Solan: Vice Chancellor of Bahra University – Dr S K Bansal, advised teachers of Bahra University to work to provide consultancy and expert advice to the industry and community in the surrounding areas of Bahra University. He said that sharing new technology and performance enhancing methods with entrepreneurs of Himachal shall be one of the key tasks of all teachers at Bahra University.
He was delivering a talk during a Faculty Development Programme (FDP) being organised at Bahra University, and conducted by “Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India”, under the aegis of “The National Science & Technology Entrepreneurship Development Board”, sponsored by Department of Science & Technology – Government of India.
Dr Bansal told university teachers that in order to develop entrepreneurial skills of students, the teachers should focus on imparting educations through practical exercises and activities, in addition to classroom lectures. While sharing experiences for interactive teaching from his own teaching career, he delivered a highly impactful presentation on the topic – “How to conduct practical classes effectively”. He explained various teaching strategies; through which university teachers can not only enhance the skills of students, but can also contribute in the social and economic development of Himachal by sharing their valuable research outcomes with local industry and entrepreneurs.
He called upon the teaching faculty at Bahra University to adopt practical and interactive teaching methodologies to generate the interest of student in improving their learning while actually working on real life assignments. He said that Bahra University intends to deliver high quality education to its students, with an objective to enhance the employability of university pass outs.
Dr Bansal also delivered an interactive and value enhancing lecture to university teachers on Time Management.
On Tuesday 22nd January, the Vice Chancellor of Bahra University was the eminent resource person in a 2-week Faculty Development Programme being attended by about 30 teachers of Bahra University.
Dr S K Bansal is an eminent academician with a vast experience of more than 30 years in academics. He is also a renowned civil engineerand have provided consultancy to more than 100 projects of civil engineering. He holds a Masters in Structural Engineering from Punjab University and Doctorate in Structural Dynamics from IIT Roorkee.
He is associated with Rayat Bahra Group on strategic positions and is known for creating, maintaining and growing higher educational institutes, delivering good quality education.
By: Uday Mittal