“If there is one thing to be reformed in education, it is the examination system” recommended the Radhakrishnan Commission. Over the time India has moved from examination to evaluation and now to assessment. The New Education Policy 2020 emphasizes on transforming assessment for optimizing learning and development of all students. To understand the practitioner’s perspective on assessment, DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organised National E- CONCLAVE on National Education Policy 2020: Transforming the Culture of Assessment Pattern on 26th February, 2021.
As a tradition of DAV, the session began with the chanting of the Gayatri Mantra. Ms. Kanika Duggal welcomed Sh. Ved Prakash, Vice -President (DAVCMC), former Chairman (UGC), Ms. Ritu Singh Sharma, Joint Secretary, CBSE, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM, Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal and all the esteemed Speakers of the day. The Guest of honour was Dr. Rama, Principal, Hansraj College, Delhi University. The session had a galaxy of erudite speakers which included Ms. Anuja Sharma, Principal, DAV Model School Chandigarh, Ms. Sarika Rahul Chopra, Head, St. Xavier’s High School, Gurugram, Mrs. Jayashree Khandekar, Principal, DAV Rao Harishchandra Arya Public School, Nagpur, Dr. Amlan Saha, Principal, The Sagar School, Rajasthan, Ms. Jyoti Sharma, Principal, Greenwood Public School, Gurugram, Ms. Sravani Rao, Vice- Principal, DPS International Saket, Delhi, Ms. Jyoti Dhaiya, Principal, DAV School NH-3, NIT, Faridabad, Mrs. Rupa Chakarvarty, Director, Suncity School, Gurugram.
IRS Ritu Sharma, Joint Secretary, CBSE acknowledged that the present Board Examinations have become high stakes with a lot of emphasis on marks. She highlighted the steps CBSE is taking to change this. Shri Ved Prakash ji explained that NEP-2020 focuses on – regular, formative and competency-based assessment, promoting learning and development of students and testing higher-order skills-analysis, critical thinking and conceptual clarity. The goal of NEP-2020 is to transform the culture of assessment.
The speakers mentioned that the pattern of examination has remained unchanged for a very long time. The main aim for students has become getting good marks. Society too gives preferential treatment to those who attain high marks. They opined that it is time that the main aim of examination should shift towards all-round development of students and stated that assessment should facilitate attainment of competencies specified in terms of learning outcomes in a holistic manner during teaching learning process. The session was very engaging and the queries of the audience were duly taken up by the speakers.
The session was concluded by calling on all stakeholders to work together for the successful implementation of NEP-2020 to fulfill the aspirations of 260 million students, their parents, teachers and the school system.
Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM congratulated the organizers of the event Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Registrar & Vice Principal and Dean FDP Cell, Dr. Meera Arora, Dean Student Support, Dr. Pooja Kaul- Dean- Innovation Cell, Dr. Juhi Kohli, HOD, BBA CAM Department and the whole team for coming up with this unique idea of holding this webinar on a very crucial topic which was the need of the hour. He appreciated the efforts of Dr. Ashima Tandon, Dr. Bhawna Sharma, Dr. Parul Nagi, Ms. Ritu Gautam, Ms. Pooja Gaur, Ms. Poonam Singh, Ms. Neha Sharma, Dr. Kavita Goyal, CA Bhawna Khatri, Dr. Ashish Goyal for their dedicated contribution and support.
Ms. Kanika Duggal, the moderator of the day concluded the session by expressing her sincere thanks to the technical team led by Mr Harish Rawat, Mr. Gaurav Kaushal & Mr. Sachin Narula for unwavering support and to Ms. Reema Nangia, Dr. Juhi Kohli and Ms. Vandana Jain for extending the media support. The webinar witnessed some great presentations from the speakers and was very well received by the audience.
Design thinking is a human-centred approach to innovation. To impart learnings using creativity which is the need of the hour, BBA Department of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organized a webinar on the topic “DESIGN THINKING: IMPORTANCE & PROCESS” on 24th February 2021. The illustrious speaker of the day was Prof. Dr. Neelam Saxena, Professor & Head of Amity Centre for Entrepreneurship Development, Amity University, whose wise words and forward thinking captivated everyone.
Dr. Neelam Saxena said that the creative capacity of the team can be enhanced by focusing on three core design thinking principles, or 3 E's: empathy, expansive thinking, and experimentation. It revolves around a deep interest in developing an understanding of the people for whom the makers are designing products or services. It helps employees to become more observant and develop empathy with customers.
The Design thinking pulls together what's desirable from a human point of view with what is technologically feasible and economically viable. She further emphasized on using the process to define the steps needed to tackle each project, and remember to hold all ideas and sketches throughout the process. Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director and Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal & Registrar, congratulated the whole team of BBA department for coming up with such brilliant ideas and organizing such a lively and enriching session on a topic which is the essence of today’s world.
Women empowerment and achieving gender equality is vital for the growth of any country. In the context of women and development, empowerment must include more choices for women to make on their own. Keeping this in mind Faculty Development Cell of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organised a Webinar on Women Empowerment “Under the Umbrella of Pink- Exploring Feminism” on 30th January 2021. The speaker for the day was Dr. Archana Bhatia, a renowned speaker, Mahilla Ratan Awardee and Record Holder (Asia and India Book of Records). She emphasised that to help empowering women we have to make them free from any kind of social and societal pressure. Let women grow; think and figure out their life on their own is the only mantra to bring women on an equal front as of men. We need to honour their presence and hard work.
In his opening remarks Principal Director Dr. Sanjeev Sharma stated that in order to empower women one should change his approach and let women shine in their work. Dr. Ashima Tandon, mentioned that in spite of several Government initiatives, the ultimate responsibility lies with the women, who have to fight for their rights. More than 500 faculty members, scholars, students and principals of various colleges and universities from India and abroad like Nigeria, Oman, Philippines, and Uzbekistan registered for the webinar. The session was organised with meticulous efforts of Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal and Convener Faculty Development Cell, Dr. Ashima Tandon, Dr. Parul Nagi, Ms. Kanika Duggal, Dr. Meera, Dr. Sunita Bishnoi, Ms. Neetu, Mr. Harish Rawat, Mr. Sachin Narula, Dr. Bhawna Sharma, Ms. Pooja Sachdeva, Ms. Ritu Gautam, Ms. Pooja Gour and Dr. Ashish. Webinar was a great success and well appreciated by all.
The incubation cell and the innovation cell in association with the IQAC department, of DAVIM organized a webinar on “power house to your dream” for the first year students of MBA/MCA and the final year students of all under graduate courses on 21st January 2021, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. The webinar was organized to give the students an insight of the strategies to turn their dreams into reality. Mr. Rajesh Kashyap, Founder and Corporate Trainer of Nityavasu Learnings, discussed about the approaches to become successful by planning and prioritising the tasks at hand. He also covered the various schemes of the Government of India which are available for the benefit of start up and the guidelines for the registrations required for a new business.
The members of the incubation cell, members of the innovation cell, final year students of all the under graduate and the first year students of MBA /MCA participated in the same. The session was organized so that the students can know the right way of preparing a business proposal for a startup along with suitable examples. The session was moderated by Ms. Ruchi Dhunna. She thanked Mr. Rajesh Kashyap, the speaker of the day for throwing light on the topic, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director and Dr. Ritu Arora, Vice Principal & Registrar for providing an opportunity to organize such a programme, Dr. Pooja Kaul, Dr. Meera Wadhwa, Dr. Sarita Kaushik, Dr. Sunita Bishnoi, Dr. Anjali Ahuja, Dr. Juhi Kohli, and Mr. Harish Verma, for providing their support for the successful conduct of the webinar and Ms. Reema Nangia for media coverage.
The MCA Department of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organized a two day induction program “AARAMBH” for MCA 22nd Batch on 4th & 5th Jan 2021. The session started with address by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAV Institute of Management who welcomed all the speakers & new students. He further added that in today’s world Information Technology be it Data Science, Data Mining or Artificial Intelligence plays an important role in every field of life.
The sessions had a galaxy of erudite speakers like Mr Mahesh Sharma, Founder & Chief Mentor, Know Your True Self, Research Academy, Ms Payal Khuurana, Corporate Trainer, Ms. Pooja Gupta, Happiness Coach, Social Reformer & Educator and Mohd. Azmat Siddique, Data Scientist, KVCH Pvt. Ltd. The speakers focussed on achieving personal excellence through self management. The speakers of the day 2 concentrated on the topic “How Data Science - a Fuel of 21st Century”. The speakers discussed the importance of Data Analysis, Artificial Intelligence, Python Language & Data Science.
