A webinar on National Education Policy-2020 was organized by the Psychology Department of the Rajiv Gandhi University, Doimukh in Arunachal Pradesh on August 10.
In his opening remarks, RGU vice chancellor Saket Kushwaha emphasized on the importance of such webinars which is quintessential to disseminate a cognizance and acquaint the students and educationists with the in-trend curriculum, format and pedagogy of the new education system.
Pro VC Amitava Mitra highlighted the importance of the inclusion of regional language, learning of mother tongue and various important aspects of the NEP.
In the first technical session, Sandeep Kumar, Dept. of Psychology, Banaras Hindu University (BHU) highlighted the importance of Indian knowledge system, languages, culture and values in the current NEP 2020. He also focused on the use of ICT in the education system, outcomes of NEP 2020 and challenges and way-forward for the NEP through psychological perspective.
Second resource person of the day, Oinam Anuradha, a career psychologist and trainer, currently working as a professional consultant under the Project National Career Service, Ministry of Labour & Employment, Government of India, delivered lecture on career planning and employability skills among the youngsters.
Answering the queries of the participants, she spoke on the entrepreneurial skills, eligibility criteria, and different job opportunities in the field of psychology.
Nearly 50 participants attended the webinar through Google Meet which included faculty members of various departments of RGU and participants from all over India.
Earlier, the welcome address was delivered by Dharmeshawri Lourembam, convener of the national webinar and HoD (in-charge) psychology, RGU.
Later, Kakali Goswami, co-convenor of the programme, RGU, proposed the vote of thanks.