Indira Gandhi National Open University, Regional Centre, Lucknow was established on 1st December, 1986 with one study centre. It is one among the largest Regional Centres in the country in terms of student enrolment, number of Learner Support Centres, activated programmes of studies and various decentralized activities. Over the years, the student enrolment to various programmes has been increasing steadily. The Learners are being served through 77 (seventy seven) Learner Support Centres, under the Regional Centre, Lucknow.
History of Regional Centre Lucknow:
Regional Centre occupies a central position in the delivery system of an Open University. The IGNOU Act defines the “Regional Centre” as a centre established or maintained by the University for the purpose of coordinating and supervising the work of study centres in any region and for performing such other functions as may be confirmed by the Board of Management, the highest policy making body of the University.
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Regional Centre acts as a sub office of the University or its resource centre in the respective region. Under the Diversified Delivery System, the University has also introduced the concept of Programme Specific Study Centres for professional courses and Special Study Centres for remote and rural areas, women, minorities etc. Besides Study Centres under North Bihar Education Projects are also established to give more focus on some specific programmes including BDP with selected courses.. All this has elevated the pivotal role of the Regional Centre as a monitoring and co-ordinating agency. It is an effective link between the different Schools and Divisions of the University and Learners Support Centres, between IGNOU and respective State Governments and between IGNOU and the general public.
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