Amritsar to host national seminar on Right to Education
Guru Arjan Dev Institute of Development Studies is all set to host its 5th IDSAsr national seminar on the theme 'Right to Education: Roadmap Ahead' from March 15 to 16. Hundreds of educationists, academicians, policy planners and administrators will throng Amritsar to provide much-needed scientific exposure to the various challenges faced in the implementation of Right to Education Act, and provide a roadmap towards its implementation in the future.
The seminar will be held in the Gandhi Bhawan of Khalsa College of Education, G T road, Amritsar. The coordinator of the seminar cum Director of the host institute Dr. Gursharan Singh Kainth said that Dr. Shanta Sinha, Chairperson National Commission for Protection of Child Rights has consented to deliver Key note address at the seminar.
Educationists from NCERT, NUEPA, Jamia Millia Islamia, University of Delhi, Muslim Aligarh
University Aligarh; HP University Shimla; University of Jammu; Jammu
as well as participants from Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka; Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttrakhand, and West Bengal
have so far confirmed their participation.
The chairman of the Research Advisory Council of the institute; former President of Indian Economic Association and currently Vice Chancellor of Chandigarh University, Dr. Rajinder Singh Bawa will preside over the seminar and deliver the presidential remarks. More than twenty-five research papers will be presented and deliberated in three technical sessions of two-day deliberation.