SRM University Delhi-NCR, Sonepat signs MoU with NASSCOM

Feb 15, 2018

SRM University Delhi-NCR, Sonepat, Haryana, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with NASSCOM, India on Thursday, February 15, 2018, where hundreds of students, faculty members and staff participated with great zeal and enthusiasm. In a function organized at the University auditorium, after the invocation, lamp-lighting and exchange of greetings, Dr. P. Prakash, the Vice Chancellor, welcomed the audience, particularly the dignitaries of NASSCOM and eulogized the efforts of their collaboration and contribution in education. Moreover, he pointed out, the eminency of SRM Group in imparting education is now almost fifty years in institutional building based on knowledge acquisition, knowledge adaptation and knowledge application.

Mr. Ravi Pachamoothoo, Hon’ble Chancellor, who presided the function, appreciated the unflinching efforts of officials on bringing both SRM University and NASSCOM together for academic cooperation, and encouraged the students, and expressed his vision of the University, and inspired that the SRM Universities at Chennai, Sonepat and Gangtok, are imparting and inculcating more than 70000 students, who represent different countries and diverse culture. Mr. Udaya Shankar, Country Lead, IT-ITeS, NASSCOM, who played a pivotal and seminal role in collaboration of the two organizations was honoured by the Chancellor and facilitated by the Vice Chancellor.  Dr Sandhya Chintala, Vice President, NASSCOM and CEO, IT-ITeS Sector Skills Council, in her key note address, articulated that change in technology happens in every six months and it becomes adequate and obligation to adapt technology for teaching and learning. Commenting on the way Artificial Intelligence takes its turn globally, she said, technology through Bigdata analysis, Cloud Computing and so on propels some of the pertinent and impending questions to the new generations on whether they are equipped to take the mantle. Furthermore, she focused on the Indian economy, which is proposed to be a trillion dollar in 2025, where the young generations with ‘new brain’ to adapt both industry and academia as two sides of a coin for ‘fast knowledge solutions’. Exploring further opportunities on knowledge production, she concluded that students have to ‘discover themselves’ and ‘empowered with skills’ for job creation, whereas, the teachers have to teach more in less time. As a sign of mutual understanding, the university authorities and NASSCOM officials exchanged files for a wider cooperation and collaboration. The function ended with a vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Manish Bhalla, Registrar, followed by the National Anthem.

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