The India Post, Chandigarh, 2nd September, 2008 :A four-week long orientation course for in service lectures of Colleges and University conducted by the Academic Staff College, Panjab University and sponsored by the University Grants Commission was initiated today by the Vice-Chancellor, Panjab University, Prof. R.C. Sobti.
In his inaugural address, he said that the role of teacher has become even more significant in the present scenario of conflict and strife ridden society. Teacher must now stop and introspect about the corrective measures that we have to take and be conscious of the duties as sincerely as we are of our rights.
Prof. S.K. Sharma, Director, Academic Staff College, welcomed the participants and briefed them about the programme.