Webinar on National Education Policy at KLS
A Special Lecture on ‘National Education Policy and its Imperative for Professional Education’ was organized by the Department of Social Sciences and Humanities, KIIT Law School (KLS) on 26th August 2022 in hybrid mode. Delivering the lecture, Prof. N. V. Varghese, Vice Chancellor, National Institute for Educational Planning and Administration (NIEPA), New Delhi said that legal education in India has ample scope for growth and employment.
He called for gender parity and representation of all social groups in legal education as well as profession. The futuristic university may not be close to anything that we see now due to the growth of virtual space, he said, informing that the National Education Policy speaks of continuation as well as flexibility, which implies ‘out of box’ changes.
Prof. Bhavani Prasad Panda, Director, KLS chaired the session, which was meant only for the faculty members of the School. The lecture was followed by a Q&A session in which participants interacted with the speaker. It was anchored by Dr. Binita Behera, one of the faculty conveners. Prof. Sanghamitra Patnaik and Dr. Amar Kumar Mohanty also spoke.