ICT Summit 2017
November 18, 2017
I.T.S National ICT Summit on New India Vision: ICT in Nation Development was organized by Department of IT, I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad on Saturday, 18th November, 2017 and event concluded with grand success.
The objective of this ICT summit was to provide a platform to bring professionals from Industry & Academia and professional societies together to discuss and deliberate on the theme of this event “New India Vision: ICT in Nation Development” which is very important in today’s scenario. This event was a good platform for strengthening Academia Institute-Industry Interface. This event was unique opportunity for all the participating delegates to meet, interact, learn, share & exchange the knowledge & information and provided platform to create avenues for collaborative research in future.
The Summit was inaugurated by Shri Anil Swarup, Secretary to Govt of India, Ministry of HRD, Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman - I.T.S - Education Group, Shri Surinder Sood, Director(PR), I.T.S The Education Group, Dr. Harish Pant - Managing Director (Hampson's Industries), Dr. K.K. Dewan, Vice Chancellor, NIU, Shri Mehraj Dube, Head – Marketing, Zee Media Group, Dr. Sunil Kr. Pandey, Director(IT),I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad, Dr Umang, Event Convener, Prof. Puja Dhar, Prof Smita Kansal, Co Conveners.
In starting of Inaugural Session, Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S-The Education Group welcomed the eminent guests from various verticals including Media, Industry, Academia. He said that this session will provide an in depth insight of different verticals as how ICT is contributing in the development of the nation. Shri Surinder Sood, Director(PR), I.T.S-The Education Group addressed the gathering. In his address, he discussed about the vision sharing of Top Industry Leaders, policy makers, media and academia will help the delegates of this summit to understand the underlying principles of Digital India & New India Concepts, their perspective and how Industry is prepared to contribute towards it an thoughts which will help them in taking a long way. Dr. Sunil Kr. Pandey, Director(IT) also welcomed and address the gathering. He said that this ICT Summit is an initiative of I.T.S Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad is an attempt in series of efforts to create awareness among masses about Digital Resources, facilities and its potential to empower & inclusiveness to deprived segment with
institutions and the take the nation forward together. Dr. Umang, Convener briefed about an event.
On this occasion MCA Students were also felicitated by the dignitaries which included Ms. Sakshi Tyagi who secured 5th position and Ms. Preeti Singh securing 7th position in Top-10 Merit List of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow. These students were felicitated with Memento, Cash Prize of ₹ 10,000/- and Certificate.
Addressing as Chief Guest of event, Shri Anil Swarup expressed his views on responsible uses of ICT to ensure that objectives of New India Vision is achieved. He emphasized on serious engagement with Technology and understand as how we can contributed to take it to masses. During the session, Guest Speakers spoke about changing landscape of ICT and its significance in all facets & human life including Health, Industry, Technology, Business , Media & Governance etc.
While delivering the vote of thanks Dr. Sunil Kr. Pandey, Director(IT) thanks to the eminent guests for their benign presence and accepting the invitation in spite of their busy schedule. After the vote of thanks National Anthem was chanted in the presence of dignitaries and faculties, delegates and students.
In second session a panel discussion on the theme “Role of ICT, its significance in Businesses and challenges & opportunities in Media, Academics, IT & HR Sector” with Moderater of the Panel Dr Sunil Kr. Pandey, Director-IT. Other experts of the Panel included Sh. Priyank Dubey, Sr. Journalist, Doordarshan, Dr. Anil Kr. Misra, Chief People Officer, MagicBricks.com, Dr.Sushila Madam, LSR, University of Delhi, Delhi, Shri Manikandan Iyer, Business Head(India), AMD, India.
In this event, post lunch session, following listed four activities were organized:
(1) Paper Presentation (Old & New Seminar Halls in parallel)
(2) Poster Presentation(GCR)
(3) Digital Poster(Lab-7)
(4) Quiz Competition (Prelims - Lab-1, Lab-5 & Lab-6) & Final on Stage in Old Auditorium
In paper presentation activity, Original& unpublished quality papers were invited from prospective authors for including in the Proceedings of the Souvenir with ISBN No 978-81-928555-3-0. All the papers selected, registered and presented in the Summit, were included in Hard Copy of the Proceedings which was released in Inaugural Session of the Summit. In this event, overwhelmed response of student delegates was received from all the courses of our Institute as well as other reputed Institutes in which about 200 Students participated.
The Prizes, Certificates & Trophies were given away in the Valedictory Session to the winners of different activities.
On this occasion, Shri Surinder Sood, Director PR, I.T.S – The Education Group, Dr. Sunil Kr Pandey, Director(IT), I.T.S Ghaziabad, Dr. Umang, Event Convener, Prof. Puja Dhar and Prof Smita Kansal (Event Co-Convener(s)), faculty members, students from different courses of the Institute and also outside the Institute were also present.
It was a great learning for everyone who were present in different sessions and activities of the Summit.