Patna, August 29. The Valedictory Session of the Orientation Course for young lecturers was held today at the Academic Staff College of the Patna University. This is the 68th Course and it was attended by 24 lecturers from different college of Bihar, Sikkim and Chhattisgarh.
Professor Prabha Shukla, Director of the College, had first welcomed the guests. In her address, she informed the audience about some changes that UGC proposes to improve the working of Academic Staff Colleges in the country. In this address, Professor Y C Simhadri, Vice-Chancellor, reminded the participants of the course about the importance of continuing education in today’s world. Professor Anand Kumar, eminent sociologist and the Chief Guest for the occasion, delivered a lecture on the challenges for the Indian society in the present socio-economic context. The Valedictory Function was attended by a number of teachers of the Patna University.
At the end of the function, Mr. Khalid Farooqui proposed a vote of thanks.