Saturday, 21 February 2015

National Seminar On Psycho-social Educational Impact Of Cyber-surfing At Desh Bhagat University In The Top Universities In India

Best University in Punjab - Desh Bhagat University

The best b.ed. college in Punjab and in the best education colleges in Punjab, Desh Bhagat University Faculty of Education organized a National Seminar on 'Psycho-Social Educational Impact of Cyber-Surfing’. Eminent Educationists, Scholars, Policymakers, and Teachers from different parts of the country took part in it. University Chancellor Dr. Zora Singh and Pro Chancellor Tejinder Kaur lit the ceremonial lamp and inaugurated the seminar. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Singh said that there is a great need to understand that internet is an important tool to communicate and share information but nowadays more than 60% internet users are misusing it directly or indirectly. He urged the youth and others to take it seriously and do rightful use of internet in this fast-moving era so that they can develop their capabilities and become time relevant.

Welcoming all the guests and delegates Dr. Surjeet Patheja (Director, Faculty of Education) emphasized the need for sensitizing the society to get rid of the cyber crimes and other related problems.

Best University in Punjab - Desh Bhagat University
Best University in Punjab - Desh Bhagat University
Well-known Psychiatrist, Dr. Sushanta Kumar Padhyeye(Ass. Professor, PGI, Chandigarh) while sharing his views informed that studies have proved that continuous use of the internet and social sites are making human beings mentally and physically sick. Most of the health problems like Depression, Impulsivity, Low Temper, Phobia, and other behavioral disorders result from it and these prove very harmful for society. Dr. Nancy (Health Expert, PGI, Chandigarh) informed that most of the patients she is dealing with suffering from ailments caused by lack of proper diet and abnormal social behavior,  the main reason for which is uninterrupted internet use.

Dr. Damanjeet Kaur from the department of Psychology, Punjabi University, Patiala was the key-note speaker, who emphasized that we should not become slaves of the internet or any other invention of science. Rather, we should use them in such a way that they made no evil effect on our social, economic and emotional life.

Pro-Vice-Chancellor Dr. Shantnu Chatterjee said that our education system must change with changing times. She exhorted the parents to take all precautions and keep a watchful eye on their children so that they do not misuse internet. said that we should develop an environment in our educational institutions that makes our students not only time and market-relevant but also socially relevant.  Dr. (Mrs.) Santosh Singh (Social Activist) and Mr. Manpreet Singh (Legal Head, ICICI Bank) also shared their views.

Best University in Punjab - Desh Bhagat University

During the seminar, more than 32 oral and poster presentations were made by research scholars, teachers and students hailing from different parts of the country. A colorful cultural program was also arranged on this occasion in which students performed excellently. At the end of the seminar, Pro-Chancellor, Tejinder Kaur thanked all the guests and expressed pleasure at the overwhelming response to the seminar and hoped that it will prove quite useful for the students, faculty members, and policymakers. Registrar Dr. Virinder Singh, Director (Academics) Dr. Rajesh Goyal, faculty members and students from different faculties were also present on the occasion.

Best University in Punjab - Desh Bhagat University

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