GTU’s Model of Rural Development may be implemented at national level: Engg colleges told to adopt a village
Bilkulonline.com, Ahd, Jan 30: Gujarat Technological University has begged the much coveted Best Technical University award for the year 2017, the award instituted by Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) which is a National Organization encourages technical universities to enhance their performance to serve the community as well as stakeholders by improving quality & maintaining standard of the programs offered. The award is presented in the 47th ISTE National Annual Convention (Year 2017) held at Kottayam-Kerala on 27th January, 2018.The award was received by Vice Chancellor of Gujarat Technological University Prof. (Dr.) NavinSheth, it was awarded to GTU declared by Prof. P K Desai, President of ISTE.
Union Minister for Human Resource Development Satyapal Singh has called upon technical institutions in the country to focus on the development of rural areas.Inaugurating the 47th national convention of the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) through videoconferencing at the Saintgits College of Engineering here, Dr. Singh said each engineering college should adopt a village. Such outreach initiatives would add to the nation’s growth story. It is noteworthy to mention here that GTU already runs VishwakarmaYojna, 500 colleges, 500 villages and NSS programmes for rural development. Around 6000 students of GTU colleges went to 127 villages and created 9000 toilets, which was appreciated by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi.
Gujarat Technological University (GTU) since its inception focus on creating World Class Technocrats in the field of engineering, Management, Architecture & Computer Applications.Also, making a successful attempt in creating & cultivating entrepreneurship qualities among the students by creating various policies & providing platforms to the students & signing MoU with various chambers and associations.GTU Innovation Council one of the best example which helps & encourage the students in creating a new start-ups and this way helping and fulfilling the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.To provide world-class exposure to the students, GTU has signed MoU with World’s top universities such encouraging initiatives have rewarded GTU by receiving the best technological University