Katra, Sep 06: As part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), celebrated Teachers’ Day the other day to mark the birth anniversary of the second President of India, Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan.
On the occasion, the School of Philosophy & Culture collaborated (SoPC) with the School of Languages and Literature in organizing a panel discussion on "The Role of the Teachers of Higher Education as it is conceived in the New Education Policy of India 2020".
The welcome address was delivered by Dr. Isha Malhotra, Head, School of Languages and Literature. The panel discussion was moderated by Dr. Anil K. Tewari, Asst. Prof., SoPC.
The panelists included Prof. Rajeev Garg, School of Architecture and Landscape Design, Dr. Sumeet Gupta, Dean of Research & Development, Dr. Balbir Singh, Dean of Students, Dr. Saurabh, Head, School of Business (SoB), Dr. Rashi Taggar, Asst. Prof., SoB, Dr. Madhu Mangal Chaturvedi, Asst. Prof., SoPC and Dr. Rajiv Kumar Atri, Asst. Prof., School of Mechanical Engineering.
The panelist underlined the significance of the learner centric approach in higher education. They emphasized on the values of trust, love, care progressive thinking, patience, adaptability, character building and national spirit.
Around 50 students and faculty members participated in the discussion. Prof. RK Singh, Vice-Chancellor, and Nagendra Singh Jamwal, Registrar, SMVDU, conveyed their best wishes to teachers, students and staff members on the occasion. The event concluded with a vote of thanks by Ms. Sakshi Singh.