Change in Education System and its pattern is the need of the hour and the education that does not impart values to the students can’t be called successful & progressive. These views were expressed by Desh Bhagat University Chancellor, Dr. Zora Singh. He was speaking in a seminar ‘Higher Education and Research: Issues and Challenges for Change in India’ organised recently in India International Centre, New Delhi. While further elaborating his views Dr. Singh said that India has 3rd largest education system in the whole world, needs educational reforms to become a world leader in the context of the fast changing global scenario. Dr Zora Singh, who presided over the programme emphasized on autonomy competitiveness & self-certification instead of rampant strangulating regulatory controls.
During the programme, Prof. M. Jagadesh Kumar, Vice-Chancellor of JNU was the Chief Guest who emphasized that we have to do major changes in our education so that our students may become time and market relevant. Sh. J. Nand Kumar, National Convener, Pragya Parvah, who graced the occasion as guest of honour said that westernization of education is damaging our culture and values, we must stop it and think beyond the time.
The event was jointly organized by Jawahar Lal Nehru University and Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth University, Udaipur at India International Centre, New Delhi.
A large number of eminent educationist, scholars, teachers and policy makers from all over India participated in it & presented their views and discussed issues threadbare. All of them emphasized the need for quality education and the change in existing education system.