Khanpur, July 19 : “Digital inequalities have to be addressed for digital inclusion in Bharat as a knowledge economy,” opined Professor M.M. Goel Founder of Needonomics School of Thought and experienced Vice-Chancellor in public and private universities of India. He was delivering an online valedictory address as the chief guest of the refresher course concluded today at HRDC BPS Mahila Vishwavidyalaya. His topic was ‘Challenges and Opportunities in Online education under NEP 2020’. Dr Shafali Nagpal Director HRDC delivered a welcome address and presented a citation on the achievements of Prof. M.M. Goel.

We have to use online mode for international marketing of the Indian values as software power, told Prof. Goel.

We have to be alert, aware and awake of the challenges in the online mode of education, said Prof. Goel.

To make online education relevant, we require street-smart teachers (simple, moral, action-oriented, responsive and transparent) with effective leadership qualities, told Goel.

We need to reduce the scarcity of teachers by encouraging shadow teachers out of senior students under earn while you learn scheme, believes Prof. Goel.

Conversion of careless into careful and useless into useful Indian youth is the greatest challenge in the implementation of NEP 2020 with the greatest limitation of overpopulation in Bharat, told Prof. Goel.

To ensure quality research, we have to encourage the scholars for making analysis before covid (BC) and after covid (AC) for drawing the policy implications, told Prof. Goel.

The fraternity of teachers deserves to be known as children of Saraswati in the knowledge economy of India where ‘Saraswati’ is equally if not more than ‘Lakshmi is worshipped, said Prof Goel.