Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) - National Higher Education Mission is a systematic scheme of development for higher education in India initiated in the year 2013 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. The RUSA, a centrally sponsored scheme aims at providing strategic funding to higher educational institutions throughout the country. Funding is provided by the centre through the State Governments and Union Territories (UT), in coordination with the central Project Appraisal Board which will monitor the academic, administrative and financial advancements taken under the scheme.
The key objectives of RUSA are to improve access, equity and quality in higher education through planned development of higher education at the state level. Such planning will include creating new academic institutions, expanding and upgrading the existing ones, developing institutions that are self-reliant in terms of quality education, professionally managed, and characterized by greater inclination towards research and provide students with education that is relevant to them as well the nation as a whole.
Rajiv Gandhi Arts and Science College, Puducherry is taking sincere efforts to utilize the RUSA grants in keeping view of all-round development of the college. The following committee has been constituted for RUSA in order to prepare the institution plan and execute of the work followed by a mechanism prescribed by RUSA Mission authority.
RUSA Committee – RGASC
Chairman Dr. V. ARJUNAN - Principal
Co-ordinator Dr.P.Selvaraju - Assistant Professor
Nodal Officers Dr. R.B.Vivekanandadasan - Assistant Professor
Ms.V.Jeevalaksmi - Assistant Professor
Members Dr.Prakash Paquiaraj Sandou - College Physical Edn. Director
Dr.U.Gayathri Devi - Assistant Professor
Dr.K.Balaji@Mathimaran - Assistant Professor
Board of Governors (BoG) Director of Higher & Technical Education - Chairman Two senior most faculty of the Institution
a) Dr. U. Gayathri Devi -
b) Dr. B. Vivekanandadasan - Member One Industrialist/Academician a) Dr. A. Durairangam – Academician
b) Mrs. P. Sujatha – Industrialist Member
One Alumni of the Institution
a) G.Gayathri - Member
Head of the Institution
a) Dr. B. Kumaran Member
Project Monitoring Unit (PMU)
1. Head of the Institution a) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan
2. Faculty – Heads of the Department a) Dr.K.Balaji@Matimaran - Commerce
b) Dr. P. Selvaraju
- Co-operative Management
3. Senior Administrative Officer – JAO/Superintendent a) Vacant
4. Technical & Non-Technical Staff a) Mr. D. Prabu
5. Students Representative R.Dilshad Begum - B.Com.
S.Sivaguru - B.Com.(Co-op. Mgt.)
U.Mohamed Ashlam - B.C.A
S.Shantha Kumari - B.Sc.(Comp.Science)
V.Rajasekar - B.B.A