Two-week Faculty Development Program commences from today at Kalinga University

RAIPUR : Kalinga University, Raipur a NAAC Accredited University with Grade B+ and Ranked in Top 151-200 Universities of the Country in NIRF Rankings 2021, has been established as a multidisciplinary research focused and student centric university with the aim to support learning that will advance human knowledge to develop and educate the leaders of tomorrow and research that tackles the most pressing problems of the state, the country and the global community.

Strategically located in the Smart City of New Raipur, this University has started carving a niche for itself in the education domain and is rising as a shining star on the horizon of quality education. It is fast emerging as a center of excellence of Higher education in Central India.

Showcasing its ever active academic achievements, the inauguration of a ‘Two-Week Faculty Development Program’ took place in the Kalinga University campus on 14th June 2022. The event started at 10:00 am with a vibrant inaugural ceremony with the presence of Dr. R. Shridhar, Vice-Chancellor, Kalinga University, Dr. Byju John, Director General, Kalinga University, Dr. Sandeep Gandhi, Registrar, Kalinga University and other revered members of the institution. The inaugural ceremony initiated with a tribute to Goddess Saraswati in the form of Saraswati Vandana. The devotional tribute was followed by an introductory address by Dr. Sandeep Gandhi who mesmerized the participants by narrating two stories highlighting the importance of positive attitude.

After an exceptional inaugural ceremony, the first session of the FDP commenced under the illuminating guidance of Dr. R. Shridhar who emphasized on the importance of FDP’s in the grooming process of an academician. The session was followed by an interactive question and answer session where the participants expressed what they learned from the session. After the first session a lunch break was organized for the participants, after which the second session of Day 1 of the FDP was conducted by Dr. Jyoti Prasad Bhanage, Associate Professor, Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Dr. Bhanage’s session was on the theme of ‘Work Life Balance’ where she relayed the advantages of managing time in your career. The session was extremely informative and garnered a positive review from the participants. The first day of the FDP came to a conclusion with a interactive session where the participants interacted with the speakers and shared their knowledge and the speakers diligently solved their doubts. The program had a successful start and promises to deliver an informative learning experience for the participants.

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