The induction program was followed by a formal vote of thanks by Dr. Sarita Kaushik, HOD, Department of Computer Science & Applications. She thanked the esteemed speakers of the event, Principal Director Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Vice Principal & Registrar Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Dean Academics Dr. Neelam Gulati, IQAC Coordinator Dr. Anamika Bhargava, Dean Research & Innovation Cell Dr. Pooja Kaul for their consistent support. She appreciated her MCA team Ms. Priti Bali, Ms. Monica Khatri, Ms. Poonam Singh and MS. Geetika Khurana for their efforts in successful execution of this two day induction program. She also thanked Mr. Harish Rawat, Dr. Ashima Tandon ,Mr. Sachin Narula and Mr. Sameer Chopra for Technical support and Ms. Reema Nangia, Dr. Juhi Kohli and Ms. Vandana Jain for media coverage of the event.
The MBA Department of DAV Institute of Management,NH 3, NIT, Faridabad organized a two day induction program “Sanskaran for MBA 24th Batch on 23rd December and 24th December2020 from 11.00 AM to 2.00 PM. The session started with address by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAV Institute of Management who welcomed all the speakers and new students. He further added that DAVIM has more than 10 lakh alumni since inception and is channelizing the students’ skills to transform the world.Dr.Ritu Gandhi Arora Vice Principal gave her valuable insights and motivated students to put their best efforts in the coming two years.
The first speaker of the Day Dr. Himanshu Singh, Performance Coach 7 Geese,Canada talked about the skills that MBA graduates need to acquire in next two years to make themselves industry ready. The second speaker of the day Mr.ChanderJeet Yadav, senior VP-Sales, Alliances & Marketing ,TMW Fintech Pvt ltd talked about the mantras of success in corporate world. He further added that Strong Fundamentals, Knowledge, Hard work, Honesty, Sincerity, Integrity &Luck are the ingredients of success. Session three was taken by Dr. Ajay Garg, practising CS and Social Entrepreneur. He said that passing exams is just a cake walk but what is really important is the knowledge with which the students should exit from this education world.
The second day began with the welcome address by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director followed by the session of Mr.Aman Grover ,Heads of Apps Development ,Google India. He shared his seven lessons of life which are important to be successful. The second speaker of day two ,Mr. Birinder Juneja ,Area Sales Manager ,Roche Diabtes Care India Pvt. Ltd. emphasized on Interpersonal skills , presentation skills and setting up of short term and long term goals. Technical session three was taken by Mr. Rahul Ranbir ,Planning Manger, Nokia. He guided students to acquire technical and communication skills for connecting with the corporate world.
The session ended with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Meera Wadhwa HOD MBA Department. She thanked Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM and Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal DAVIM, for providing an opportunity to organize the induction program. She also thanked her colleagues in the department, Dr. Gurjeet Kaur, Dr. Bhawna Sharma, Dr. Priyanka Gaur , Dr. Parul Nagi, and Ms. Kamini for quick execution and unwavering support, Dr. Ashima Tandon and Mr. Harish Rawat for technical support and Dr. Hema Gulati , Ms. Reema Nangia, Dr. Juhi Kohli and Ms. Vandana for media support.
In today’s competitive landscape of business and careers, there is a fight for each and every vacancy.Therefore, BCA Department of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad took an opportunity to organized a webinar on – “Future Skills to boost employability” on 21st December’2020 under the auspices of Principal Director, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma and Vice Principal& Registrar, Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora. The aim of this webinar was to inculcate employability skills in future employees as per the need of the employers.
The illustrious speaker of the day was Mr. Gagan Singh,Founder of Gagan’s Winning Edge Persona Program – A Leadership & Persona Development Institute. He is a Devoted Academician,Leadership Trainer & Motivational speaker for “Empowering Your Ascent To Next Level”.He has conducted over 1 Million Interviews, 1 Lac Group Discussions & trained over 100,000 senior professionals globally and also associated with leading Global & Indian universities to conduct Leadership training programs for Professionals.
The session started with welcome address by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAV Institute of Management. He appreciated the efforts of BCA Department for organizing such a lively and enriching session which was the need of the hour. Principal sir emphasized that as it is dream of every student to get placed in top most organization and placement has become foremost necessity in today’s world. The webinar was moderated by Ms. Pooja Sachdev, Assistant Professor, HOD, BCA Department.
Mr. Gagan shared his insights for the employability skills which are required by a prospective employer . He said one must encompass extra-curricular activities as well as core skills.Hemotivated the students by emphasizing on differentkey qualities which an employer is looking in their future employees: a positive attitude, personal organization, time keeping, integrity and honesty, updated skills, interview skills, team working and flexibility.
The webinar was so audience friendly that the viewers got engaged by asking queries. The query session was handled by Ms. Ritu Gautam, Assistant Professor, BCA Department and all queries was answered by speaker. The session was concluded by Head of Department of BCA, Ms. Pooja Sachdev with a formal vote of thanks. She thanked Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM and Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal, DAVIM for motivating the team to come up with such ideas.Ms. Pooja Sachdev also thanked her colleagues in the department, Ms. Ritu Gautam, Ms. Deepika Pahuja, Ms. Pooja Gour, Ms. Sangeeta Bakshi for quick execution and unwavering support. She was also thankful to Dr. Ashima Tandon, Mr. Harish Rawat, Mr. Sachin Narula for technical Support and Dr. Hema Gulati, Ms. Reema Nangia for media support.
The B.Sc Hons. Computer science department of DAV Institute of Management, NH-3,NIT Faridabad organized a webinar on the topic “Futuristic Career opportunities in Autonomous Vehicle and Artificial Intelligence”, on Saturday 5th Dec 2020 from 12:00P.M to 2:00 PM, under the guidance of Principal Director, Dr Sanjeev Sharma and Vice Principal, Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora.
DAV Institute of management has always taken initiatives to connect with its learners in innovative ways and touch their lives. The main objective of the webinar was to share knowledge of the current scenario of technologies used in IT industries. It has helped in bridging gap between IT industries and students, which will help in preparing future IT professionals.The session started with Welcome address by Dr Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director DAV Institute of Management. He expressed his views on current pandemic scenario and how AI and Machine learning are rapidly changing our world and powering the fourth industrial revolution.
The webinar was moderated by Ms. Jyoti Ahuja.Our Experts of the day were Mr. Amit Bhatia, Sr. Manager, Cognizant Technologies Solutions and Ms. Vaishali Dixit, Project Manager, IBM India, who shared their insights on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence and covered the Futuristic career opportunities in Autonomous Vehicle industries.The query session was managed by Nakul Singh under the guidance of Ms. Pooja Goyal.The webinar was so audience friendly that viewers got engaged by asking several doubts which were effectively taken up by the speakers. The session ended with vote of Thanks proposed by Dr. Shobha Bhatia HOD Bsc Hons. Computer Science department. She thanked, Principal Director, Vice Principal, eminent speakers, whole team and audience.
The MBA Department of DAV Institute of Management,NH 3, NIT, Faridabad organized a webinar on the topic “Techno Funda Analysis” on Friday,4th December 2020 from 11.00 AM to 1.30 PM.
DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad has always taken initiatives to connect with its learners in innovative ways and touch their lives by discussing issues of real importance to them. The session started with welcome address by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director. He emphasized that in these Covidtimes world economies are affected badly and mankind has greatly suffered financially. Hence it is crucial to understand the importance of right investment, at the right time and at the right place. He further added that this topic Techno Funda Analysis will give a true picture of the stock market.
The speaker of the day was Mr.VarunAggarwal,MD and CEO profit Idea.He manages Portfolio's for HNI's (High Net Worth Individuals), advises client's across the globe on various investment opportunities and does wealth management for them.Mr.Varun pointed out that it is not our degree but our skill set that will help to analyses the stock market .He explained about stock selection and stock evaluation and by taking examples of Asian paints ,Titan,GAIL ,Dr.Reddy’s Lab and ITC he give practical insights on how to analyse the stock charts .The students and Faculty were highly benefitted by his session.Dr.Ritu Gandhi Arora Vice Principal gave her closing remarks about the webinar.
The session ended with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Dr.Meera Wadhwa HOD, MBA Department. She thanked Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM and Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal DAVIM, for motivating the team to come up with such endeavors. Dr. Meera Wadhwa also thanked all the members of the organizing team, Dr.Gurjeet Kaur, Dr. Bhawna Sharma, Dr.ParulNagi, Dr.Priyanka Gaur and Ms.Kamini for quick execution and unwavering support, Dr. Ashima Tandon, Mr. Harish Rawat and Mr Sachin Narula for their technical support , Dr. Hema Gulati and Ms.ReemaNangia for media supportand Mr. Ashish Goyal for extending administrative support for the webinar.
