DIBRUGARH, June 16 - The DHSK College here organised Dr LP Dutta memorial national seminar on �new outlook to the challenges of higher education� to mark its 72nd foundation day today.
Dr HS Sharma, Pro Vice-Chancellor of Mewar University, Rajasthan was the key resource person of the seminar. He said that students need 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 must enjoy the activities which they do.
Dr Sharma further 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 must try to focus on the needs of the students from different corners of the country.
The key note address in the seminar was delivered by Dr Rupam Saikia, Director, College Development Council, Dibrugarh University. Dr Saikia in his speech underlined on critical thinking in education. He said that critical thinking is the need of the hour and is one of the challenges of higher education in India at present.
The other resource persons in the seminar were Dr Binod Borah, Deputy Registrar, Academic, du, Dr Manashi Gogoi, Associate Professor, Department of Education, DU and Professor Jiten Hazarika, Department of Statistics, DU. All of them critically discussed various issues pertaining to challenges in higher education including introduction of CBCS system in the undergraduate courses.