Not‐for‐profit organization NIIT was established with a vision of bringing about innovation in higher education and learning in emerging areas of the knowledge society.
The second annual lecture was hosted by Dr. Karan Singh, Chairperson, NIIT University (NU) and Honorable MP at the NIIT University campus. Dr. Gurcharan Das, Acclaimed Author, Playwright and Former CEO, Procter & Gamble India, addressed the audience on “The Importance of Being Humane”.
Mr. Rajendra S Pawar, Founder, NIIT University and Chairman, NIIT Limited, and Dr. Rajeev Shorey, President, NIIT University, were among the eminent guests present on the occasion.
Since its inception, NIIT has developed as an institute of excellence, which provides exceptional education based on ‘Four Core Principles’ that make learning industry‐linked,
Dr. Das referred to his latest book “The Difficulty of Being Good” and addressed the importance of encompassing India’s age‐old moral and ethical values within the modern education system. He stated that education plays a significant role in nurturing individuals who would make Modern India’s future bright with their responsible leadership qualities.
Mr. Pawar stated that India will gain pre‐ eminence owing to the undertaking of holistic and seamless educational approaches relevant to the current levels of innovation and research. He added that NU takes pride in nurturing thoughtful leaders of the future. Dr. Shorey appreciated the effort taken by NU in remodeling higher education. All the guests appreciated Mr. Pawar and Dr Singh for their vision and guidance in making NU a success story. They also appreciated the support of other stakeholders involved in establishing NIIT as an institute of excellence.
Located in the foothills of Aravali in Neemrana, Rajasthan, the 100‐acre fully residential green campus is equipped with state‐of‐the‐art technology facilitating a continuous process of learning.
Some of the programs offered by NIIT are: B. Tech in Computer Science and Engineering, Information and Communication Technology, Biotechnology and Electronic and Communication Engineering; M. Tech in Bioinformatics, Educational Technology, Embedded Systems and Pervasive Systems; and PhD in all the above disciplines.