TATA Consultancy Services visited SIR PADAMPAT SINGHANIA UNIVERSITY, UDAIPUR on 11 April 2017 and conducted a workshop on Big Data, Cloud Computing and Internet of Things (IoT). Mr. Narendra Singh Chandel, Regional Head, Talent Acquisition, North India, Mr. Rajit Sikka, Head Academic Interface Program (North) and Cdr. Manash K Paul (Retd.) Senior Consultant TCS interacted with the students. The session focused on the features of cloud computing, virtualization, data analysis, deployment challenges and usefulness of Internet of Things. The workshop was followed by an interactive question answer session with the students. The delegates apprised the students of the various TCS flagship contests that offer exciting prizes and internship opportunities and also chances of getting pre-placement offers through these contests. The enthusiasm of the students and the delegates made the event a great success.
The NSS Cell of SIR PADAMPAT SINGHANIA UNIVERSITY, Udaipur distributed certificate of appreciation to the NSS volunteers for their active participation in the activities conducted by the cell. The NSS cell conducted Blood Donation Camp, No Polythene Campaign, Tree Plantation Drive, Health Awareness Workshops, Street plays and many such activities that develop the personality of the students through community service and contribute towards Nation building. The students, faculty and members of the staff participated in the ceremony.
As a component of Academic and Cultural Integration, SPSU organized an International Academic Exchange Programme with Chiba University of Commerce Japan and College of Management Academic Studies, Israel from 17Feb – 3 March, 2017. Having international students on campus ensures stronger people-to-people connections and promotes relationship building and knowledge exchange that are necessary to solve global challenges. Mr. Hiroke Iwano of the International Centre of CUC, Japan and Prof. Shani Band, Faculty from COMAS, Israel along with 5 students from CUC, Japan and 8 students from COMAS, Israel participated in this programme. The 15 days immersion programme focused on sessions on Indian History, Globalisation, Economy of India, Cross Cultural Communication and exchange of ethics beliefs and values of participating countries. The industrial training sessions on Marketing practices in India, Human Resource Challenges and Financial Management were imparted to the participants at JK Cement Corporate Office, New Delhi. The programme included visits to historical places like Haldighati, Kumabhalgarh fort, City Palace, Udaipur and Taj Mahal, Agra. It is noteworthy that the participants participated enthusiastically in the Seminar on Impact of Demonetization and GST on Indian Economy and gave presentations on Art, Culture, Demography, Cuisines and Festivals of the respective countries.
As part of its educative initiative, BSE (Bombay Stock Exchange) and NISM (National Institute of Securities Market) conducted an awareness programme at SIR PADAMPAT SINGHANIA UNIVERSITY, Udaipur on 3rd April 2017. Shri G. P. Garg, Registrar –NISM and Mr. Ishu Tayal, Regional Head, BSE addressed the august gathering. Mr. Garg dealt with a wide range of capacity building activities of NISM and the institute’s schools of excellence and certification programmes aimed at increasing the participation in securities market. Mr. Tayal discussed on the importance of share market, being financially literate for appropriate financial planning and investment opportunities.
The interactive session by the officials covered the basics of Capital Markets (Primary and Secondary) and apprised the students about various career options in different trading environments. The programme also focused on creating more empowering opportunities to investors as they can learn to earn while pursuing their studies. It is noteworthy that these kind of exposures to financial markets has led SPSU students do exceptionally well in their performance and earn in dollars in the Vision Alpha program yet another initiative on financial markets based on Traders Insight program by VALEUR HR.
Project Endeavour is an initiative of SIR PADAMPAT SINGHANIA UNIVERSITY, Udaipur to promote innovation through multi-disciplinary projects by the students of varied interests. 29 projects were evaluated on 19th February 2017 by expert jury members from industry and academia. Some prominent areas of projects were Designing Smart devices using IOT, Water Harvesting, Producing innovative movies using animation studio, Green Computing, Entrepreneurship, Android app design, Road Safety Measures and Energy Conservation. The experts appreciated the projects and motivated the students to carry on with such initiatives as it provides a platform to nurture the talent and develops their personality.
A national seminar on Impact of Demonetization and GST on Indian Economy was organized at SIR PADAMPAT SINGHANIA UNIVERSITY, UDAIPUR on 18th February 2017. The keynote address was delivered by Mr. Ashok Ghosh, President, SPSU. He brought to light the global perspective of the economy and discussed the prospects of India as the fastest growing economy of the world. He conferred De-monetization as a cultural economic revolution that is driving the country towards a digital economy. Talking about GST as a value added tax he stressed on its far reaching and significant impact on the economy. Professor B.P. Bhatnagar, Ex. Vice Chancellor, Rajasthan Vidhyapeet University, Udaipur and Professor Anil Kothari, FMS, Mohan Lal Sukhadia University, Udaipur enlightened the august gathering about the pros and cons of demonetization and application of GST on Indian economy. Delegates across the country presented their research papers and participated enthusiastically in the seminar. It is commendable that the students and faculty members of Chiba University of Commerce, Japan and College of Management Academic Studies, Israel, present in the University for the SPSU, Academic and Cultural Integration, Exchange programme too participated with great zest in this one day national seminar.