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ITS, Ghaziabad Organised WYSIWYG 2016- Annual Management Cultural PG Fest.

12-03-16

WYSIWYG (What You Say Is What You Gain) is the annual management cultural PG fest of Institute of Technology and Science. The Institute conducted its most awaited annual fest event called WYSIWYG on 11th & 12th March, 2016. The purpose of organizing this fest is to provide platform for students to explore their skills and provide invaluable learning and knowledge sharing opportunities, appreciating and encouraging the outstanding performances of fellow students. 

INSPIRATION AT WORK is the theme of “WYSIWYG-2016”. It refers to unleashing the power to dream big and realise their dreams through rational and innovative means for the betterment of humanity. Being different is a revolving door in our life, and that's why we intend to make it different from any other year. Just think big and aim for the big, that's where the difference lies. So come and be a part of this incredible experience where values and fun will reach their epitome. It's time for you to draw upon your utmost vigour and talent and aim for nothing but your personal best. 

Dignitaries present for the Inaugural were, Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, ITS- The Education Group, Shri B.K. Arora, Secretary, ITS- The Education Group, Dr. Sapna Rakesh, Director Management, ITS Mohan Nagar, Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey, Director IT, Dr. Vidya Sekhri, Director UG campus and Prof. Alok Singh, WYSIWYG Convener and Faculty members. The event witnessed participation close to 800 students from more than 30 Institutions. Multitude of events were organized from Nukkad Natak, T-Shirt Painting, Dance, Business Quiz, Buisness Plan, Extempore, Group discussion, Case Study, LAN game, the Fashion Bash and many over. Each of the events witnessed huge participation.  Students expressed their joy of participation by being actively involved in the respective events.

Medals and certificates were awarded to winners in the presence of Madam Latika Chadha, Vice Chairman- ITS The Education Group, Dr. Sapna Rakesh, Director Management, Prof. Durba Roy- Head CRC and Prof. Alok Singh, WYSIWYG Convener. To boost their morale, certificate of participation was given to everyone.

Skills such as planning, coordinating and implementing amongst students were enhanced due to the Event. Overall the event was well coordinated and planned by students. The winners of few of the events are as follows: 

1.      NFS: Sandipan Chatterjee (ITS, Ghaziabad)
2.      CS : Himanshu Bhardwaj & Team (R D College, Ghaziabad)
3.      Fashion Bash: Team led Rajashri and Group (ITS, Ghaziabad)
4.      Business Quiz: Ayush Vats and Abhijeet Adhikari (Vidya Knowledge Park, Meerut)
5.      Debate: Pritish Kumar (ITS Engineering College, Grater Noida)
6.      Solo Dance: Shilpa (Mewar Institute, Ghaziabad)
7.      Group Dance: Team led by Antara Dey (Keshav Mahavidyalaya)
8.      Ad Mad Show: Manoj Kr. Sharma and Group (ITS Ghaziabad)
9.       Business Plan: Akansha Saran and Subrato Chaudhary (ITS Ghaziabad)
10.  Extempore: Anshul Dhaka (ITS Ghaziabad)
The ITS Parivaar congratulates each of the participants and wishes them Good Luck in their future endeavour!!

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Awareness Program by E-Cell

09-03-16

Entrepreneurship Development Cell (E - Cell) of Department of IT, Institute of Technology & Science, Ghaziabad organised an Awareness Programme on "Support for Entrepreneurial and Managerial development of SMEs through Incubators", in collaboration with Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, Government of India, on 9th March, 2016.
 

The Event was inaugurated by the invited Guest Shri K. K. Goyal Assistant Director Ministry of MSME, Government of India Okhla New Delhi, Dr. S. P. Mishra – A well known expert in Entrepreneurial Development, Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey - Director-IT, Speakers Shri Anil Kumar MSME, Shri Shanshank Saxena Young Entrepreneur, Shri Sanjay Kumar Head-Incubator Center, Hitech, Ghaziabad, & Event Coordinator Prof. Saurabh Saxena & Prof. Varun Aroa. Faculty from Department of IT & 110 students of MCA IV Semester attended this Awareness Programme.

