The Policy Times and Shiv Nadar University Bring Together India’s Largest 3-Day Virtual Education Conference


The World Education Conference (WEC2021 online) aims to discuss NEP2020 implementation roadmap, post-Covid recovery plans, affordable and including E-Learning and education-industry integration

Covid-19 has been an eye-opener and yardstick to see how dynamic, flexible, and modern your education system is. In India, over 32 crore students have been affected byCovid-19. About 13 crore students from classes 9-12 are severely affected. Dropout students have increased especially among the girls. India has adopted The National Education Policy (NEP 2020), which envisions the needs for young aspiring India. Following the NEP, this will set India to become a Global Knowledge Centre.

To deliberate on such issues, The Policy Times and Shiv Nadar University are jointly organizing a 3-Days virtual conference – the World Education Conference (WEC2021 online) between Friday, 15 January 2021 and Sunday, 17 January 2021 from 2pm-8pm(IST) on Zoom. WEC2021 aims to bring the world’s educators on a single platform and discuss a new direction to education in 2021. The Conference will feature discussions on the Post-Covid recovery roadmap of education losses occurred in 2020, NEP 2020 implementation roadmap, Sustainable E-learning, and most importantly, education-industry integration.

The Conference is supported by India’s leading organizations including East India’s best private university – Adamas University, Kolkata; Haryana’s best engineering college – Mewat Engineering College; Best technical institute of Malegaon – Maulana Mukhtar Ahmad Nadvi Technical Campus (MMANTC), one of India’s philanthropic business families – Hamdard National Foundation (HECA) and Business & Employment Bureau (BEB Delhi) supported by Hamdard National Foundation (HECA), Rajasthan’s Sunrise University in Alwar, Al-Ameen Mission; empowering poor and backward minority section of the society ;education innovator, Smart Study Platform, Board Room Solutions providers – iTeltronics Pvt Ltd, leading manufacturer, packager, marketer of incense sticks and perfumes in India.

Manish Sisodia, Deputy Chief Minister & Education Minister of Delhi will be the Chief Guest of the Inaugural Session, Shri. S Rajen Singh, Minister of Education, Government of Manipur and Shri. Govind Singh Thakur, Education Minister of Himachal Pradesh are the Guests of Honours. Educators from many countries would join and interact with the esteemed national and international speakers from policymakers, educators, ambassadors, education foundations, industrialists, etc.

Renowned educationists and education sympathizers would join and share their views. Some of them include –
Shri. Binod Kumar Chaudhary, Nepalese Billionaire, Businessman and Philanthropist & Chairman & President of The Chaudhary Group (CG)
Dr. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE
Prof. K.K. Aggarwal, Chairman, NBA
H.E. (Mr.) Hector Cueva, Ambassador, Ecuador to India
Prof V.K. Malhotra, Member Secretary, Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)
Mr. Hamid Ahmed, Chancellor, Jamia Hamdard University, Secretary Hamdard National Foundation, CEO, Hamdard Laboratories, India
Dr. Hanif Qureshi IPS, IGP of Haryana Police, Secretary Dept of Renewable Energy, Govt. of Haryana
Mr. Mohammed Shayin IAS, MD, HPGCL &CEO, Haryana Waqf Board,
Dr. V K Agarwal, Chairperson, Sunrise University Alwar,
Dr. Suresh Kumar Soni, Chairman, Himachal Pradesh Board of School
Dr. Mahua Das, President of West Bengal Council of H.S Education

Renowned educationists of India – Prof (Dr.) Bhimaraya Metri, Director, Indian Institute of Management, Nagpur; Prof. (Dr) Rupamanjari Ghosh, Vice-Chancellor of Shiv Nadar University (Greater NOIDA) and Prof. Ujjawal K Chowdhury, Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Adamas University are the Co-Conveners of the mega Conference and Mr Akram Hoque, Founder Editor of The Policy Times is the Organising Secretary.

The conference will focus on creating ‘a roadmap for sustainable engagement of students in digital education’, and will highlight some of the common challenges faced, solutions provided, and lessons learned during the Covid-19 crisis in ensuring continuity of inclusive quality learning and well being for all children, it will bring synergy between institutions providing education in rural and urban; rich and poor; Senior secondary and higher education; domestic and international and so on by focusing the outcomes of making the National Education Policy a reality, will help to create the roadmap for bridging the relation between academia and industry, A workable roadmap for sustainable education through local and global partnerships to transform Indian education from Good to Better.

The World Education Conference Online will hold 4 sessions each day and will cover the following sessions,
– National Education Policy 2020- Future of Education & Implementation Roadmap
– World’s Best Educational Systems – Global Best Practices & Accreditation
– Building New India – Education –Industry Integration
– Digital Disruption in Education
– Grassroot Education Providers and Their Best Practices
– Framework for Safe Campus and Curriculum Rationalization
– Women in Education
– Making Asia Global Education Hub
– Regional Integration and Cross-Border Education

Shiv Nadar University ( is a student-centric, multidisciplinary and research-focused University offering a wide range of academic programs at the Undergraduate, Master’s and Doctoral levels. The University was set up in 2011 by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a philanthropic foundation established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL.

THE POLICY TIMES is a Delhi-based digital media cum strategic Think Tank promoting developmental journalism and policy advocacy closely working with central and state governments, embassy and high commissions, policymakers across India with special focus on education, entrepreneurship, industrialization, etc. We organized 200 events/ webinars promoting policy advocacy and development journalism.

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