Global Technical Campus organized Campus Connect Day on 11thApril; 2014 in collaboration with Automation Industry Association (AIA) sponsored by Emerson and Pepperl and Fuchs.
The chief guest for the event was Mr. Avinash Rai ,Sr. Vice President, Hindustan Zinc Ltd. and guests of honour were Mr. Shyamashis Brahma Vice President, Genpact Ltd., and Dr. Shipra Mathur,News Editor and National Head,( Social Development Concerns), Patrika Group of Newspapers.
Dr. K S Rajanandam, Director GCT, welcomed the dignitaries. Prof. Renu Joshi , Director GIT threw some light on glimpses of GTC. Mr. Sunil Khanna, Precedent and MD Emerson and founding Chairmen of AIA (Automation Industry Association) talked about the need of taking the initiative of AIA with an aim to foster industry-academia interaction.
Mr. Anand Singhal, Chairman GTC and CII, talked about principal-agent relationship in industry and academia. He also appreciated the efforts of AIA to provide a common platform for industry and academics.
In the panel discussion Mr. Anup Wadhawa with Mr. Sunil Khanna, Mr. Sandeep Sen, Mr. Vipin Bhogal (members of AIA), and Mr. Ravi Sharma ,Pepperl and Fuchs, discussed the challenges of being an entrepreneur. In the lecture series eminent figures of industry introduced various new technological trends.
The competition segment also attracted audience with the students’ projects presentations, and and the winners were awarded by AIA.
The day was a great success to link the academia with industry.