Expert Lecture on “Excelling Research Proficiency through OER” at KLS


KIIT Law School organized an expert lecture on ‘Excelling Research Proficiency through OER’ on the 14th May 2022 through virtual mode. The session was mainly designed to introduce the audience with the different platforms like Swayam, Shodhganga, Sodh Sindhu, Vidya Mitra, Sodh Chakra, etc., which would enable the faculties and research scholars at the Law School in their process of research.

The session was conducted by Dr. Abhishek Kumar, Scientist-E (CS), Inflibnet, Gandhinagar. He has been the recipient of the President’s commendation award in the year 2017 for his commendable contribution to digital initiatives for higher education. He was also the recipient of “Open Education Consortium Award 2018” given to him in OEC Global Conference at Delft, The Netherlands during April 24-26, 2018 for Open Education Excellence in Open Repository “VIDYA-MITRA: An Integrated e-Content Portal”, which is a repository of all e-content project developed under NMEICT, MHRD, India.

Dr. Abhishek, introduced the need of online educational content and the role of faculties and researchers for exploring the future possibilities for knowledge enhancement and getting due credits in professional life out of the same. He also welcomed KIIT Deemed to be University to join hands with the Sodh Chakra platform and make best use of the content for a smoother process of research at the university.

The session was attended by research scholars and faculty members of KIIT Law School. It was conducted under the patronage of Prof. (Dr.) Bhabani Prasad Panda, Director, KLS and overall coordination done by Dr. Bishwa Kallyan Dash, Asst. Prof. (II), KLS.