NIIT University Organizes 9th Annual Lecture
The not-for-profit NIIT University (NU) recently hosted the 9th Annual Lecture by Dr Karan Singh, Chairperson NU and Hon’ble Member of Parliament.
Dr Karan Singh spoke on ‘Five Dreams of Sri Aurobindo’ at the annual event held at NU campus, Neemrana.
On this much awaited occasion, scholars, eminent personalities and thought leaders congregated to witness how the four Core Principles that shape Education at NU – Industry-linked, Research-driven, Technology-based and Seamless – are coming alive to create a new model in higher education.
Dr Singh congratulated the founders and the team on the successful completion of eight years of excellence in education. Only a successful model in higher education can help in inculcating a new consciousness and Dr Singh applauded the efforts of Mr. Pawar and his team for establishing a new model in higher education.
‘Five Dreams of Sri Aurobindo’ and how today’s youth can draw inspiration from the work of this great visionary was deliberated upon during the 9th annual lecture.
Mr Rajendra S Pawar, Founder, NIIT University and Chairman, NIIT Limited said, “At NU we marry our traditional knowledge with the benefits of technology. The world is moving to an open economy and enterprises seek new ideas and innovative approach. Companies today are looking for innovative researchers and research is at the core of our teaching learning methodology. Also with thrust on start-ups entrepreneurship is flourishing. Therefore, we inspire our students to become job creators rather than job seekers.”
Prof V S Rao, President, NIIT University, said, “We have successfully established a new model of higher education that fosters critical thinking, innovation and research centric approach and inculcates lifelong learning. In fact, innovation is a way of life at NU and this has encouraged our students to come up with winning entrepreneurship ideas. The university promotes and introduces young minds to new vistas of knowledge, and has encouraged them to think critically and apply that knowledge to everyday life.”
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