Establishment of Lucknow University Computer
Centre by U.G.C.
The Ministry of Human Resource
Development sanction a proposed submitted by University Grants
Commission to establish a "B Level" Computer Centre in Lucknow
University in February 1986. The UGC sanctioned budget for site
preparation of Computer Centre and to purchase Computer systems
(Hardware). A site was prepared for Computer Centre and systems were
purchased. The Computer Centre of Lucknow University completed the
construction of Building, site preparation within a period of two
years. The Computer Centre was inaugurated on 14th November 1989.
The basic aim for establishment of Computer Centre was to
familiarize Teachers, Research Scholars and staff of the University
with the concept of Computer, their working, impart the skills
involved in the use of common software packages, knowledge of
programming in different Computer Languages and to include
capability of independent management of computer systems.
Academic Activities of Computer Centre
In the beginning. Computer Centre designed a short term 6 week
training programme (Orientation course in Computer usages" for the
staff, students and teachers of the University. It became popular
amongst the interested people of campus. All Dean of Faculties and
HOD's and the teachers were directly benefited with this training
programme. All the participants of this course got access on
computer regularly throughout the training programme.