Youth is pollen that blows through the sky and does not ask why. To discuss the issues which the youth of the nation is facing, BBA(Industry Integrated) Department of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organized a webinar on – “Youth of India- Confident or Confused” on 28th November’2020 under the guidance of Principal Director, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma and Vice Principal, Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora.
The illustrious speakers of the day were Ms. Pooja Gupta, Founder- Soulful Living, Member- Inner Wheel Club, Faridabad, a Happiness Coach and a counselor as well as social reformer and Mr. Ravi Kalra, Founder- Earth Saviour Foundation, an internationally recognized NGO whose wise words and forward thinking address captivated everyone. The session started with welcome address by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAV institute of Management. He also appreciated the efforts of BBA (Industry Integrated) Department for organizing such a lively and enriching session on a topic which is the need of the hour to discuss the various issues of the youth of the nation. The webinar was moderated by Ms. Kanika Duggal, Assistant Professor, BBA(II) Department.
The speakers shared their insights that being raised in a conventional system holding high regards for tradition, most of the Indian Youth are now the driving workforce of multinational corporates. Despite the sharp cultural differences, India’s Youth have embraced the western culture, stayed coherent and now lead as pioneers of globalization owing to their unquestionable tolerance.
The generation of young people in India is witnessing a radical change that makes them confident of who they are. The time is ripe for them to come out of their comfort zone, take a plunge and make it large. They further emphasized that Youth of India is confident because they know where they are headed. But at the same time, the speakers added that younger generation is struggling hard to find its own niche.
The webinar was so audience friendly that the viewers got engaged by asking several doubts which were answered by the speakers. The session was concluded by Head of Department of BBA(Industry Integrated) Deptt, CA Alka Narula with a formal vote of thanks. She thanked Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM and Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal, DAVIM for motivating the team to come up with such ideas. CA Alka also thanked her colleagues in the department, Ms. Kanika, Mr. Prince Ahuja, Mr. Harish Verma for quick execution and unwavering support, Dr. Ashima Tandon, Mr. Harish Rawat, Mr. Sachin Narula for technical Support and Dr. Hema Gulati and Ms. Reema Nangia for media support.
Cyber security is the practice of defending computers, servers, mobile devices, electronic systems, networks, and data from malicious attacks. It's also known as information technology security or electronic information security.
Keeping in view the importance of the subject, the MCA Department of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organised a Webinar on Cyber Security Awareness on 7th Nov 2020 from 2.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m. The webinar was attended by around 100 participants.
The initial deliberation was given by Geetika Khurana Assistant Professor, MCA. The Webinar commenced with the welcome of guest and participants by Ms. Priti Bali Assistant Professor, MCA. The Principal Director Dr. Sanjeev Sharma addressed the audience and emphasized on our role on cyber attacks and safety measures that must be followed and he also congratulated Dr. Sarita Kaushik Head of MCA Department and her team Dr. Pooja Kaul, Ms. Monika Khatri and Ms. Poonam Singh for organising such a wonderful Webinar on a very relevant topic.
The Eminent & Distinguished speaker of the day was Mr. Karan Chhabra, Security Consultant, Infosys Bangalore. He had an experience of 6+ years in Cyber Security. He mainly focuses on the concept of cyber security, its importance and carrier in this field. He told that Cyber security is the practice of protecting systems, networks, and programs from digital attacks. These cyber attacks are usually aimed at accessing, changing, or destroying sensitive information; extorting money from users; or interrupting normal business processes. Implementing effective cyber security measures is particularly challenging today because there are more devices than people, and attackers are becoming more innovative.
The Webinar concluded with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Anamika Bhargava Associate Professor, MCA Department and IQAC Coordinator. The Webinar received an overwhelming response from the viewers.
COVID-19 has been a largely disruptive factor when it comes to the economics of India. Notably enough, the country had been experiencing a pre-pandemic slowdown economically, and the pandemic has magnified the pre-existing risks present in India’s economic outlook, as said by the World Bank. To make the students understand about the impact of lockdown on Indian economy, BBA Business Economics Department of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organized a webinar on “Impact of Lockdown on Indian Economy” on November 6, 2020 under the auspices of Principal Director, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma and Vice Principal, Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora.
The illustrious speakers of the day were Dr. Amita Rana, Associate professor, CISKMV, Pundri and Dr. Kamal Agarwal, Associate Professor, SRM University whose wise words and forward thinking captivated everyone. The webinar was monitored by a team of final year students of BBA(BE) Department who left no stone unturned to make the session a success. It was initiated by host Sunny Rathore and was moderated by Sarisha Buttan and Isha Choudhary.
Our experts shared their insights on the macro-economic challenges India faces and covered the fiscal measures the Indian Government has put in place. They further reviewed the current scenario, what more the Government can do, and emerging trends and predictions looking into 2021 and beyond, both from a general and sector-specific perspective.
The query handling session was managed by Shweta Baghel under the guidance of Dr. Sunita Bishnoi. The webinar was so audience-friendly that the viewers got engaged by asking several doubts which was answered by the speakers. The team behind the success of the event was Ashish Mehndiratta, Parminder, Jaspreet, Amisha and Hashita who worked under the able guidance of Dr. Sunita Bishnoi, Dr. Gurjeet Kaur, Ms. Archana Mittal and Ms. Akansha Sharma. The session was concluded by HOD of BBA (BE) Dept., Dr. Nidhi Turan with a formal vote of thanks.
The BBA (Computer Aided Management) Department of DAV Institute of Management, NH 3, NIT, Faridabad organized a webinar on the topic “LIFE GOALS – THE ROADMAP TO YOUR SUCCESS” in association with “SAMPOORNA ME” on Thursday 29th October, 2020 from 12.00 PM to 2.00 PM.
DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad has always taken initiatives to connect with its learners in innovative ways and touch their lives by discussing issues of real importance to them. The session started with welcome address by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAV Institute of Management. He said that goal setting is the first step in attaining success in life and it requires careful deliberations on the same. He also appreciated the efforts of the BBA CAM Department for organizing such a lively and enriching session on a topic which is very relevant to the youth of the nation.
The speaker of the day was Mr. Sandeep Narwal, who is a famous motivational speaker who has trained and transformed over 70 thousand people across India and has over 53.3 thousand you tube subscribers. The session was very well received by the audience as it was interactive and very lively. The session was concluded by CA Sunil Gupta, founder of “Sampoona Me” which is an organisation dedicatedly working to deliver health at the doorsteps. He offered free membership of the virtual health club being conducted by them in times of COVID-19 to the staff members and the students of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad.
The session ended with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Dr. (CS) Juhi Kohli, HOD, BBA CAM Department. She thanked Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM and Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal DAVIM, for motivating the team to come up with such ideas. Dr. Juhi Kohli also thanked her colleagues in the department, Ms. Neha Sharma, Dr. Kavita Goel and CA Bhawna Kharbanda for quick execution and unwavering support, Dr. Ashima Tandon and Mr. Harish Rawat for technical support and Dr. Hema Gulati for media support.
DAV Institute of Management, NH 3, NIT, Faridabad, under the patronage of DAV College Managing Committee organized National Webinar Discussion “Strategy for Effective Library Service during Covid19 Pandemic” on 15 Sept. 2020 which turned international with participation of many from abroad. The participants included Librarians, Assistant librarians, Library professionals, Professors and Assistant Professors of various Universities from across India. The objective of the event was to conceptualize Strategy for Effective Library Service during Covid19 Pandemic. As a tradition of DAV, the session began with the chanting of the Gayatri Mantra. Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM welcomed all the panelists of the day and thanked them for being a part of this event. Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal, DAVIM, gave the opening Remarks and welcomed Shri. Shiv Raman Gaur ji, Director Higher Education, DAVCMC, the chief guest of the day. In his address, he showed concern about reducing number of footfalls in libraries, a trend being observed.
The session was moderated by Dr. Parul Nagi, who welcomed the eminent speakers, Dr. P.N Bajpai, Deputy Librarian, J. C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad, Dr. Deep Singh, Librarian, Malviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur. Dr. Vinay Kanthola, Asst. Librarian, NIIT University, Neemrana and Dr. Vinod Kumar Jain, Sr. Library Information Assistant, Arun Jaitly Institute of Financial Management, Faridabad. The guests shared their views about the usefulness of library and its services. The event was an effort to bring together experienced professionals to discuss strategies for effective library management in challenging times like COVID- 19. The guests deliberated on the use of various information dissemination techniques such as personalized collections, online reference services, social networks, websites, and OPACs. The e-library concept, the remote access to library resources, availing the services of Govt. on-line libraries, repository of variety of contents in libraries, mobile apps for 24*7 access are some of the efforts made by institutions to maintain the popularity and accessibility of library in these new but challenging situation. Participants were issued e- certificate for participation. This event was live on DAVIM’s Face book Page.
