Conference on Making Haryana a Higher Education Powerhouse
The conference was an initiative by Ashoka University, in association with the State Government of Haryana.
Office of PR & Communications17 September, 2017 | 5 Mins read
Ashoka University hosted a conference on ‘Making Haryana a Higher Education Powerhouse’ on the 15th and 16th of September, 2017 at Dr. Reddy’s Auditorium, Ashoka University, Sonepat.
This conference was an initiative by Ashoka University, in association with the State Government of Haryana, and focused on fostering the symbiotic relationship between the state of Haryana and the higher education sector. The Honourable Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal addressed the gathering on the 16th of September 2017.
Eminent speakers who were a part of the panel sessions included, Sanjeev Sanyal from the Ministry of Finance, Amit Goyal of edX India, Sanjeev Bikhchandani founder of Naukri.com, Dr Eric Zimmerman of IDC Herzliya, Israel, Adam Grotsky, Executive Director of USIEF, Narayanan Ramaswamy of KPMG India, K P Krishnan, Secretary of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Paritosh Gupta, Chief Executive of IL & FS and Junaid Ahmed, Country Director, The World Bank.
The conference sought to review the existing higher education ecosystem in Haryana and discussed a comprehensive set of ideas for the future, including building a vibrant higher education ecosystem in Haryana, collaboration with foreign universities and the role of universities as sites of urban development.
The agenda for the conference can be found here -> https://goo.gl/qq7hm