Rani Parvati Devi College of Arts and Commerce

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INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL

The NATIONAL ASSESSMENT AND ACCREDITATION COUNCIL (NAAC) is an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC) of India to assess and accredit institutions of higher education in the country. As per the directives of the Council, it is mandatory for all colleges to establish an Internal Quality Assurance Cell which substitutes as a NAAC presence on the campus. In pursuance of the directions of the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), Bangalore, RPD College established the Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) in 2003. It has been working as a post-accreditation quality sustenance measure.

OBJECTIVES

The prime objective of the IQAC is to develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the performance of the institution.

FUNCTIONS OF THE IQAC

  • Development and application of quality benchmarks / parameters for the various academic and administrative activities of the institution.
  • Dissemination of information on the various quality parameters of higher education.
  • Organisation of workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles.
  • Documentation of the various programmes / activities leading to quality improvement.
  • Preparation of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) to be submitted to NAAC based on the quality parameters.
  • Organising Orientation programme for newly admitted students
  • Organising orientation programmes for the Staff and the Administrative Staff.
  • Administering Feedback Mechanism for the College.

STRATEGIES

IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for:

  • Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative and financial tasks.
  • Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching, learning and evaluation.
  • Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance and functioning of the support structure.

BENEFITS

IQAC will facilitate / contribute:

  • To a heightened level of clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement and facilitate internalization of the quality culture.
  • To the enhancement and integration among the various activities of the institution and institutionalize many good practices.
  • To provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning.
  • To act as a change agent in the institution.
  • To better inter communication.

IQAC ADVISORY COMMITTEE

Sl .No
Name
Designation
1
Dr. (Smt.) Shobha A. Naik
Principal
2
Shri S A Walawalkar
Management Member
3
Smt. Bimba Nadkarni
Management Member
4
Dr. S. S. Patagundi
External Advisory Member
5
Dr. Chetan Singai
External Advisory Member
6
Dr. A. M. Patil
IQAC, Co-ordinator
7
Dr. R. J. Powar
Member
8
Dr. S H Patil
Member
9
Dr. C. M. Munnoli
Member
10
Shri S. S. Shinde
Member
11
Shri P. B. Joshi
Member
11
Dr. (Smt.) S. I. Kittali
Member
12
Shri S. S. Shimangoudar
Member
13
Dr. Ramkrishna N.
Member
14
Smt. Manjiri Ranade
Member (Parent Representative)
15
Shri Mahantesh Patil
Member (Industrialist)
16
Shri Vinayak Jadhav
Member (Alumni)
17
Smt. S. G. Korde
Librarian
18
Shri M. S. Chikmath
Office Superintendent
19
Shri. Deepak Metri
IQAC – Secretary
20
Ms. Sampada Katti
Student Representative (GS)
21
Ms. Nupur Ranade
Student Representative (LR)

Future Plan of action for the academic year 2021-22

  • Organising National Seminars.
  • Academic and Administrative Audit
  • Gender Audit / Green Audit / Energy Audit.
  • Implementation of M.Com. programme.
  • Preparation of Autonomy Curriculum and Examination system.
  • Organising of Faculty Development Programmes.
  • Continuation of activities with MoU’s & Collaborations.
  • Installation of Rotaract Club Belagavi in the campus.
  • Implementation of Foundation Courses on Life Skill Sets.
  • Conducting of Programmes related to Women Empowerment.
  • Introducing Skill Enhancement Certificate Courses.
  • Initiation to Earn while Learn programme.
  • Activities related to Institutional Social Responsibilities.
  • Setting up of Barrister Nath Pai Academy for Advance Learners.