KU Felicitates Students for Outstanding Achievement at the Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (ESVC 2019)

On the 9th of April 2019, a Felicitation Ceremony and Press Meet was held at Kaziranga University to laud the victory of Team Tejas, the student team of Kaziranga University who participated in the Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (ESVC) 2019 won the Team Spirit Award and ISIE Future Award of Rs. 1,00,000 on 31st March 2019.

Commended for their exceptional achievement by the Pro-Chancellor Shri Basant Khetan, Vice Chancellor Dr P.K Mishra and Director Ms. Rainy Khetan, Team Tejas - consisting of 25 Mechanical Engineering students, was felicitated with certificates and awards in the presence of members of the press, faculty, staff, students and several other distinguished guests and dignitaries.

In its sixth edition, the Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (ESVC 2019) was organized by the Imperial Society of Innovative Engineers (ISIE) and Chandigarh University, and is Asia’s first solar powered vehicle design and manufacturing event for Engineering students, faculty and professionals. The Kaziranga University contingent was the first ever and only team from the North East to have participated in such an event held in the country.

The five-day Electric Solar Vehicle Championship (ESVC 2019) concluded at Chandigarh University on 31st March 2019, and the championship saw more than 60 teams participate from over 20 states.

With participation in events such as these of national and international repute, the School of Engineering & Technology (SET) at the Assam Kaziranga University aims at changing the region through applied technical education and research, creating bright engineers and entrepreneurs, and developing professional skill. Kaziranga University aims to utilize such experiences to inspire teaching, research and institution building and propel work with professors, researchers, and leaders in education both here and across the nation.

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National Seminar on New Paradigms Of Commerce And Management: Opportunities And Challenges Organized by Kaziranga University

A National Seminar on the theme ‘New Paradigms of Commerce and Management: Opportunities and Challenges’, was organized by the School of Business of the Assam Kaziranga University on 5th and 6th April, 2019.

The inaugural session of the Seminar was held on 5th April 2019, in which the Inaugural Address was delivered by Vice Chancellor of the Assam Kaziranga University, Dr. P. K. Mishra and the keynote address was delivered by Professor (Retd.), Post Graduate Department of Commerce, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar Prof. (Dr.) Ranjan Kumar Bal. Other distinguished guests and dignitaries present were Professor of Accounting, Xavier Institute of Management, Xavier University, Bhubaneswar Prof. (Dr.) D.V. Ramana, Assistant Professor, IIM, Ranchi Dr. Arindam Mukherjee, Professor and Head, Dept. of Commerce, Tezpur University, Assam Prof. (Dr.) Subhrangshu Sekhar Sarkar, Professor & Head, Department of Management, North-Eastern Hill University, Tura Campus Prof. (Dr.) Jaynal Uddin Ahmed and Dean School of Business, Kaziranga University Prof. Agnimitra Biswas. The Inaugural programme was followed by a plenary session by our esteemed guests and technical sessions. The programme came to an end with a colourful cultural programme put forward by the students of Kaziranga University.

The two-day programme had four Technical Sessions, in which more than 30 papers were presented by students, research scholars, academicians and faculty from different institutions. The seminar saw a lot of enlightening discussion and presentations on the opportunities and challenges focusing on the new paradigms in the field of commerce and management.

 

Attended by more than 250 students, delegates and guests, the Seminar was the second of such a pan-Indian event to be organized by the School of Business, Kaziranga University. The Valedictory session of the seminar saw the presentation of the Chairperson for each technical session, in which the papers presented by participants were summarized and highlighted. This was followed by prize and certificate distribution to the best paper presenters Rajdeep Dey, Mriganka Ranjan Bora, Manobika Paul of JB College and Taran Soni and T.C. Bhattacharya of Kaziranga University.

 

Kaziranga University’s commitment to promoting engaging academic research is vastly reflected in the organization of this National-level seminar by the School of Business. The theme of the seminar, focusing on the new paradigms of commerce and management, also emphasized on the University’s dedicated work towards the upliftment and development, contributing to research, discussion and discourses.

