Jalandhar December 5 (Jaswinder Singh Azad)- Principal Dr. Neerja Dhingra of Apeejay College of Fine Arts, Jalandhar, made a special appearance by participating in a five-day National level workshop on “Leadership Development for College Principals” organized by Department of Higher and Professional Education of National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration from 28th November to 2nd December, 2022.
29 principals from different states across the country participated in this workshop. Professor Sudhanshu Bhushan, Programme Director, NIEPA (National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration) presided over the workshop and Professor Neeru Snehi successfully played the role of Programme Coordinator of the workshop.
Principal Dr. Neerja Dhingra said that in this workshop the significant topics like Leadership in Governance of Higher Education
While sharing about her experience at the nation level workshop, Principal Dr. Neerja Dhingra said that in this workshop the significant topics like Leadership in Governance of Higher Education, Leadership in Promoting Multidisciplinary in Higher Education, Improving Teaching-Learning and Technology in Higher Education, Developing Research Capacity in Higher Education, Reform Initiatives in Higher Education, Internationalization of Higher Education, Strategies for managing and mobilizing Financial Resources were talked and discussed about in length.
It was emphasized that these aspects are immensely crucial for the growth of the institution and if we do not implement these policies it will be extremely difficult to maintain the standard of higher education. She added it was emphasized that the multidimensional educational institutions will not only be beneficial for the students to learn under the same roof but will also play an important role in making them financially self-reliant.
Dr. Neerja Dhingra also shared that emphasis was also laid on adopting Academic Bank of Credit
Dr. Neerja Dhingra also shared that emphasis was also laid on adopting Academic Bank of Credit by the colleges, so that students can develop their multifaceted personality by studying different subjects according to their interest and convenience.
Principal Dr. Neerja Dhingra also introduced everyone with the achievements of Apeejay College and said, “Our college is already providing education of various subjects under one roof keeping foresight. Our students on one hand are leaving their mark as a professional dancers and singers and on the other hand are getting successful as computer engineer and contributing significantly in the field of technology.
Also, our students being a doctor, fashion, textile and interior designer, are making their college proud of them everyday.” She added she is determined to take the college to even greater heights according to the demands of the modern age. Professor S. Sonavane, Director, Department of Education and Extension, Savitribai Phule University honored her with a certificate of participation.