|Early Times Report|
JAMMU, Mar 25: GGM Science College Jammu organized a three day long 2nd Session of Jammu and Kashmir Teachers Congress on the topic Professional Development of Science Teachers catalyzed and supported by Department of Science, Technology and Innovation Council, J&K Govt.
In this event about 200 teachers both from School & Higher Education Departments from within and outside the State participated. The Secretary to Higher Education Department Sh. Talat Parveez Rohella, the Chief Guest during the inaugural function, appreciated the various research topics put forth by the participants and called upon the science teachers to come forward with innovative research that would go a long way in helping the society in general and students in particular. He impressed upon the inculcation of scientific temperament in the students.
Principal of the College, Dr. S.P. Sarswat in his address, welcomed the delegates and the participants and emphasised that such events would certainly produce a good outcome for the teacher community.
Dr. Sunil Gupta, Convenor of the programme highlighted the purpose for organising such congress.
He informed the audience that during these three days event, thirty six speakers from within and outside the State would throw light on their respective fields of expertise and it would certainly give a good exposure to the science teachers of this region.
Prof. Poonam Dhawan, Dean Academic Affairs, Cluster University of Jammu, who presided over the function, appreciated the efforts made by the science faculty of GGM Sc. College Jammu for organising this Science Teachers Congress at Jammu. It will certainly enhance the skills of teachers due to changing scenario all over the world.
Prof Pawan Kumar Sharma from Department of Chemistry, Kurukshetra University, Haryana in his key note address highlighted the importance & applications of Chemistry in School & College Curriculum. Prof. A.P. Singh, Ex-Vice Chancellor & Prof. Emeritus, Central University, Rajasthan, also spoke on the occasion and talked about his teaching experience. Prof. Mohinder Singh Sasan, shared his experiences about Science Congress.