With the Indian education system witnessing a major transformation in the wake of global demand for skilled people and our country’s youths showing interest in exploring foreign shores, Rajasthan, one of most vibrant and progressive States of the country, is focusing on its education sector in a big way.
In this light, the Digital Learning magazine’s latest Cover Story — Rajasthan Higher Education Embracing Change for New Era of Opportunities — highlights the growing charm for higher education among youngsters as an important prerequisite to grab highly rewarding jobs. And, it explores how the Government of Rajasthan seems keen to introduce innovations and modern initiatives in the State’s educational landscape.
Being taken out by Digital Learning magazine in association with Department of Higher and Technical Education, Government of Rajasthan, this Souvenir carries a number of prominent and distinguished who’s who of Rajasthan whose presence has brought remarkable changes in the Rajasthan education system.
An important feature of this latest issue of the magazine is congratulatory messages from the recently elected President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar, Rajasthan Governor Kalyan Singh and Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje.
They have highly appreciated the Rajasthan’s Department of Higher and Technical Education and the Digital Learning magazine for their joint effort in launching this souvenir and offered their good wishes for our effort towards showcasing innovations and initiatives being undertaken in higher education landscape of Rajasthan.
Some of the other top leaders and officials covered this time include the State’s Minister Higher Education Kiran Maheshwari; Chief Secretary Ashok Jain; Additional Chief Secretary Rajhans Upadhyay, and Commissioner of College Education and Special Secretary for Higher education Ashutosh A.T. Pednekar.
Some of the prominent officials featuring in this special edition through interviews include, Anil Swarup, School Education Secretary, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Anil D Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE and Major Harsh Kumar, Secretary, NCERT.
As this issue has tried to explore how some of the bright and emerging leaders who are bringing a change in Rajasthan with inspirational initiatives, we’ve also explored the initiatives being undertaken by various University Vice Chancellors like Prof Pradip Chandra Deka, Prof Souvik Bhattacharyya, Vice Chancellor, BITS Pilani and others.
Also, in a bid to showcase innovations and initiatives in the higher education landscape of the State, the Government of Rajasthan has organised the Festival of Education in Jaipur from 5 to 6 August, 2017. The grand event will be an occasion of knowledge exchange for top-notch edu-experts and key policy makers.
We also take pride in sharing that Rajasthan will be the Principal State Partner of 10th World Education Summit where this souvenir published jointly by the Department of Higher and Technical Education, Government of Rajasthan and Digital Learning Magazine will also be available.
Hoping the latest bouquet of stories and interviews will arouse deep interest in Rajasthan’s education system, we look forward to our esteemed readers’ invaluable feedback.