The Department of Geography, Gauhati University composed a worldwide online course on 30 June 2020 on the subject ‘COVID-19 CRISIS AND CHALLENGES IN EDUCATION, HEALTH and SOCIETY’.
Taking an interest in the online course as a key speaker Dr. Venkat Pulla, Brisbane, Australia-based social researcher, social observer and futurist talked on the subject ‘Living day to day After Covid 19’.
Dr. Pulla extensively managed the changing financial and political elements in the post COVID 19 time which has made fanatical patriotism and provincialism. He called attention to that disposing of opportunity has become the new adage: ‘When you surrender your opportunity you live and let others carry on with a full life. Opportunity got negligible for some’.
He, in any case, communicated his good faith about the future and remarked that regardless of whether economy doesn’t recoup from the pandemic, individuals will recuperate. He worried upon the way that for a social researcher like him calamity is an important focal point to examine ‘the great, the awful and the monstrous in regular day to day existences.’ Initiating the online course, Prof. P. J. Handique, Vice-Chancellor of Gauhati University and prominent biotechnologist thought about the new difficulties exuded from the COVID 19 and furthermore the conceivable future.
Taking an interest in the online class as a speaker Dubai-based Chartered Accountant Dr. Indrani Hazarika concentrated on new openings in educating and learning forms in the post-COVID 19 world. With representations, she discussed the Paradigm Shift in Education that requires changing instructing into student driven.
She further called attention to that the COVID-19 difficulties have justified proficient improvement of training group utilizing E-Content in Flipped Classroom condition. As a finishing up comment she said that the choice before us is to grasp it, and it will ‘impact production of new qualities for clients, workers and the general public.’
Another speaker in the online class Dr Saumya Shankar Chowdhury (Deputy General Manager. NEEPCO), Agartala-based clinical specialist gave an expansive diagram of the direction that the humankind has gone through after flare-up of COVID 19 pestilence. He called attention to that individuals began adjusting to the new ordinary and loved ones expected great arrangement of significance during this period.
Be that as it may, online networking has become incredible creation us reliant on us and zoom, google meet, and so forth have developed as the channels of keeping individuals associated. Be that as it may, simultaneously doubt, dread and shame likewise expected new extent. Bringing up that the viral disease will rise, yet it has its own cutoff points as well. As COVID 19 is a novel coronavirus, the study of disease transmission is as yet advancing and in such circumstance immunizations set aside effort to create. In this way, the need of great importance is to adapt up to the new reality observing fundamental guidelines of cleanliness and to live with the COVID.
Directing the online class, Prof. Madhushree Das, Head, Department of Geography, GU has called attention to that the key exercise that the pandemic has instructed us is correspondence and has carried the general public to right around one level. The pestilence segregates none and thusly ‘we are compelled to cruise a similar pontoon with various lodges and distinctive degree of saw distress’. Around 300 members from the college, school and different associations went to the online course.