10 December, 2022

Agartala
Regional Centre

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History

The IGNOU, Regional Centre Agartala was established in the year 2001 under North East Educational Development Project to cater to the ever burgeoning need to develop human resources in the region and is located in MBB College Compound, New Science Block, College Tilla, Agartala. Lack of adequate skilled manpower has been a stumbling block in the composite development of the North-Eastern region of the country and Tripura is no exception in this regard. The Govt. of India has introduced various projects and programmes in the North- East region of the country. “Educational Development of North-East and Sikkim” is one such project sponsored by the Ministry of Education   from a Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) of the Planning Commission. The objectives of the project inter-alia entail: Creating educational accessibility by establishing the learning centres/ tele -learning centres covering the remote and far off places of the States of NER. Planning and implementing the need based entrepreneurship and training programmes in collaboration with other State/Central agencies to increase the employment opportunities of the North-East .At present there are 09(Nine) Regular Study Centres and 6 (six) Programme Study Centre under IGNOU Regional Centre, Agartala with operational jurisdiction in  the entire  state of Tripura.   A dedicated Tele-Learning Centre (TLC) was set up in the year 2003 at the Regional Centre which presently functions as a Programme Study Centre  of Computer  Programme  such as BCA , MCA and Certificate in Information Technology etc.  There are 2060 approved academic counselors of different specialty in the study centres which cater to the various academic needs of the students like counseling, assignments, project, practical and dissertation.