Prof. Ram Takwale Research and Development Center (RT-RDC) : From Directors Desk

From Directors Desk

Welcome to the Prof. Ram Takwale Research Centre at Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU).
It is an honor and privilege to lead this center, established in memory of Prof. Ram Takwale, a visionary and a pioneer in the field of distance education. Prof. Takwale, the founding Vice-Chancellor of YCMOU, laid the groundwork for innovative approaches in education through his creation of the first interdisciplinary research program focused on communication, educational communication, and distance education.
Our mission at the Prof. Ram Takwale Research Centre is to continue his legacy by fostering outstanding talent and supporting groundbreaking research in distance education. We are dedicated to promoting interdisciplinary collaboration and advancing the field of educational communication. Our goal is to develop innovative solutions that enhance the accessibility, quality, and effectiveness of education for learners everywhere.
Prof. Takwale’s vision was to create a robust support system for research in distance education. At our center, we strive to uphold this vision by providing a vibrant platform for researchers, educators, and students to collaborate and innovate. We are committed to exploring new methodologies, technologies, and strategies that will shape the future of education.
I invite you to join us in our mission. Whether you are a researcher, educator, or student, your contributions are invaluable in our quest to transform education. Together, we can build a future where learning is not bound by geographical or temporal constraints, and where educational opportunities are available to all.
Thank you for your interest and support in the Prof. Ram Takwale Research Centre. I look forward to working with you to achieve our shared goals and to honour the remarkable legacy of Prof. Ram Takwale.

Emeritus Prof. Kavita Saluke,
Prof. Ram Takwale Research Centre Yashwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University