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Team Tejas excels at ESVC-ISIE 2019

Kaziranga University is extremely proud of Team TEJAS - ESVC -ISIE who participated in the 6th SEASON OF ASIA'S BIGGEST ELECTRIC SOLAR VEHICLE CHAMPIONSHIP - ESVC19 at Chandigarh University and received the SPIRIT AWARD and ISIE FUTURE AWARD of Rs. 1,00,000 on 31st March 2019.

Team TEJAS is the first ever and only team who prepared and participated in such an event in the country from Northeast India. The team included 25 members from 4th and 6th semester Mechanical Engineering, and was led by Mr. Bikash Mishra (Captain) and Mr. Pankaj (Vice captain).

Kudos to Dhrubajyoti and Himangshu, 6th Semester ME students who won the first and second prize in the TALENT HUNT round of ESVC respectively. 

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Free Health Camp Organized by Kaziranga University

A free Health Camp was organised by Kaziranga University on the 29th of March 2019, in Amgaon, Guwahati in a local school campus.
A team of nurses and doctors of Kaziranga University conducted the basic health check-up, including the basic parameters like pressure and blood sugar and offered them free follow up advise.
This year, Kaziranga University has also launched its School of Health Sciences, which would be offering degrees in Physiotherapy,Advanced Imaging and Technology, Medical laboratory Technology, Trauma Emergency & Disaster management, Operation Theater Technology, Dialysis and Optometry. The camp was very well received by the locals and there has been a tremendous rush of people.
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GENPACT Pool-Campus Recruitment Drive conducted at Kaziranga University for students of Upper Assam

Being in the forefront for bringing renowned corporate houses and multinational companies into the region, Kaziranga University recently played host to global New York based professional services firm Genpact in their Pool Campus Recruitment Drive on 26th March 2019. Headed by Kaziranga University’s Career Development & Placement Cell (CDPC), this drive saw 174 students from all over the region vie for Process Associate positions at Genpact India, to be placed in Kolkata, New Delhi, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Jaipur.

A total of 47 offers from Genpact were finally made available to the participating students, who joined the campus drive from JB College, Amguri College, CKB Commerce College, Mariani College, JDSG College (Bokakhat), N.N Saikia College (Mariani), Jorhat Central College, Sibsagar Commerce College, Kaziranga University among several other notable names.

With impressive placement achievements for students over the last few years, recruitment drives such as this are definitely in line with Kaziranga University’s mission of being a trusted and effective determinant for career development in the North East. Campus Pool Drives for other renowned corporates such as Tata Consultancy Services have also been held at Kaziranga University earlier.

As of March 2019, a total number of 75 companies have visited Kaziranga University for recruitment, with 409 offers being made to the students. It is a matter of pride for Kaziranga University to state that 350 of these offers were made to Kaziranga University students, with offers as high as Rs. 9 Lakhs per annum. Some of these companies include Byjus – The Learning App, Webskitters Technologies, RBL FinServe Ltd., OYO Rooms Ltd., JBMI Industries, Hiferk Technology, Aircon Elevators, among several other notable names. Students of the University have also been placed in international locations like Dubai. Three MBA students of the Batch of 2018 were placed at Emirates Healthcare, one of the largest healthcare operations in the Middle East, with an annual package of 5 lakhs per annum.

Over the last five years, the CDPC has placed more than 600 students across the School of Engineering & Technology (SET) and the School of Business (SOB) in renowned corporate houses, companies and firms all over India and in International locations. With unprecedented achievements in Placement in the region, Kaziranga University has definitely positioned itself as an un-challenged leader among private Universities in the region.

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MoU signed with Morigaon College on 16th March 2019

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between Morigaon College and Kaziranga University on 16th March 2019, focusing on student exchange programmes, conducting of events, seminars and workshops and facilitating exchange of academic resources.

This MoU was signed following a successful Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp at the college, attended by more than 150 students.

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Kaziranga University launches first and one-of-its-kind MBA in Event Management.

The School of Business (SOB) at the Assam Kaziranga University has launched a brand new MBA Programme in Event Management, a first-of-its-kind, campus-based, 2-year programme, to be conducted in association with the renowned Bangalore-based event management institute, team.i.