Dr. Sunil Kr. Pandey Director-IT while address the gathering shared the importance of entrepreneurship in respect of education & economy of the coutry. He very well said Entrepreneurs are frequently thought of as national assets to be cultivated, motivated and remunerated to the greatest possible extent. Entrepreneurs can change the way we live and work. If successful, their innovations may improve our standard of living. In short, in addition to creating wealth from their entrepreneurial ventures, they also create jobs and the conditions for a prosperous society.

Dr. S. P. Mishra A well known expert in Entrepreneurial Development discussed the role of Incubator for the students in any institute. He said that if we define an Incubator, It is simply an enclosed apparatus in which premature small babies are placed and which provides a controlled and protective environment for their care this gives them a chance to adjust to outside environment, and grow stronger before they face the outside world. In a similar way the startup entrepreneur’s business idea is incubated in the incubation centers. Entrepreneurship has been conventionally rated as risky career, to break the myth and to augment the supply of new entrepreneurs through education; research training the incubation centers has been established, their goal is to help create and grow young businesses by providing them with necessary support and financial and technical services.

Prof. Saurabh Saxena Coordinator-E-cell briefed the participants about the primary objective of this program was to make the participating students aware about the different areas of skills where they can establish themselves as Entrepreneur and create the job for others. He shared the objective of E-Cell of Department of IT:
To create a strong Network of Successful Entrepreneurs who would like to guide budding entrepreneurs.
Starting Innovation incubation center
Starting Campus Companies
Ecosystem for early stage entrepreneurs “STARTUPS”

Shri. K.K. Goyal, Assistant Director, Ministry of MSME, Government of India, addressed the students and explained the various opportunities that are available to budding entrepreneurs. Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) sector has emerged as a highly vibrant and dynamic sector of the Indian economy over the last five decades. MSMEs not only play crucial role in providing large employment opportunities at comparatively lower capital cost than large industries but also help in industrialization of rural & backward areas, thereby, reducing regional imbalances, assuring more equitable distribution of national income and wealth. MSMEs are complementary to large industries as ancillary units and this sector contributes enormously to the socio-economic development of the country.

Shri Sanjay Kumar, Head Incubator, Hi-Tech Institute Noida shared the facility provided by his center in the institute.

Shri Shashank Saxena, Founder of Atrim Electron Pvt Ltd shared his own journey & experience. He explained with audience the significant role played by MSME in his startup days.

Session was very interactive & informative for the students & faculty. Session was ended with vote of thanks followed by high tea.

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ITS Celebrated “International Women’s Day” with Great Enthusiasm & Zeal.

08-03-16

ITS Mohan Nagar celebrated the International Women? s Day on 8th March, 2016, under the guidance of Dr. Anita Mathew & Prof. Anuja Roy, in which faculties, students, staff and delegates from different industries participated.
The event started with lamp lighting which was followed by a welcome dance performed by Dwiti Lal & her team of students. The dance portrayed women as energetic, enthusiastic and empathetic. It was a soul touching performance by students of ITS.

Then after started the panel discussion comprising of speakers such as Ms Sujata Menon Kapila, an Entrepreneur and a Life Coach, Ms. Dilshad Master, Director- Operations & Business Dev, MHE, Ms. Vibha Gupta, Strategic Planner at McCann Worldgroup, Ms. Rajashree Sengupta, Campus Director, GE Alstom. Also present were Dr. Sapna Rakesh, Director Management ITS Mohan Nagar and Dr. Anita Mathew.

The first session focussed on the theme “Women poised for leadership” and the second session was that on “women being an S(Hero) at workplaces”.

The session was well received by one and all present as it touched every aspect of being an women, the challenges she faces and how well she manages keeping her head high. The discussion was an awakening for many present.

The panel concluded with a lot of interaction between students and panellists as well as the faculties and the panellists.

After the panel discussion, lunch was arranged for faculties, staff and the delegates. Post lunch a cultural session was organized. The session started with a song performed by Ms, Jayjeeta student. Followed by which several activities and games were organized by the students, Deepanshi Mehta, Dolly and Akansha Saxena.

The event concluded with a dance performance by the staff and faculties present for the session.

Staff, faculties and students of ITS enjoyed a lot as they celebrated their being as a “Women “. As ITS celebrated this momentous occasion, each one carried with them good memories.

