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Director's Desk

Prof Arun Hota
Distance Education may be accepted as one of the most significant means of educational justices. It can meet the diverse needs of various sections of the society in general and deprived groups of the massage in particulars. It is a student centred cost effective; flexible and self paced learning process which is neither entirely separate from nor wholly independent of formal full time campus system of education but can fulfill the hunger of knowledge with the help of Self Learning Materials (SLM) along with others. In fact, Distance Education is no longer an option; it has now become a compulsion. In India, it was first started in 1962 at Delhi University for undergraduate courses. Later on several Universities were set up in various parts of India as well as in abroad. Open University concept got strengthened through introduction of Indira Gandhi National Open University in 1985 at New Delhi. However, open and Distance learning is not supplementary, complementary or alternative to the conventional system. It is a part of the evolution of new methodologies in teaching and learning which has its own target groups. Therefore, Higher Education will have to shift its focus from an inward