GLBIMR Students participated a Half day Workshop on “Social Media-Use and Effect” April 10, 2018 conducted by AICTE
In continuation to our endeavor to provide students corporate workshops, GLBIMR, students attended a Half Day Workshop on “Social Media-Use and Effect” by AICTE at AICTE Auditorium, New Delhi on April 10, 2018, under the aegis of Dr. Urvashi Makkar, Director General, GLBIMR. The objective of this workshop was to promote the use of social media for integration of Educational Institutions at the national and global level.
The workshop started with the inaugural address by the Chief Guest, Shri Satya Pal Singh, Minister of State, HRD. Honorable minister talked about the pro and cons of social media by individuals at large. He also emphasized on preserving knowledge by “expressing, sharing and expanding”. According to him, besides science, technology & knowledge, the spiritual knowledge has its own prominence and relevance in the 21st century.
Dr. Anil Sarup, Secretary, School Education, emphasized on relevance of social media for transformative thinking and how positive work of an individual can reach to the masses with lightning speed.
Experts from MyGov discussed how Government of India is promoting its big initiatives in the area of health, education (MOOCs and SWAYAM) and other social welfare schemes through social media tools. They also suggested that each Institution should have an active social media cell, so that they can connect not only with the student community, but also extend to nearby academic institutions & community living to enhance their brand image.
PGDM Students took keen interest in understanding the trends and technologies to equip for future ready.