SAF Regional Cooperation Seminars - Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University

Conference Rajhastan, India - 24th May 2007

Located on the outskirts of the city of Kota, Rajhastan, VMOU has a vast 75 acre campus. With the recent increase in funding received from the Distance Education Council and the Rajhastan State Government; new buildings are being constructed all across the University Campus, including what will be a top notch satellite TV broadcasting studio for propagating Distance mode courses.

Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University


Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University

Despite the blistering heat, over 40% of the 150 scholars were present for the seminar.  Mr. P.K Sharma, Coordinator of the SAF programme spoke at length about the SASIA story; using anecdotes from the book, he talked about how all young people can participate in creating a greater sense of community and regional identity by embodying the principles of Ambassador Singh.


The Chief Guest, Mr. Garg, State Secretary of Education, praised both the University and the SAF programme for their dedicated work in the field of distance education, and said that, in the future, more non-governmental institutions such as SAF should take an interest in promoting distance learning.   At the end of the brief seminar, cheques and refreshments were distributed to all the students.