Dimapur, September 20: IQAC, Unity College, Dimapur organized a one day webinar on National Education Policy, 2020 on September 18. The main purpose of the webinar was to create awareness amongst teaching faculty, non teaching staff and students in the college about NEP 2020, which was launched on 29th July 2020.
The resource person for the webinar was E.Venkatesu who is a Professor in the Department of Political science, Hyderabad Central University and also in the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies -Lokniti network.
Professor E. Venkatesu shared the aims, basic purpose of NEP 2020 and vision of the country to “transform India” by revamping the structure of education at all levels. He highlighted some core elements of the policy that is on new structure of education, importance of interdisciplinary subjects at the higher education to fill the gap of knowledge system and diversified course. He mentioned vocational education in which the students can acquire skills along with their degrees so that the country will not face the shortage of labour and become self sufficient. He also shed some light on the role of teacher education institute to produce quality education and teacher.
The session ended with a round of discussion. Around 173 participants from the college took part in the webinar. (Page News Service)