Conference Speakers


Inaugural Session I Theme I Institutional Values & Social Responsibilities I 2:00 P.M. Onwards

Guest Speaker : Prof. Gopal Krishna Thakur

Professor Gopal Krishna Thakur is working as a dean at the School of Education and School of Management, MGAHV (Central University), Wardha, Maharashtra. He is post-graduate in three subjects i.e. Chemistry, Human Resource Management and Education. He did his M.Phil from University of Delhi and Ph.D (Education) from Jamia Millia Islamia. He completed CCA (Conflict Analysis), United States Institute of Peace, Washington D.C. USA.He has more than 28 years of experience in teaching, research, and academic administration. His research interest areas are Science Education, Teacher Education, Educational Philosophy, Ethnographic studies and Phenomenological studies. He has completed 5 research projects. He has more than 50 research publications in National and International Journals. He has authored 4 books and 08 chapters in edited books. He has been as guest speaker in more than 50 national and international seminars and conferences. He has been invited in more than 100 times as expert speaker in various educational institutions. He is life member of many professional organizations for teachers. He is president of Social Development and Research Foundation. He has been member of editorial board of many research journals. 

Introductory Session I Sub-Theme-1  I  Energy Conservation in Higher Education Institutions I 2:30 P.M Onwards

Guest Speaker : Dr. Jaspal Singh


Present status-  Associate Professor in Education, University of Jammu, Jammu. Coordinator, Learner support centers, President, Council for teacher Education foundation (CTEF) J & K Chapter & Member of Editorial Board of “Researcher” JU Multidisciplinary journal.

Education- Doctorate in Education, 2010, Department of Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Doctorate in Hindi, 2005, Department of Hindi, Panjab University, Chandigarh, Masters in Education, 1998, Department of Education, Panjab University, Chandigarh with 65% marks, Masters in Hindi, 1997, PU, Chandigarh with 1st Position in University (Gold medal) 67% marks, Bachelors in Education, 1995, Panjab University, Chandigarh with 66% marks, Honors in Hindi (Prabhakar), 2001, Panjab University, Chandigarh with 63% marks. JRF-Education, 1999 UGC, NET-Education, 1999, UGC and NET-Hindi, 2000, UGC.

Publications- Books = 8, Written study material (SLMs) for B.Ed ,M.Ed Class and B.A

Teaching Experience- Total Experience – 22 years, Associate Professor, DDE, University of Jammu, Jammu, Assistant Professor from March 2007 to Feb 2015, Lecturer in Education, June 2002 to March 2007, Khalsa College of Education, Muktsar (Punjab). Lecturer in Education, 2001-2002 (one session), DM College of Education, Moga (Punjab).Counselor for M.Ed and PG Hindi Classes IGNOU Study Certre at University of Jammu. M.Ed Classes University of Kashmir (Jammu Centre) of DDE Session 2008-09 and Administrative Experience and Positions in University.

Research Experience- Supervisory Research Work, Ph.D 8, Ph.D 4 Enrolled, M.Phil -19

Seminars/Conference/Workshops- International = 8, National = 50, State = 2

Honors/Prizes- 1. Dr. M.R.Sharma Prize for standing first in MA Hindi, P.U, Chandigarh in 1997, 2. Special Honor by Sahitya Sabha, Lakhewali (Muktsar) on July 24, 2005, 3. Special honor by Joint B.Ed admission 2005 for Panjab University counseling as a member of admission committee.

Member of Professional Bodies- AIAER (All India Association for Educational Research), IDEA (Indian Distance Education Association), Registered faculty with NCTE and GERA.

 Technical Session-1 I Sub-Theme-1 I Energy Conservation in Higher Education Institutions  I 3:15 P.M Onwards

Session Chair : Dr. Parvesh Lata

Parvesh Lata is currently  associated with Department of Education, SOHSE as Associate Professor and Head. She is  an expert in the area of science education, Education Technology and Teacher Education. Parvesh has 17 years of experience in the education sector. Prior to taking up her current role, Parvesh Lata served in academic and Research position such as Associate Professor at college affiliated to GGSIPU, New Delhi; Research Officer, School of Education (Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi) for the Project ‘Setting up of School of Education’ under the scheme of Pandit Madan Mohan Malviya National Mission on Teachers and Teaching (PMMMNMTT), MHRD, GOI; Lecturer, Biological Sciences at various colleges and University Research Fellowship holder. Parvesh Lata holds a Ph.D Education, M.Sc. (Environmental Sc.) from University of Guru Jabheshwar (Hisar); B.Ed, M.Ed from University of Maharishi Dayanand​ (Rohtak) and M.Phil (Education) from University of Kurukshetra (Kurukshetra); Online course Module ‘Supervising Pre-service Teachers’ Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL),2016. She has qualified UGC-NET (Education), 2007; Haryana-SLET (Env. Sc.), 2004; Agricultural Scientist Recruitment Board (ASRB)-NET (Env. Sc.) PUSA, New Delhi, 2004; CTET (TGT Science, PRT), 2011. She is also awarded for Gyan Ratna National award 2022, by CED Foundation India (ISO Certified registered under MSME Govt. of India and many other prestigious awards. She is member of various organisations like Federation of Education Leaders and Administrators (FELA), CTEF- CTPD Delhi- NCR chapter etc. She is also in editorial board of various reputed National Journals. She has published 40 research papers in reputed National /International Journals and edited books. She has also developed modules for SWYAM-MOOCs course, e-module in science and text based contents in teacher education field.