The Brighter Kashmir news outlet recently covered the Peace Education Program at the National Institution of Technology (NIT) Srinagar in India. 60 students and faculty at the school participated in the workshop series, giving it great reviews. Administrators at NIT Srinagar expressed support for making the course more widely available, noting a variety of benefits.
The article reports that NIT Srinagar Director Prof. Dr. Rakesh Sehgal said, “They provide you a space and help you to understand both sympathy and empathy towards others. Peace education focuses on the global recognition of peace. It encourages building a sense of brotherhood and mutual respect among the people. … The workshop provided participants the opportunity to focus and reflect on their own humanity, and their inner resources such as choice, hope, and dignity.”
Watch this introductory video to learn more about the Peace Education Program in Universities: