The Shiksha Sanskriti Uthan Nyas, Punjab organized a seminar on Character Building and personality development in education in alternate to sex education at Sharda Sarvhitkari Model Sr. Sec School sector 40-D Chd.
Renowned educationist Sh Dina Nath Batra, National Convener of Nyas presented the agenda and brief history as to why the Nyas has taken this task. Sh Atul Kothari, secretary. of Nyas said that the Nyas world complete the curriculum on the subject in Nov. 2009. and will present it before the nation.
Sh. Prem kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister, Himachal.Pradesh appreciated the Nyas work and welcomed the proposed curriculum on Character building and Personality development. He told that there would be Yoga Shiksha inplace of Sex Education in Himachal Pradesh. He emphasized that the education must be according to the nations ethos so that strong Bharat would be built on the basics of good character.
Sh Prakash Singh Badal Chief Minister Punjab. addressing the concluding session said that the topic of the seminar is very serious. He said that it is very good thought of Character Building and personality development inplace of Sex Education. We should develop the child in such a way that society feels proud of him. The love for the nation among citizens is fastly eroding and he praised the Nyas for working in nation Building process. He wished the aim of Nyas would certainly get success Sh. Badal further said that the Punjab Govt. is consented to the Nyas programme and will provide every sort of help.
The seminar was attended by 370 delegates which includes Prof. Chamanlal Gupta, Charirman H.P School Shiksha Board, Pran Nath Pankaj, Ex. General Manager,SBI, Prof. Satish Mahajan, Mahant Ram Parkash Dass, Ex Health minister, Punjab, P.C.Dogra, Ex. DGP Pb, Tikshan Sood, Excise and Taxation minister,Pb. Sh. Avinash Rai Khanna, Ex. M.P. Member Human Rights Commission, Punjab, Sh. Bramjit Kalia Retd District Education Officer Sh. Desh Raj Sharma , President Punjab of the Nyas etc.