Conference & Seminars

29-11-23

SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROJECT COMPETITION “ANUBHAV-2023”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organised the Summer Internship Project Competition “Anubhav-2023” for PG Management students on 29th November 2023 

with the objective of providing a platform to the budding managers for sharing their first hand experiences, learning and ideas gained during their almost two months association with the corporate world in the course of their summer internship. The event had 40 participants from various management institutions from NCR and outstation locations share their presentations,through hybrid mode, based on their experiences and learning during summer internship.  All the presentations were evaluated on parameters like research methodology, analysis and findings, suggestions, logical flow and control over presentation etc.

The distinguished guest for the Inaugural Session included Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group;Mr Josh Everett, CEO, Zinnia (India),as the Chief Guest; and Mr. Vivek Mittal, DGM, Gail (India) Ltd.as the Guest of Honour.

Honorable Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group conveyed his blessings for the competition and motivated all present to work towards its grand success.

Director (PR) Shri Surinder Sood mentioned that the best opportunities as well as the best brains are available in India. According to him, the biggest motivation is not success, but the fear of losing what you have succeeded in.

Chief Guest Mr. Josh Everett, CEO, Zinnia (India) explained that the summer internship will define what one can be in the future. Headvised the students to be curious, ask questions, stay hungry, not hold back, be comfortable with who they were, and to collaborate with others.

Guest of Honour Mr. Vivek Mittal, DGM, Gail (India) Ltd. shared his own experiences while he was an intern. He stressed on the importance of communicating with each and every person on the team; learning and implementing during the internship; and never giving up till the results are obtained.

Dr. Timira Shukla, Director,ITS School of Management welcomed all the participants. She spoke about work-life challenges and mentioned that SIP makes students work ready.

Dr. Puneet Kumar, Convenor of Anubhav 2023presented the overview of the programme and highlighted different dimensions of SIPs. He opined that the SIP competition provided a forum for bringing all such experiences on a common platform.

The competition witnessed presentations in different tracks, each track being judged by external judges. Dr. Dinesh Sharma, HoD, Department of Management, Gautam Buddha University; Dr. Vivek Soni, Faculty (Supply Chain and IT Analytics), FMS, University of Delhi; Dr Bhawna Narwal, Department of IT, IGDTUW, New Delhi; Md. Shamshad Siddiqui, Founder, KS Overseas, New Delhi were the session judges who also gave their inputs to the participating students.

Participants registering for  the competition were from various institutions including  Faculty of Management Studies, Institute of Rural Management, Jaipur; Mount Carmel College, Bengaluru; St. Francis Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai; Rukmini Devi Institute of Advanced Studies; Ajay Kumar Garg Institute of Management; IMS Engineering College; Tecnia Institute of Advanced Studies, New Delhi; GL Bajaj Institute of Management & Research Greater Noida;Bhagwan Parashuram Institute of Technology, GGSIPU; I.T.S. School of Management Ghaziabad and Institute of Technology and Science, Ghaziabad. 

The winners in the various categories were as follows:

1.      Marketing – Shikher Gupta (IMS Engineering College)

2.      Human Resource – Priya Gupta (RDIAS)

3.      Finance – Md. Zaki (Institute of Technology and Science)

All the winners received certificates and cash prizes in each category. The day proved to be a worthwhile learning experience for all the gathered students.

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25-11-23

HR CONCLAVE 2023: Panel discussion session I & II

I.T.S. School of Management organised HR Conclave 2023 on 25th of November 2023 on the theme “Nurturing People's Excellence In The Era Of AI, Bot & Remote Work”.

On day one of the conclave to explore global perspective, one of the sessions was devoted to  panel discussion I on “Next Generation HR Technologies” and panel discussion II  Strategies to Manage Demands of the Changing Workforce by the industry speakers respectively:

Session I had Mr. Neeraj Narang, Global HCM Strategy Director & APAC Lead, Oracle, who was the moderator for the session; Mr. Debargha Deb, Genaral Manager, DS Group; Mr. Tushar Neb, Deputy GM, Dabur Ltd.; Mr. Sudhanshu Padhy, Head COE & DGM L&D, HeroMotorCorp; and Dr. Manmohan Bhutani, Board Member & CXO, Confidential.

The panel discussion was based on the topic Next Generation HR Technologies.

