JAMMU, Sept 11: The 40th General Orientation course for University and College teachers, organized by the UGC Human Resource Development Centre, University of Jammu through the course coordinators, Department of Home Science, JU, concluded today.
In the course, College teachers from different States of India and various regions of J&K participated. The orientation course was organized to make the teachers as stake holders and agents of socio-economic change in this rapidly changing world and to sharpen their skills for national development.
During the course, the participants were addressed by an array of intellectuals, social activists, lawyers, retired Professors, professional from different fields, educationists and many others, who not only shared their special knowledge and skills in fields ranging from leadership and communication skills, gender justice, service matters and financial rules, holistic well being, e-governance, project writing, emotional intelligence, legal rules, online course and higher education, health and lifestyle disorders.
They also gave successful tips to the participants for the later stages of their careers and lives. Some of the eminent resource persons for the course included Arun Manhas (Addl DC, Samba), Amit Sharma (Director, Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Affairs), Dr Raj Rishi (Senior Consultant, Govt Hospital, Gandhi Nagar), Dr Vasanta Kohli (GMC), Bharti Sambyal (Deputy Director, Funds), Prof Jigar Mohd. (Dean Research Studies, JU), Prof Rajni Kant (Director, Colleges Development, JU), Sanjeev Mahajan (Controller Examination, JU), Prof Arvind Jasrotia (Director, Law School, JU), Prof Darshna Sharma (Director, DDE, JU), Prof Jasbir Singh, Prof Anil Raina and others.
Prof J P S Joorel, Director Human Resource Development Centre, JU, who was chief guest in the valedictory function, emphasized the need of the faculty members to keep their knowledge updated and relevant.
Prof Rajni Dhingra, former Dean Faculty of Science, hoped that the course will infuse the participants with new vigour and enthusiasm.
Prof Shashi Manhas, HOD, Deptt Of Home Science and Course Coordinator, gave details of the entire programme.
Vote of thanks was proposed by Ranjeet Kalra, Asstt Director, HRDC, JU, who wished the participants success for their onward journey as teachers and researchers. Others who participated in the programme included, Prof Neeru Sharma, Dr Samridhi Arora and Dr Nirojini Bhan. The program proceedings were conducted by Dr Priyanka Sharma.