A galaxy of intellectuals from J&K ,Himachal, Delhi and Punjab attended the 9th National Eduleaders Summit & Awards function organised by ‘Centre for Educational Development'(CED) at Radisson Blue Jammu. This gala event was the first of its kind based on the phenomenal theme of ‘Child Centered Happiness Curriculum’; an earnest endeavour and initiative of CED to empower and equip the school leaders & teaching fraternity with latest educational concepts like happiness curriculum,’ Artificial Intelligence ‘ and ‘Impact of Physical Education on students’ happiness and academic excellence. The inaugural function commenced with the auspicious lighting of the lamp performed by the Chief Guest Choudhary Lal Singh Ji(Former Cabinet Minister), Dr Priyadarshani Nayak(Chairman,CED Foundation) Mr Shankar Goenka(Renowned Motivational Speaker) and the entire Jammu core team of Principals and Managers comprising of Dr. Kunal Anand (Convenor, Chief national coordinator CED & principal DPS Udhampur), Mr Vivek Gupta(MD,DPS Udhampur),Ms Rohini Aima(Vice Chairman cum Principal, Jammu Sanskriti School), Dr Vikesh Kaur(Principal,Doon International School, Jammu), Mrs Sucheta Gupta (Director Academics DPS Udhampur), Mr K.C.S. Mehta(Principal,APS Akhnoor), Mr Suminder Singh(MD,IDPS Jammu) & Ms Suchita Gupta(Principal IDPS Kathua).It was followed by the extravagant cultural presentation by the students of Doon International School& Jammu Sanskriti School.
Dr. Priyadarshi Nayak (Chairman & founder CED foundation) upraised the audience about the mission & vision of CED. Dr. Kunal Anand (principal DPS Udhampur was the KEYNOTES speaker & Mrs. Nirmal Mahana (President Jammu Sahadoya ) presented the formal welcome address.
The highlight of the event was on one side the incredibly enlightening session on ‘Happiness ‘ by Dr.Shankar Goenka(Managing Director Vow factor India Pvt. ) and New Age curriculum by Mrs. Poonam Kotwal(Director Extamarks Education) on the other side; the National Awards being conferred upon the deserving leaders and the teachers of various schools. Out of almost 120 delegates attending the conference, a very few were felicitated appreciating their remarkable and incredible contribution as innovative and progressive torch bearers in the field of education keeping a pace with the changing global educational scenario. The award function was presided over by the ‘Chief Guest’of the award event Mr Chander Mohan Sharma, Hon’ble Mayor of Jammu Municipal Corporation and the Guest of Honor Dr J. C. Gupta (PVC DPS Udhampur) followed by breathtaking closing cultural presentation by the students of Delhi Public School Udhampur. The Chairman of CED, Dr Priyadarshani Nayak extended his heartfelt gratification to the entire ‘Jammu Core Team’and all the leaders and teaching fraternity of J&K for the incredible success of the event and supporting such initiative as a stepping stone in the journey of empowering and enlightening both the teachers and the students of present and future generation.