‘Role of humanities, social sciences in education important’

New Delhi, April 11: Delhi Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung Friday highlighted the importance of humanities and social sciences in the field of education.

“It (humanities and social sciences) is all the more necessary today when we think of issues which face our society – be it gender insensitivity, class and caste biases, religious intolerance, regional conflicts.”

“For addressing all of these and more, we need, today more than ever, a training in the humanities and social sciences,” he said, speaking at the Annual Day Function of Lady Shri Ram College for Women.