27th February, 2018 : “The responsibility of technical institutes has increased manifold in order to make learn the young generation ready to keep pace with new advancements,” said Prof. Tankeshwar Kumar, Vice-Chancellor on the inaugural ceremony of two day workshop on National workshop on “Recent Trends in Engineering & Technology” organized under TEQIP-III by TEQIP Cell for the Department of Electronics, Computer Science and Printing Technology of Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar today. Prof. M.N. Hoda, Director, Baharti Vidhyapeeth Institute of Computer Application and Management was the Keynote speaker while Prof. K.C. Arora and Dr. Anil Kumar Pundir were also present on the occasion.
In his presidential address Prof. Tankeshwar Kumar said that technology is changing very fast and we do not use technology which had once brought a boom. In order to establish sustainable growth in scientific development, we must be able to inculcate the value of learning among the young generation. Appealing the teaching fraternity, he said that they must know about new technology and help train their students to develop solutions to the problems prevailing in the society.
Prof. M.N. Hoda in his keynote address said that teaching and learning methods should be effective and innovative enough to create interest in learning of graduates. New era demands not only reading, writing and delivering, but learning, unlearning and relearning concept for the coming generation. Faculty should have a pragmatic approach for teaching. Explaining the knowledge pyramid, he said a fact should be interpreted as information thereafter knowledge, intelligence and lastly wisdom by an intelligent and competent teacher. Wisdom adheres to, what, when, and how the solution to a particular problem could be made, he explained. He urged the faculty to make help students to apply a multifaceted approach in their learning.
Prof. Dharminder Kumar, Coordinator, TEQIP in his welcome address, explained the activities of TEQIP-III and theme of the workshop. He said that the rapid changes in the scientific world have brought up a new demand for educational institutes to train students to address the future challenges. The training of faculty is much needed to update their knowledge and this workshop has been aimed for teachers to be well-equipped in their respective subjects. Deans, Directors, Officers, Faculty members, scholars and students were present at the first technical session of the two day workshop.