5 Day Faculty Development Program Commences at KCW

The Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Khalsa College for Women, Civil Lines, Ludhiana, organizes Five
Day Faculty Development Program on, “ Quality Enhancement of Institutions of Higher Learning:
Transformational Role of NEP 2020. The five-day program is designed to apprise the faculty about
various aspects of NEP 2020. Illustrious academicians from renowned institutions of higher learning
would be delivering lectures targeting the different areas of NEP 2020.
Prof. Ashutosh Kumar, Ex Honorary Director, UGC-HRDC, Panjab University, Chandigarh was the
resource person on day one of the programs. He provided valuable insights into the nuances of
Educational policy. Addressing the faculty Prof. Ashutosh deliberated upon the aim of NEP 2020, which
is to make India a leader globally in the field of learning and Education. He further emphasized the
revival of the Indian Education System to match its rich heritage and history of education. He also
pointed out the need of bridging the rural/urban education divide and giving opportunities to the
marginalized sections of society to empower and enable them to have employment. Higher enrolment
in the institutes of higher learning, research-oriented education, and focus on Skill enhancement, and
vocational courses, were some of the high points of the session on day one. In the highly productive
session, he also discussed the multidisciplinary approach to education, flexibility in syllabus, and the need for linguistic skill enhancement.
Several participants were enriched on the NEP, 2020. The lecture concluded with an interactive
session. The Principal Dr. Mukti Gill applauded the efforts of IQAC Coordinator Dr. Priyanka Khanna.