Bhubaneswar: An elite group of panellists took part in a Webinar on one of the most relevant topics of the day: ‘Schools Post Lockdown — WHAT? WHY? HOW?’
Dr Bijaya Kumar Sahoo, Founder & Mentor, SAI International Education Group, Chairman East Zone FICCI Arise and Adviser to Adarsh Vidyalaya Sangathan, Govt of Odisha, said that though COVID-19 has disrupted every sphere of life, there is huge opportunity at the end of the tunnel.
Dr Sahoo felt that this disruption will lead to a new normal, where education will become better, wider and larger and much deeper.
The other panellists were Dr Abdulla Rasheed Ahmed, Minister of State for Education, Republic of Maldives; Dr Joseph Emmanuel, Director, Academics, CBSE; Lt Gen. SH Kulkarni, Member FICCI ARISE and Director Mayo College Ajmer; Preeti Hingorani, Vice-President, Cambridge University Press; Raghav Poddar, Chairman Poddar Group of Schools, Chairman West Zone, FICCI ARISE; and Dr Arunabh Singh, Chairman West Uttar Pradesh, FICCI ARISE and Director-Nehru World School.
Over 30,000 people from more than 20 countries viewed the webinar, which was hosted by FICCI ARISE in association with Cambridge University Press, India.