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Inaugral Session of Web Club

08-03-16

Inaugral session of Web Club was held on 8th March, 2016 at 10:00 AM in new Seminar Hall AB-IV of ITS, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad.Mr. Ashish Srivastava from TCS, Gurgaon was chief guest of the session.

Prof. Smita Kansal briefed about the objectives of the Web Club. She also briefed about the activities that are to be taken under the umbrella of Web Club.

Director- IT,Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey gave a motivational speech to the students. He told that today is the time of web. One has to be updated with the current web development technologies

Mr. Ashish Srivastava addressed students about latest web development technologies and also told the students about placement process and motivated them for preparation for the placement. Doubt clearing session was also held in the program. Students asked a number of questions related to placement.
Session ended with vote of thanks.
 

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‘Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme

06-03-16

 6th March, 2016 activity of ‘Parivartan’, the Slum Education Programme, a CSR initiative of ITS, Ghaziabad brought a special session and learning on ‘Ten Good Habits’ along with other regular exercises and goodies.

Volunteers of the day – Manoj Kumar Sharma and Sher Singh Chouhan started the class with the regular check of the hygiene and personal grooming of the slum children. Those who came bathed, neat and clean were appreciated with the ‘Natkhat’ snacks packets.
The class started with the loud recitation of counting from 1 to 100. This was followed by the practice of English alphabet.
The second session of the day was – ‘Ten Good Habits’ which was effectively conducted by the volunteer Manoj Sharma who through a colourful handbook informed and trained the children for ten essential habits of healthy and standard living. Some of them were – keeping mouth closed while eating food, covering nose while sneezing, covering mouth while yawning etc.
This class ended with the distribution of cookies and chocolates among all the children. Dr. Gopal Krishna Dwivedi accompanied the volunteers as the faculty coordinator of CSR Activities.

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Prof. Anuja Roy attended workshop on “Brand Consumption & Culture” at ICC, New Delhi

06-03-16

Prof. Anuja Roy attended a half a day workshop on “Brand Consumption & Culture” on March 6, 2015 at India International Centre, Max Mueller Road, New Delhi.
 

Researchers have been working hard on the Brand, Consumption & Culture aspects of the products consumers consume. The landscape of branding is not limited to the name Logo, or even the image, but has far extended within the fibers of each singular aspect of Brand identity. Due to the various traditions and social aspects of culture, the field of marketing is expanding now towards culture where consumption is considered as a social & cultural activity, and it is no more a linear function. The cultural paradigm holds of vital importance to understand the Brand Consumption Culture.

The workshop was organized by Ms Arbuda Sharma. Arbuda is a researcher and consultant in the area of Brand Consumption Culture, at XLRI Jamshedpur. Presently attempting to develop a framework of Brand Consumption Culture. The workshop focussed on the impact of culture on branding. The session explored various case studies on Kellog’s in India, MTV in India, Citibank. Further, topics such as input elements comprising of brand identity, brand persona, brand communication, Hofstede’s cultural dimensions were discussed. 

The workshop witnessed participation from Industry and Academicia. It has been a platform to share experiences on the topic.

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11th National Conference NGTBES - 2016

05-03-16

On Saturday, 5th March 2016, Department of IT, I.T.S Mohan Nagar Ghaziabad organized 11th National IT Conference on Next Generation Technologies for e-Business, e-Education and e-Society in association with Computer Society of India (CSI), Division-I and sponsored by Netedge Technology Pvt. Ltd. and International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA), New York, USA.

