The ICAR – NAARM has organised an Online Training Workshop on “Education Management and Academic Leadership” from 3rd to 17th September, 2020 with an objective to enhance the efficiency of Indian Agricultural Education System under NAHEP – Component 2.
Forty-five enthusiastic administrators and senior faculty of agricultural universities including 10 lady participants from 18 states participated in the online training workshop. During the fifteen-day training programme the participants were provided with theory and practical sessions on various topics related to education management and academic leadership by eminent personalities. An online application was developed to capture session wise reflections of the participants. The members of NAHEP External Advisory Panel i.e. Dr Glenn C Shinn of Texas and A&M and Dr K V Raman of Cornell University also interacted with participants online. The programme was coordinated by Dr D. Thammi Raju and Dr. S. Senthil Vinayagam, of ICAR-NAARM and facilitated by Dr S K Soam, CPI and Joint Director.
Dr Ch Srinivasa Rao, Director ICAR NAARM, the Chief Guest of the valedictory programme highlighted the importance and status of agriculture education system in India. He said education is the miracle to change and bringing relevancy addresses many issues. Dr. Prabhat Kumar National Coordinator of NAHEP Comp 2, the Guest of Honour stressed on the importance of leadership and management in in education system. He also said that life is meant for learning and learning is lifelong two-way process. The programme concluded on 17th September, 2020.
Practical exercise by participants
Chief Guest Address by Dr. Ch Srinivasa Rao, Director, ICAR-NAARM
Address by Dr. Prabhat Kumar National Coordinator of NAHEP Comp 2