The programme was launched at a press conference held at the University premises on 22nd March, 2019, in the presence of the honourable Pro-Chancellor, Shri Basant Khetan, Vice Chancellor, Dr. P.K. Mishra, and Director, Ms. Rainy Khetan, along with Mr. Harisha Prabhu, Director and Vice President of DNA Entertainment Networks Pvt. Ltd., Mr. Arvind Jyot Sabhaney, CEO of team.i, and Prof. Srinivas Govindarajan, Founder of Vertical Limit Education and a visiting professor at the SOB.

team.i, has provided event management education to over 2,000 successful event managers over the years. With a 7-acre campus, team.i is the only dedicated academic event management campus in the country.  The institute has tied-up with DNA Entertainment Networks to bring in real-world capabilities to the field, which will now be available to students of the Northeast at Kaziranga University.

DNA Entertainment Networks is a pioneering and prestigious international event management company that manages some of the largest and most high profile events in the country, such as, the Indian Premier League, the Pro Kabbadi League, and the Indian Super League. Speaking at the conference, Mr. Harisha Prabhu remarked, “The Indian event management industry has a dearth of qualified event managers, and to make up for the demand, industry-aligned programmes such as this is the need of the hour.”

With classes scheduled to start in the autumn semester of 2019, the MBA in Event Management programme will be the eighth highly specialized MBA programme offered by Kaziranga University; the others being MBA in Hospital Administration, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Banking & Financial Services, Business Entrepreneurship & Management, Tourism Management, Construction & Urban Infrastructure Management, and MBA (General) with specializations in HR, Marketing, Operations, and Finance. 

In his reflection upon the event management industry in India, Dr. P.K Mishra, said, “In recent years, higher education has become more dynamic in nature and for serious aspirants of event management, a 2-year MBA is an appropriate programme to equip themselves with the required skills. In keeping with the global demand, Kaziranga University will award certificates to its students.”

Prof. Srinivas Govindrajan also added that the event management industry in India is witnessing unprecedented growth, and it is of vital importance that specialized MBA programmes such as this are offered to young students and professionals to keep them abreast of the standards of the industry.

The course, designed and delivered in association with team.i and DNA Entertainment Networks, will provide students with immense exposure into and knowledge of the industry through a curriculum that meets international standards. The aim of the programme is to create professionals with a sound foundation in the core event management subjects, with proficiency in theoretical knowledge and emphasis on marketing, media, events, and finance.

Students pursuing this course will be required to undertake the second year of their academic programme in Bangalore, where they will pursue industry internships in prominent event management agencies, such as, DNA Entertainment Networks, Phase 1 Events & Entertainment, Acme Events & Expo, and Wizcraft.

The launch of this MBA programme comes at an opportune moment where the event management industry in India is predicted to cross the INR 10,000 crore mark by 2020-21. With the key growth drivers of event management – digital activation, sports leagues, corporate events, and increased government marketing initiatives – coming to the Northeast, this programme at Kaziranga University aims at sending out skilled professionals into the sector. With such industry-aligned programmes, Kaziranga University is well on its way to achieving its mission of bringing global educational standards to Northeast India and fostering a strong academic foundation in the region.

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Three-day North East Sustainable and Inclusive Development Summit (NESIDS) on ‘Bio-Economy’ held at Kaziranga University

With the aim of driving policy and research with regard to sustainable and inclusive development in the North East region, Kaziranga University organized a three-day National Summit on Sustainable and Inclusive Development, with the theme, “Bio-Economy for Sustainable and Inclusive Development of North-East", in association with CSIR-NISTADS, one of India’s renowned policy research institutes on 6th, 7th and 8th March 2019.

The summit highlighted North East India as a critical area for the confluence of sustainable and inclusive development; effective policy execution for which would lead to an overall holistic growth of the region. In its second edition, NESIDS 2019 also provided a platform for experts to discuss, deliberate and arrive at a policy roadmap for sustainable and inclusive development of Northeast, with a focus on Bio-Economy. The first edition of this three-day summit (NESIDS 2018) was held at Kaziranga University in April 2018, bringing together intellectual minds from diverse academic as well as non-academic niches from all over India.

