Develop Problem-Solving Attitude Among Students, Odisha CM Tells Lecturers

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik called upon the college teachers to develop problem solving attitude among the students.

Joining the orientation programme by Higher Education Department on virtual platform on Tuesday, the Chief Minister said society grows and gets ahead by solving its issues. It is therefore essential to develop a problem solving attitude, especially among the youth.

He wished the teachers to help the children, the youth to develop this critical trait among themselves. “We need knowledge that solves our problem, and transforms lives,” he added.

Out of 908 lecturers selected, 639 joined the Orientation programme held at Lok Seva Bhawan. The rest of the recruited lecturers will join soon, stated a release by the department.

Naveen said “You are here by the potency of your education, and also going to make a career in education. So, no one understands the importance of education better than you.”

Naveen said with a focus to energise our higher education, the government has launched recruitment drives to fill up vacant teachers posts on a massive scale, both in government and non-government aided colleges.

While several appointments have already been made, the process is on to recruit 991 lecturers in various Government colleges and Teacher’s Education Institutes, he added.

He also said that process for recruitment of over 1000 Professors, Associate Professors and Assistant Professors in various disciplines in all the state universities has already been started and will be filled up soon.

Smart-classrooms will be developed in colleges in the line of our school Transformation programme.

Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, Minister for Higher Education Arun Sahoo, Principal Secretary, Higher Education, Saswat Mishra and Secretary to CM (5T) VK Pandian also joined the programme.

Mahapatra said with continued development process in the state, most places have been developed with availability of all requisite facilities. The new appointees will find it comfortable to work at any place in the state.

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