10-Day Online Peace Education Program Starts at KU – Kashmir Reader

Srinagar: An online peace education (PEP) program kicked off at the University of Kashmir on Wednesday.
The 10-day program was organized by the Prem Rawat Foundation (TPRW) in collaboration with the Department of Social Work (DoSW) at KU.
DoSW Chief Dr Shazia Manzoor said the program aims to help participants explore the possibility of personal peace and discover inner resources and tools for living.
She said there will be 1.5-hour lectures on 10 topics, including peace, appreciation, inner strength, clarity, understanding, dignity, hope and contentment.
Dr Shazia expressed his gratitude to Vice Chancellor Prof Talat Ahmad for the appointment of DoSW for this enriching collaboration with TPRW.
The inaugural session of the program took place on Wednesday in which Dr Javaid Rashid of DoSW gave an introductory speech on PEP while Dr Shazia gave a welcoming speech.
From TPRW, Poonam Sherawat and Tanuja Vashishta spoke about the goals and objectives of the program.
100 PG students from various departments at KU will participate in the PEP, which will place special emphasis on key topics in the context of the concerns and challenges posed by the Covid19 pandemic.





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