UGC-Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) was renamed from UGC-Academic Staff College in 2015. UGC-Academic Staff College (ASC) was established on the lush green campus of Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (A Central University) on 27th March 2009 to cater to inservice training programmes for the faculty in various disciplines and plays a crucial role in the holistic developmentof teachers. The training programmes viz., Orientation programme, Refresher courses, Short term courses, Interaction programmes, Workshops, Seminars are regularly organized as per the guidelines of UGC, New Delhi. ASC has excellent Class rooms with Audio-Visual, Internet and Multimedia facilities; create an ambient environment for interactive learning.
State of the art ICT Laboratory with high speed internet and A-view video conference facilities further provide opportunities for participants to learn the soft skills by hands on training from time to time during programmes. HRDC has its own library with a limited number of books and digital resources to meet the needs of resource persons and participants. The Central library of the University also extends facilities of INFLIB NET, Science Direct, e-resources, books and journals to HRDC. Participants are given guest house, medical and transport facilities. Eminent academicians and researchers are invited as resource persons for delivering talks in the training programmes in addition to the senior faculty of the Vishwavidyalaya. The highly motivated faculty, state of the art facilities, excellent logistics and ambience are the strengths of HRDC, and key to the successful organisation of quality programmes.