Conference was formally inaugurated in the gracious presence of Sh. Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S – The Education Group; Chief Guest, Sh. Rakesh Malik, MD, Combine Ways & Former Vice President, Siemens; Key Note Speakers Sh. Harshdeep Marwah, Country Manager, Verizon Enterprises Solutions & Sh. Aniruddha Sen, Enterprise Strategic Advisor, Microsoft India; Sh. Surendra Sood, Chief Administrator, I.T.S – The Education Group; Dr. Sunil Kumar Pandey, Director IT, I.T.S Ghaziabad; Invited Guests, Delegates, and Faculty Members. The proceedings of Conference, containing accepted research papers, was also released during inaugural session. The newly set-up video conferencing facility was also inaugurated at I.T.S Ghaziabad on the same day, wherein all the dignitaries and faculty members were present. Prof. Rakesh Roshan, Co-Convener, NGTBES-2016 presented a brief about the Conference and Prof. Saurabh Saxena, Co-Convener, NGTBES-2016 was the MOC for inaural session. 
Dr. Sunil Kr. Pandey, Director-IT & Convener NGTBES-2016, welcomed the eminent speakers and guests. He presented an outline of latest happenings in the arena of technological developments and how these developments are impacting business, education and society. He reinforced that technology should reach to all without prejudice. It should be used for the benefit of all strata of society. 
In his address, Sh. Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S – The Education Group, said that things are changing at a very rapid pace. The educational institutions should adapt themselves as per the industry requirements. He emphasized on a close industry-academia collaboration to churn out industry-ready professionals. 
Chief Guest of the event, Sh. Rakesh Malik, MD, Combine Ways & Former Vice President, Siemens, said that Telecommunications industry is playing the role of backbone in providing infrastructure to IT services. He motivated the students to learn new skills and to convert the demographic dividend of India into monetary dividend. He emphasized on the need of skilling Indian youths. 
Keynote Speaker, Sh. Aniruddha Sen, Enterprise Strategic Advisor, Microsoft India said that the technological advancements have started to reach the masses. The next era is not of connecting the people rather it will be of connecting the devices. He gave various examples how IT applications are being used in social, business and educational context. 
Another Key Note Speaker of the session, Sh. Harshdeep Marwah, Country Manager, Verizon Enterprises Solutions, addressed the audience and shared his various experiences. He narrated his entrepreneurial journey. Sh. Marwah motivated the students to believe in their own capabilities and decisions. He said that we should consider business and technology as two separate entities. These are two complementary things and not the supplementary. The entrepreneurs should focus on creating robust business models and then should think that how technology can make this model more efficient. 
The conference was an effort to bring researchers, industry professionals, academicians and practitioners on a common platform to deliberate on latest trends, tools and technologies in the broad-based areas of Business, Education and Society and how Information Technology can play its role in making the things happen. 
Conference received papers from authors affiliating to premier institutes like IIT, reputed companies and other universities covering various states of country such as Karnataka, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi etc. These papers were rigorously reviewed for acceptance on various quality parameters and finally 25 papers were shortlisted for presentation in Conference. 
Inaugural Session was followed by a Technical Session on "Leveraging IT impact of Next Generation Technologies on Businesses, Education & Society". 
The eminent speakers in Technical Session were 
• Sh. Ashok Jade, CIO, Shalimar Paints
• Sh. Ashish Bhatia, Program Manager, Microsoft
• Dr. D. K. Tayal, Associate Professor, IGDTUW Delhi 
• Dr. T. V. Vijay Kumar, Assistant Professor, JNU

Sh. Ashok Jade, CIO, Shalimar Paints, in his address said that it requires hard work and perseverance for succeeding in any field. He interacted with the audience, especially the students, and said that students should imbibe creativity and innovation amongst themselves. He further emphasized on the need of inclusive and sustainable global development. 
Sh. Ashish Bhatia, Program Manager, Microsoft Boston, gave a very knowledgeable talk. He presented a very insightful series of applications developed at Microsoft who are supporting businesses and society at large. There are various newer technological verticals such as Big Data Analytics, Natural Language Processing and Computer Vision that are impacting human life. He presented a notion of seamlessly connected world and technology behind this connection.

Dr. D. K. Tayal, Associate Professor, IGDTUW Delhi spoke on the theme of Artificial Intelligence. He said that nowadays, all the gadgets and devices have some sort of intelligence. We should inspire our students to innovate and do out of box things. He gave an in-depth coverage of Fuzzy Logic and its applications in AI research.

Dr. T. V. Vijay Kumar, Assistant Professor, JNU started his address by differentiating the concept of Database and Data warehouse. Dr. Kumar said that Data warehouse supports redundancy as well as uniqueness with the help of time stamp. He then touched upon various applications and research directions in the field of Data Warehousing.

The technical session was concluded by Prof. Chandra Mani Sharma, Organizing Secretary, NGTBES-2016. Prof. Sharma summarized the key points discussed during the session.

