National Institute of Industrial Engineering celebrated National Education Day on 11th November. Noted speaker on Indian indigenous education system Sri Mukul Kanitkar was the chief guest who addressed the faculty and the students of the Institute on a virtual platform. Director Prof Manoj Tiwari and the Dean Academic Prof Padmanav Acharya introduced the guest and Dean student affairs Prof Hema Date thanked Sri Kanitkar for his highly relevant and inspiring talk.
Sri Kanitkar highlighted the rich heritage of ancient Indian education system right from days of Nalanda till 19th century. India always had a huge nationwide education infrastructure, which had made India the Viswaguru and had resulted in a high share of global GDP. He emphasized on the need of students to become job providers rather than job seekers as there is a lot of satisfaction in giving. He urged NITIE students to be part of the revival process to make India a Viswa guru again and encouraged entrepreneurial ambitions.