleges which maintain a high
degree of autonomy.
memorandum has enabled all serving airmen to obtain Bachelor’s degree
within 8 to 13 years of their service. These certificates, diplomas and
associate degrees awarded would be similar to the one awarded to other
students of IGNOU.
Kuldip Singh, Director, Project Akashdeep and Wing Commander C. R.
Sreeji, Joint Director for the project were present on the occasion
along with Pro Vice Chancellor of IGNOU, Prof. K. R. Srivathsan and
Prof. P. R. Ramanujam.