Paper presenters presented their research papers in two post-lunch paper presentation sessions. The session chairs for parallel paper presentation sessions were Dr. Rabins Porwal, Associate Professor, ITS Ghaziabad & Dr. Umang Singh, Assistant Professor, I.T.S Ghaziabad.
During valedictory session of the Conference, Best Paper Awards & Certificate distribution ceremony was held. 
The recipients of ‘Best Paper Awards’ were as follows:
• First Prize: Ms. Bhavana, Banasthali University, Jaipur (Rs. 5,000/- Cash, Certificate and Shield)
• Second Prize : Ms. Arnika, SRM University, Ghaziabad (Rs. 3,000/- Cash, Certificate and Shield)
• Third Prize: Mr. Saurabh Pati, NSPG College, Lucknow (Rs. 2,000/- Cash, Certificate and Shield)
Overall, the conference was a great learning experience for all and was well received & appreciated by delegates coming from different parts of country.

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I.T.S, faculty & students attended AIMA's 2nd National Leadership Conclave

04-03-16

Management faculty & students attended AIMA's 2nd National Leadership Conclave “Breaking Through: Making India a Creative Superpower” at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi
PGDM (2015-17) Batch students Shalvika Singh, Shashank Paliwal, ShwetaTyagi, Shwetank Srivastava, Anchal Grover, Ankit Sirohi, Sameer Mohd, Pawan Chauhan, Swati Sharma,Tusher Kaushik, Awanitka Chand along with faculty members Dr. D.K Pandey and Prof. Parul Gupta attended AIMA's 2nd National Leadership Conclave “Breaking Through: Making India a Creative Superpower” at Hotel Le-Meridien, New Delhi on 3- 4 March, 2016
The conclave was organized by All India Management Association (AIMA). 

This two day conclave was divided into multiple sessions which covered different dimensions related to the idea of making India a creative superpower.
Session 1 on Budgeting for Growth: Balancing Discipline and Stimulus
Panelists-
1. Mr. Sunil Kant Munjal (Senior Vice President, AIMA and Joint Managing Director, Hero Motocorp Ltd and Chairman, Hero Corporate Service Pvt Ltd)
2. Mr. Baijayant ‘Jay’ Panda- Indian Politician, Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha), Biju Janata Dal
3. Mr. N.K. Singh (Former Member (Rajya Sabha), Economist and Senior Member, BJP)
The discussion in the session focused on budgetary measure to increase investment in India and on increased public spending without breaching its fiscal deficit target.
Session 2 on Make in India: Building for Long-Term Growth
Panelists
1. Mr. Rahul Bajaj (Chairman, Bajaj Auto Limited, India and Head, Bajaj Group)
2. Mr. R C Bhargava (Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, Maruti Suzuki India Limited)
3. Mr. Amitabh Kant (Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) Government of India)
This session focused on political and policy environment reforms for quick and easy implementation of infrastructure and industrial projects.
Session 3 on Green Signals: Ecology, Growth, and Democracy in India
Speaker – Mr. Jairam Ramesh (Senior Leader, Indian National Congress, Member of Parliament
This session detailed on the efforts to change the way environment is viewed both by proponents of environmental security and those who prize economic growth at all costs.
Session 4 on Budget 2016: A Boost for the Economy
Speaker: Mr. Jayant Sinha (Minister of State for Finance, Government of India)
This Session analysed the budget 2016 in its implications for the poor section of the society.
Session 5: Talent Economy: Creating Global Knowledge & Skills Hub

