Teachers to stay at Rashtrapati Bhavan as part of 'In Residence' programme

Jun 05, 2015, 20:17 IST | Agencies

New Delhi: Thirty one teachers from Central universities have been selected to stay at the Rashtrapati Bhavan for seven days as part of the `In Residence' programme.

The teachers will stay at the Rashtrapati Bhavan from June 6 to June 12.

The In-Residence programme for inspired teachers was announced by the President at the annual conference of Vice Chancellors of Central Universities on February 5, 2015.

Similar programmes already exist for writers, artists, grass root innovators and NIT students.

During their stay, the teachers will interact with Union Human Resource Development Minister, Minister of State for Urban Development, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog, chairman of UGC. They will also visit universities like K R Mangalam University, G D Goenka University, Amity University and Shiv Nadar University.

The teachers will also have interactive workshops with Education Wings of Intel, Microsoft, IBM, FICCI, CII and ASSOCHAM at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

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