IGP Crime addresses teachers at JU Human Rights Course
Dec 23, 2019
JAMMU: The valedictory function of the two week interdisciplinary refresher course in Human Rights organized by the UGC-HRDC and P.G. Department of Home Science, University of Jammu was held today.
The course commenced on 10th Dec 2019 on the occasion of the global ‘Human Rights Day'.
The Chief Guest for the valedictory function Manish Sinha, IGP, Crime J&K in his address while tracing the historical evolution of the modern day movement for human rights to the UN declaration of 1948 emphasized on the need for the practical approach in sensitizing the society with regard to the sensitive issues of human rights.
Sinha while quoting many examples from his experiences in the police service drew parallels between the theoretical connotations, legal frameworks and the actual on ground difficulties in safe guarding the human rights.
He complimented the organizers for a very comprehensive course schedule and the wide spectrum of topics that were deliberated and discussed during the two weeks refresher course.
Prof. Naresh Padha, Dean Research Studies, University of Jammu was the Guest of Honor in the function. He advised that faculty should strive to improve the quality of their research publication. Since India is ranked number 3rd in the world in terms of its publication, it is important that adequate attention be paid to research output.
Sinha later also distributed certificates amongst the successful candidates.
Dr. Samridhi Arora, Associate Professor, Department of Home Science and Course coordinator presented a report of the refresher course. She informed that basic and specific issues related to Human rights were covered in the refresher course. Some of the resource persons were those who had themselves suffered from violation were also invited.
The key resource persons for the course were Prof. Siddiq Wahid (Former Vice Chancellor Islamic University Kashmir), Prof. Emeritus Virendar Kumar (Punjab University Chandigarh), Prof. Vijay Nagpal (Punjab University Chandigarh), Dr. Aman Hingorani (Adovocate, Supreme Court of India), Dr. Bharti Kumar (NLU, New Delhi), Prof. Rekha Chowdhary (Former DRS, JU), Prof. Kulwant Singh (Director, DDE, JU), Prof Neeru Sharma (Home Science Deptt, JU), Prof. Vishwaraksha (Director Centre for Women Studies, JU), Dr. Savita Nayyar (Deptt. Of Law, JU), Muqbil Buhran (IIM, Jammu), Shiekh Shakeel Ahmed (Sr. Advocate, High Court, Jammu), Mandeep Reen (Sr. Advocate, High Court, Jammu), Pardeep Dutta (Sr. Journalist), Manjari Singh (Child Line), Neha Gandotra (NDF), and Stanzin Saldon (rZumba).
An abstract book containing the abstracts of the presentations of the resource persons and the participants was also released on the occasion.
Earlier, Ranjeet Kalra, Officiating Director UGC-HRDC, JU formally welcomed the guest and also introduced the Chief guest to the audience.
Dr. Sarika Manhas, Associate Professor, Department of Home Science and Course co-coordinator presented the formal vote of thanks.
Prominent among those who attended the refresher course inaugural were Prof. Neeru Sharma (President JUTA), Prof. Shashi Manhas (HOD Home Science), Prof. Pawan Kumar (HOD Statistics), Dr. Parmil (Statistics Deptt), Vinay Thusoo (Media Officer, JU), Dr. Savita Nayar (Deptt. of Law, JU)
The proceedings of the event were conducted by Arpana Langeh, Research Scholar of Department of Home Science.
Sunali Shrama and Kanchan Sharma assisted in the organization of the event.