Speakers:
1. Mr. S Ramadorai (Chairman, National Skill Development Agency & National Skill Development Corporation)
2. Mr. VineetNayar (Former CEO of HCL Technologies and Founder of Sampark Foundation)
3. Mr.VinaySheel Oberoi (Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Human Resource Development,Government of India)
In this session the speakers discussed on how India’s demographic dividend be turned into a key asset for durable growth.
Session 6 India Ventures: Becoming Entrepreneurial Nation
1. Mr. PatuKeswani (Chairman and Managing Director, Lemon Tree Hotels Ltd)
2. Mr. Rajesh Magow (Co-Founder & CEO – India, MakeMyTrip)
3. RaajaKanwar(Vice Chairman & Managing Director, Apollo International Limited)
This session focused on measures to promote entrepreneurial attitude and the leadership needs to facilitate an ecosystem for start-ups
Session 7 Energizing Growth: Powering Productivity
Speaker: Mr. Piyush Goyal
Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy, Government of India
The session focused on measures to provide uninterrupted power supply to cater to the increasing demand of growing India.
Session 8 “PaxIndica: Shaping a New World Order”
Speaker: Mr. Shashi Tharoor (Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha and Chairman, Parliamentary Standing Committee onExternal Affairs)
The speaker focused on how India can be a global creative superpower using the soft power it possesses.
Session 9: “Exponential Technology Advances, Disruptions of Industries, and Opportunities
for India”

Speakers
1. Mr. VivekWadhwa (Fellow, Arthur & Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance, Stanford Universityand Director of Research, CERC, Pratt School of Engineering, Duke University)
2. Mr. CP Gurnani (CEO and the Managing Director of Tech Mahindra.)
Session 10 Indestructible Brands: Building Brands to Survive Disruption
1. Sam Balsara (Chairman and Managing Director of Madison World and Madison Communications)
2. D Shivakumar (Chairman and CEO, PepsiCo India Holdings Pvt Ltd)
3. Santosh Desai (Managing Director & CEO of Futurebrands India LtdAuthor, Columnist, Social Commentator)

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Guest lecture on “Hotel and Tourism Marketing” by Mr. Rishi Kapoor, Founder of Offsites.in for MBA students.

03-03-16

Mr. Rishi Kapoor, Founder of Offsites.in, delivered a guest lecture to the MBA 2014-16 students at I.T.S, Ghaziabad, on 3rd March, 2016. The topic of the guest lecture was – Hotel and Tourism Marketing. Mr. Rishi Kapoor shared his ideas about the nature of hotel and tourism marketing both theoretically as well as from his own personal experience. He emphasized that hotel and tourism marketing which is predominantly ‘services marketing’, requires the marketer to offer a package of tangibles and intangibles in a way that it adds value to the customer experience.

 If the marketer is successful in the process, he is able to make huge fortune for himself in this area. He also shared his own experiences of dealing with a variety of customers and how he handled them in different situation to get repeat business.

Students showed keen interest in the lecture and asked a number of questions to the speaker. It was a highly interactive and participative lecture. The lecture was organized by Dr. Vijesh Jain who is also teaching these students a course on Hospitality and Tourism Management.

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Guest Talk by DBMS club on 2nd March, 2016

02-03-16

A guest talk on “Journey towards Cloud” was organized by DBMS club on 2nd March 2016.Mr. Kamal Dudejafrom Oracle Technologies was the speaker. Mr. Dudeja started the session by the acknowledging that he is an ITS alumnus of MCA batch (1999-2001). He briefed students about Virtualization and its types. Challenges of Virtualization were also discussed in detail.He has given the insight of cloud computing also.He has also given knowledge of different services provided by cloud computing like SAAS,PAAS, IAAS etc. He concluded the session by clearing the doubts of students regarding the cloud computing.

At the end of workshop Director (IT) Dr. Sunil Kr. Pandey advised students to work hard by emphasizing on understanding the basic fundamentals of all the subjects which they have studied or are studying in the current semester. He also suggested students to start preparing themselves for the placement process too.

Workshop concluded by giving vote of thanks by the MCA IVth semester student MS. Pummy.

Overall it was an interactive and an eye opening session for the students of MCA-IV Semester.

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An Intra- level Fest “Management Odyssey 2016” organized by ITS, GZB for Mgmt. Students.

29-02-16

Fests, an integral part of college life, are events where students catch up with friends, showcase their talents and above all, chill out! College fests usually provide an excellent platform to showcase all kinds of different talents ranging from arts, educational to informal ones like JAM or hogging the most food in the least time. Despite what people may say, winning an event however spectacular or ridiculous gives everyone something to boast about to the world. A shiny piece of metal awarded can skyrocket one’s self-esteem. Having the sweet realization of being accepted with one’s amazingly weird talents makes people feel important.

