GUJARAT TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY (GTU)
INNOVATION SANKUL VADODARA-1 at BABARIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, VARNAMA, VADODARA.
It is matter of great pride and pleasure for us, the institutes and industries around Vadodara that Gujarat Technological University (GTU) one of the largest Universities for Technical Education in Gujarat, has accorded GTU Innovation Sankul Vadodara – 1 to be established and managed or led by “Babaria Institute of Technology” Varnama, Vadodara. This is an innovative initiative to bring students, academicians and industries together on common platform. Students’ innovative and creative attitude will be nurtured to solve problems of industries in a structured and systematic manner. This would bring academia closure to industries as in vogue in the western developed countries. Babaria Institute of Technology has taken up the challenge in this GTU’s new venture.
The Hon’ Vice chancellor Dr. Akshai Aggarwal is the Chairman of the GTU innovation council and Professor A. R. Pandya (Director R & D) of Babaria Institute of Technology and Mrs. Avi Sabavala President of Vadodara Chamber of Commerce & Industry (VCCI) are appointed as Co-Chairmen from academic and industries respectively for Innovation Sankul Vadodara – 1. Under this Sankul, there are 15 Engineering colleges and every college has one consulting Cell called UDISHA (Universal Development of Integrated Skills through Higher Education) club headed by the Principal of institute. The students of every college shall visit (shodh yatra) the small and medium Enterprises (MSME) as per programme organized by Sankul Co-Chairmen. They will identify real problems of industries and then engage in design and development with guidance and mentoring from seniors in industry and academics.
It is also envisaged under this scheme to arrange exchange programme of teachers and professionals from industry to impart quality, latest and need based education.
GTU appoints 7 more Co-Chairmen from industry and academia for GTU Innovation Sankuls Date: 27/4/11
Venue: GTU Conference Hall