27 July, 2017

Nagpur
Regional Centre

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RD's Message

Good Morning to every one! It’s a pleasure for me to communicate with you through this website.

IGNOU has established this Regional Centre, according to the aspirations of the learners from this region. It provides better access to the IGNOU information and the services to all the learners under this region. This RC has 14 Districts under its jurisdiction and the longest distance from the farthest district is 300 Km (where as earlier it was 1000 Km from Pune RC). So, in terms of distance, it is more nearer.

Nagpur, hailed as “the Centre Point of India” radiates the Indianness in all directions and is well ikoned for Oranges and as Second Greenest City in India.

As it is said, “Learning ladder has no last step”, which symbolizes that a desiring individual’s zeal drives him/ her to learn new things, update the knowledge/skills they have already acquired. In this direction, IGNOU provides an opportunity for such individuals, by offering Programmes in multiple fields. The main advantage with IGNOU is that they need not disturb their main line daily activities. They can study at their own pace, place and convenience.

In accordance with IGNOU’s motto of “Reaching the unreached”, we could establish one centres in all the districts of the region. Also special emphasis was given for Gadchirolli and Jail Centres. Regarding Jail Centres, following initiatives were taken:

  • Special Study Centres were established at Nagpur and Amravati Central Jails. Student prisoners are studying BPP, BA, MA (sociology).
  • Vocational skill certificate courses were started in Nagpur Central Jail in carpentry, welding, bakery and dress making.

This Regional Centre also translated BPP into Marathi medium and distributed material amongst enrolled learners (including student prisoners).
I wish that you can avail this opportunity and pursue your own desired courses, through IGNOU.

With best wishes,
Sivaswaroop
Nagpur Regional Director , IGNOU