·         Mr Narang spoke about the role of HR in the changing scenario.

·         Mr Deb addressed the topic with regard to functions like learning and development.

·         Mr Neb explained the use of the ATS or Applicant Tracking System.

·         Mr Padhy held forth on the use of technology and its rolein driving business.

·         Dr Bhutani rounded up the discussion by providing an idea about emerging technologies in AI.

Session II was moderated by Mr Piyush Govil, Visual Story Teller and Associate Director, HCM. The other distinguished speakers were Mr Agniwesh Thakur, Director, Human Capital Consulting, Deloitte; Mr. Kaushik Basu, HRBP, Bajaj Energy; Ms. Kalli Bhardwaj, Vice President, Accenture; and Mr. Shubhro  Goswami, HRBP - Talent Management, Cvent.

The panel discussion was based on the theme Strategies to Manage Demands of the Changing Workforce.

·         Mr Govil initiated the discussion by speaking about continuous learning, change and adaptability.

·         Mr Thakur broadened the interaction by holding forth on life values, principles and guidance.

·         Mr Basu delved into making learning more effective and the ROI from training.

·         Ms. Bharadwaj went into diversity issues in an organisation.

·         Mr Goswami completed the discussion by addressing the changing business scenario, changes in work force and being ready for the future with a positive intention.

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25-11-23

HR CONCLAVE 2023 ON“NURTURING PEOPLE'S EXCELLENCE IN THE ERA OF AI, BOT & REMOTE WORK”

I.T.S. School of Management organised HR Conclave 2023 on 25th of November 2023 on the theme “Nurturing People's Excellence In The Era Of AI, Bot & Remote Work”.

The distinguished guest for the Inaugural Session included Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group; Mr. Ravi Rajiv Upadhyay, Senior Director, Ameriprice LLP, as the Chief Guest and Mr. Govind Negi, Global Head, Talent Management, 3i Pillar Global as the Guest of Honour.

Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group conveyed his blessings for the Conclave and motivated all present to work towards its grand success.

Director (PR) Shri Surinder Sood referred to the challenges posed by evolving technology while emphasising on the significant role of HR.

In his keynote address, Mr. Ravi Rajiv Upadhyay spoke about the importance of soft skills; development of AI in the pre and post Covid world; evolution of jobs in the corporate world; changing scenario with regard to AI, bots and remote work.

Mr Govind Negi highlighted issues like the changing landscape of work; automation of routine tasks;rise of AI in the decision-making process;the global shift towards remote work; technological adaptation; flexibility and access to global talent.

In her welcome address Dr Timira Shukla, Director, I.T.S School of Managementspoke about the opportunities and challenges presented by the advent of AI.

Prof. Durba Roy, Associate Vice President, Corporate Resource Centre, provided an overview of the day long Conclave and stressed on the fact that while the development of AI is unavoidable, it will not be able to match the value of human skills and interaction.

The deliberations sparked the imagination of the students in terms of the breadth and depth of possibilities with the application of the latest disruptive technologies.

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28-04-23

International Conference- 2023 on “ Innovations, Agility and Sustainability in Global Business Environment”.

I.T.S Ghaziabad organized International Conference- 2023 on the theme of “ Innovations, Agility and Sustainability in Global Business Environment” on 28th and 29th April 2023.

The conference had an enlightening inaugural session followed by four technical session and two online Plenary session accompanied by global eminent speakers from France, Philippines, USA, Peru & UK. It was organized on two subsequent days, i.e. on 28- 29 April, 2023.

The event commenced with the virtual invocation of Goddess Saraswati. Prof. (Dr.) V.N. Bajpai, Director- I.T.S Ghaziabad warmly welcomed all the eminent speakers and shared his valuable insights on the focal theme with the audience. An overview of the conference and introduction of the theme was given by Conference Convener, Dr. Manoj Kumar Jha.

The inaugural session was graced by honorable Chief Guest Lt Gen A. K. Singh,  PVSM, AVSM, SM, VSM (Retd),Former Lt Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands (Additional Administration of Puducherry) Sainik Farms, Delhi. He deliberated on the unique aspects of leadership in a VUCA world. HE alluded that corporartes could benefit from employing a model that focuses on life and death decisions without limiting itself to simple profit and loss evaluations.

