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October 8, 2021

Punjab Central University Vice-Chancellor chairs the Technical Session at India Ministry of Education Webinar on Good Governance.

India Education Webinar

Photo: The Union Minister for Education, Skill Development, and Entrepreneurship, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, and the Minister of State for Education, Ms. Annpurna Devi, released the ‘One-year New Education Policy (NEP) - 2020 Achievement’ booklet in New Delhi on August 24, 2021. [File Photo]

New Delhi, October 7, 2021 — The Ministry of Education of India and the University Grants Commission (UGC) organized a webinar on Collective Partnership today. The webinar was a part of a series of webinars scheduled by the Government of India on Good Governance from September 17, 2021, to October 7, 2021. Union Minister of Education and Skill Development, Dharmendra Pradhan; Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal; Secretary, Higher Education, Sanjay Murthy; Chairman, UGC, Prof D.P Singh, and senior officials of the Ministry and UGC attended the webinar.

Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan highlighted the importance of good governance. He said that during the covid pandemic, India was one of the leading countries to offer a helping hand to the world. He added that the next 25 years would be crucial for future generations to lead the country towards a more glorious future.

The Minister emphasized the importance of people’s participation in making a self-reliant India. “People’s Participation” is a crucial pillar of Modi Government’s governance model,” he added.

Union Minister of Commerce & Industry, Piyush Goyal, said that the world is looking at India as a trusted partner for a skilled workforce with enormous education possibilities attracting foreign institutions and students to come to India as their preferred study destination.

Mr. Sanjay Murthy, Secretary, Higher Education, highlighted the importance of the National Education Policy 2020 and its alignment to delivering good governance while focusing on the collaborative partnership of government departments, NGOs, civil societies, private players, and most importantly, the ordinary person.

In his Opening Remarks, Prof. D.P. Singh, Chairman of the University Grants Commission (UGC), talked about improving the quality of India’s education system.

The webinar on Collective Partnership helped bring together people from academic institutions, Ministries, and educationists to share a platform for furthering discussion on Good Governance.

Prof. R.P. Tiwari, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Punjab, chaired the Technical Session. Prof. R.P. Tiwari is well known for his various other roles. For example, he is the Chairman of the Government Committee for recommending “Governance Reforms” in Chandigarh’s local, Panjab University.

The webinar deliberated on issues of Good Governance with a focus on the role of collective effort and partnership for achieving the same. The discussions focused on strategies that would enable and promote cooperative collaboration to realize the goals of the National Education Policy, 2020. An important takeaway of the webinar was the significance of collaborative partnership to empower people, improve the education system, boost economic growth, and ultimately leave no one behind. Discussions and ideas shared from the webinar will help fulfill the goals of delivering good governance in education.

Source: Ministry of Education, Government of India

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