Bhubaneswar: Ace mandarin, Bishnupada Sethi took over as Principal Secretary Higher Education Wednesday here in Lok Seva Bhawan.
1995 Batch IAS Mr.Sethi was given warm welcome by the senior officials of the Department of Higher Education as he served this sector earlier and officials were happy to see him back to the Department.
While talking to senior officials he harped on Harping on 5T Charter of the State Government, Mr.Sethi said that Team Work, Technology, Transparency, Transformation and Time Limit are the five pillars of the Government, which needed to be chalked in Higher Education sector as these will have direct impact on the people’s lives.
Mr.Sethi said on the premises of 5T Charter, the chalked out programs for transformation of this sector needed to be implemented with sincere approach.
Mr.Sethi talked to the Directors, Vice Chancellors and some of the leading educationists on the scaling up programs in the sector.
He said that the State Government is taking various steps to provide opportunities to our youth by supporting higher education institutions in all possible ways.
While stressing on quality education and research, he advised the senior officials to plan out specific programs accordingly.
Soon there will be brainstorming on Higher Education sector for paving the path for holistic and multidisciplinary education and thereby helping the needy sections of the society, advised Mr.Sethi, said a senior official.