Raipur: A national level
education conference is being organized for the first time in Chhattisgarh to
mark the occasion of Children’s Day.
In this mega event, an
extensive exhibition of educational innovations and activities being conducted
in the state and across the country will be organized. Chhattisgarh chief minister
Bhupesh Baghel will be the chief guest of this event. Besides, Nobel laureate
Dr. Abhijit Banerjee, along with the eminent educationists from across the
country Biraj Patnaik, Narayanan Ramaswamy, Dr. Dhir Jhingran, Yamini Iyer,
Rukmini Banerjee, Mekin Maheshwari, Rishikesh BS, Mitakshara Kumari have
confirmed their participation in the programme.
Educationist Dr. Dhir
Jhingran reached Raipur on Friday to attend the National Education Conference.
He lauded the works done in the direction of digital literacy in Chhattisgarh.
In this conference, the educationists from various states will provide
information about their works and innovations in education sector, providing us
an opportunity to learn and understand.
He thanked Chhattisgarh
Government for the invitation and said that he is looking forward to attend
this mega event.
Dr. Dhir Jhingran is
the founding director of the Language and Learning Foundation. This
organization works for improving the basic education of children in government
National Foundation of
India executive director Biraj Patnaik will also be attending the ‘Shiksha
Samagam’ program. His organization has established Mitanin Community Health
Worker Program in India. Narayanan Ramaswamy, another reputed educationist to
attend the Shiksha Samagam programme, is a national leader working in the field
of education and skill development. Presently, he is providing education, skill
development and social sector counseling services. His team, under the
leadership of Sri Narayanan Ramaswamy, is working in the Middle East and
African regions including India, countries involved in SAARC organization.
Yamini Iyer is the
chairperson of Center for Policy Research, New Delhi. Her organization is a
think tank in public policy research. Rukmini Banerjee is the chief executive
officer of Pratham Education Foundation. She has been instrumental in designing
and supporting partnerships to improve children’s learning outcomes.