Belagavi, 3rd Apr: Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal, Karnataka (North) and NITI Ayog in collaboration with KLE Academy of Higher Education and Research organized a Workshop on ‘Teachers Role in implementation of NEP – Awareness, Orientation, Challenges and Responses’.

Seminar was one of its kind arranged exclusively for Health Science Faculty of  KLE Deemed University.

Dr. Meena Chandavarkar, Palak Adhikari, Karnataka-Telangana-Tamil-Nadu, Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal and Former Vice-Chancellor of Karnataka Women’s University, Vijaypur was the Keynote Speaker. Speaking on the occasion, she highlighted the changes brought about in the educational scenario in India from Gurukul System to the British period and the post-independence era. She also emphasized that teachers role as the fulcrum of the teaching / learning process, was critical. It is the teacher’s prime responsibility to tap creative potential and innovative thinking of the student. The NEP-2020 focuses on holistic development of students, she said.

Dr. Satish Jigajinni, President Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal, Karnataka (North) and Former Vice-Chancellor of BLDE University, Vijapur was the Chief Guest.  Speaking on the occasion, he briefed on the Vision of National Education Policy (NEP), summarised salient features on higher education, professional education and about the challenges and role of adopting NEP in Health-care education describing one of the 79 themes of BSM and NITI Ayuog. The multi-disciplinary feature of the new education policy need to be considered, he opined that the Health-care education and said inter-professional education described by WHO can be adopted to work on this.

Dr. Vivek A.Saoji, Vice-Chancellor, KLE Deemed University, Belagavi presided over the Workshop. Speaking on the occasion, he emphasized the need and importance of teachers in effective implementation of NEP.

The Workshop started with Sanghatana Mantra by Shri Vinayak Joshi.

Dr. V.A.Kothiwale, Registrar, KLE Deemed University welcomed the audience.

Prof. K.R.Alagawadi spoke about Bharatiya Shikshan Mandal, introduced the Guests and delivered Key Note address.  Group discussion was held on various themes relating to NEP.

Dr. M.A.Udachankar proposed vote of thanks. Dr. Avinash Kavi anchored the program.

All the precautionary and preventive measures were adopted during the conduct of the Workshop.