Saturday, September 27, 2014

Founding Principal of Harkamaya College of Education passes away

Dr. PKS Ray, the Founding Principal of the Harkamaya College of Education, passed away on 21 September, 2014. He was 74 years old. The college faculty and students are in mourning and have conveyed their condolences to the bereaved family.
Dr. Ray had joined Harkamaya College of Education on 01 August, 2003 and continued as its principal till 31 March, 2007. He had completed his M.Sc. (Mathematics), B.Ed., M.Ed. from Regional College of Education, Bhubabeswar and Ph.D (Education) from M.S University, Baroda. He was a respected academician and taught for more than 39 years in various capacities at institution like Regional College of Education, Dept of Teacher Education (NCERT). It was on his initiative that, for the first time in Sikkim and North Bengal, Harkamaya College introduced M.Ed. Degree from 2006 onwards. He was a noted scholar who produced more than 10 Ph.D. scholars and has authored text books for schools, undergraduate and post graduate courses.

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