The queries were taken up Dr. Meera Arora and Dr. Anjali Ahuja. Mr. Anwer Hussain gave the closing remarks and thanked Dr. Hema Gulati for media support, Dr. Anamika Bhargava, Dr. Rashmi Bhargava, Mr. Harish Rawat and team for technical support. Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM, congratulated the organizers of the event Mr. Anwer Hussain, Ms. Shweta Tiku, Mr. Sanjeev Kumar and Mr. Neeraj Bhardwaj for making this event successful. Dr. Sarita Kaushik concluded the session with a formal vote of thanks.
Arya Samaj Committee of DAV institute of Management, Faridabad organised a One-day Webinar on “आर्य समाज द्रष्टिकोण: धर्म और कल्याण” to discuss the role of Arya Samaj in the overall development of the society. As a tradition of DAVIM, the session began with the chanting of DAV Anthem. Ms. Vandana Jain, (Assistant Professor) welcomed the speaker of the day Sh. Satya Pal Arya Ji, Secretary ,DAV college Managing Committee , Sh. K. L. Khurana Ji President, Arya Pradeshik Pratinidhi Upsabha, Haryana, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM and Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal.
Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director DAVIM welcomed the guests and thanked them for being a part of this webinar. He also stated that Arya Samaj Committee has been constituted which conducts Havan Yajna every month by Faculty members and students so that Vedic Values can be inculcated in them. Sh. Satya Pal Arya Ji, Secretary, DAV cCollege Managing Committee, New Delhi, discussed the principles of Arya Samaj and emphasised upon the main aim of Arya Samaj, which is to promote values and practices based on the belief in the infallible authority of the Vedas.
Sh. K. L. Khurana Ji, President, Arya Pradeshik Prathinidhi Upsabha, Haryana congratulated DAVIM for encouraging such programs on Arya Samaj so that teachings of Arya Samaj can spread in the society. He also stated that how the teachings of Swami Dayanand Saraswati are important in the Education sector. Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director DAVIM, congratulated the members of the Arya Samaj Committee DAVIM, Dr. Bhawna Sharma (Treasurer), Ms. Vandana Jain and Ms. Archana Mittal (Mantri), for organising such an enriching session. The session was concluded by Dr.Bhawna Sharma, with a formal vote of thanks.
These are challenging times for individuals, organizations and economies alike. COVID -19 has forced us to digitally transform our places of work and education to be able to maintain the connection with our stakeholders. In these challenging times, DAV Institute of Management created an interactive platform which would enable students and academicians to interact with the Industry stalwarts through a Three Day web-talk series “MANTHAN: Churning of Ideas” to discuss “The impact of COVID 19 on Industries , how the businesses jumped back and the related impact on Present and Future Placement Scenario in India.
DAVIM holds the Vision of building a cohesive educational- industrial ecosystem that is geared up to actively drive growth in the aftermath of the current crisis. The session was organized with this vision in mind and aimed at providing the knowledge and experience needed by the students to be accustomed to the industry requirements during social disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
As a tradition of DAV, the session began with the chanting of the Gayatri Mantra. Dr. Juhi Kohli (FCS) welcomed the Honourable Minister of State for Industry and Commerce, Shri Som Prakash Kainth ji, the Chief Guest of the day, Padma Vibhushan, Prof. Man Mohan Sharma ji, Former Director University of Chemical Technology, Mumbai, Shri Shiv Raman Gaur ji. Director Higher Education, DAVCMC, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM, Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal and all the Esteemed Speakers of the day.
Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM welcomed all the eminent guests and panelist of the day and thanked them for being part of this event. He congratulated the organizers of the event Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Registrar & Vice Principal, Dr. Anamika Bhargava (IQAC Coordinator), Dr. Sarita Kaushik (NAAC Coordinator), Dr. Meera Arora ( Dean Student Support), Dr. Pooja Kaul- Dean- Innovation Cell, Dr. Gurjeet Kaur (Dean Outreach Programme) Mr. Harish Verma and Ms. Ruchi Dhumma from TDCC for coming up with this unique idea of holding this webtalk series on a very crucial topic which was the need of the hour in these challenging times.
Sh. Shiv Raman Gaur with his motivational words congratulated DAVIM team and said that he believes that the efforts of the institute in organizing such Industry Academia interface will definitely make it one of the most sought after institute in the country. Further reading out the message of worthy president of DAVCMC Padam Shree Sh. Punam Suri ji , he said that following the legacy of DAVCMC , DAVIM has been putting lot of efforts in serving the society by providing quality education and also gearing up for the change in these challenging times. He hoped and wished that the session will enlighten the students about the instantaneous changing needs and challenges of the industry, so that, the team of educational leaders, academicians and placement staff can develop just-in-time resources and services to help address these industry requirements.
Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora presented the message of the Chief Guest of the day Sh. Shri Som Prakash Kainth ji, Honorable Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, wherein he congratulated the DAVIM fraternity for organising the much needed discussion with the Industry speakers as their valuable inputs and requirements will open new avenues for our budding graduates in these tough times. Prof. Manmohan Sharma on a very positive note motivated the students that the upcoming challenges will definitely open new paths and opportunities for them and it all depends on their endeavor to learn and accept the change.
Mr. Rahul Khajuria Sr. Director & Global Head of Drug Safety System & Analytics, United Therapeutics focused on the creation of Business continuity plan ready to adapt itself in any abrupt situation. He further emphasized that as the method of communication, the type of information will change so the virtual innovation will take up the world over. Mr. Mahesh Sachdeva CEO& MD of Fuji Gemco Pvt. Ltd shared his views on the creativity and innovation which needs to be imbibed in the students at the Institute level by the faculty members. He said that the institutes need to produce managers as per the requirement of industry as now the placement of a student will be primarily based on knowledge, information and training being given to him at his institute level. For this the faculty has to revisit and recreate themselves to meet this need.
Further Mr. Varinder Kumar Verma Head of Talent Acquisition & HR Transformation, Maruti Suzuki India Limited said that students need to focus on learnability, agility and adaptability to change. They must be trained for leadership magnetism so as to be ready for navigating the future challenges. Mr. Amit Arora, AVP Transitions, EXL Services India (P) Limited, said that industry is looking for specialists so the budding graduates need to put all their efforts in being specialized in area of their excellence. Mr. Pradeep Mohanty, MD, Sledge Hammer Oil Tools Pvt. Limited focused on the viewpoint that the upcoming business man , entrepreneurs must be hardworking and disciplined so as to cope up with these challenging times. Ms. Nikita Celly, Senior Manager, Corporate HR, Escorts Limited said that the youth of today must be open to learning and experiencing every opportunity being offered to them. The session was concluded by Dr. Juhi Kohli with a formal vote of thanks.
Day 2 of the webinar was commenced with deliberations given by Dr. Rashmi Bhargava (Dean Holistic Cell) followed by the welcome address by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma (Principal Director, DAVIM). The noteworthy resource persons for the day were Mr. Anupam Hans (Head HR Corporate Functions, Cipla), Mr. Ashok Kumar (Global Director, HCL Technologies Limited), Mr. Mohit Saxena (Vice President – HR, Sterlite Power), Mr. Narender Rawat (Assistant Vice President, Genpact), Mr. J.P Malhotra (President, DLF Industries Association), Mr. Praveen Rana (Co-founder & Director, Prismagic Solutions), Mr. Kusumandhar Pandey (Head HR, MphRx) and Prof. Tejinder Sharma (President, Haryana Commerce & Management Association).
The session was unquestionably thought provoking and a lot of brainstorming was done by eminent speakers. Mr. J.P Malhotra shared his views on Industry Perspective – Pre & Present Covid-19 where he talked about COVID mantras, rules and challenges in the new normal. Mr. Narender Rawat focused on the need to develop creative and innovative skills in order to run a long race in industry. Mr. Mohit Saxena shared his personal experiences related to industrial challenges at the times of Covid-19 through riveting stories. Mr. Ashok Kumar threw light on role of digitalization in the challenging times. Mr. Anupam Hans reflected on the significance of emotion well-being and Covid-19’s positive side. Whereas, Mr. Praveen Rana showed his concern for skill upgradation and wide networking. Prof. Tejinder Sharma gave insights on industry academia gap. Mr. Kusumandhar Pandey talked about health, emotional well-being and positivity.
