JAMMU, Jan 27: First ever six-day Productivity Enhancement Programme (PEP) begun today at Government College of Education (GCoE) Jammu.
Administrative Secretary of Higher Education Department Talat Parvez Rohella recently launched employment and skill enhancement schemes which include Productivity Enhancement, Employability Skills, Induction Programme, GATE coaching and IT Domain.
The Productivity Enhancement Programme is a special programme designed to increase the productivity of faculty members of the Higher Education Department. This course includes time management, effective handling of stress at work place, organising self, attitudinal shift, decision making, relaxation and clarity of mind through meditation, instilling a sense of responsibility towards the institution, students and colleagues.
Dr Sameru Sharma, Principal Government College of Engineering and Technology (GCET) is the Nodal Officer for the new schemes and Government College of Education is the Nodal College to initiate this programme. This is the first pilot batch of 30 faculty members from cluster colleges of Jammu.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr Sangita Nagari, Principal GCoE said that such a training to the teachers will foster their productivity further in respect of their contribution towards their institutions.
The overall coordinator of the programme is Dr Simmi Dutta (HOD Computer, GCET) and Dr Shubhra Jamwal, is the overall incharge and Nodal Officer of the course. This programme is being conducted by the Art of Living Organisation, Bengaluru.
Harveen Sukhija (State Teachers Coordinator, Delhi NCR) and Yogesh Gaur (State Teachers Coordinator, J&K) and Sukhriti were the resource persons on the occasion. Vote of thanks was presented by Prof Seema Kumari. Ajay Kapoor (State Coordinator, DDC, Media and Govt Projects, J&K), Dr Zubair Kales, Prof Neelam Dhar, Prof Satish Sharma, Prof Suman Bala, Prof Shapia, Shameem and Prof Kashab Kumar were present on the occasion.