FDP on ‘Introduction to IKS Incorporating Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights’.

The Bharat Vidya Prayojana Division of Indra Gandhi National Centre for the Arta, Ministry of Culture, is hosting a five-day online Faculty Development Programme (FDP) in collaboration with NSS College, Pandalam, and Chinmaya Vishwa Vidyapeeth Deemed to be University from 11th to 15th March 2024. The theme of the FDP is ‘Introduction to IKS Incorporating Traditional Knowledge and Intellectual Property Rights’. 

Bharat Vidya Prayojana (BVP) a Division of IGNCA is working in the area of understanding and conserving the dispersed elements of Indian art and culture, and studying the diverse areas of Indian studies. This division is re-contextualising the study of Indian studies from a holistic Indian viewpoint.

This FDP aims to provide a platform for educators and researchers from various disciplines such as Art, Culture, Language, Humanities, and Science with a comprehensive understanding of Indian Knowledge Systems and also represents one of the pioneering initiatives, in line with the goals set forth by the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020.

Throughout the five-day programme, participants will delve into crucial topics including the significance of IKS, fundamentals of IPR with case studies, protection of Traditional Knowledge, ethical considerations, and innovations inspired by IKS/TK.