A unique initiative by the Government of Rajasthan (GOR) and Dubai-based education organisation 'Gems Education', the Festival of Education kicked off in Jaipur on August 5th. The opening ceremony saw His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development UAE inaugurate the festival yesterday, with speeches from Honourable Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Shri Prakash Javadekar, Honourable Union Minister-HRD, the second is just as packed!
Day 2 will feature the following speakers and be held at the Jaipur Exhibition and Convention Centre:
Rajiv Pratap Ruddy, Union Minister of State of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, India
Bharat Thakur,Himalayan Yoga Guru
Prof. CV Murty, IIT Madras Professor
Smt Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan
Sushmita Sen, actor
Abhas Mitra, Indian Astrophysicist
The festival aims at pushing innovation, bridging the gap in the education sector and igniting in the young the drive to think differently and build on their ideas.