Challenges Facing Higher Education – National Seminar

State Platform for Common School System, Tamil Nadu (SPCSS-TN) a member organisation of All India Forum for Right to Education (AIFRTE) in association with Tamil Nadu Science Forum a member of  All India People’s Science Network (AIPSN) is organising a National Seminar on ” Challenges Facing Higher Education” at T.N.Rajaratnam Auditorium, Chennai on November 5th, 2015 from 9 am to 1.30 pm. The Invitation is herewith attached.

Opposing Communalisation and Commercialsation of Education, the seminar in clear terms will work out a road map for the future struggle for saving education from legally becoming  a commodity.

Two prominent  personalities working in the field of education for over three decades, Prof. Anil Sadgopal and Prof. R. Ramanujam are addressing on the WTO-GATS and its implication and the New Education Policy.

Several eminent personalities  who have contributed for the development of education in India including Dr. V. Vasanthi Devi, Former Vice Chancellor of Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Thirunelveli, Senior Educationist Dr. S.S.Rajagopalan are Participating.

We earnestly request your good self  to please make your self convenient to attend the seminar which will be followed by a panel discussion in the afternoon on the same day from 3 pm to 5.30 pm at the Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS), 2nd Main Rd, Gandhi Nagar, Adyar, Chennai, 600020, Tamil Nadu.

We shall be happy  if we could receive your message extending solidarity to object of the seminar in advance that could be read out in the seminar.

Your participation, support and solidarity will bring success to the object of the seminar.

In anticipation of your presence, we remain ever grateful.

View Invitation

Event Details


Nov. 5th from 9 am to 1.30 pm


T.N.Rajarathinam Auditorium,
92, Durgabai Deshmukh Road, R.A.Puram, Chennai -600028

(opposite MGR – Janaki Arts College – Old Sathya Studio)

Panel Discussion

Nov. 5th from 3 pm to 5.30 pm


Madras Institute of Development Studies (MIDS),
2nd Main Rd, Gandhi Nagar,
Adyar, Chennai, 600020, Tamil Nadu.

Seminar Spokesperson:

P.B. Prince Gajendra Babu

Seminar Coordinator,
General Secretary, SPCSS-TN,
Secretary, South Zone, AIFRTE,