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National Seminar organized by USTM
during North East Teachers Congress -2014


January 5, 2015: A National Seminar on “Changing Scenario in Academic Performance & Audit” was organized during the second North East Teachers Congress (NETC) organised by University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya in association with Regional Institute of Science and Technology & CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat and sponsored by ERD Foundation on 4th January 2015 at the Techno City campus of 9th Mile.

The seminar was attended by eminent scientists and academicians from North East and national level namely Pro G D Sharma, Honourable Vice Chancelor of Bilaspur University, Prof Bolin Kr Konwar, Honourable Vice Chancelor of Nagaland University, Prof B C Goswami, Director of Academic Staff College, GU, Dr. D. D. Ozha, Senior Scientist, Ground Water Dept from Jodhpur, Dr. R M Pant, Director of NIRD and many other renowned personalities from the academic fraternity of the region.

Professor Bolin Kr. Konwar, Vice Chancellor of the Nagaland University appealed for a strong inter-university collaboration and developing advanced and common infrastructure with the help of the government for the benefit of all students. Addressing faculty members of higher education institutions, Professor GD Sharma, Vice Chancellor of Bilaspur University expressed concern at nearly 30 percent posts of faculty lying vacant in such institutions. Stressing the need to update the curriculum on a regular basis, he said it was awful that in some universities, curriculum contents were not updated even in ten years. Professor BC Goswami, Director of Academic Staff College, Gauhati University stressed upon channelizing the growing population of India’s youth by proper education and training. He also threw light on some of the key points of assessment of higher education through the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.

The congress was attended by around five hundred College Teachers from the North Eastern states.

Educational environments are changing rapidly as today’s generation of students grow up with technologies, such as video conferencing,powerpoint presentations and other IT related skills as well as applications. In this environment there is growing need for teachers to adapt to the changing work environment to make the education process more interesting and effective. In this context NETC 2014 provided a platform for the teachers to deliberate, interact and enrich themselves.




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