GCOE organises national conclave on NEP

Excelsior Correspondent

JAMMU, Oct 10: Government College of Education Jammu under the patronage of Higher Education Department organised “National Conclave on National Education Policy (NEP)- 2020” in collaboration with Cape Comorin Trust, India.
The program began with the welcome address by Dr. Kulvinder Kour, Principal GCOE, Jammu. She highlighted the impact of NEP 2020 on present Education system and focused on the need of introducing this Education Policy, to make India a Global Knowledge Power. Sanjeev Rana, Deputy Secretary Higher Education Department in his presidential address, appreciated the efforts of GCOE for taking such an initiative. He further stated that we need to make a road map for the proper implementation of the policy.
Eminent speakers across India were invited as Resource persons. Prof (Dr.) Ami Upadhyay, Vice Chancellor Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Open University, was the chief guest on the occasion. In her enlightening lecture she talked about Three Language formula, Liberal aspect of NEP, Flexibility and extensive use of Technology.
Dr Kashmira Mehta, Dean Faculty of Arts, Krantiguru Shyamji Krishna Verma Kachchh University emphasized on the ‘key aspects of NEP 2020’. Following her Dr. Ramaniyam Meganathan, Professor, Department of English , NCERT, Sir Aurobindo Marg, New Delhi, deliberated on ‘Knowledge, Identity and Learner in NEP 2020’.
Prof.(Dr.) Renu Nanda, Dean Faculty of Education, University of Jammu, and Dr. Ganga Mahto, Assistant professor Regional Institute Of Education (NCERT) Bhopal India presented their views on ‘NEP 2020: A Milepost ‘ and ‘Language Policy in NEP 2020 respectively. These resource persons deliberated extensively on the policy and discuss the pertinent point regarding to it
The entire programme was organized by Dr. Sushma Bala (Convener) and Dr. Shubhra Jamwal (Organizing Secretary). Ravinder Kumar, Priya Chivalry Singh and Meenakshi Manhas, NSS Volunteers moderated the programme.
More than 150 Teachers, Students and Academicians participated using Google meet (Virtual Platform).