Management Odyssey 2016, provided a platform to students to showcase their talents and explore their creative skills.

Dignitaries present for the Inaugural were, Dr. Sapna Rakesh, Director Management, ITS Mohan Nagar and the faculty members. The event witnessed participation from close to 300 students. Multitude of events were organized from Nukkad Natak, T-Shirt Painting, Dance, Quiz, Buisness Plan, Extempore, Group discussion, Case Study, Lan game, the Fashion Bash and many over.

Each of the events witnessed huge participation. Students expressed their joy of participation by being actively involved in the respective events. Medals and certificates were awarded to winners. To boost their morale, certificate of participation was given to everyone. Skills such as planning, coordinating and implementing amongst students were enhanced due to the Event.

Overall the event was well coordinated and planned by students. The winners of few of the events are as follows:
Ø NFS: Sandipan Chatterjee & Ashish Sharma

Ø CS : Aniket Bhaduri & Anuj

Ø Fashion Bash: Team led by Animesh & Ashutosh

Ø Business Quiz: Vivek Kumar, Rituraj and Vijay Bhasin , Ankit Sirohi

Ø Debate: Akashdeep & Raviant Rawal, Manoj Sharma & Jayjeeta

Ø Solo Dance: Dwiti Lal & Jaya

Ø Group Dance: Team led by Amrita Saluja & Team Led by Animesh

Ø Ad Mad Show: Team led by Naman Bhatnagar & Aman Pratap

Ø Business Plan: Divya Handa, Ashutosh Tripathi & Naman Bhatnagar, Akansha Saxena

Ø Extempore: Naman Bhatnagar & Arif Hussain

The ITS Parivaar congratulates each of the participants and wishes them Good Luck in their future endeavour!!

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Parivartan’ – The Slum Education Programme

28-02-16

28th February, 2016 activity of ‘Parivartan’, the Slum Education Programme, a CSR initiative of ITS, Ghaziabad was a never before Drawing Competition at the Sahibabad slum which concluded with the countless expressions of ideas and imaginations appreciated with fabulous prizes.

Volunteers of the day – Ekansh Agarwal, Radhika Solanki, Jayjita Sarkar, Satendar Rana, Sagnick Das, Vikas Babu and Sher Singh Chouhan started the class with the regular check of the hygiene and personal grooming of the slum children.
The class started with the loud recitation of counting from 1 to 100. This was followed by the practice of English alphabet. Later the children were informed of the Drawing Competition scheduled for the day.
They scattered in different directions and got lost in their imaginations and finally they expressed their ideas on their slates. Their interest and participation was worth noticing and appreciating.
Finally, three best artists were awarded with the colourful sippers (tumblers) and other 12 good efforts were appreciated with the Colgate Toothpaste packs. Remaining active participants were applauded with the cream biscuits.
This class ended with the distribution of cookies and chocolates among all the children. Dr. Gopal Krishna Dwivedi accompanied the volunteers as the faculty coordinator of CSR Activities.

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XVIII Convocation for PGDM (2013-15) at I.T.S, Ghaziabad

27-02-16

Institute of Technology & Science, Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad organized Convocation for its 18th Batch of PGDM students on Saturday, 27th February, 2016.

Shri Kamal Bali, Managing Director, Volvo India Pvt. Ltd. was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Convocation ceremony was jointly inaugurated by the Chief Guest Shri Kamal Bali, Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S. – The Education Group; Dr. D. V. Singh, Chairman, Academic Council and Advisory Board, and Dr. Sapna Rakesh, Director, Management Studies. The Convocation address by the Chief Guest Mr. Kamal Bali spell bound the audience with the simple but amazing insights and motivational stories about his own learning for making life successful and meaningful both. He shared that his recipe to success has always been passion and positive approach towards life and career. He reminded the graduating batch that they are living in Vooca world, where things are quite unpredictable and we do not know what is going to happen next. To cope up with this one needs to be flexible and adaptable. Mr Bali highlighted about five trends going to lead the world ahead are Digitalization, Shift from West to East, Widening economic disparities, Changing relationship of ours’ with our planet and rapid pace of urbanization. He said that next 20-30 years belong to India with plenty of opportunities. He advised diploma recipients to decide and focus on the areas they are good at and further built on it.