Guest of Honor Prof. S. K. Jain, Former Vice Chancellor, Sri Mata Vaishno Devi , University , Jammu, traced the development of innovation ni various fields, pointing out how the decreasing life cycles are having major implications for companies as well as consumers and &  Dr. Ravi Shankar, Professor, IIT Delhi invoked the concept of Triple Bottom Line stressing on the need to achieve the parallel objectives of economic growth, social benefit and environmental protection.

During the Panel Session-1, participants got enriched on the theme “Sustainability of Business in Volatile global Business Environment” by professors from IIM-A, IIM-I, IIM-K,IIM-Kashipur & others . The conference witnessed international Panel Session-2 on theme “Innovations , Agility and Sustainability in Global Business Environment” with academic luminaries from the USA, England, Vietnam, Romania and Peru.

For Panel- Session-1 , following were the expert speakers :

1.  Dr. V. K. Gupta, Professor  (Finance), IIM Indore

2.  Dr. G. Sridhar, Professor (Marketing), IIM Kozikode

3. Dr. K M Baharul Islam,Professor and Area Chair (Communication)Chair, Centre    of Excellence in Public Policy and Government, IIM Kashipur

4. Dr. Piyush Sinha, Professor,IIM Ahmedabad

5. Sh. Ravi Ranjan Mishra, Director,(Advisory Services),IFCI Government of India, N Delhi

6. Dr. Suman Pathak, Professor, MATS Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship, Banglore

The session was moderated by Sh. Ravi Ranjan Mishra, Director( Advisiory Services) , Govt. of India.

For Panel Session-2, following renowned Experts deliberated on the given theme-

·         Prof. Justin Paul, Professor, University of PR, San Jaun, PR, USA, Distinguished Scholar,IIM Kerala,Editor in Chief- International Journal of Consumer Studies, Editor- EMR, AE-EMJ & Top Journals 

·                     Dr Tran Thi Hong Ngoc,Head of Department of Natural Resources and Environment Management, An Giang University, Vietnam,

·                     Prof. Alex Tabarrok,   George Mension University,   Fairfax, Virginia

·                   David Wittenberg,ISME College of Management and Entrepreneurship, Mumbai, Visiting Professor at USA, UK and South East Asian Countries

·                     Adriana Burlea-Schiopoiu, Professor, University of Craiova, Romania

·                     Prof. Ivan Ivan Muniz Rothgiesser, Director ACCEDU, Universidad Andres Bell, Peru

·                     Dr. Nikkie Grover, CEO NG EDUWISER PVT LTD, India, Dubai, Singapore, Canada

The International Conference witnessed 4 tracks of presentation for 2 subsequent days. The heartening feature of the conference was substantial participation and presentation of academicians, researchers and business professionals with thought provoking concepts and ideas on the Focal theme in diverse areas of Management and Information Technology.

The International Conference-2023 was  thus concluded with the Valedictory session presided by eminent guest Sh. Bhagirath Singh, Vice Chancellor  Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay, Shekhawati  Univ, Sikar, Rajasthan and declaration of best paper award  of  all tracks and felicitation to awardees with certificate and trophy. Prof. (Dr.) V N Bajpai presented virtual plaques to all the eminent guests as a token of gratitude.

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21-04-23

ENTREPRENEURSHIP SUMMIT 2023

Institute of Technology and Science and I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organised Entrepreneurship Summit on theme of “Changing Dimensions of Entrepreneurship, Innovation: Technology: Startups” on 21stApril, 2023.

The event began with the auspicious lamp lighting ceremony and invocation of Goddess Saraswati. The program commenced with the welcome address of the Director Dr. V.N. Bajpai as he welcomed all the dignitaries and deliberated upon the India’s growing entrepreneurial ecosystem and the role of students in taking the nation ahead through it.

Honorable Chief Guest of the inaugural session Mr.PankajKankar,CTPO - AJIO, Reliance Retail , Former CTO, Lenskart.com emphasised on the power of belief to face failures and importance of Social Entrepreneurship (ESG), Democratisation, AI, GIG economy.

Ms.Sonal Mehta, Sr. Vice President, Resurgent India Ltd as the Guest of Honour briefed on 3 main pillars of startup preparation: JOSH, HOSH, ZID. She also talked about digital transformation for startups; leveraging technology and innovation.

