Kolkata 19th Nov, 2021: ASSOCHAM has Organized The “EduMeet 2021 & Excellence Awards for Education and Skill Industry” on 19th November 2021 at Hotel Lalit Great Eastern, Kolkata. In Presence of Our Chief Guest Prof. K. K Aggarwal, Chairman National Board of Accreditation, New Delhi. Eminent speaker present- Mr. Manoj Joshi , Chairman, ASSOCHAM Higher Education Council- East, Mr. Alok Tibrewal , Vice Chairman ASSOCHAM School Education Council- East, Mr. Pradip Agarwal, Vice Chairman ASSOCHAM Higher Education Council- East Dr. Madhu Chitkara Pro Chancellor, Chiktkara University.
The Education and training sector has faced its toughest challenge in the past 18 months. Covid-19 disrupted both the education providers and the students. The quick pivot by the institutions and the equally quick adaption by the students stand out as one of the unspoken victories in the fight against pandemic. The institutions faced the challenges of adopting new modes of content delivery to ensure continuity of education and assessment. The institutions were also faced with severer resource crunch in terms of technology, finance and personnel.
Mrs. Perminder Jeet Kaur, Director ASSOCHAM Said, India is a growing story and as we are aspire to be 5 trillion economies Education advancement shall have significant role to play. The national education policy has laid emphasis in enhancing knowledge, has ensured application based learning is provided to students from primary stage to higher education. Our national policy is all encompassing and future forward.
Collectively as industry our effort should be to aspire to be knowledge center of the globe as we were once upon a time. Time has come for us to be building ourselves as a vibrant knowledge centric country of the world. It is the knowledge that shall take humanity forward.
As we slowly return to adapted normalcy, we need to honor and recognize some of these institutions and educationists who have excelled in their respective fields in the past year. The 4th edition of The Education and Skill industry excellence awards is a tribute not only to the recipients of this award but also to all the institutions, teachers and Students who are working tirelessly to ensure that learning never stops.