Experts explore prospects, challenges facing business sectors: The Tribune India


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Jalandhar, May 25th

The Department of Humanities and Management, Dr. BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, organized a two-day national conference on 25-26 May on the theme “Atmanirbhar Bharat: Building a Self-reliant India (Prospects and Challenges Ahead)”.

The event aimed to examine the prospects and challenges of various sectors of the Indian economy following the Covid outbreak to make India a nation in its own right. Scientists from different countries demonstrated their research on the major themes of the conference such as entrepreneurship, education, management, science and technology, healthcare, hospitality and tourism.

The event began with the lighting of lamps, followed by floral congratulations from the dignitaries, keynote speakers and guests. dr Sonia Chawla, Head of the Department of Humanities and Management, gave a welcome and a short introduction to the mega-event. In her introductory speech, she spoke about the need for Atmanirbhar Bharat as the country has been suffering from the vacillating crises caused by the Covid pandemic lately. She also equated Atmanirbhar Bharat’s vision with pre-independence movements such as Swadeshi and Swaraj.

The Guest of Honour, Amit Thapar, Chairman, CII, Punjab and President, Ganga Acrowools Limited, in his address, emphasized the need to refine the education system in India as 2021 saw a sharp increase in the number of students moving abroad due to to seek higher education due to the lack of globally recognized institutions in India. The main guest of the event was SK Rai, Managing Director of Hero Cycles.

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