Mr. Shiv Kumar,Sr. Director (IT) / Scientist, Head of Division- Bio-Technology & Central Information Commission as Guest of Honour, spoke about how Innovation, Technology, Startup, and Entrepreneurship are interconnected.

Keynote Speaker Mr.NeelabhPathak, Program Manager, Startup and Incubation Cell-IIT Kanpurmotivated the students to not stop just because of one failure rather keep planning, implementing, and working hard.

The inaugural session was followed by a power pack panel discussion on “Entrepreneurship, Growth, and Competitiveness comprising of:

Sr. Prof. CK Sabharwal, Managing Director ISK Biosciences India Pvt. Ltdas the moderator of the session initiated the discussion by sharing some of his work experiences working with different institutions and ministries. He emphasized on understanding entrepreneurship with a combination of science, art, attitude, hard work, passion, and mindset.

Mr. SantoshSrivastava, founder & CEO KSKT Agromartshared some real-life examples on Entrepreneurship about mind set and attitude. He advised participants for taking a calculated risk, having perseverance and putting blood and sweat into the idea.

Mr. Ravinder PS Bakshi, Chef Entrepreneur & Founder The Art Cullnaire, suggested students not to be scared of failures as to succeed you must fail, fail fast and restart. He suggested students to learn from failures, be humble, be honest and be fast.

Mr. Sacheen Gandhi, Founder & CEO Healthceopia Wellness Pvt Ltd., emphasized upon getting a brand value. His ideas about strong entrepreneurship are to always remain in touch with the network and not to change the track.

Ms. NituMohanka,Founder -WE rise,emphasized on 4 value systems-Goals, Belief System, Purpose and Strategy which are core for any entrepreneur’s success. She also discussed that learning process is continuous and it is important to connect with the purpose behind the solution of the problem.

Mr. Amar deep Bajpai, Founder Webicom Group talked about at never giving up, trying hard and win with regular attempts. He advised students to focus on health by taking the example of Steve Jobs.

The beauty of the summit was evident from the way the audience kept peppering the sessions with different questions to the panellists and the speakers enlightening remarks on the same. The sessions were highly interactive and participants appreciated the ideas delivered by the speakers.To give students a platform to experience realistic and practical dimension of entrepreneurships the summit was then followed by Business Plan competition in the post lunch session.

At the end of the event, Dr. V.N Bajpai presented Plaque to all the honorable speakers as a token of remembrance and gratitude.

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11-02-23

BUSINESS SUMMIT-2023

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organised 7th edition of Business Summit-2023 on theme “Rethinking and Reimagining Business for Circular Economy” on 11th February 2023. The summit witnessed a huge participation from industry and academia from International & National Arena, along with the students.

The summit commenced with the address by Shri Arpit Chadha, Honourable Vice Chairman, I.T.S - The Education Group. He warmly welcomed all the eminent speakers and shared his valuable insights on the focal theme with audience. He emphasized participants to take maximum learning from the vast experience and expertise of corporate veterans.

Honorable Chief Guest of the inaugural session Mr. Amit Sharma, Managing Director & CEO of Satin Housing Finance Ltd. spoke about the importance of preservation of environment and he quoted It with “Jaan Hai to Jahan Hai”.

Dr. Mahesh Uppal, Director, Com First, Delhi as Guest of Honour, addressed the issue of profit- making business culture, which essentially runs on a philosophy of Take, Make and Waste.

Mr. Nitin Gupta, Chief Financial Officer, Info Edge Venture as second Guest of Honour focused about difficulties for business to survive individually. He highlighted that sustainability is very important for all and for the circular economy all must adopt the strategy of use waste to make resources.

Dr. Prerna Kumar, Head of Public Policy Convergent; the Keynote Speaker, spoke about what are the challenges economy is facing and who are the ones who are majorly facing the brunt. She advised to focus on developing solutions such as inclusive- technology, creating sustainable business processes and compassionate leadership

Panel Session–I on theme ‘Innovative Business Models to Redesign the Future’ was moderated by Ms. Arti Khosla Founder and CEO Centre of Assessment for Excellence. She mentioned about increased complexities in the corporate world and businesses and also discussed about the implications of National Education Policy (NEP 2020) for rural areas.

Mr. Akash Sharma, President Finance - Bajaj Group brought in light the recent incidents happening in the corporate world by discussing the Hinderberg’s report and its impact on Adani group. According to him the report may affect the share price of the company in the short run.

