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Jamia to organize a two day International Conference on Education as a Basic Right of the Humankind (Publish Date: 01/10/2015)

October 1, 2015

Press Release


Jamia to organize a two-day International Conference on “Education as a Basic Right of the Humankind”


On the occasion of the International Day of Non-Violence, the Department of Teacher Training & Non-Formation Education (Institute of Advanced Studies in Education), Faculty of Education, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) in collaboration with Indialogue Foundation, Gandhi Smriti and  Darshan Samiti is going to organize a two-day International Gandhi Jayanti Conference 2015 on “Education as a Basic Right of the Humankind” on October 3-4, 2015.


The Inaugural Session of the Conference is scheduled to be held on October 3, 2015 at           10.00 AM in the Conference Hall of FTK-Centre for Information Technology, JMI.


Dr. Najma A Heptullah, Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Government of India shall be the Chief Guest in the Inaugural Session and she shall also address the guests and audience on this occasion.


Prof. Talat Ahmad, Vice-Chancellor, Jamia Millia Islamia shall Chair the programme and shall deliver Presidential Remarks in the Inaugural Session of the Conference.


H.E. Samargul Adamkulova, Ambassador, The Embassy of the Kyrgyz Republic in India and H.E.Dr. Sudheendra Kulkarni, Chairman, Observer Research foundation, Mumbai shall be the Guests of Honour.


Prof. Shoeb Abdullah, Head, Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, Jamia Millia Islamia  shall deliver Welcome Speech and Mr. Bilal Acikgoz, President, Indialogue Foundation shall deliver introduction of the Conference.


Prof. Mohammad Akhtar Siddiqui, Institute of Advanced Studies in Education, JMI and former Chairman, National Council for Educational Research and Training (NCERT), Government of India shall deliver Keynote Address in the Inaugural Session of the Conference.


A number of important dignitaries, research scholars and academicians from different universities across the country and abroad are expected to be present in the two-day International Conference to discuss and deliberate on broad topics relevant to the theme of the Conference.


The Conference will have host a number of parallel technical sessions in Jamia Millia Islamia and Gandhi Darshan, Near Raj Ghat.


As part of the Conference, participants shall pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi on Raj Ghat on October 4, 2015 at 09.00 AM.




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Jamia Millia Islamia