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NIT Srinagar, CUK host first 'G20 - University Connect' Program
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NIT Srinagar, CUK host first 'G20 - University Connect' Program

The greatest challenges can be resolved by acting together: Prof. Sehgal

Post by RK News on Thursday, March 23, 2023

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Srinagar, Mar 22: The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar in collaboration with Central University of Kashmir (CUK) Wednesday hosted the first 'G20 University Connect program, aimed to engage young minds and share their innovations.
The event was organized by the Department of Politics and Governance and School of Business Studies, CUK in collaboration with the Department of HSSM, NIT Srinagar.
Under the G20 presidency, the theme of the program was 'Advertise Your Innovation Contest ' and students from both CUK and NIT Srinagar were given opportunities to explain their innovative ideas within the stipulated time.
Dr. Tahir Ahmad Wani and Dr. Asif (CUK) were the jury members for the event. While the event proceedings were hosted by Dr. Mir Insha from CUK Kashmir. Dr. Mohd. Rafiq Teli and Dr. Nufazil Altaf were the coordinators of the event.
In his message, Director NIT Srinagar Prof. (Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal said the University connect program is aimed to spread India’s G20 presidency and encourage students to go for innovations.
"Such programs aim to connect our students and explore their innovative ideas and perspectives on G-20-related topics. The greatest challenges can be resolved by acting together," he said.
Prof. Sehgal expressed his gratitude to VC CUK, Prof. Farooq Ahmad, and all the faculty members who visited the campus for the said program. Doors of NIT Srinagar are open for hosting such vibrant activities on the campus, he said.
Registrar NIT Srinagar, Prof. Syed Kaiser Bukhari said the theme for the G20 - “VasudhaivaKutumbakam” (One Earth, One Family, One Future) is aimed to promote a universal sense of oneness and address the challenges that mankind faces today.
"We should not only host such programs on the campus but also train students to become brand ambassadors of G20 Presidency program, so that they can disseminate more and more information among the people," he said.

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