British Council and AICTE invite Dr. Pankaj Porwal to UK for Leadership Development Program

Dr. Pankaj Porwal, Principal Techno India NJR Institute of Technology will be part of 10
member team selected by the British Council and AICTE for 5 days visit of Dudley College, the UK.

Under the United Kingdom and India Education Research Initiative (UKIERI) Leadership
Development Program. This visit is a culmination of four leadership development workshops organized in various parts of India in 2017-18 for 100 principals from various private and government engineering colleges. Selection of 10 members was based on the level of participation in the workshops and the impact that the participants had in their institutions.

The aim of this program is to develop advanced leadership and management skills and laying the foundation for long term sustainability within the participating institutions. The visit is tentatively scheduled in 1 st week of April.

This is a new feather in the cap of Dr. Pankaj Porwal, who is a graduate of IIT Bombay and
Ph.D. from Cornell University (USA) and had served at IIT Bombay as Assistant Professor.
He has been leading Techno India NJR as principal for last 9 years.


Aspire and iCarnegie sign MoU with Techno India NJR, followed by IW-FOSS 2011

Aspire Human Capital Management and iCarnegie (subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University) announced that they have signed an MoU with Techno India NJR Institute of Technology, Udaipur to prepare their Computer Science and IT students through ITProTM, Aspire’s embedded employability education product. ITProTM content has been developed by faculty at iCarnegie, a subsidiary of Carnegie Mellon University and is a 12-course, 8-semester Software Development Program to be delivered over 4 years, with access to best in-class iCarnegie content and delivery methodology. Aspire’s India’s leading embedded employability education company, exclusively markets this iCarnegie content in India with a vision to excel and create global employability opportunity for every student of its college. 

As per the agreement, Aspire, which works extensively in the field of employability training, will first train selected final semester students from computer science/IT stream to make them more industry ready. Students from the Computer Science/IT at Techno India NJR Institute of Technology will receive world-class “industry-centric” and “employability enhancing” technology education through this program. The program will help them become future-ready with global certification from iCarnegie on successful completion of this embedded course. The Techno India NJR Institute of Technology has been operational since 2008.

“We are happy to extend ITProTM to students at Techno India NJR Institute of Technology to help them become software development industry-ready. We are delighted to see Techno NJR’s commitment towards their students and are confident that ITProTM will definitely help students develop a winning edge. Aspire follows iCarnegie’s experiential learning pedagogy to impart the required hard and soft skills to the students while certifying the faculty at the institution. With this MOU we are bringing world’s best software development education to Udaipur.” 

Mr. Amit Bhatia, Founder and CEO, Aspire

“This is a great opportunity to collaborate with Aspire and iCarnegie. ITProTM will not only help the young minds to compete with their counterparts but shall also give our students an understanding of where they stand with respect to the global scenario”. He addedAspire is a name to reckon with in employability education and we are delighted to bring India’s leading professional training to our students. This MOU will be effective for 5 years initially. Techno India NJR Institute of Technology is responding to Indian employers and ensuring that our students are industry as well as future-ready through the program and second to none amongst Engineering Colleges”

Mr. R.S. Vyas, Director, Techno India NJR Institute of Technology

We are happy to be associated with Techno India NJR Institute of Technology in this important initiative through Aspire, our exclusive partner for ITProTM. Aspire and iCarnegie are committed to enhancing software development education in India to create employable engineers.”

Mr. Gil Taran, CEO, iCarnegie

On the occasion of its launch on 5th December 2011, a press conference was held at TINJR, alongwith inauguration of iCarnegie ITProTM Lab at Techno India NJR.

In the evening, there was an International Workshop on Free and Open Source Softwares (IW-FOSS) held in Techno India NJR, where Chief Guest for the workshop was Prof. Sorel Reisman and presiding guest was Mr. Satish Babu, alongwith Mr. John Walz as the guest speaker who interacted with the students, and made them aware of the importance of free and open source softwares. Prof. Piyush Javeria’s contribution to the IEEE platform was praised by the dignitaries, followed by the inauguration of the website prepared by the student members of the IEEE for the IEEE Computer Society Student Branch at Techno NJR. The program was followed by cultural events where every guest was given a warm welcome by the traditional performances of our own Udaipur. Have a look on the glimpse of the workshop below.

Photos By: Upesh Bhatt

Dr. Sorel inaugurating the IEEE Student Branch website