‘Today there is a need to give more impetus for Spiritual and Value Education in addition to health science education to become a true professional’ said Prof. Chandrakant Kokate, Vice-Chancellor of the KLE University.
Keeping in view the importance of spiritual and value education and also on the occasion of 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekanands, the KLE University has started a new academic program viz. Diploma in Value Education and Spirituality.
Dr. H.B.Rajashekhar, Director, USM-KLE International Medical Program, Belgaum who was the Guest of Honour for the above function spoke on the occasion and said ‘the Doctors are busy all the 24 hours in their medical profession, in order to achieve higher distinction and to attain mental peace, there is a need to spend time towards spiritual and value education.
Smt. Bharati Sukantankar delivered lecture on spiritual education.
The external Resource Persons from ISKCON and Shri Brahmakumari Ishwari Vishvavidyalaya and Ramakrishna Mission, viz. Col. (Retd.) Mr. Ajit Sukhatankar, Dr. I.S.Kumbar, Ms. Bharati Sukhatankar, Mr. Rambhadrapriya Das, Sis. B.K.Vidya and Mr. Prabhakar Kulkarni were felicitated by Dr. Chandrakant Kokate, Vice-Chancellor.