I am Dr U C Pandey presently working as Regional Director in IGNOU Regional Centre in Jabalpur(MP).Our Regional Centre looks after IGNOU 's operations in one of the most disadvantaged tribal area of the country covering 12 districts on the eastern side of Madhya Pradesh
Nature of my job in IGNOU :
Regional Director the head of the Regional Centre, occupies a key position and plays a vital role in implementing the policies and academic programmes of the University.His main functions are listed below:
# He is the representative of the University in his region, and promotes Open Distance Education in the region and implements the delivery of student support services in the region. # He serves as a vital and effective link between Schools and Divisions at the Headquarters on the one hand and state government, the study centres, different agencies in the field, media and the general public. # He is responsible for planning out innovative schemes and giving feedback to the HQs so that University’s programmes and policies have maximum impact # With his skilful dealings and prompt action, the Regional Director helps alleviating the problems of the learners in the region, creates better support facilities for them and generates proper public response for effective implementation of IGNOU programmes in that region
My Education Qualifications
INDIRA GANDHI NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY, INDIA
* Post Graduate Diploma in Distance Education (PGDDE) * Master of Arts in Distance Education(MADE),Currently pursuing during academic Session 2008-09 * Certificate in Consumer Protection, Appeared in examinations during June 2008 [result awaited] * Certificate in cyber laws. Currently pursuing during academic Session 2008-09
HIMACHAL PRADESH UNIVERSITY
* Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)  Awarded
JAWAHARLAL NEHRU UNIVERSITY, INDIA
*Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.)  Awarded
KUMAON UNIVERSITY, INDIA
*Bachelor of Science  in First Division.Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics * Master of Science  in First Division.
U.P. BOARD OF HIGH SCHOOL & INTERMEDIATE EDUCATION, U.P, INDIA
*Matriculation  in First Division.(Hindi, English, Mathematics Science, Biology) * Intermediate  in First Division.(Hindi, English, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
I am interested in devising innovative support services mechanisms for the disadvataged and marginalised people of the country so that these people can be involved in the process of education in a meaningful way.I have been working with IGNOU for more than 18 years and have worked in various capacities under Regional Centres of IGNOU at Shimla,Delhi,Jammau,Khanna(Punjab) and Jabalpur Basically ,I have been a student of Physics and did my PhD on "solar neutrino puzzle" -a mixed problem of high energy physics and astrophysics.