PNN/ Faridabad: J.C. Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad would support students for their innovative ideas to convert into successful start-ups. The University will soon set up an Incubation Centre in the campus. This was disclosed by Vice Chancellor Prof. Dinesh Kumar on the first day of Induction Program for newly admitted B.Tech students during his inaugural address. Registrar Dr. Raj Kumar, Dean, Institutions Dr. Sandeep Grover, Dean Informatics and Computing Dr. Komal Bhatia and Chairpersons of various Engineering Departments were also present on this occasion.
The program is being conducted under the supervision of Dean Student Welfare Dr. Naresh Chauhan with active participation of Engineering Departments and coordinated by Director, Youth Welfare Dr. Pradeep Dimri and Deputy Dean Student Welfare Dr. Sonia Bansal.
Vice Chancellor said that the State Government has sanctioned a sum of Rs. 30 Lakh to set-up an Incubation Centre in the University. Also, MOB – the alumni association of the University has assured to contribute similar financial assistance for the same. The Incubation Centre would provide the students an assistance to develop and convert their innovative ideas into a successful start-up. The engineering students can also get assistance for their research projects under TEQIP-3 Project, he added.
Speaking on this occasion, Vice Chancellor urged the students to engage themselves in extra-curricular activities with different University Clubs. He said that each student must join at least two clubs and should give their talent a chance to shine. Vice Chancellor said there are ample opportunities in the University for students and they just need to focus on their area of interest, he added.
Earlier, Dean Institutions Dr. Sandeep Grover gave a detailed overview about the University to the students and made them aware about various University bodies and their functions. He gave students a glimpse of University journey from a Diploma institute to full-fledged University and apprised the students about the progress made by the University.
The Program was commenced with introductory remarks by Director, Youth Welfare Dr. Pradeep Dimri on Induction Program and detailed the students about three week Program.
It is noted that as a part of quality measures for improving the quality of technical education in the country, AICTE has implemented Mandatory Induction Program under which engineering students from AICTE approved institutes across India to undergo mandatory induction program as a part of their UG (Undergraduate) Program. The first three weeks of the students in the institute has been earmarked for induction program.