IIT Kharagpur is organising a global e-symposia in affiliation with prime international universities to commemorate the completion of the 150th Delivery Anniversary celebrations of Mahatma Gandhi.
Lecturers from universities within the USA, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and Gandhian consultants from India together with professors from IIT Kharagpur will deliberate on ‘Gandhian Ideas and Philosophy’ by means of webinars spanning over choose days in August 2020, an institute spokesperson stated on Saturday.
“Amidst all of the uncertainties and isolation, we draw our inspiration from Mahatma Gandhi who was not solely the tallest chief of the Indian freedom motion however has been the position mannequin for a lot of world leaders, in issues of basic rights, self-reliance, compassion,” institute Director Prof Virendra Kumar Tewari stated.
The webinars are scheduled on August eight with Massachusetts Institute of Know-how, USA and Gandhi Discussion board, India, August 15 with Tufts College, August 20 with College of Manchester, UK and College of Texas Arlington, USA, August 27 with College of Leeds, UK, College of Melbourne, Australia, College of Auckland and Massey College, New Zealand, and August 28 with the College of Alberta and College of Toronto, Canada.
The themes embody ‘Sarvodaya-universal upliftment or progress for all and Swavalamban-the quest for self-reliance’, ‘Gandhian legacies within the World At the moment’, ‘Branding Gandhi, Gandhian Economics for Development in India’, ‘From Atma Nirbhar Bharat to Sarvodaya,’ with greater than a thousand individuals from throughout the globe.
“We hope it will likely be a grand success and encourage people who find themselves going by means of an expertise of a lifetime,” Tewari stated.