Teachers of Higher Education need to be trained regularly for latest in their fields: VC JU

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JAMMU: Vice Chancellor of University of Jammu, Prof. Manoj K.Dhar inaugurated the online refresher course in mathematical sciences which commenced in the University of Jammu and advocated the need of regular training of teachers in higher education as there is a high degree of correlation between quality of dissemination of knowledge by teachers and the social and economic development of a country which has also been envisaged by the New Education Policy.
Speaking on the occasion of inaugural of this two week long faculty improvement program organized by Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) in collaboration with Department of Mathematics, University of Jammu in the virtual mode.
The Vice Chancellor also felt the need of organizing such training programs regularly so that the teachers are updated in their fields of specialization and which results in producing youths with requisite skills to make them employable in the current global scenario.
The Vice-Chancellor also complimented Prof. K. S.Charak, HOD Mathematics who is coordinating the refresher course wherein 65 faculty members of mathematical sciences working in different colleges and universities of the country are participating besides congratulating Prof. Rahul Gupta, Director HRDC, University of Jammu for the planning of the course in a professional manner and choosing the topics to be covered in a meticulous way.
Prof. Tarun K Das from Delhi University and Prof. Swadesh K Sahoo from IIT Indore, renowned mathematicians in the field were the resource persons on the first day who delivered lectures on Dynamical Systems and Topology to the participants and held interactive sessions.
Ranjit Kalra, faculty of HRDC also addressed the participants and presented the vote of thanks.

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