NCERT gets its new director as Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty
Prof. Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty appointed as Director of NCERT, New Delhi. NCERT is nothing but The National Council of Educational Research and Training which is an autonomous organization founded in 1961 by the Government of India to assist and advise the Central and State Governments on policies and programmes for qualitative improvement in school education. Also, it acts as a nodal agency for achieving the goals of Universalization of Elementary Education as well. In addition to research, development, training, extension, publication, dissemination activities and other activities…NCERT plays as an implementation agency for bilateral cultural exchange programmes with other countries also in the field of school education
Hrushikesh Senapaty appointed as new director of NCERT
For this great organization of India, Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty were declared as a Director. The Minister for HRD reported the appointment and announced Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty as New Director of National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT). He is in a new position as a Principal Regional Institute of Education(RIE), Bhopal which is one of the constituent units of NCERT. And Search cum selection committee headed by Md. Akthar Siddiqui shortlisted the names of Hrushikesh Senapaty and Anil Shukla. On other hands, Prof. Anil Kumar Shukla is a professor in Lucknow university department of education.
Finally, Prof. Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty name finalized by HRD as he is having a wide experience in NCERT activities and also served in Constituent units of NCERT as well. The position of Director, NCERT is vacant for last one year as the former Director Professor Parvin Sinclair, a mathematician and educationist Resigned suddenly due to financial irregularities in political science textbook printing.
Let you know a few interesting things about Hrushikesh Senapaty i.e., he finished his graduation from BJB College, Bhubaneshwar and Ravenshaw College, Cuttack, He did his doctorate from Devi Ahilya University, Indore and has been a UNESCO fellow who worked on information and communication technology in education (ICTE). As a UNESCO expert, he has visited many countries for working in the area of ICTE.
Hrushikesh Senapaty joins as new NCERT Director
He joined Regional Institute of Education(RIE), Bhopal in 1997 as an associate professor in education. He also worked with Regional Institute of Education, Bhubaneswar as professor and then came back to Regional Institute of Education(RIE), Bhopal as its principal in 2012. He has 25 years’ experience in teaching, training, research and extension activities, his areas of specialization are teacher education and information and communications technology in education.
As a Director he has to accelerate the process of consultation on the proposed New Education Policy. NCERT has been tasked to take forward few crucial components of the NEP. He will also have to take a stock of the review of textbooks as well as formulate the new curriculum framework.
The main Objective of NCERT is to undertake, promote and coordinate research in areas related to school education; prepare and publish model textbooks, supplementary material, newsletters, journals and develops educational kits, multimedia digital materials, etc. The constituent units of NCERT are NIE, New Delhi, CIET, New Delhi, PSSCIVE, Bhopal, RIE, Ajmer, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar and Mysore, NERIE, Shillong are located in different regions of the country.
The people behind our Indian education is like Mr. Senapaty who plays a major role to be running our education system in a correct and perfect manner and he kept his efforts for the future growth.