“TALK BY EMINENT PERSONALITIES”
AICTE, New Delhi
06 FEB 2018
All India Council of Technical Education(AICTE), New Delhi organized a session on “TALK BY EMINENT PERSONALITIES” on 06 Feb 2018 as one of the initiatives to motivate students and faculty towards development of technical and moral skills. Faculty and students from various institutions located in NCR, Delhi attended the session. Prof. TPN Singh, Advisor(R&D) represented DGI, Greater Noida at the event.
The eminent resource persons were:
Dr.Pradeep P Deshpande -
President and CEO, Six sigma and
Advanced controls, Inc. Professor
emeritus and former chair of
University of Louisville, Kentucky
Shri Virendra Kumar Mehta -
World record holder in Memory,
Author, Speaker and Vedic NLP trainer
The session was graced by the presence of AICTE Officials, Prof. Anil D. Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, Prof. M P Poonia, Vice Chairman and Prof. A P Mittal, Member Secretary.
Prof Mittal welcomed the distinguished guests Dr. Deshpande and Shri Virendra Kumar Mehta. He elaborated their contributions to the society and encouraged the faculty and students to follow their footsteps. Prof. Sahasrabudhe praised the virtues of Dr. Deshpande and hailed him as one of the leading exponents of 6 Sigma Technology by extending the concept to Dynamics and Non-Linear Processes in Engineering and Management. He said that Dr. Deshpande has more than three decades of teaching experience, written six text books and guided twenty doctoral students.
Welcoming Shri Mehta, Prof.Mittal informed that he was adjudged as one of the ten most unusual Indians with unique skills by the Times Media. He has memorized 80,000 words from the English Dictionary and has the rare ability of recalling any word by its page number. He is in the Limca Book of Records for memorizing the entire dictionary.
Shri Mehta spoke on the 9 habits of highly effective Institutes which are listed below:
- Boost happiness index of Faculty and Students
- Liaison of the Principal with students
- Make your student the fourth idiot
- Boost practical experience with Project learning
- Hire creative faculty
- Make education an edutainment
- Boost aptitude of students specially vocabulary and communication skills.
- Training/Workshop for Technical and Non-Technical skills
- Learning must be left and right brain oriented both
Shri Mehta stated that research at Harvard University has concluded that an extraordinary student should be judged with in Pure Academics and General Intelligence in the ratio of 12.5% to 87.5%. Success is an iceberg and every success entails dedication, hard work, good habits, disappointments, sacrifices, failures and persistence. The criteria for success is having good health and body, brain power, happiness, family, social life and being a good human being. Shri Mehta gave examples of great achievers like Thomas Alva Edison, Einstein, Truman, Mahatma Gandhi etc. and commended their virtues. He concluded by saying that one must possess the three attributes namely gratitude, forgiveness and unconditional love.
Post lunch session was conducted by Dr. Deshpande who dwelt on the management and implementation of Six Sigma. He has carried out extensive investigations on rise and decline of cultures of over four decades. He spoke of his recent book, “A small step for man: Zero to Infinity with Six Sigma” which is on providing solutions for societies struggling with competitive challenges. He was the first to introduce six sigma training to corporates in India. He introduced Six Sigma in Engineering and Management in US, Greece, Kuwait and India. He spoke of his paper, “How US could save $100 billion per year in Healthcare costs” which was widely acclaimed and is under examination for implementation. He also undertook a case study on “Alignment of human chakras in various emotional states”. Dr. Deshpande elaborated on his training programs in process control and optimization, six sigma and internal excellence. He has developed a scientific framework for world transformation.
Prof. MP Poonia thanked the speakers for their passion and concern for the well being of student community. He lauded their efforts for promoting harmony and contributions in their niche areas.
Prof. Sahasrabudhe thanked the audience for their participation and the guests for sparing their valuable time for the benefit of students and faculty members.