UGC-Human Resource Development Centre, Manipur University is conducting the 39 th Orientation Program during March 8-27, 2021. The inauguration function on 8 th March 2021 was graced by Prof. S. Sanatombi Singha (Hon’ble Vice-Chancellor, Manipur University), Dr. Premlata Maisnam (Coordinator of 39 th Orientation Program) and Prof. Homendra Naorem (Director, UGC-HRDC, MU) as Chief Guest, Guest of honour and President respectively.

This programme is the first Offline Orientation programme conducted after COVID-19 lockdown. 40 teachers were selected for the program from different colleges in the state of Manipur. Two resource persons from outside the state would also be delivering lectures during the program. The program would cover almost every field of study including Cyber Crimes/Human trafficking/ online class/ Covid pandemic/ Stress management etc by renounced expert in the field.

Prof. S. Sanatombi Singha highlighted the importance of the New Education Policy-2020 in the backdrop of the Education Policy of 1986. The new policy encourages not only interdisciplinary but also multidisciplinary approaches to the teaching and learning process.