INTERNAL QUALITY ASSURANCE CELL- IQAC

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) was established at Hindu College of Pharmacy,  Guntur on 12-12-2022.

S.NoNameDesignation in IQAC
1Dr.M.V.NagabhushanamPrincipal & Chairperson
2Dr.D.Brahma Srinivasa RaoProfessor & HODCoordinator
3Dr.K.Ravi Kumar, Vice-PrincipalMember
4Dr.R.Govindarajan,  Research DirectorMember
5Dr.P.Seetharamaiah,  Pharm.DDirector & OSDMember
6Dr.K.Rajkumar,  ProfessorMember
7Dr.D.Krishna Priyanka,  Asst.ProfessorMember
8P.Sreevidya,  Asst. ProfessorMember
9Dr. G. Manas Kumar, Asst. ProfessorMember
10N.Tulsi Umarani, Asst. ProfessorMember
11V.Sudha Rani, LecturerMember
12G.V.Sudheer, Office- SuperintendentMember
13Dr.S.Madhusudana Rao,  Secretary & CorrespondentManagement representative
14Sri.S.V.S.Lakshmi Narayana, Member, Hindu college &  High school’s councilNominee from Local Society
15D. Pallavi, III B. PharmNominee from students
16SK.Naksheen, Data entry operator, AIIMS, MangalagiriNominee from Alumni
17Sri.Majeti VSR Prasad,   Additional SecretaryNominee from Employers
18Sri.Y.R.K.Reddy, IDPL, HyderabadNominee from Industrialist
19Ch. Prasada Rao, Assistant ProfessorNominee from Stake holders

Objective:

The primary aim of IQAC is:

To develop a system for conscious, consistent and catalytic action to improve the academic and administrative performance of the institution.

To promote measures for institutional functioning towards quality enhancement through internalization of quality culture and institutionalization of best practices.

IQAC shall evolve mechanisms and procedures for:

Strategies:

a) Ensuring timely, efficient and progressive performance of academic, administrative, and   financial tasks;

b) Relevant and quality academic/ research programs;

c) Equitable access to and affordability of academic programs for various sections of society;

d) Optimization and integration of modern methods of teaching and learning;

e) The credibility of the assessment and evaluation process;

f) Ensuring the adequacy, maintenance, and proper allocation of support structure and services;                    

g) Sharing of research findings and networking with other institutions in India and abroad.

Functions of  IQAC:

Some of the functions expected of the IQAC are:

a) Development and application of quality benchmarks

b) Parameters for various academic and administrative activities of the institution;

c) Facilitating the creation of a learner-centric environment conducive to quality  

     education  and faculty maturation to adopt the required knowledge and technology

     for  participatory  teaching and learning process;

d) Collection and analysis of feedback from all stakeholders on quality-related institutional  processes;

d) Dissemination of information on various quality parameters to all stakeholders;

e) Organization of inter and intra-institutional workshops, seminars on quality related themes and promotion of quality circles;

f) Documentation of the various programmes/activities leading to quality improvement;

g) Acting as a nodal agency of the Institution for coordinating quality-related activities, including adoption and dissemination of best practices;

h) Development and maintenance of institutional database through MIS for the purpose of  maintaining /enhancing the institutional quality;

i) Periodical conduct of Academic and Administrative Audit and its follow-up

j) Preparation and submission of the Annual Quality Assurance Report (AQAR) as per guidelines and parameters of NAAC.

Benefits of IQAC:

IQAC will facilitate/contribute to

a) Ensure clarity and focus in institutional functioning towards quality enhancement;

b) Ensure internalization of the quality culture;

c) Ensure enhancement and coordination among various activities of the institution and institutionalize all good practices;

d) Provide a sound basis for decision-making to improve institutional functioning;

e) Act as a dynamic system for quality changes in HEIs;

f) Build an organised methodology of documentation and internal communication.