20 April 2017
National Seminar on the theme “Integrating Skill Development in Higher Education” was organized by International Divine College of Education, Ratwara Sahib on April 19, 2017. The seminar was sponsored by Atam Marg Spiritual Scientific Educational Charitable Trust (U.K.). The seminar was inaugurated by Dr. N.S. Mavi and presided over by Mr. Makhan Singh (U.K.). Baba Harpal Singh Ji, Vice Chairman, VGRMCT, Ratwara Sahib, stressed the need of nurturing employable skills alongwith academics. Eminent Scholars Dr. Kulwinder Singh, Dr. Khushvinder Kumar, Dr. Jayanti Dutta, Dr. Navleen Kaur, Mr. Jeesu Jaskanwar Singh, Dr. Gaurav Sachar deliberated on the need and means of integrating skill development in higher education. A book was released consisting of papers presented at the seminar by delegates. Mr. Inderjit Singh Randhawa threw light on various initiatives taken by government and private sector for skill development. Dr. (Mrs.) Harpreet Kaur, Principal of the college, highlighted relevance of skill development in 21st century. Mr. Tirlochan Singh, Director of the college, extended vote of thanks to all the dignitaries present at the seminar. The seminar was graced by Principals of colleges and HODs of various Departments of Universities. The college staff made untiring efforts to make this seminar a success.
Mr. Benedict Beheringer from University of Birmingham (U.K.) gave a presentation on Cross-Cultural Awareness on April 20, 2017 followed by a cultural programme by the students.