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Semir on 'New outlook to the challenges of Higher Education' held

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  18 Jun 2017 12:00 AM GMT

FROM OUR Staff Correspondent
Dibrugarh, June 17: “A positive mindset and attitude is necessary both for the teaching as well as the student community” said Pro Vice-Chancellor of Mewar University, Rajasthan, Prof H. S Sharma while addressing as a chief resource person in Dr L.P.Dutta memorial tiol Semir on ‘New outlook to the challenges of Higher Education’, organized at the DHS Kanoi college to commemorate the celebration of 72nd foundation day of the College.
Dr L.P Dutta was one of the main architects of the college who later acted as principal of this premier college for a long period. Dr Dutta, a noted educationist was also instrumental in setting up the Dibrugarh University here and graced the post of rector of the university . “Education is one of the most important factors instrumental to the development of a country like India and henceforth education in India needs to be transformed to the needs of the time and changing scerio,” Prof. Sharma stated during his course of oration.
An eminent educationist of repute Prof. Sharma made the audience spellbound with his inspiring talk on the challenges of higher education in India. He said that students needs to develop their creativity and skills apart from their normal academic schedule and appealed to the teaching community to identify the skills in the students and try and nurture the same. He also said that the students should enjoy the activities which they do. Prof. Sharma said that to be a successful teacher one has to enjoy their own profession and think critically for the overall development of the students. He said that organisation like that of the UGC should try to focus on the needs of the students from different corners in India.
The key note address in the semir was delivered by the Director, College Development Council, Dibrugarh University(D.U), Dr. Rupam Saikia, Dr. Saikia said that critical thinking in education is the need of the hour and this is one of the challenges of higher education in India at present.
Maging Editor of Assam Talks news channel, Bedabrata Borah, elaborated on the life and activities of Dr. L. P. Dutta. Borah also stressed that the government should award ‘Padmashree’ to this eminent educationist keeping in mind about his vast contribution towards expansion of education in this part of the country.

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