The query handling session was managed by Dr. Anjali Ahuja, Dr. Dhrity Gulati, Dr. Parul Nagi & Dr. Nidhi Turan and media coverage was done by Dr. Hema Gulati, Ms. Archana Mittal and Ms. Akansha Sharma. The session was concluded by Dr. Rashmi Bhargava with a formal vote of thanks.
On this concluding day i.e. day 3, as a ritual of DAV, session began with chanting of Gayatri mantra and formally commenced with initial deliberations by Ms Kanika Duggal. It was followed by welcome address by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma (Principal Director DAVIM) .On behalf of DAVIM, he welcomed all eminent resource persons, panelists of the day and also expressed gratitude towards Padam Shree Dr. Punam Suri (President ,DAVCMC New Delhi) and Sh. Shiv Raman Gaur (Director Higher Education, DAVCMC New Delhi). He also acknowledged the efforts of notable organizers for this event Dr. Ritu Arora Gandhi( Registrar &Vice Principal), Dr. Anamika Bhargav (IQAC coordinator), Dr. Sarita Kaushik (NAAC Coordinator),Dr. Meera Wadhwa (Dean Student Support), Dr. Pooja Kaul (Dean Innovation cell), Dr. Gurjeet Kaur (Dean Outreach Program), Mr Harish Verma (TDCC) , Ms. Ruchi Dhunna (TDCC) and Mr. Sachin Narula (NSS Coordinator).
Dr. Sanjeev Sharma highlighted that DAV Institute of Management is standing as a pioneer institution in holding such a grand Industry Academia Interface Discussion during today’s challenging times. This idea would help the education institutions to bridge the gap between the industry and academia. He also emphasized the fact that it is necessary to learn from all learned resource persons to design the curriculum judicially which would efficiently satisfy all the industry needs not only today but also in the future. He also expressed his concern towards the recruitments in rural India which is a big market for many of the products and dragged the attention of all industry officials for the development.
Technical session-1 began with knowledgeable panelist Mr. Nandan Pandit, Founder of Vixita People Solutions, who focussed on state of job market in post pandemic era. He also mentioned two fundamental changes in today’s scenario- nature of work and the movement from trinity to unity. Mr. Gyanendra Kumar Pandey, Assistant VP, /Head HR, CBO Sales and Solutions at Tata Consultancy Services rightly said that the disruptions are the part of life and we have to learn how to diversify and upgrade ourselves as the nature of jobs is going to change. He also focused on E-shape learning and resilience to handle the present situation. Mr. P. Sunil Kumar, currently working as SCM –Logistics and Operating in- charge for Finished Goods, Logistics and Distributions of India’s largest Aluminium Producer – Vedanta Ltd shared his views on key transformation like Industry 4.0 and Supply chain 4.0 stating that we are moving towards the smart factory which are cyber physical using latest technologies like IOT, AI, Block Chain and many more. Technical session -2 began by inviting dynamic panelist Ms. Meghanshi Gupta working as an Assistant Manager – HR in Global Growth, Faridabad. She shared her views on various challenges and opportunities in front of industries in this pandemic Scenario. Ms. Gunjan Saini, working in Group Learning and Global Facilitator Management, Capgemini, focused on some most demanding area like data analytics, Cloud computing, cyber security and digital marketing. Mr. KawalJeet Jawa, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Daikin Air conditioning India Pvt. Ltd. focused on the opportunities available for students and also guided them how to imbibe the skills to adapt, survive and sustain in this new normal. Dr. Ashwani Bhalla, Professor, SCD Govt. College, Ludhiana and President Punjab Commerce and Management Association, Ludhiana, Punjab shed the light on the concept of B2B means back to basics and shared his vision to make synergetic rethinking for developing new ecosystem.
The session was concluded by Dr. Ritu Arora by reading the Valedictory Address of DHE, DAV College managing Committee Sh. Shiv Raman Gaur. The query handling session was managed by Dr. Ashima Tandon and Ms. Priyanka Gaur and media coverage was done by Dr. Hema Gulati, Ms. Pooja Sachdev and CA Alka Narula while technical support was provided by Mr. Harish Rawat and Mr. Gaurav. The session was concluded by Ms. Kanika Duggal with formal vote of thanks.
Every year July 26 is celebrated as ‘Kargil Vijay Diwas’ to remember the success of Operation Vijay in 1999 Kargil War. This year marked 21st anniversary of India’s victory and it is a moment of great pride for every citizen of this country. To pay respects to the Jawans who sacrificed their lives on the battlefield, SARFAROSH – The Patriots Club of DAV INSTITUTE OF MANAGEMENT, FARIDABAD organized a Web talk on “Know Your Heroes”. The esteemed speakers of the day who illuminated the event with their intriguing experiences were Col. D V Sheoran, Col. Deepak Singh, Sqn. Ldr. Ankur Naik and Major Vikrant Khare. Col. D V Sheoran shared the life experiences of a soldier and motivated students to join Indian Army. Col. Deepak Singh focused on his bitter sweet experiences of Kargil War 1999. Sqn. Ldr. Ankur Naik motivated the viewers by sharing his experiences through riveting stories. Whereas, Major Vikrant Khare astonished the virtual audience by connecting Army experiences with civil life. 1000 plus viewers within an hour and chat box flooded with queries were the evidence of event’s success.
“Knowledge and education never grow old rather it beautifies and nourishes itself and spreads its luminous light everywhere”
Certainly, education is one such epitome of oneness, progression advancement and universal brotherhood. It unites people, nations and world as a whole.
Creating a bond between educators and students, it holds a life-long relationship and records the journey of mutual exchange of knowledge as well as wisdom. DAVInstitute of Management whose foundation was laid under the aegis of DAV College Managing Committee, follows the maxim of spreading the light of knowledge and stand as a torch bearer of a progressive society and nation. In order to revisit the lives of the alumni of our esteemed institution, the alumni association committee organized alumni meet named“A TRIP TO NOSTALGIA” on the virtual platform.
The history of DAVIM speaks for itself with its apparent anecdotes of success and learning in all spheres of education. DAVInstitute of Management hall of fame includes successful managers,IT professionals and students spreading their wings across the world to pursue higher professional studies.
The Initial deliberation of the session was done by Dr. Dhrity Gulati who welcomed our honorable Principal Director, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma. He congratulated and welcomed the alumni to join in for an unforgettable journey to the memory lane, motivating and applauding the endeavors of all the faculty members for organizing such one of its kind, virtual meet with the Alumni.It was followed by the opening remarks of highly revered Vice Principal and Registrar Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora. Her words of wisdom marked the initial development of the Alumni meet.
This progress took us to hear touching video “Walking down the memory lane”. It enabled the entire faculty and students to revisit the times where they all were together and worked as one whole united entity. In DAVIM, the one who enters the ingress of the institution, experiences overall holistic development. It was an over - whelming moment equally for everybody.
The programme was conducted in three phases. The introduction of the guests was done by Dr. Rashmi Bhargava, Dr. Dhrity Gulati and Ms. Priyanka Gaur.The alumni were welcomed to share their wonderful experience during their college learning years.The speakers included professionals who have left a mark in their respective fields.Dr. Rajiv Mehta, Chairman, NIAM Educational Foundation, Dr. Pavwan Chhabra, National Sales Head (Aditya Birla Capital Ltd), Dr. Rahul Nanda, Consultant and Advisor (Food and beverage industry), Mr. Anish Batta, Entrepreneur), Mr. Ankush Gupta, Vice President, Accenture. Mr. Nitin Gupta, Consultant, TCS, Mr. TarunChhahariya, AGM, IDBI bank, Mr. Yogveer Singh Lamba, Technical officer(CCN Dept, NIT Kurukshetra), Ms. Latika Joshi, Agra Khan Education service, Tanzania, Mr. Rakesh Mehta, Owner, Astral Education. – to name a few.Ms. Khushboo Gupta, Senior Manager, Adobe; Ms. Preeti Bhargava, Specialist (talent acquisition), Accenture; Mr. Vikram Dhawan, Head of Institute, VLCC Institute of beauty and nutrition, Faridabad; Mr. Vishal Vishkarma, Software Engineer, Wipro; Ms. Swati Sharma, Assistant Professor Jagannath Institute – they all were part of this out of the box event who have also achieved great heights in their fields. They all interacted with aspiring students to motivate them to take up varied career opportunities.
To add up some sparkle to the event, a FUN ACTIVITY was conducted with our Alumni. It was a refreshing experience for all.
The programme reached its denouement with a vote of thanks by Dr. Meera Wadhwa, Convener – Alumni Association Committee. She applauded the combined efforts of all the faculty members and the alumni who came together at a common platform to share their experiences and made this event a huge success. The institution looks forward to organize such felicitations and meets in future as well.
