New Delhi : Established with a vision to bring about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society, the not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) presented a 3-day long (28th-30th October) International Conference in Humanities, Social Sciences, Management & Education. The eminent speakers in the conference included Mr. Nitin D Parekh, Chief Financial Officer, Cadila Healthcare Limited; Prof. Vijay Mandke, Mentor Professor, NIIT University; and Prof. Marmar Mukhopadhyay, Founding Professor, NIIT University.
The objective of the conference was to showcase inter-disciplinary research, facilitate discussion and encourage academicians, students, industry experts, practitioners, professionals, researchers, policy makers, etc. to share ideas and solutions to bridge the gap between academic wisdom and industry practices.
The Conference saw four main panel discussions that were as follows:
Panel -1: Challenges in School Education in the New Normal
Panel -2: National Education Policy 2020
Panel -3: Future of Banking Industry in the New Normal
Panel -4: Ethics in Technological Advancements
The conference also included myriad workshops on diverse topics, to technical sessions that deliberated on marketing, management, finance, human values and ethics, literature and Ed-tech.
Digitalization and advancements in information technology have significantly proliferated GLOCAL information mobilization. Due to the massive mobility across humanity, the era of multi-dimensionality has come into existence; the word globalization is not just limited to economy or financial systems.
The main aim of organizing this conference was to facilitate deliberation on changing paradigms in the field of Language & Literature, Social Sciences, Management and Education. The wide spectrum of sub-themes facilitated integrating the complex array of ethical, psychological, social, economic, cultural, linguistic, literary, political and administrative concerns in research and pedagogy. It attempted to provide an international platform for academicians, researchers, industry personnel and students to share their research studies and innovative ideas in their respective domains and was meant to promote research studies in the areas of Humanities, Commerce, Economics, Management and Education.
The Conference was streamed live on the Zoom platform with the presence of various educators, school principals, CEOs, and students.
Speaking on the conference, Prof. Rajesh Khanna, President, NIIT University said, “It was great to see our esteemed panel members in conversations with eminent educators as well as our students. Ententè was a deliberate effort to bring professionals from all sectors at the same table, and I am glad our objective was met. COVID-19 taught us how important technology is becoming. Our institution is built upon that very tenet of technology to give our students an edge over others.”
Conceptualized as an institution of excellence, NU provides exceptional education based on the Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology-based, Research-driven and Seamless. NU is well poised for meeting the emerging needs of the knowledge economy through its focus on building strong industry linkages and a research-oriented approach
Established in 2009, NIIT University (NU) is a not-for-profit University covered under section 2(f) of UGC Act and notified by the Government of Rajasthan. A premier institution of higher learning and research, NU seeks to create original thinkers who will lead the knowledge society of the future. The University inherits four decades of rich expertise and global know-how of – the NIIT Group.
Nurtured by some of the foremost thought leaders and corporate-practitioners of the country, the multidisciplinary University focuses on emerging areas of technology and management. NU is a part of a 100-acre campus at Neemrana, Rajasthan, 90 minutes from Delhi Airport.
Nestled in the Aravalli hills, the fully residential green campus offers an idyllic and intellectually vibrant environment for pursuing higher education and research. Set up with the vision to be the role model of learning, research, innovation and sustainability for the knowledge society, NU is dedicated to building great careers and ensuring excellent job opportunities for all its students. It has been developed as an institute of excellence to provide exceptional education based on its Four Core Principles that make learning Industry-linked, Technology based, Research-driven and Seamless.
NU offers the entire spectrum of academic programs. For school leavers after Class 12, it offers BTech (Computer Science & Engineering, Electronics & Communication, Biotechnology, Communication and Computer Engineering, Data Science, and Cyber Security), 4-year Integrated MBA (Marketing & Marketing Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Finance Banking & FinTech, Business Analytics, Communication & Media studies, Digital & Social Media Marketing), 4-year Integrated MSc (Computer Science), 5-year Integrated MTech and 3-Year BBA. For the graduate degree holders, NU offers 2-Year MTech (Educational Technology and Geographic Information Systems). NU also offers PhD programmes and runs many Industry Linked Programmes leading to MBA, PGDBA, M Tech, etc.