Workshop on Tribal Education Organized by JU Economics Department


Shadow Correspondent
One day Consultation Workshop on “Reorienting School Education for Tribals in Jammu and Kashmir” was organized today by the Department of Economics at University of Jammu, through its Regional Centre of Expertise on Education for Sustainable Development (RCE Jammu) in collaboration with Centre for Environment Education (CEE), Ahmadabad, a centre for excellence under the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change, Government of India with support from Centre for Environment Education and Trainings (CEET), Jammu; National Society for Human Resource Development and Research, Jammu and RCE Srinagar.
Balbir Ram Rattan, the Vice Chairperson, J&K SC, ST, BC Development Corporation, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. He emphasized on the greater attention towards the education of the tribal communities of the state through curriculum reforms for improving their educational status as well as their economic upliftment so that they live a dignified life and contribute towards the development of their own community and the state too.
Dr. C. M. Seth was the Guest of Honour, while Dr. Kavita Suri and Dr. Abhdesh Gangwar were the key resource persons.
Besides other resource persons were S. M. Sahni, R. R. Gupta and Dr. Javaid Rahi.
The other dignitaries who were present in the workshop included Prof. Prakash Chand Antahal, Dr. Ravinder Singh, Dr. Subhnandan Jamwal, and Dr. Virender Koundal. Ms. Mussarat Choudhary and Mr. Iqbal Bhat besides a large number of tribal students and research scholars. Dr. Hari
Co Director, RCE, Jammu, Dr. Hari Dutt conducted the proceedings of the workshop. Ms. Gurleen Kour, Ms. Annie Mahajan, and Ms. Rinnie Mahajan were the rapporteurs in the workshop.


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