As part of the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, celebrated the Teachers’ Day, the birth anniversary of the 2nd President of India Bharat Ratna Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan (1888-1975) on 5th September 2021. On this occasion, the School of Philosophy & Culture (SoPC) collaborated with the School of Languages and Literature (SoLL) 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 program began with the welcome address 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 the higher education. The values of trust, love, care progressive thinking, patience, adaptability, character building and national spirit were emphasized. Around 50 students and faculty members participated in the discussion.Prof. RK Singh, Vice-Chancellor, and Sh. 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.