DAV Institute of Management had organized National E- Panel Discussion Series on “Unlocking Higher Education: Digital Transformation” from 16th July to 18th July 2020. It will be one of its kind event where series of panel discussions in which Hon’able Vice Chancellors of various universities, Pro-vice chancellors , Principals and senior faculty members of institutes of repute will focus to extend the support for students’ success in a fully remote teaching and learning environment during the unprecedented COVID-19 situation across India. The objective of the event is to conceptualize the transformation in Indian Higher Education System during COVID-19 and in New Normal Environment. The event is an effort to bring together bright minds through idea-focused panel discussions, and on a wide domain of Student Experience, to foster learning, inspiration and thought provoking conversations that matter. We believe expert’s voice would be a critical addition to the existing world of knowledge related to this field.
The theme for 16th July 2020 was ”ICT and Blended Learning : A new face of Education System”. The Initial deliberation of the session was done by Dr. Rashmi Bhargava (Dean Holistic Development) who welcomed all the panelist of the day. Sh. Prabodh Mahajan (Vice President DAVCMC) congratulated all for realizing the need of the current situation and coming forward with a unique idea of organizing the much needed E- Panel discussion series. Sh. Shiv Raman Gaur, Director Higher Education, DAVCMC and Patron of the E- Panel Series said that although online teaching is the need of the day but somehow in one way or other we need to have the physical class to have great learning impact. Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM welcomed all the panelist of the day and thanked them for being part of this event. He congratulatedthe organizers of the event Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Dean- FDP Cell , Dr. Sunita Bishnoi- Dean- Research Promotion Cell, Dr. Pooja Kaul- Dean- Innovation Cell, Dr. Ashima Tandon- Dean E-content and LMS Cellfor coming up with this unique idea of holding E- panel Discussion in these challenging times. Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal and Registrar, started with explaining the theme of the day one and mentioned that for successful unlocking of the Higher Education, ICT and Blended Learning have a crucial role to play in time to come.
The Chief Guest of the day Sh. Raj Nehru, Vice Chancellor, SVSU, focused on the need of a paradigm shift in our thinking about teaching and learning to create an enabling environment for learning with technology. Dr. Juhi Kohli (ACS), Moderator of the event introduced all the panelist of the Day to the participants. The speakers of the day were Dr. Rakesh Sharma, IFS Officer, Dr. Sanjeev K. Sharma, Vice Chancellor, Mahtama Gandhi central University, Motihari , Prof. Parvinder Singh, Controller of Examination, Panjab University, Chandigarh,Dr. Yog Raj, Punjabi University, Patiala , Prof. Sultan Singh, Director, Department of Business Admisnistration, CDLU, Sirsa, Prof. Karam pal narwal, Director, Higher School of Business, GJU, Hissar and Prof. Sanjay Dhingra, University School of Management Studies, GGSIPU, Delhi.
Dr. Rakesh Sharma Shared his views on the changing role of teacher with the use of ICT and blended learning. He said that switch over to online education is not by choice rather it has been forced over all the stakeholders by the prevailing pandemic situation. He also suggested Dr. Gaur to come up with at least two week progarmme here in teachers may be trained to be Technology friendly.
Dr. Karampal, said that there is a difference between online teaching and teaching online. These are two pole part things as online teaching requires lot of infrastructure and trained faculties. He focused on various challenges faced by different stakeholders be it teachers, Parents, students or government. Dr. Yograj shared his view said that India is a country wherein 80 % of the population is deprived of food and basic amenities and 20% are well equipped with gadgets so in country like India online education is not possible. He also said that education is not only about turning the pages of the book but also about meeting people and learning new things.
Dr. Sanjeev K. Sharma,V.C on a very positive note said that Indian higher education needs to think positively rather than materialistically. He emphasized that thinking is not only bound to online or offline as the situations may come and go , what is important is the learning. Dr. Sanjay Dhingra rightly said that teachers have adapted with the change of shift from offline to online teaching but the teachers need to put more of efforts to make class interactive. Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director raised the issue of unequal divide of education and said that different views and policies and viewpoints are being given by central and state government but their must be adoption of one nation one policy. The discussions held will definitely pave the way for the future of Higher Education in India. In times to come the use of ICT and blended learning will change the face of education. With these words the session was concluded by Dr. Anamika Bhargava (Coordinator IQAC) with the vote of thanks.
The theme for July 17, 2020 was “Digital Transformation of Higher Education: Challenges & Opportunities”. After the initial deliberations of the session by Dr. ParulNagi(Dean Cultural Committee) who gave glimpse of DAVIM and welcomed the reputed panelists of the day, the message of the Chief Patron, Padmashree Shri Punam Suri, President DAVCMC was read by Shri. Shiv Raman Gaur, Director Higher Education, DAVCMC and Patron of the E- Panel Series in which he congratulated and appreciated that institute is carrying forward the legacy of DAV College Managing Committee by supporting society and government both in making policies for the education industry as well as for academic fraternity and that he has a hope and believe that the results of this Panel discussion will bring out finest opportunities for higher education institutions, academic leaders, academicians, professionals and researchers of various disciplines from all over the India to share and express their views, discuss the practical challenges encountered and the solutions. Shri. Shiv Raman Gaur also appreciated yesterday’s event and said that today’s theme of digitalization will impart knowledge about the challenges and opportunities we will come across in this situation. Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM welcomed all the panelist of the day and thanked them for being part of this event. He also congratulated the organizers of the eventDr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Dean- FDP Cell, Dr. Sunita Bishnoi- Dean- Research Promotion Cell, Dr. Pooja Kaul- Dean- Innovation Cell, Dr. Ashima Tandon- Dean E-content and LMS Cell for coming up with this unique idea of holding E- panel Discussion. Dr. Pooja Kaul, Dean- Innovation Cell initiated the session with explaining the theme of the day two and mentioned that for successful unlocking of Higher Education, digital transformation is the need of the hour
The Guest of Honour Dr. N.K. Uberoi, Vice President DAVCMC shared his views on importance of faculty development, freedom, utopia and learning. The Chief Guest of the day, Dr. VineyKapurMehra, Vice Chancellor - Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, National Law Univ., Rai,Haryana accentuated the new dimensions of creativity for students. Ms. Kanika Duggal (Asst. Professor), Moderator of the event introduced all the panelist of the day to the participants. The eminent speakers of the day were Prof. R.S. Bawa, Pro Chancellor - Chandigarh University, Prof. Rajender K. Anayath, Vice Chancellor - DCRUST, Murthal, Haryana, Prof Arun Kumar, Chair Person - Dept. of Hydro &Renewable Energy, MNRE, IIT Roorkee, Prof. G.S. Brar, Assistant Director Higher Education, Dept. Govt. of Punjab, Prof. Tejinder Sharma, Department of Commerce, KUK, Kurukshetra and Prof. Ashwani Bhalla, SCD Govt. College, Ludhiana &President PCMA Ludhiana, Punjab.
Dr. R. S. Bawa emphasized on Technology, Innovation and Flexibility. Also, he mentioned that the concentrated effort of all the sections of the society is required and training of teachers and students is the demand of the time. Dr. G.S. Brar, showed his concern for govt. sectors who are not competent with technology and said that Covid -19 is a good opportunity to upgrade the system. Dr. Rajender K. Anayath threw light on digitalized post Covid-19 scenario and urged to learn digital technology. In his words, “Teacher robot will prepare the questions and evaluate. Research papers will be published by robots”. Dr. Tejinder Sharma focused on the need to enable and empower both faculty and students in the tough times such as this. Prof. Arun Kumar focused on the need of revolution in content development and suggested to use moodle as it contains many features to evaluate the students ‘performance.
Dr. Neelam Gulati, Dean Academics – DAVIM, foregrounded the key points of Day 2’s discussion and concluded the session by extending polite vote of thanks.
The Theme for 18th July 2020 was “The Pedagogical Innovations in Higher Education – A shift from offline to online”. In Initial deliberation, Dr Bhawna Sharma (Asst. Professor) threw light on the 23 years long Journey of DAVIM and the efforts been put in by the Institute in the field of education during the COVID- 19 outbreak.
Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, Principal Director, DAVIM welcomed all the distinguished panelists of the day and congratulated the organizers of the event: Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora- Dean FDP Cell, Dr. Sunita Bishnoi-Dean-Research Promotion Cell, Dr. Pooja Kaul- Dean Innovation and Add on Courses, Dr. Ashima Tandon- Dean E-content and LMS Cell for conducting the E- Panel Discussion. According to Dr. Sharma after the deliberation, the conclusions drawn would be passed on to the various appropriate authorities for further course of action.
