New Delhi, February 27, 2018: Dr. Satya Pal Singh, Minister of State, Ministry of Human Resource Development; and Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India drove the Indian designation to the twentieth Conference of the Commonwealth Education Ministers (20CCEM) held in Nadi, Fiji amid 19-23 February 2018. The topic of the Conference was “Manageability and Resilience: Can Education Deliver?”
Dr. Singh made a `response statement` to the introduction “20CCEM Thematic Issues” made by Dr. Rajesh Chandra, Vice Chancellor of University of South Pacific, Fiji on 21 February 2018. The Minister said that the center of Sustainable Development objectives is instilling and supporting the all inclusive, humanistic, good and otherworldly esteems among our instructors and additionally understudies. He focused on that great instruction ought to wind up a worldwide plan. Unless the offspring of all nations are accomplished, talented and utilized – the possibilities of guaranteeing world peace will be equivocal.
The Minister had additionally given an announcement on “Grown-up Education and Learning” amid considerations on Sustainable Development Goal-4 (SDG4) on 23 February 2018. Dr. Singh passed on to the taking an interest Commonwealth individuals about different plans that Government of India began in grown-up instruction like ‘National Literacy Mission’, ‘Saakshar Bharat (Literate India)’, Government’s different activities for discretionary proficiency (to improve voting rate), budgetary education (Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna), legitimate proficiency for underestimated segments and professional preparing (ability advancement) courses for grown-ups, ICT-empowered learning change [Massive Open Online Learning Courses (MOOCs)/Swayam], National Digital Library, and so forth. He emphasized that no kid develops as a grown-up without training. Articulations and remarks of the Minister were exceptionally very much valued by every taking part nation.
As an afterthought lines of the Conference on 20 February 2018, Dr. Singh approached the Prime Minister of Fiji, Rear Admiral (Retired) Hon. Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama. In the interest of the Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi Ji, Dr. Singh stretched out welcome to the Fijian Prime Minister, for Solar Summit to be held in New Delhi on 11 March 2018. Fijian Prime Minister communicated thanks and affirmed his support in the Summit. Dr. Singh additionally had exchanges with Fijian Minister of Education Mr. Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum.
Dr. Singh had productive reciprocal gatherings with Dr. Scratch Gibb, British Minister of Education, Ms Karen Andrews; Australian Assistant Minister of Education, Mr. Penisimani Epenisa; and Minister of Education, Kingdom of Tonga on 21 February 2018. Hon’ble Minister likewise met Ms. Jenny Salesa, Asst. Clergyman of Education of New Zealand to examine different two-sided issues on 24 February 2018.
Dr. Singh had a great gathering with Ms. Patricia Scotland, Secretary General of Commonwealth to talk about multilateral collaboration on 21 February 2018.
Dr. Singh went to Vivekanand College keep running by Ramakrishna Mission where he connected with educators/understudies of the College.
On 22 February 2018, the Minister headed out to Suva to cooperate with delegates of India Diaspora at the Indian High Commission where ‘World Hindi Diwas’ was praised. He exhibited honors to three Fijians, who are contributing massively in advancing and proliferating Hindi Language in Fiji. Dr. Singh’s discourse on ‘Hindi Language and Culture’ touched hearts of Indian Diaspora.
On 23 February 2018, the Minister initiated another school complex of Rabulu Sanatan in Tavua. Ms. Elisen Bruchell, Permanent Secretary, Fijian Ministry of Education; was additionally present on the event. This school was gravely harmed in February 2016 because of Cat-5 Tropical Cyclone ‘Winston’.
Dr. Singh went by Girmit Center in Lautoka, where he talented 100 books to the Center’s Library and interfaced with Girmit Center experts on 23 February 2018.
From there on, the Minister went to the Rabindranath Tagore Center at the University of Fiji in Lautoka, where he gave 100 books to the inside and had a magnificent connection with Indian diaspora amid the introduction of a book “The Subaltern Indian Women” (on Girmit ladies) altered by Prof. Prem Misir, Vice Chancellor, University of Fiji. Mrs. Leela Devi Lachchman, Mauritian Minister of Education was likewise present amid these group communications and claimed the diaspora to take an interest in enormous number in ‘World Hindi Conference’ to be held in Mauritius in August 2018. Dr. Singh talked on ‘part of ladies in supporting society, society and development’ and in addition on ‘saving wellbeing, dialect and culture’, which Indian Diaspora discovered particularly helpful.