A two-day National Seminar is being organized in the University from 10 to 11 March, 2023 under the joint aegis of Central University of Rajasthan and Bhartiya Bhasha Samiti, Ministry of Education, Government of India. Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal ji, Hon’ble Union Minister for Culture and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India, will be the chief guest for the inaugural ceremony. The theme of the seminar is “Higher Education through Indian Language Medium: Challenges and Prospects.”
Union Minister Arjun Ram Meghwal ji is a well-known leader in Indian politics. Arjun Ram Meghwal ji has done a commendable job in promoting democracy and social justice in Indian politics. He has also received various awards for his efforts to promote education in Indian language and strengthen democracy.
Prof. Rajneesh Arora, Director, English and Foreign Language, Lucknow will be gracing the occasion as the Guest of Honour and Mr. Suresh Tak, MLA, Kishangarh Assembly Constituency would be the special guest for the National Seminar. The inaugural ceremony will be presided over by Prof. Anand Bhalerao, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Rajasthan.
Prof. Anand Bhalerao, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Rajasthan said that in the National Education Policy 2020, an initiative has been taken to give due importance to Indian languages so that education is in line with the expectations and aspirations of the coming generation. Prof. Bhalerao further said that this initiative of the government will help in saving Indian languages from extinction, but many challenges will also come to the forefront and this National Seminar has been organized with the aim of providing a platform for contemplation on this serious subject.
The Coordinators of the seminar, Dr. Sanjay Arora and Dr. Sandeep Ranbhirkar said that the seminar will have detailed discussions by experts on various topics in which challenges and possibilities will be considered to promote Indian languages in their role in higher education. In this seminar, there will be meaningful discussions with all the intellectuals attending the seminar from different parts of India. Along with this, how higher education can be made interesting and beneficial through Indian languages will also be deliberated.
In four different sessions of the seminar, the discussion will be held on topics like Indian languages as medium of higher education, ancient Indian education system and Indian languages, National Education Policy 2020 and Indian languages, Indian languages as medium of higher education and global scenario etc.