Critical thinking is an essential skill that should be looked into a multifaceted way. It is a highly desirable skill and plays an important role in education sector. It should be best conceived to excel and to be successful in any walks of life. Students with critical thinking skills become more independent and self-directed learners. In the context of NEP 2020, critical thinking can promote social transformation and democracy in Indian education. The teachers also should have solid grounding in critical thinking and also have teaching strategies essential to it. In order to develop a deep understanding of the foundations of critical thinking, a long-term approach to learning and applying those foundations in multidisciplinary areas like Science, Engineering, Humanities, Health care, Research, education etc have to be addressed in a best possible way. So the two day conference focus on critical thinking in the above said areas for faculty, students and researchers.