IEP Chandigarh, October 15
A national educational conclave on ‘Business, socio-legal & technological advancement- a revolution in higher education’ at Chandigarh campus of SVKM’s NMIMS, Sarangpur today reviewed the current practices in education and deliberated challenges before the school management and students. The deliberations consisted of experts panels addressing issues like a prologue on higher education, engineering –a pathway to innovation, contemporary business practices, focus on service industry/start-ups in higher education and empowering service industry for Indian economic growth.
Prominent personalities and industry veterans from education sector including Prof. (Dr.) G S Bajpai, Vice Chancellor at Rajiv Gandhi National University of Law, Patiala, Dr. Satish Kumar, Chief Scientist, Centre of Excellence for Intelligent Sensors and Systems (ISenS), Prof. (Dr.) Ravi Inder Singh, Professor in Finance, University Business School, Punjab University Regional Centre, Ludhiana , Ansul Khera, Head of Special Projects, TIDE Platform and Major Dr Gulshan Kumar, Director General, ICSI attended the conclave.
Prof. (Dr.) Jaskiran Kaur, campus director spoke on the need for innovation and technology upliftment.
She said, “This conclave is set to give a vast exposure to all students and faculty members in the areas of technology, business, and entrepreneurship, and it will improve their overall social, business, and technical competencies.”
Addressing a panel discussion Dr. Satish Kumar said, “Engineering students should learn science and vice-a-versa which can lead to the emergence of multi-disciplinary technologies. Innovating from mind to market is also part of the innovation process. Edge computing, AI, and quantum computing require deeper penetration and one should have expert knowledge in one area.”
Prof. (Dr.) G S Bajpai, stressed upon the role of the credit-based system, NEP, and steps taken by higher education bodies nowadays, especially for law students. He stressed the usage of digital resources, MooCs, swayam, and national knowledge resources for law students and faculty members.