The Department of Business Communication & Accounting & Finance organized a one day International Conference, Bhavishya 2016 Udaan Naye Bharat Ki- on “Scaling New Heights & Horizons in Higher Education”. The conference had various delegates from foreign universities and from universities across the country. Keynote Speaker addressed various issues in the Higher Education System of the country along with providing solutions to the problems. Many delegates presented papers on varied topics related to Higher Education to bring about a change in the system.
Dr. Mohammed Ali, Former Vice – Chancellor Satvahana University was the Key Note Speaker for the Inaugural Session. He expressed his views on how education must be inclusive and not just limited to the urban areas. He emphasized on the importance of nationalism and patriotism spirit to be inculcated in education. Dr. Urmila Devi, Joint Secretary UGC the Chief Guest, spoke about changing the focus from a teacher-centered to learner-centered education pattern.
A Panel Discussion by eminent personalities from various fields to throw light on the various aspects of Higher Education was also organised. Spiritual Education, Yoga, Higher Education Scenario in Mumbai etc. were some of the topics discussed.
The Valedictory Function was graced by Dr. Radhakrishnan Pillai, Director of Chanakya Institute of Public Leadership as the Chief Guest. He advised the teacher as well as the student delegates to be passionate about their work and pursue various research activities. The Best Paper Awards for the various technical sessions were declared and certificates and mementos were distributed to the winners.
The topics of the research paper presentations were divided into 6 Technical Tracks: Commerce & Management; Skill & Education; Law & Government; Yoga & Health; Science & Technology and Other Relevant Areas. The tracks had a large number of delegates participating and presenting their papers on various perspectives and issues of Higher Education. Total 327 papers were published in 2 Volumes of International Journal [IMPACT FACTOR 4.889 & 1.2] and 1 Volume of Conference Proceedings.