Raipur: A national level education conference is being organized for the first time in Chhattisgarh to mark the occasion of Children's Day.
In this mega event, an extensive exhibition of educational innovations and activities being conducted in the state and across the country will be organized. Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel will be the chief guest of this event. Besides, Nobel laureate Dr. Abhijit Banerjee, along with the eminent educationists from across the country Biraj Patnaik, Narayanan Ramaswamy, Dr. Dhir Jhingran, Yamini Iyer, Rukmini Banerjee, Mekin Maheshwari, Rishikesh BS, Mitakshara Kumari have confirmed their participation in the programme.
Educationist Dr. Dhir Jhingran reached Raipur on Friday to attend the National Education Conference. He lauded the works done in the direction of digital literacy in Chhattisgarh. In this conference, the educationists from various states will provide information about their works and innovations in education sector, providing us an opportunity to learn and understand.
He thanked Chhattisgarh Government for the invitation and said that he is looking forward to attend this mega event.
Dr. Dhir Jhingran is the founding director of the Language and Learning Foundation. This organization works for improving the basic education of children in government primary schools.
National Foundation of India executive director Biraj Patnaik will also be attending the 'Shiksha Samagam' program. His organization has established Mitanin Community Health Worker Program in India. Narayanan Ramaswamy, another reputed educationist to attend the Shiksha Samagam programme, is a national leader working in the field of education and skill development. Presently, he is providing education, skill development and social sector counseling services. His team, under the leadership of Sri Narayanan Ramaswamy, is working in the Middle East and African regions including India, countries involved in SAARC organization.
Yamini Iyer is the chairperson of Center for Policy Research, New Delhi. Her organization is a think tank in public policy research. Rukmini Banerjee is the chief executive officer of Pratham Education Foundation. She has been instrumental in designing and supporting partnerships to improve children's learning outcomes.