Mr. Gaurav Malik, Chief Strategy Officer - Successive Technologies shared his thoughts about Cloud Computing and apprised the audience that cloud computing is a 40 years old technology which has gained momentum in the recent past.

Mr. Ambrish Ranjan, Executive Director - Asort talked about how offline retail stores will be affected by the growth of E-commerce and how helpful E-commerce is for both the customers and businesses. He also mentioned about Co-commerce i.e. community commerce where companies are aggregating with the local merchants and reducing the order receiving to delivery time.

Mr. Rajat Jain, Regional Sales Director - Dell International Services India Pvt. Ltd. talked about how Dell has improved its service quality and maintained better delivery to the customers. He also discussed about meeting the needs of their customers and the importance of service delivery in today’s era for businesses.

Online Panel Session-II on theme ‘Rethinking Opportunity: Payments and Circular Economy’ witnessed stimulating discussions from the international panelists, Mr. Punit Mehrotra Senior On boarding Manager Group International - HSBC Hong Kong addressed the gathering on issues like  Digital payment and banking systems which are critical components in any economy, that allow real-time access to transactions.

Mr. Amit Kumar Pandey, Director, Technical Program, Walmart Global Tech California, United States was the second speaker who focused on the issues of 50 million digital waste of which only 20% is recycled.

Dr. Ajay Sharma, Founder and CEO-ASR Ventures & Regional Director, Dimitra Technology, South Holland, Netherlands, the third panelist spoke on Hydrogen energy being the most recyclable energy and circular agriculture economy.

Prof. Roy Sembel, Co-Founder, Proud Media Group, Professor - IPMI International Business School  Jakarta, Indonesia addressed on Blue Economy and its features like Inspired by the nature, good impact on the world economy, and sustainability.

Mr. Sunish Sinha, Relationship Manager, Doha Bank, Doha discussed state efforts on circular economy in Qatar. In Qatar government is concerned about a circular economy and ensuring the same, successfully organized FIFA world cup.

The beauty of the summit was evident from the way the audience kept peppering the sessions with different questions to the panelists, speakers and their responses for the same. The conveners of Business Summit - 2023 presented plaques to all the eminent guests as a token of gratitude.

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05-11-22

HR CONCLAVE 2022 ON “HR TRANSFORMATION IN AGILE BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT”

I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organized HR Conclave 2022 on the theme “HR Transformation in Agile Business Environment” in association with  HR Sampark on Saturday, 5th November, 2022.

The distinguished guests for the inaugural session included, Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group, Dr. Aquil Busrai, CEO, Busrai Consulting as Chief Guest and Mr Rajnish Julka, Head of Corporate Affairs, PT. Panca Amara Utama, Jakarta  as Guest of Honour.

The session began with the address of Shri Arpit Chadha, Patron and Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group wherein he said that change is constant and; therefore adaptability and innovation are key to success. He also laid emphasis on active learning and active listening as important skills for students to develop.  Brightened up the environment of auditorium with his words, providing a spark to the students by telling them to get the best of the best, and to give values to life books and experience.

In his keynote address, Dr. Aquil Busrai took the opportunity to build on the foundation provided by plucking out examples from his own career tracing out the path ahead.

Mr Rajnish Julka, addressed the forum as he broke down the concept of agility while tracing out the evolution of HR in a world that was rapidly adopting newer technologies.

In his address, Director (PR) Shri Surinder Sood stressed on the new vistas opening before the students and why they needed to grasp this opportunity right at the outset.

 In her welcome address by Dr. Timira Shukla, Director where she outlined the role played by HR in the a changing environment and why agility was a virtue in this context. Prof. Durba Roy, Associate Vice President, CRC, gave the overview of the programme, urging all to understand the necessity for greater agility.

It was a very productive and energising start to the day’s proceedings with the students looking forward to unearthing more pearls of wisdom in the forthcoming sessions.

Session 1 of HR conclave had Dr. Runa Maitra, Founder and Director, People Talent International, as the moderator.The other discussants were Ms. Rashmi Chauhan, Director and Head -Talent Acquisition, Rategain; Ms Parul Arora, HR Manager,Innodata Inc; Mr Akshay Bhargava, Regional HR Manager, Dabur Ltd.; and Mr Atul Tiwari, CHRO, Spice Money.

