Hyderabad, June 14 (Hydnow): Prof. J.Prabhakar Rao, Director, India Centre for Excellence in Information Ethics (ICEIE), University of Hyderabad (UoH) has been nominated as Rapporteur to prestigious Information for All Programme (IFAP) by Government of India. As a Rapporteur, he will be promoting IFAP objectives (Multilingualism, Information Ethics, Information Preservation, Information Accessibility and Information Literacy).
These objectives are crucial for achieving sustainable development goals (SDGs 2030) and building knowledge and inclusive societies. India is one among six countries elected for IFAP Bureau. Hence, this program has relevance for India also. The overall goal of IFAP is to help UNESCO Member States develop and implement national information policies and knowledge strategies.
Prof. Prabhakara Rao’s areas of research interest include Linguistics, Translation Studies, Foreign Language Teaching, Higher Education in India and e-Learning. In 2012, Prof. Rao was awarded honoris causa by Krasnodar State University of Arts and Culture, Russia and Honorary Visitor Medal by Kazan State University, Russia.
Prof. Prabhakara Rao is Visiting Professor to many Universities in Europe and Asia and also steering committee member and involved in an India-EU Project (2009–2012) on establishing the “Centre for Contemporary India Studies and Research” at University of Warsaw, Poland. (Hydnow)
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