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Calicut varsity to participate in national education summit

Posted on Nov 11, 03:58PM | UNI

Eminenet educationists and scholars from various parts of the country would participate in an education summit at Calicut University near here on November 12.

Talking to reporters here today, Head of CU Department of Education Dr K P Meera said the event was being organised to observe the birth anniversary of first Education minister of the nation, Dr Abul Kalam Azad as part of National Education Day.

National award winners-- Prof Debashish Chatterjee, Director, Indian Institute of Management-Kozhikode and Malayalam University Vice-Chancellor K Jaya Kumar, Magsaysay award winner Sandeep Pandey, noted agriculture scientist M Revathi and Green Architect National award winner R K Ramesh, among others, would be felicitated at the function jointly organised by the CU and the Delhi-based Chamber of Education, she said.

Former CU Vice-Chancellor Prof K K N Kurup will deliver Maulana Azad memorial lecture at the event to be inaugurated by state Education minister E T Mohammed Basheer, MP, she added.