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Saturday, 19 September 2020

MoU signed for joint training

Hisar: Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology has signed a five-year MoU with the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) in New Delhi for the joint training programmes for teachers in the AICTE-approved technical institutions. The MoU was signed by GJUST Vice Chancellor Prof Tankeshwar Kumar and AICTE chairman Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe in presence of AICTE vice-chairman Prof MP Punia and member secretary Prof Rajiv. Prof Tankeshwar said the objective of the MoU was to conduct training for faculty members to prepare them for being successful in the knowledge society. All teachers from the AICTE-approved institutions are eligible to participate. The training will be of five-day residential programme with minimum 40 participants. The AICTE will provide a grant of Rs 1.5 lakh to the GJUST per training programme and the same amount will be borne by the university. The GJUST will conduct 10 such training programmes in a financial year in the field of technical education.

Webinar on academic leadership

Faridabad: A national webinar on 'Academic leadership in the context of the National Education Policy-2020' was organised by DAV Centenary College. Officiating principal Savita Bhagat shed light on the importance of the theme. Vikas Kumar, dean, academic affairs, JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, highlighted the various aspects of the policy. Prof RS Bawa, Pro-Chancellor, Chandigarh University, Mohali, spoke on academic leadership and various dimensions and possibilities inherent in the policy. Chief guest Prof BK Kuthiala, chairperson, Haryana State Higher Education Council, shared his perspective on the four layers of leadership that were crucial in any organisational setting and equally pertinent for the success of the New Education Policy as well as for realising the vision inherent in it.

Role of NIT in edu policy discussed

Kurukshetra: The National Institute of Technology (NIT), Kurukshetra, and Shiksha Sanskirti Utthan Nyas, New Delhi, organised a daylong national webinar on the 'Role of National Institutes of Technology: Challenges and solutions' in the implementation of the National Education Policy-2020. Atul Bhai Kothari, national secretary, Shiksha Sanskirti Utthan Nyas, New Delhi, was the keynote speaker. He said the New Education Policy-2020 would shape one's life, defines their character, morality, ideology and everything that was required to live life apart from decorating career. He said the students would be given the opportunity to pursue their interests and passion along with culture since childhood. Emphasis has been laid on increasing the use of the national language, especially in higher education.

from The Tribune

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