The sub-themes of NESIDS 2019 this year, included Global and Regional Perspectives of Bio-Economy, Biodiversity and Sustainable Bio-Economy and its potential in the North East, Entrepreneurship and Innovation in Bio-Economy, Women Empowerment, Skill Development and Agronomical Practices and Policies in relation to Sustainable Bio-Economy.

The inaugural session of the summit was held on 6th March 2019, in the presence of several distinguished guests and dignitaries. The Chief Guest at the Inauguration was Shri S.K Barua, Managing Director, Numaligarh Refinery Limited, with Guests of Honour Shri Bhaskar Baruah, Former Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India and Dr. G. Narahari Sastry, Director, CSIR-NEIST, Jorhat. The Keynote Address was delivered by Dr. P. Goswami, Former Director, CSIR-NISTADS. The programme also saw the presence of esteemed dignitaries such as Dr. T. Madhan Mohan, Advisor, Biotechnology Programme Management Cell, Dr. Ram Boojh, National Programme Officer, UNESCO Asia, Dr. P.K Mishra, Vice-Chancellor, Kaziranga University, Ms. Rainy Khetan, Director, Kaziranga University, along with several other prominent delegates and participants from all over the country.

More than 25 distinguished researchers and speakers from different sectors from across the country attended the summit and presented their research interests and findings, aiming to aid towards forming holistic policies for the development and sustainability of the North East. These premier organizations include Jawaharlal Nehru University, Jamia Milia Islamiya , NEDFi, UNESCO Asia, Balipara Foundation among several other notable names.

In the specific context of North East India, NESIDS 2019 highlighted the importance of inclusive development policies with special attention to bio-economy. The multi-disciplinary deliberations with inputs from dignitaries, researchers and scholars definitely contributed towards the highlighting of a number of novel and significant observations during the course of the three days of the summit, which saw eight thematic sessions.

The time to consider a policy on inclusive and sustainable development for the rapidly developing North East region has never been more pronounced, and Kaziranga University, along with CSIR-NISTADS is committed to the creation of tangible efforts to bring immediate and positive changes in the region. Through events such as these, both institutes of learning and research, have significantly enlarged the scope and delivery of higher education in the region, so as to meet the needs of an emerging India.

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Interactive Session by Shri Prahlad Pai held on 30th January 2019

 

An interactive session was held at Kaziranga University on 30th January 2019, with Shri Prahlad Pai, noted disciple of social reformer, philosopher and author, Shri Wamanrao Pai. Shri Prahlad Pai is known for leading the social, educational and secular non-profit organization - Jeevanvidya Mission, as the Life Trustee. He has pioneered a series of structured courses titled “Life Management”, “Key to Happy Family Life”, “Enjoy Stress” among several others, and has also created the Youth Mentoring webinar series titled “Pralhad Pai Speaks” on Youtube.

Shri Pai’s session at KU dealt with topics such as Power of Mind, How to Become Better Citizens, Importance of Taking Care of Health and body by Shunning Bad Habits like Consumption of Liquor, Drugs and more. 

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International Workshop in Civil Engineering Conducted at KU

 

The Department of Civil Engineering, Kaziranga University, organized the two-day International workshop on Advances in Sustainable Civil Infrastructure Development (IWASCID-2019) on January 22nd-23rd 2019 in the University campus.

The event brought together some 8 eminent speakers from 4 different countries including Malaysia, China, Australia and India to discuss in depth about the role of civil engineers in design and implementation of sustainable civil infrastructure. The possible developments, expansion of the capacity of existing infrastructures, addressing current and future development challenges and implementation of latest research in the various fields of civil engineering for high performance. It also provided a valuable networking opportunity and set the stage for further cooperation among the various government organizations and academic institutions in India and beyond.

The workshop began with opening remarks by the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering, Kaziranga University, the Chairman, Co-chairman, Chief Guest and Convener. The workshop then continued with interactive panel discussions, presentations and briefings on various topics of Civil Engineering. It concluded with a set of presentations of real world cases describing new and noteworthy initiatives relevant to the workshop theme, specifically on Alternative Road Construction Technologies, Portal Frame-Shaped Slope-Stabilizing Pile, Cyclically Loaded Pile Foundations, Structural Reliability of Movable Marine Assets, and Static and seismic active earth pressure on rigid retaining structures.

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