Manipal Institute of Technology Bengaluru Hosted a Faculty development program on Universal Human Values
Bengaluru, 18th January 2024: Manipal Institute of Technology at the Manipal Academy of Higher Education Bengaluru (MAHE B’LRU) campus hosted an enlightening program on Universal Human Values in collaboration with the National Coordination Committee – Induction Program (NCC-IP), Southwest Region, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). This event, held from January 11th Jan to 13th Jan 2024, The FDP aimed to equip the teachers with the skills and knowledge to impart value-based education to their students.
The program was spearheaded by Dr. Jagannath Korody, Director of MIT, Bengaluru, Prof. T G Sitharam AICTE Chairman, Dr. Ujjwal Verma, Head, Dept of ECE, & AICTE team members: Dr. Yashvant Patil, Mrs. Priya C V, Dr. B Suryakanth, participants from various institutes, and program coordinators.
The Program commenced with an impactful speech delivered by Dr. Jagannath Korody, Director of MIT, Bengaluru, talk on the importance of involving both faculty and students in fostering human values and honing essential skills. He emphasized the initiative to enhance the impact of education by developing values and skills crucial for personal and societal growth”
Prof. T G Sitharam, AICTE Chairman, said “ Knowledge alone wasn’t deemed sufficient; skills were recognized as crucial. India had honed its focus on the skill development of 500 million young people.” In line with this philosophy, Manipal Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, organized a three-day faculty development program on Universal Human Values (Introductory) from January 11th to January 13th, 2024”
The FDP is a small networking and learning exercise where the participants will learn about the Holistic vision of life, Socially responsible behavior, Environmentally responsible work, and Ethical human conduct. Besides, the participants will also engage in discussions during the sessions on harmony, empathy, and ethical principles that excel in cultural, religious, and geographical boundaries serving as guiding light to human behavior. The Faculty Development Program (FDP) proved to be a successful initiative, drawing participation from both faculty and non-teaching members of numerous colleges in and around Bengaluru.