IGNOU is Set to Organize the Eighth National Youth Historian Conference

By Consultants Review Team Friday, 12 April 2024

The eighth National Youth Historian Conference will take place on April 13 and 14 at the Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) headquarters in Maidan Garhi here, in association with Akhil Bhartiya Itihas Sankalan Yojna and Madhav Sanskriti Nyas.

"Indian Knowledge System, History Writing, and History's Philosophy," the conference subject, has been specifically designed to fit the unique framework of the National Education Policy of 2020

The aim of this effort is to promote historical research and compilation that aligns with the Indian Knowledge System as stated in the 2020 National Education Policy and the National Targets. Moreover, it provides a forum for youthful Indian academics, historians, and researchers who uphold the core characteristics of Indianness.

On April 13, at the IGNOU convention center, the conference will be officially opened. Those in attendance will include Prof. Ishwar Sharan Vishvkarma, Executive President of Akhil Bhartiya Itihas Sankalan Yojna; Arun Kumar, Sah Sarkaryawah, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh; Dr. Sachidanand Joshi, Member Secretary, IGNCA; Dr. Chamu Krishn Shastri, President, Bhartiya Bhasha Samiti; and Dr. Sarangdevot, VC, Janardan Rai Nagar Rajasthan Vidyapeeth.

Prof. Nageshwar Rao, vice chancellor of IGNOU, will preside over the opening session.

In addition to the opening and closing sessions, the two-day conference will include seven plenary sessions with presentations of almost one hundred research papers addressing different facets of the conference issue.

Prominent personalities like Dattatreya Hosabale, Sar Karyavah, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh; Dr. Balmukund Pandey, National Organization Secretary, Akhil Bhartiya Itihas Sankalan Yojna; and Prof. Rajnish Kumar Shukla, Former VC, Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University, Wardha, will enhance the special sessions and the closing session.

During this conference, there will also be a cultural evening planned.

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