IIT Roorkee conducts Thematic Workshop-cum-IIT Registrars Conclave-2022

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Vishu Verma
Assistant Manager
Updated on Oct 14, 2022 18:21 IST

The conclave, which was conducted for institutional transformation through technology, was inaugurated on October 13 and culminated with a campus tour organised for external participants on October 14. 

Marking 175 years of existence, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee organised a two-day Thematic Workshop-cum-IIT Registrars Conclave-2022 on institutional transformation through improved governance with the integration of technology. The two-day conclave was inaugurated on October 13, 2022, and culminated with a campus tour organised for external participants on October 14, 2022. The opening address of the workshop was delivered by the Acting Director, Prof ML Sharma, IIT Roorkee. 

Prof L Prasad from IIM Bangalore and Prof Mona Khare from the National Institute of Educational Planning and Administration delivered technical sessions on "Preparing IITs Proactively for the Envisioned Metaverse Future" and "Improving Institutional productivity and sustainability", respectively. Registrar IIT Bhilai, IIT Delhi, and IIT Roorkee also presented papers on "Effect of Industry 4.0 Technology on Administration", "Institutional Performance Enhancement through Tech-driven Research Support for Administrative Reform Framework, Transformative Laboratory and Research Facility Management," "IIT Roorkee transformation and usage of technology in governance," respectively. 

The valedictory ceremony saw views and opinions shared by all guest participants and speakers. They expressed the need for technology in administration, data and software updating benefits by a dedicated team of cloud computing, transparency, accountability, and decentralisation for effective governance. Views on skilling, upskilling, reskilling, and neoskilling were also shared for digital transformation and preparing IITs for the metaverse future. 

Prashant Garg, Registrar, IIT Roorkee, said, "Promoting innovation, greater collaboration, and knowledge management are the three pillars for improved Governance. And integration of technology will take us towards the goal. Learning and providing education to the poor and eliminating unwarranted labour will not only make us a just society but will catalyse capacity building." 

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