The Institute has taken remarkable efforts in ardently attempting to bridge the gap between Industry and Academy, organizing a much needed and relevant program ‘Industry Academy Interface’, on 7th Sept, 2018. The program was inaugurated by Dr. Dileep Malkhede, Advisor – I, AICTE, New Delhi; in the presence of Dr. Siddharthavinayaka Kane, Vice Chancellor, RTMNU, Nagpur & Shri. Gulabrao Thakare, Joint Director, Technical Education, RO, Nagpur, as Guests of Honour.
At the very outset, Dr. Fr. Paul Chandrankunnel, Director of SVPCET, in his welcome address emphasized that, ”educational institutions need to offer quality education to the youth and the youth in return need to aspire in scaling to greater heights of perfection. The Industry and Academy need to forge a bond for the good of society”.
Shri. Gulabrao Thakre, discussed the rapid transition phase in the world of education and technology. He further stated that engineering graduates are employable, apart from academics they should also focus on acquiring necessary skill sets. RTMNU Vice Chancellor, Shri. S. Kane, highlighted the industry’s intervention in making these graduates competent enough and ready for the industry.
The Chief Guest Dr. Dileep Malkhede, said that students need to become aware and overcome their own individual hurdles. A teacher’s role in easing the process is crucial.
Employability Scope, Skills Required for Employability and Successful Entrepreneurship, were the three sessions held post inauguration, chaired by Dr. D. J. Tidke, Advisor Consultant, Anand Mine Tools Pvt Ltd, Nagpur; Dr. P. Padole, Director, VNIT Nagpur and Dr. R. Patrikar, Director, CIVIN, VNIT, Nagpur, respectively, along with panelists from the industry and academia.
Heads of institutions from VNIT, Raisoni, GCOE, IIIT, PCE, IMT, etc and industry experts from Persistent Systems, HCL, TCS, M&M, VIA, VIPL, etc were present.
Being the need of the hour, this Industry Academy Interface will benefit the industry, institution, and the budding technocrats in taking revolutionary steps through mutual understanding of each others requirements for a deepened collaboration.