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Grand First Anniversary Celebrations at Sangam University Bhilwara Rajasthan
Team Sangam firmly believes that an anniversary is a time to celebrate the joys of today, the memories of yesterday, and the hopes of tomorrow.
The educational process at Sangam University incorporates the best practices followed in top ranking Universities such as Broad Based Interdisciplinary Education, Semester System, Letter Grading, Continuous Internal Evaluation, Cafeteria approach to choice of electives and Learning Integrated with Work. The faculty team at Sangam include alumni of best colleges of India today such as IIT Kharagpur, BITS Pilani, NIT etc.
The activities organized at Sangam University during 2012 – 2013 included a Grand Freshmen Welcome, International Youth Day (IYD), Teachers Day, International Literacy Day, Voluntary Eye Donation Day, Hindi Diwas Day, Engineers Day, International Ozone Day, International Day of Peace, World Tourism Day, UN International Day for the Eradication of Poverty, UN Day, National Education Day, National Law Day, International Volunteer Day, National Mathematics Day, National Youth Day, National Girl Child Day, National Science Day, Earth Day, International Dance Day (IDD), World Press Freedom Day and Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti.
Dignitaries who visited / shared thoughts with the faculty and students on various occasions during the year included Top ranking architect and planner for Green Buildings Prof Arvind Krishan, Environmentalist Dr L K Dadhich, The Week magazine youth icon Keerthi Kiran Kanchanpally, Fulbright Scholar Tarun Cherukuri, Amit Lath CEO of Forbes Diamond Ranking Sharda Group of Companies, well known Techie Mr Suresh Narasimhan (grand nephew of Mathematics Genius Srinivasa Ramanujan), Mr Rakesh Mittal EW Software Consultants Inc from Boston Massachusetts, CNN IBN Youth icon & World Economic Forum Young Global Leader Mr Ajay Chaturvedi, twice in ten days Everest climber Anshu Jamsenpa, Sri PK Goel IAS Registrar of Cooperatives Jaipur, Sagar Hawaldar Vice President Aspire, Mr Naveen Managing Director First Agro, H.E. Prof Piotr Klodkowshi Poland Ambassador, Prof Ramesh Sharda Regents Professor Spears School of Business Oklahoma State University, Prof Raghunatahan from BITS Pilani, Limca Book of Records National Record Holder Folk Dancer Ms Veena Ajmera, Bhilwara Addl Chief Judicial Magistrate Mr CP Singh, Bhilwara Judicial Magistrates Sri Vishal Bharadwaj and Sri Sharat Vyas, Mr Ashok Jain President National Awareness Forum Bhilwara, Dr Pradeep Bhatnagar Editorial Incharge Dainik Bhaskar Bhilwara, Ms Manju Pokharna well known Social Activist Bhilwara and HT Media Business Newspaper LiveMint Editor Mr R Sukumar.
The cultural program La Union as well as the music night by Miss Ambili Menon became a talk in Bhilwara town among youth. The inaugural issue of the Magazine – “EQ” Education Quotient was also launched on 09 Feb 2013. The students demonstrated their social commitment by making rural connectivity visits to BPL village Sundarpura and also participated in distributing blankets to povert stricken villagers and construction workers. There were three blood donation camps held during the year and the participation of Sangam on Sep 17, 2012 Mega drive with Akhil Bharatiya Terapanth Yuvak Parishad – ABTYP catapulted Bhilwara to all India 10th position.
During the year, the semester schedules were strictly adhered to for conduct of classes and examinations. Students visited Sangam Group Industries, Saras Dairy Plant, Reserve Bank of India – RBI Jaipur for corporate connect to enhance their learning integrated with world of work. Students of MBA are scheduled to carry out their summer internships in various lead organizations which include Hindustan Zinc, Religare, Sharekhan, BSL, Sangm and Kotak Securities. The university also conducted Employee Development program for the employees of Sangam Group focusing on Communication Skills.
Prof Sangeeta Sharma from BITS Pilani conducted a Faculty Development Workshop focusing on Communication for effective Teaching. In collaboration with IIT Bombay which is one among the top ranking institution in India today, workshops on Research Methodology, Aakash Tablet, Engineering Thermodynamics, Aakash Android Programming were conducted. Driven by the motto “Where Aspiration Meets Opportunity”
Considering the fact that Sangam University has evolved on the foundations laid by Institute of Technology & Management – ITM established in 2003, a mega alumni meet was organized in Dec 2012 to rally the old students with the Alma mater apart from a Job Fest for the graduating students of ITM. It is indeed a matter of pride that ITM had a consistent 30% girls enrollment all through the decade.
Miss Antima Soni Advisor for Strategic Planning and International Collaborations and Prof BR Natarajan President – Vice Chancellor Sangam University had extensive discussions with a consortium of Universities from Lodz Poland for collaboration which has resulted in signing of MoU with the Lodz University of Technology.
In addition to the existing BTech / MTech programs in various branches, BA, BCom (Hons), MBA, MCA, MSc (Chemistry), Certificate Course in Power Plant Operations, for the year 2013 - 2014, Sangam is launching the 3 year engineering diploma programs with specific industry focus, Masters in Finance & IT, Mathematical Economics, Geo Informatics etc.
Sangam University is committed to offer quality education at affordable cots with liberal scholarship schemes for the enrolling students who care about what they would be in India tomorrow even though they may come from any part of India today.
On the occasion of completion of one year, on 17 May 2013, Sangam University band performed a rock show followed by thought provoking skit on Save Water at the City Centre Suchna Kendra and Shivaji Park Bhilwara where a large number of public also participated in the proceedings and question answer session on water conservation.
For more details see http://www.sangamuniversity.ac.in