Webinar on Gandhi’s philosophy of nation-building | India Education,Education News India,Education News

Aligarh: “Mahatma Gandhi gave top priority to the interest of the nation and made efforts for the emotional integration of India as one nation”, said Prof Satish Kumar (National Coordinator, Rajiv Gandhi Study Circle, Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth, Varanasi), while delivering a lecture in a webinar on “Philosophy of Gandhi for Nation Building”, organized by the Centre of Distance Education, Aligarh Muslim University. The webinar was organized as part of the weeklong celebrations on Gandhi Jayanti.

Prof Kumar said Gandhi called the people of India as ‘children of Bharat Mata’ and worked all his life for a tolerant and united India that included all communities in its fold.

Prof Akbar Husain (Former Dean, Faculty of Arts) revisited the transforming incidents of Gandhi’s life and recalled his efforts as a forerunner of the Indian freedom struggle.

Earlier, Prof Mohd Nafees Ahmad Ansari (Director, CDE) welcomed the guests and underlined the objective

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25th Convocation at IILM for the Batch of 2020 held virtually on October 10 | India Education,Education News India,Education News

New Delhi: The 25th Convocation at IILM for the Batch of 2020 held virtually on October 10, 2020, for all its three campuses located at Lodhi Road, New Delhi; Gurugram and Greater Noida, was an event replete with the spirit of determination for successfully overcoming challenges of the past months and a new hope for a brighter tomorrow.

The event held simultaneously at the three campuses, conferred degree upon 426 students from all the three campuses followed by awarding of the Certificates of Merit for all areas of specialization to meritorious students. Students were also awarded Dr Kulwant Rai Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals for Excellence in Academics and for Excellence in Academics and Co-curricular activities. Dr Sujata Shahi, Vice-Chancellor, IILM University captured the essence and philosophy that IILM believes in imparting to the outgoing batch of students when she said, “Tomorrow belongs to the people who prepare for it

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‘Online education is a checkmate for private universities’ says Mayank Kumar | India Education,Education News India,Education News

Mumbai: upGrad, India’s largest online higher education company is ready to offer 15 million youngsters with its diverse portfolio of online programs that provides relevant skillsets and prepares a future-ready workforce. These online programs are offered in partnership with renowned national and international universities, which are now looking at online education as a viable option for delivering pedagogy.

India Skills Report 2020 has pointed out that the country is experiencing a massive skill gap where 65-75% of the 15 million youngsters entering the workforce every year, lack requisite skills and are not ready for new-age jobs. Moreover, upGrad draws inspiration from the findings of L.E.K. Consulting’s India Edtech Survey (2020) that shows, both, existing and new users of online learning in the higher education and upskilling segment demonstrated high satisfaction and a higher likelihood to continue its usage post COVID-19.

In link with the L.E.K. survey, Mayank Kumar, Co-founder and

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6th World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy 2020 concludes with Declaration of The Dalai Lama Chair | India Education,Education News India,Education News

Mumbai: The 6th World Parliament of Science, Religion and Philosophy 2020, held from 2nd October 2020 to 4th October 2020, was successfully concluded with global leaders appealing to the youth for world peace and spreading harmony and positivity during the times of the pandemic. The virtual summit culminated with the declaration of The Dalai Lama Chair, hosted by MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU) at the backdrop of the World Peace Dome along with an engaging discussion on the importance of Indic Studies/The Dalai Lama Studies for Future Of World Peace, which was the key highlight of the day.

Addressing Global Issues

The three-day summit was a great success and saw a host of attendees and stalwarts addressing global issues, such as the need for the eradication of Biological and Chemical Weapons, Climate Change – Impact on World Peace, amongst others. Another prominent issue, which was highlighted was that of COVID-19,

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AYUSH Minister Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurates Tribal Unit of the National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN) at Gohe Budruk in Pune | India Education,Education News India,Education News

New Delhi: When Mahatma Gandhi’s disciples had approached him to seek his permission for celebrating his Jayanti, Gandhiji directed them to start some constructive work on this day. He himself used to observe ‘maunvrat’ and work on charkha on this day. Later on, after demise of Gandhiji, Vinoba Bhave started observing Gandhi Jayanti as ‘Sut yagya’ which calls everyone to work on the spinning wheel and prepare cotton threads, stated Shri Abhay Narayan Tripathi in course of a webinar jointly organized on Gandhi Jayanti by Regional Outreach Bureau (ROB), Maharashtra and Goa, and Press Regional Bureau, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and National Institute of Naturopathy (NIN), Pune, today. Speaking on ‘Mahatma Gandhi’s Insights on Health’, the researcher of Gandhian philosophy stated that the Mahatma had educated his disciples and sent across a message of ‘self-purification’- from inside as well as outside. Explaining in details, Shri Tripathi said, majority of

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