Prior to this Dr Sapna Rakesh, presented the Institute report and shared the achievements of the graduating batch with the members present. Chairman Academic Council, Dr. D. V. Singh(Former Director – IIT, Roorkee), congratulated the diploma recipients in his short address and told them that after obtaining the eligibility, the real challenge is to perform something positive and worthwhile which the society can be proud of. He reminded that ‘Roots of education may be bitter but fruits are always very sweet.’

Shri Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman, I.T.S The Education Group blessed the diploma holders and medal winners for their success in all future endeavors.

Dr. Sapna Rakesh - Director Management of the Institute delivered welcome address and congratulated all the diploma recipients and presented a detailed report of the Institute and its academic activities.

Prof Kapil Mohan Garg, Co-ordinator of PGDM programme, administered the oath to the diploma awardees. Ms. Anchal Ganjoo, Mr Sachin Saxena and Ms Shipra Rai received Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals respectively for the PGDM batch 2013-15. Apart from these, Gold medals for specialisation toppers were given to Mr. Vinod Kumar in Marketing, Mr. Anurag Kumar Tiwary in Human Resource, Mr Akash Verma in International Business and Mr Pushkar Srivastava in Information Technology area.

Members of Academic Council and Advisory Board Prof Abad Ahmad, and Dr Ajay Pandit, along with Secretary of I.T.S The Education Group, Shri B K Arora, Chief Administrative Officer Shri S. Sood, Director IT Dr Sunil Kumar Pandey Principle UG campus Dr. Vidya Sekari, Vice Principle UG campus Dr. S. Bhattacharys, & faculty members were the part of Convocation procession.

At the end, Prof Kapil Mohan Garg, Co-ordinator of PGDM programme, proposed a vote of thanks to all the dignitaries, master of ceremony, Dr Gopal Krishna Dwivedi, parents of the diploma holders and other who have contributed to make this event a memorable one.

 

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Dr. Rabins Porwal invited to char a Technical Paper presentation session

26-02-16

Dr. Rabins Porwal, Associate Professor, Department of IT, was invited to Chair a Technical Paper Presentation Session and to deliver an Expert Talk on 26th February, 2016 from 02:00 p.m. to 04:30 p.m. in 2nd International Conference on Recent Development in Computational and Information Technology (ICRDCIT’16) organized by/ at Department of IT, SRM University, Delhi-NCR Campus, Ghaziabad during 26 – 27 February, 2016. 

In the session, total 10 technical papers were presented on the theme of the conference and each of the paper was judged by the undersigned by giving expert comments after each presentation of paper. All research papers were of very good quality and each of the presenters presented their paper in a very nice manner within the time schedule. 
Towards the end of the session, undersigned was invited to conclude the session and to give a brief talk on the theme of the conference. Each of the registered authors was awarded with the certificate of presentation & publication of their paper in the proceedings of the conference.
Overall, it was wonderful experience in chairing the session and judging the presentation of the paper during the session in such conference at one of the renowned institution in NCR region and these types of opportunities not only provides us exposure but also promotes brand building image & activities of serving institute.

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Prof. Anuja Roy conducted a one day MDP for Corporate Delegates.

25-02-16

Prof. Anuja Roy conducted a one day MDP on “Developing Management Skills for Secretaries, Administrative Staff & Assistants” on February 25th 2016 at Hotel Park Plaza New Delhi.

The training was attended by delegates from the Corporate namely -Advance Valves, Cargo Motors, Silverskills and Rhode & Schwarz.

The workshop was organized by GCM Worldwide, India’s leading company with business in the area of Conferences, Workshops and FMCG products.The one-day workshop apprised the trainee the importance of harnessing the power of management skills. The training emphasized on the skills required to be effective and successful in workplaces such as project management techniques, decision making, managing change, time, relationships, attitude and managing relationships.

The session was made highly interactive by means of ice breaking exercises, energizers and other content centric activities.

The participants were highly enthusiastic and participative. The participants being from different domains, exchanged their views and opinions on the subject with utmost excitement and eagerness. At the end of the workshop, the participants were determined to make a positive difference in their respective workplaces.
The session concluded by certificate distribution to the participants. It has been a great learning experience for all present.

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