Dr. Sunita Bishnoi (Dean- Research Promotion Cell) very well explained the theme of the day and showed her concern for the present situation. She elaborated the takeaways of the last 2- days of discussion.
Dr. Ashima Tandon, (Dean- E-content and LMS cell) moderator of the day, introduced all the panellists of the day to the audience : Dr. Vikas Nath - Director BVIMR (New Delhi), Prof. Ravinder Kumar - Dean Faculty of Social Science Jamia Milia Islamia University (New Delhi), Dr. Raj Kumar Mahajan- Registrar GNA University, Phagwara, Punjab , Prof. Pradeep K. Ahlawat - IMSAR (MD University, Rohtak), Prof. Jyoti Rana – Dean, SFMSR & DSW, Shri Vishkarma University (Haryana), Dr. Namita Rajput – Associate Professor at Shri Aurobindo College (Delhi University) & Dr. Neeraj Chandok - CEO Building Block Customer Services.
Dr. Jyoti Rana discussed that in taxonomy of online education, there is a need to understand the learning, management, course delivery part, demand and inclination towards short term courses or skill-based courses. She focused on the 3Rs, Re-strategising the whole situation, Re-imaging the whole operating order of the education and Re-defining the value proposition
Dr. Vikas Nath said that the things are changing fast as there are various new software being introduced to help the teachers and students. AICTE is also offering various schemes to upgrade the infrastructure of the institutions.
Prof. Pradeep K. Ahlawat focused on the technological innovations and improvisation as it has always brought improvement in life of human beings. Universities, UGC, AICTE and other statutory bodies also need to redesign curriculum to be imparted technologically.
Dr. Namita Rajput drew the attention of everyone towards the challenges in front of the universities as every institution is not fully equipped with the facilities for effective teaching and evaluating the outcome. Head of the institutions should move further for MOUs with IT organisations.
Dr. Raj Kumar Mahajan emphasised on the challenges during pandemic like admissions and start of classes. Training of teachers and students as per technological need as well as Health and Hygiene condition are the requirement of the new system. He talked about CoCube software that could be the solution for conducting online examination in an effective way.
Dr. Ravinder Kumar discussed about conducting the online examination, a challenging task due to lack of facilities. Even conducting offline exam is also a big challenge due to lack of space and issue of social distancing. He suggested that Google classroom can be used for online test, online quizzes, and online viva voce and emphasised that it should be a balanced approach for the online mode.
Dr. Neeraj Chandok talked about how 21st century classroom learners are different from 20th century learners. He focused on the 3E’s namely Education, Engagement and Entertainment. The students are made to feel valued and there must be strong bond between the teacher and the learner.
On behalf of the audience, Dr. Hema Gulati (Dean- Curriculum Coordination), Dr. Gurjeet Kaur ( Dean -Out Reach Programmes), Dr. Anjali Ahuja (Dean -Training Programmes) raised relevant queries from the chat box and Facebook in front of the panelist. All the panelist effectively and efficiently handled the queries.
Sh. Shiv Raman Gaur, Director Higher Education, DAVCMC summed up the 3-days E- Panel Discussion Series on a very positive note by saying that the discussion held in these days have landed up to maximum possible solutions and guidelines in the direction of online education . He emphasised that there is a difference between online teaching and teaching online and so the teaching fraternity needs to put in their best efforts for bridging the gap and getting effective results.
Dr Sarita Kaushik, (NAAC- Coordinator) in her concluding remarks acknowledged and admired all the panelist, organizers and all the team members with a formal vote of Thanks.
The IQAC in Collaboration with Innovation Cell of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organized a Webinar on Ease of Living – “The Goal of Citizen Centric Governance” on 10th July 2020 from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. The webinar was attended by around 100 participants.
The initial deliberation was given by Dr. Pooja Kaul, Dean Innovation Cell. The Webinar commenced with the welcome of guest and participants by Dr. Anamika Bhargava, IQAC Coordinator. The Principal Director Dr. Sanjeev Sharma addressed the audience and emphasized on the standard of living of people in today’s environment and he also focused that it is basically the ease by which people living in a time or place are able to satisfy their needs and/or wants. The guest of honour Sh. Shiv Raman Gaur, Director Higher Education, DAVCMC, New Delhi congratulated DAVIM for organising such a wonderful Webinar on a very relevant topic
The Eminent & Distinguished speaker of the day was Sh. Sarvesh Kaushal, Former Chief Secretary, Govt. of Punjab. He has been the Special Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister of Punjab. He has also been served himself in Indian Police Service & Indian Administrative Service. He has also attended many District & National Training Programs. He focused on sustainable development and goals of sustainable development. He talked about major issues of ease of living in rural and urban areas. He focused on four pillars of ease of living index – Institutional, economic, social and physical. The Webinar concluded with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal & Registrar. The Webinar received an overwhelming response from the viewers.
The DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organized a National Webinar on Managing Stress and Mental Health during challenging times on 30th June 2020 at 11.00 to 1.00pm. The Principal Director Dr. Sanjeev Sharma gave the initial deliberation and addressed the audience with his enriching and enlightening words. He emphasized how effectively one needs to manage stress in these tough times of COVID-19. He congratulated the organizing team Dr. Neelam Gulati (Dean- Academics and Centre for Environment), Dr. Anamika (IQAC Coordinator), Dr. Meera Wadhwa (Dean- Student Support), Dr. Gurjeet Kaur, (Dean- Outreach Programme), Dr. Rashmi Bhargava, (Dean- Holistic Growth) for taking a step forward in organizing such insightful webinar for all of us. The Opening Remarks were given by Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal and Registrar, DAVIM. There were four technical session in the webinar whereby one after another speaker added their insightful experiences and valuable suggestions for the participants.
The first technical session was taken up by Mr. Rajiv Chawla (Chairman, IAMSME OF INDIA),followed by Dr. Anubha Walia (Director – Prism Trainings and Consultancy) taking up the second technical session. Further Dr. Pankaj Gupta (President, Indian Institute of Health Management and Research University presided over the third technical session and lastly Dr. Jaya Sukul, HOD, Psychology, QRG Hospital concluded the fourth technical session. The Speakers of the day focused on how effective stress management helps you break the hold stress has on your life, so you can be happier, healthier, and more productive. The ultimate goal is a balanced life, with time for work, relationships, relaxation, and fun—and the resilience to hold up under pressure and meet challenges head on. But stress management is not one-size-fits-all. That’s why it’s important to experiment and find out what works best in general. They suggested that one must do a bit to manage stress like accepting that there are events that you cannot control, exercise regularly to remain fit, Eat healthy and well-balanced meals , Learn to manage your time more effectively ,Set limits appropriately and learn to say no to requests that would create excessive stress in your life, Make time for hobbies, interests, and relaxation, Get enough rest and sleep ,recover from stressful events , Don't rely on alcohol, drugs, or compulsive behaviors to reduce stress, Seek out social support ,Spend enough time with those you enjoy, Be assertive instead of aggressive , Learn and practice relaxation techniques.
The webinar received an overwhelming response from the viewers and as such the chat box was full of queries which were presented by Ms. Kanika Duggal and Ms. Neha Sharma. The Session concluded by vote of thanks given by Organisers.
The Student Welfare Department of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad organised a National Webinar on ‘Positive Psychology and Mental Health’ on 29th June 2020 at 11.30 to 1.00pm. The Chief Organizer of the webinar was Ms. Reema Nangia Sr. Counsellor and Student Welfare Officer. The webinar was attended by 300+ participants. The guest of honor Dr. Ramesh K. Arya congratulated DAVIM for organising the Webinar on such a crucial topic of the day. Dr. Jasbir Rishi, Vice Chancellor (Officiating), Dean Student Welfare, Head of department, Psychology, DAV University, Jalandhar was the speaker of the day. Dr. Jasbir emphasized that how one must focus on positive traits rather than negative traits. She explained the three pillars of Positive Psychology as: positive experiences, positive individual traits, and positive institutions. The webinar received an overwhelming response.
