Expanded knowledge zone has changed the direction of learning: Prof. N.S. Harinarayana

Mysuru, January 14, 2022: “The knowledge zone has expanded today. Accordingly, research works should also be undertaken. The quantity and quality of learning require to be increased now than earlier. Educational institutions should change in this regard,” opined Prof. N.S. Harinarayana, HoD, Department of Libraries and Information Science.

He participated in the UGC-sponsored ‘State-level Evolution and Rejuvenation Program,’ organized at the JSS College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Ooty Road, Mysuru.

Addressing the participants after inaugurating the program he said, “We are moving towards a new path in the educational sector. The new National Education Policy has opened a whole new world of possibilities and opportunities. Teachers should adopt new teaching methods and techniques accordingly. The country’s progress is depending upon higher education. The Government of India and higher education institutions are striving hard to achieve the ultimate in higher education. It is the responsibility of teachers in its achievement. We should protect the primary objectives of education by protecting values in education.”

In his introductory speech Prof. B.V. Sambashivaiah, Chief Executive of the College said, “We are in the changing era of education. We have already adopted the new National Education Policy. There is a lot of difference between the old and the new policies. We are walking towards the objective of changing education. Higher Education has enabled us to shape an efficient life and has given a decisive contribution to nation-building. Studies have proven that the research and discoveries in the educational sector have the qualities of increasing the nation’s GDP. Hence, strengthening higher education is required. Higher education should be relevant to job requirements. Only skill-based education solves the unemployment problem. Teachers can develop their professionalism through such programs,” he added.

Earlier, Dr. H.C. Honnappa, Principal of the College welcomed the guests and gathering. The program commenced with an invocation by Kum. M.S. Sushmita. Dr. M. Poornima gave a vote of thanks. IQC convener, Dr. N. Rajendraprasad mastered the program.

Prof. S. Rama, Retd. Professor, Regional Education Institute, Mysuru, Prof. A. Balasubramanian, Professor (Retd.), Geology Department, University of Mysore, Smt. Jayashri, Advisor, Information Technology, University of Mysore delivered lectures on several topics, post the inaugural program.