At present, employability of youth is a major challenge in India. But as said, every challenge can be seen as an opportunity too and this will help the country to grow into an innovative and entrepreneurial hub of the world.
Home to the highest number of higher and technical education institutes in the country, the state of Rajasthan is leaving no stone unturned to bring a paradigm shift in the education scenario in the state.
In this scenario, with an endeavour to explore the various facets of the higher and technical education in the state of Rajasthan, the Department of Higher & Technical Education, in association with Elets Technomedia, organised the 3rd Annual Higher & Technical Education and HR Conclave in Rajasthan, which was inaugurated in the presence of Shri Ashok Gehlot, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan; Shri Bhanwar Singh Bhati, Hon’ble Higher Education Minister, Government of Rajasthan; Dr Subhash Garg, Hon’ble Technical & Sanskrit Education Minister, Government of Rajasthan; Smt Shuchi Sharma, Secretary, Higher & Technical Education, Government of Rajasthan; Shri Pradeep Kumar Borad, Commissioner, College Education, Rajasthan; Prof (Dr) Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE, Government of India and many other government dignitaries.
The Summit’ witnessed the participation from various parts of Rajasthan & India, showcasing innovation of students, creating an opportunity for students for Education, Employment Promotion of Entrepreneurial Skills. A National-level Hackathon was organised where students from across the globe participated. Students of Rajasthan were encouraged to participate in maximum numbers. More than 5 thousand students will participate in Hackathon
It was a 2 day-long event where government bodies, Chancellors and VC of top national and international universities, HR Professionals of MNCs came together to evaluate and discuss the scope of employment and entrepreneurship in India.
The conclave saw the congregation of top decision-makers from Government, Academia and Corporate. A Souvenir was also released which featured Rajasthan’s Higher and Technical Education innovations and initiatives. This souvenir also featured views and ideas of top notch educationists across the globe.
Over 100 HR Managers from several MNCs participated on the second day of the conclave, shedding light on the changing needs of the global education and placement system.
There were discussions and deliberations on topics like: Significance of Industry for Innovations and Employability; World Class Institutions Transforming Rajasthan as the Hub of Higher & Technical Education; Innovations in Higher & Technical Education: Role of Universities & Colleges; Higher & Technical Education: Collaborations for Building a Knowledge Ecosystem among others.
On the second day of the conclave, the panel discussions were around topics like : Nailing the Employee Experience; Bridging the Skill Gap in an Organisational Structure; A Paradigm Shift in the Enrollment Trends; Role of HR in Innovation and Employment; Major Concerns in the Placement Landscape etc.
The conclave also witnessed the felicitation of the winners of National Hackathon by esteemed government dignitaries of the state of Rajasthan.