The IQAC cell and Training department of DAV Institute of management, Faridabad organized a National Webinar on “LINKEDIN: A Goldmine of Global Opportunities- How to Leverage it to get what you want” on 27th June, 2020, from 11.30 AM to 2.30 PM. The Chief Guest of the webinar was Shri Shiv Raman Gaur, IAS (R), Director Higher Education, DAVCMC and the webinar was live on Facebook with over 100 registrations received from across India. The webinar commenced with the initial deliberations given by Dr. Dhrity Gulati Ahuja followed by welcome of guest and participants by Dr. Anamika Bhargava, IQAC coordinator. The Principal Director, Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, a visionary leader addressed the audience and emphasized the importance of adapting to the new normal and giving oneself the exposure to new ways and means of achieving the targets of life. He shared how LINKEDIN has helped countless young men and women to find right place for them. The Chief Guest, Shri Shiv Raman Gaur Ji, congratulated DAVIM for organising such a wonderful Webinar on a very relevant topic and how during these challenging times of COVID-19 more and more people are using the LinkedIn platform to enhance their professional visibility. Opening remarks were given by Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora, Vice Principal & Registrar.
The eminent speaker for the day was Ms. Divya Shlokam, CEO – DS Media Network. The award winning CEO of a Global Agency specialised in Leadership Branding, Content Marketing & Social Media with more than 20 years of experience having national & international exposure. She is the host of Value addition Global Shows and very popular among netizens. She is on a mission to help upto 6 Million people globally on linkedin to start using it more productively. During the session she emphasised the importance of Linkedin and how this platform can help anyone with job change, career growth, lead generation, startup growth, business expansion & more. She highlighted the fact that whoever learns to use linkedin smartly & strategies their engagement, content, profiling, networking will surely benefit financially or reputation wise in the long term.
The entire program was hosted by Dr. Pooja Kaul & Dr. Meera Wadhwa along with Photographs, collage and recording of entire session. Ms. Bhawna Khatri handled whatsapp group for first 100 participants very efficiently. Emails to participants and mailing of E-certificates were handled by Dr. Bhawna Sharma and Ms. Ruchi Dhunna. English News release was managed by Dr. Juhi Kohi & Dr. Parul Nagi. Hindi news release was taken care of by Ms. Reema Nangia & Dr. Sunita Bishnoi and entire media coverage was managed by Dr. Hema Gulati. Queries on the FaceBook were presented by –Dr. Ashima Tandon & Ms. Kanika Duggal. Ms Divya Shlokam answered them one by one, explaining and resolving it in a very practical way, making the session very interactive and interesting. Ms. Pooja Gaur has taken attendance through all the available sources. Closing remarks were given by Dr. Neelam Gulati, Dean Academics & Head of the Centre for Environment.
The webinar ended with a formal vote of thanks proposed by Dr. Anjali Ahuja, Dean Training and Development cell along with handling of Training & Development facebook page. The listeners are asked to fill feedback form and that was framed & designed by Dr. Sarita Kaushik and Ms. Monika Khatri. All the technical support for live session and DAV facebook page was handled by Mr. Harish Rawat very efficiently. The Webinar received an overwhelming response with over 1000 views on the FaceBook.
On the occasion of 6th International Yoga Day the Centre for Environment in association with Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), NSS and NCC of DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad commemorated this Day on 21st June 2020 on Virtual Platform. The trainer of the day Ms. Chanda Bhardwaj is an alumnus of DAVIM and Founder of Brahma Yoga Foundation. She is a professional Yoga Trainer. The session began with warm up and Surya Namaskar followed by some Asanas, Kriyas, Mudras and Pranayam which helped the faculty, staff and students to get energized and de-stress themselves.
Accepting the new normal, DAV Institute of Management, Faridabad also initiated a web talk series, w.e.f 16th June 2020 to 24th June 2020 showcasing different courses of the Institute. Day after day Web-Talk of all the courses of DAVIM viz.- MBA, MCA, BBE, BBA(II), BBA, BCA, BBA(CAM), B.Sc. (Hons.) Comp. Sc. were organised using the social media platforms like Facebook and Webex, to make the audience aware about the courses.
In the web talk series, the opening remarks were given by Dr. Neelam Gulati, (Dean Academics). She addressed the audience with her enlightening words. Dr. Sanjeev Sharma, the Principal Director of DAVIM, acquainted the audience and inspired them by mentioning the importance of management concepts, digital and technological knowledge and highlighted the opportunities waiting for them in respective field(s). Each day one course was presented by the concerned department and team, followed by presentation on Training and Placement activities given by Mr. Harish Verma, Training and development consultancy cell that functions the entire year to help students for getting good trainings and placements. Also information about different centres/clubs like Rotaract, NSS, NCC, Patriotic Club, Centre for environment and add-on courses was befittingly shared.
During the programme the chat box popped with the queries raised by the audience regarding the respective course, which were taken by eminent faculties of DAVIM. Each session received an overwhelming response with approximately more than 900 viewers within hours. Lots of queries were solved via Google forms as the E-desk of DAVIM has been initiated by DAVIM’s counselling department.
The web talk ended with vote of thanks proposed by Department head and faculty and closing remarks by Dr. Ritu Gandhi – Vice Principal
The webinar was organized by Research promotion cell from 8th-11 May 2020 on Webex platform where audience was enlightened by Prof. Sanjay Kaushik, Dean Colleges, Punjab University Chandigarh, Prof. Sanjeev Bansal, Director, Amity Business School, Noida, Dr. Divya Malhan, Assistant Professor, IMSAR, MDU, Rohtak, Dr. Mridul Maheswari, Assistant Professor IIM Kashipur (One of the Alumni of DAVIM), Prof. Tajinder Sharma, Department of Commerce, Kurukshetra University, KUK, Haryana and Prof. Harbhajan Bansal, Professor Haryana School of Business and Registrar GJUS&T. Dr. Juhi kohli started the webinar lecture series. She introduced DAVIM, Principal Director and invited Speaker for the Day. Prof. Sanjay Kaushik talked on ‘Achieving Excellence through Self Motivation in the current Volatile Environment’ and concluded that this COVID-19 is just a temporary situation and motivate yourself to win over the situation.
On Day 2 Prof. Sanjeev Bansal talked about ‘Spirituality: Solution to Kick and Positivity in Humans’ and discussed the importance of spirituality in human lives. Dr. Divya discussed about teaching Learning Practices during COVI-19. She also provided list etiquettes to students while attending online classes.
On Day 3 Dr. Mridul Maheswari spoke on ‘Trading off Learning and Performance’ and explained new skills to students to make their mark in Business world.
On the last Day of webinar lecture series Prof Tajinder Sharma discussed about ‘Rebuilding Economy after COVID-19’. He provided some interesting Data about Indian Economy and related future trends. Prof. Harbhajan Bansal mark his presence to give concluding remarks for the webinar lecture series. Dr Sanjeev Sharma and Dr. Sunita Bishnoi presided over vote of thanks for the successful completion of Webinar Lecture Series.
The webinar was organized by Faculty Development cell headed by Dr. Ritu Gandhi Arora along with her team members Dr. Ashima, Dr. Parul and Ms. Kanika Organised Knowledge sharing programme on Restoring Self for Future on 2nd May 2020 on Webex platform where Ms. Anuradha Sharma was the Speaker of the Day. It was an interacting session on Acquiring Inner Alignment, Unleash Inner potential and Balancing Life. Where faculty talked about their apprehensions and discussed the possible way outs.
The key focus area of the session was Acquiring Inner Alignment, Unleash Inner potential and Balancing Life. Session started with welcome note by Dr. Sanjeev Sharma (Principal Director). He congratulated FDP department for initiating the process of organizing E FDP during this pandemic situation when all are confined to their places and cannot meet personally. Dr. Anuradha Sharma, Speaker of the session clearly mentioned that every problem has an opportunity in itself and by saying Good Bye to all negative thoughts one can originate positivity. Our thoughts are the roots to our destiny and our next actions are the results of our thoughts so it is entirely our responsibility to improve the quality of our thoughts to make this world a better place to live.
Keeping the spirit high and not letting the pace go slow, Research promotion cell organized webinars on the current topics of interest. The webinar was organized by Research promotion cell on 28th April2020 on Webex platform where audience was enlightened by CA Manmohan Khemka, CS Ajay Grag, and CA Rishu Gupta. Guest of HONOR for the webinar was Shri Shiv Raman Gaur, DHE(Director Higher Education), DAVCMC, New Delhi. The chief organizers of the webinar was Dr. Sunita Bishnoi and Dr. Juhi Kohli. Dr. Juhi Kohli started the webinar with the introduction about DAVIM, Principal Director and invited Speaker for the Day. CA Manmoham Khemka talked about the conceptual aspects of IPR and the Importance of IPRs in Indian context. Further he stressed that Indians must register more IPRs. The second speaker was CA Rishu Gupta and he discussed all the technical aspects for IPRs (Starting from registration till receiving of IPR certificate). CS Ajay Grag discussed various Career opportunities for Students in the field of IPR. Dr. Sunita Bishnoi presided over vote of thanks.