Friday, January 12, 2018

Need to find Newtons, Einstein: Bharat Ratna Dr. Rao


PUNE: “Talent is spread everywhere in our society. We have just to explore it. Rural schools also have excellent students. The need is to find future Newton, Einstein among them,” said  Bharat Ratna Dr. C. N. R. Rao.

He was speaking at second National Teachers Congress which was organized by MIT world Peace University and MIT School of Government. The three day event is being supported by Government of Maharashtra, AICTE, Association of Indian University, Bhartiya Chhatra Sansad, Union Ministry of HRD with All India Council for technical Education, UNESCO chair for Human Rights among others.

Present on the occasion were Dr. Nandkishore Kondap, former vice chancellor of SVKM’s Narsee Monjee Institute of of management studies, Dr.Art Chadwick, Research professor,  director of Dinosaur research project, USA, Dr. Michael Jensen, Dean Ira A. Fulton college of Engineering & Technology, USA, Prof. Krishna Vedula, Dean Emeritus & professor Chemical Engineering USA, Manish Kumar, CEO & Managing Director of NSDC, Prof. Dr.Vishwanath D. Karad, Founder President of MIT World Peace University, Prof. Rahul Karad, Executive President of MIT world Peace University.

He also added that “Examination is Devil in Education system which kept good people out of system. How this can possible a single paper decides student’s future. Creativity is most important in today’s education system. Teachers have to spread this creativity manner in students.”

Addressing the congregation, Nandkishore Kondap said, “The goal of education is not to increase the amount of knowledge but to create the possibilities for a child to invent and discover, to create men who are capable of doing new things.” He also added, ‘Human touch with technology can solve many problem in education system.’

Dr. Michael Jensen said, “Teacher should teach students about ‘Vasudhai Kutumbakam’. Students are not paying attention in classroom and this is challenge for teacher to overcome this problem. To make students engage in classroom we need new classroom arrangement.” They advised teachers to increase discussion of students within classroom.

Dr. Art Chadwick discussed briefly about what happened to the Dinosaurs? Thousands of  teacher delegates from different parts of the country participated in the 2nd ‘National Teacher Congress’, which aims ‘To discuss and to create an environment of reaching out where it moves from teaching to mentoring.’ Prof. Rahul V. Karad gave the introductory remark. The programme was compered by  Prof. Gautam Bapat. Dr. Sayali Gankar proposed the vote of thanks.


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