The UGC Human Resource Development Centre (HRDC) is organising a two-week biomedical refresher course on the theme ‘Advancements in Healthcare Technologies’ in collaboration with the Department of Biomedical Engineering at NEHU Shillong.
It began on March 1 and will run until March 15. The course is being attended by more than 30 faculty members from different institutes across India. Several prominent academics, experts and industry resource persons will be sharing their insights with the course participants during the event.
The course was inaugurated by Prof Iftekhar Hussain, Dean of the School of Technology, Prof Prasenjit Biswas, officer in charge of the Office of International Affairs, Prof HK Mishra, Director of HRDC, NEHU, KB Das, faculty of HRDC, NEHU, Dinesh Bhatia, course coordinator and Punit Gautam, course co-coordinator.
Bhatia outlined the objectives of the course, the mode of conduct and the background of experts who would be interacting with the participants over the next two weeks. Mishra highlighted the various activities being conducted by the HRDC and how the refresher course plays an important role in the learning and performance improvement of faculty members.
He impressed upon the diversity of the course participants and enrolment of a higher number of female faculty members in the refresher course. He requested participants to take keen interest and interact with experts and in their group for a meaningful outcome. Hussain highlighted the role of transformation from Industry 4.0 to Industry 5.0 and how technology is changing at a rapid pace.
Biswas highlighted the need for higher learning and engaging oneself to acquire new skills and knowledge so as to contribute their best in the field of work. He hoped participants would immensely benefit from such courses to enlighten themselves and adapt to recent advancements in the field.
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