The panel discussion was based on the topic of “Leadership and Culture in an Agile Business Environment”:

·            Dr. Maitra set the tone for the discussion to and emphasized on the paradigm changes in leadership and culture.

·            Ms. Chauhan talked about adaptability, flexibility and 3C’s i.e collaboration, commitment and communication.

·            Mr Tiwari shared his opinion on how to know and show the way in this agile business environment.

·            Ms Arora linked up the survival in a business environment with family, sports and learning, which she referred to using the acronym FSL. She also spoke about how to sustain in the agile business environment.

·            Mr Bharghav opined about how to develop leadership qualities among the students.

·            Last but not the least, Mr Sukrit summarised the mantra of life as Be Aware. He also shared his views on investment, attendance and comfort.

Session II was moderated by Mr. Neeraj Narang, Director – HCM Product Strategy, with the other distinguished speakers being Mr. Amit Raj, HR Lead APAC, CBRE; Mr. Pranay Chaturvedi, Head IR and Administration, NWS Pvt Ltd.; Mr. Amit Pareenja, Director Global Learning, Tata Communications; Mr. Varinder Singh,  Manager, HR Fortum; and Mr. Nandan Singh, Regional Manager Business Development, National Stock Exchange of India Limited

The panel discussion was based on the topic of “Digitalization of HR in Agile Business Environment”:

·            Mr. Narang summarised by speaking about the importance of two way communication.  

·            Mr Pareenja referred to the role played by technology in HR. He provided example of the role played by organisations like Microsoft.

·            Mr. Chaturvedi concentrated on issues in digitilisation in terms of transition from manual system.

·            Mr. Amit Raj dealt with various technological issues in decision making.

·            Mr. Virinder held forth on the STAR model.

·            Mr. Nandan talked about how pandemic necessitate the usage of digital platforms which revolutionized the work in all sphere.

The participants shared views on how digital HR helps to transform into an agile business entity. They talked about how technology had changed the communication system in the field of HR. They further give their views on how digitalisation and agility with respect to HR field go hand in hand. The discussion also focused on hyper awareness, informed decision making and fast execution. It further proceeded to how technology eases complex tasks, making the recruitment process simpler as it reduces the paper work.

The Conclave came to an end with deep insights on HR transformation in agile business environments and how to enhance HR analytics. There were interesting questions from students which the experts answered comprehensively. The sessions were highly interactive and participants appreciated the ideas delivered by the speakers.

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21-04-22

International Conference 2022

Institute of Technology and Science and I.T.S School of Management, Ghaziabad organised the International Conference on the focal theme of “3Ds (Data Analytics, Digitalization & Disruption) in Business and Society” (IC3DBS-2022) on April 21-22, 2022.

 

The inaugural ceremony was graced by dignitaries including

·         Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S.  The Education Group; 

·         Honorable Chief Guest, Shri Harivansh Narayan Singh, Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha, New Delhi;

·         Guests of Honour, Prof. S. K. Kak, Former Vice Chancellor, Mahamaya Technical University (Now AKTU) Lucknow and CCS University, Meerut

·         Guests of Honour, Dr. Manoranjan Sharma, Chief Economist, Informatics Rating, New Delhi.

The ceremonial lamp lighting and Saraswati Vandana was followed by the welcome address by Dr. V. N. Bajpai, Director. He formally welcomed all the dignitaries and participants from various institutes and elaborated on the focal theme of the conference.

Shri Arpit Chadha described the importance of the topic in the current scenario. He encouraged the students to listen actively to the assembled guests.

Dr. Manoj K. Jha, Conference Convenor, briefed about the objectives and shared the overview of the two day conference.

During the ceremony, the commemorative journal of the conference was released by the Chief Guest and  Dignitaries.

Shri Harivansh Narayan Singh spoke about living in an age of rapid technological evolution with AI, ML, Cloud Computing and Data Analytics affecting almost every field.

Prof S. K. Kak, provided food for thought on the conference theme, advising participants to evaluate whether disruption is due to Data Analytics and Digitalization, and whether these two are the solutions for the disruption.

Dr. Manoranjan Sharma commended India’s financial and banking sector for embracing digitalization and technology. He also quoted Indians as being resilient for fighting back through difficult times and motivated participants towards a brighter future.

The session concluded with mementos being presented to all the distinguished guests as a token of appreciation. 

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