By Jagpreet Sandhu,Chandigarh, January25 : Desh Bhagat College of Education on Wednesday organised a Two-day International Seminar on the topic ” Emotional Intelligence: A Predictor of Success in Teaching Profession”. In this seminar, Sh. Lakhvir Bawa (Regional Manager, Consumer Business -Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir) participated as the Chief Guest.
Speaking on the occasion Mr. Bawa said that the teacher is the only force which can motivate the students to become emotionally intelligent and strong. The dignitaries who expressed their views and were present on this occasion included Mr. M.A. Zahir Khan (Dean Colleges, Pbi University Patiala), Dr. Ambika from USA, Dr. Jyoti Sharma from UK, Dr. Hozat from Iran, Dr. Nancy Sahni from PGI Chandigarh, Dr. Chand (Consultant & Psychological Advisor, Jammu) and Dr. Satinder Dhillon. Dr. Zahir Khan emphasized that we should beware of the evils like lust, anger, greed, pride and excessive attachment so that we can express our views properly and become good human beings.
Dr. Ambika said that 80% of our success depends upon how we express our views and it is our emotional intelligence that tells us how sincere we are. Over 60 delegates from India and abroad took part in this seminar and shared their views with one another. A book entitled “Emotional Intelligence: A Predictor of Success in Teaching Profession” consisting of selected papers to be presented during the seminar was also released on this occasion.
On this occasion, Dr. Zora Singh, Chairman and Mrs. Tejinder Kaur Vice Chairperson of Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes welcomed the guests and the delegates. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Zora Singh said that realizing its social responsibility, Desh Bhagat was running a number of free courses for poor and less educated persons so that they can become self dependent.
Director General of Desh Bhagat Group of Institutes Dr. Shalini Gupta informed the audience about the different courses being run in Desh Bhagat Institutes. The Principal of Desh Bhagat College of Education Dr. Surjeet Patheja while pleading that more seminars of this type should be organised to reform the education system, thanked the guests and the delegates