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School of Commerce, Faculty Research Cell, Samshodhana, Jain (Deemed-to-be -University) organized a webinar on “National Education Policy: Moving Towards Implementation” on October 11, 2020.
The resource person for the event was Dr. Manasa Naghabhushan. She enlightened the participants on various aspects of the National Education Policy 2020, and the structural changes required for applying of the policy at the institutional level. She highlighted the importance of deciding upon the changes to be brought about at the Institutional level and how the under graduation program under the guidelines of the policy to become a terminal program so that students could shift colleges based on the credits they accumulate in the Academic Bank of Credit.
She also discussed implementing a multidisciplinary educational approach, continuous professional development of the faculty by the institutions, and setting up a national research foundation to facilitate research that can establish linkages between researchers, government, and industry. Dr. Manasa also spoke about how the institutions should take up the government initiatives and move ahead with available existing resources focussing on faculty, students, and internal stakeholders to benefit all classes of the society.
The webinar was highly insightful and provided a platform for sharing and learning of knowledge, new ideas, and concepts of the “National Education Policy”.
Community-based researches are systematic and organized practices that play an integral role in sociology. In this webinar organized by the Department of Sociology at School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Jain (Deemed-to-be University), the host spoke about how active involvement of organizational representatives, community members, and researchers enhances the understanding of a given phenomenon and supports the integration of the knowledge. He also highlighted how researchers can create a better research design as this style of participation ensures that the actual needs and views of the population in focus are taken into account. The gathering also rendered insights into diverse forms of communities and the process of researching them along with an outline on the various aspects of Participatory Action Research.
Presented by: Retd. Professor Dr.P.S.Vivek has over two decades of experience in teaching Sociology at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at the University of Mumbai. He is the recipient of the Indo-Shastri Canadian Institute International Fellowship (2007) and has presented 62 research papers in National and 16 International seminars, conferences and has published 29 articles in several prestigious journals and magazines. He is involved in several NGOs and grass-root level organizations which have kept him involved in academically sound and socially relevant research projects.
Held on: 12th September 2020
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The Department of Microbiology at School of Sciences - Block I is hosting a national level webinar on “Insights into National Education Policy - 2020” and to commemorate the birth anniversary of a renowned philosopher, teacher, and statesman Late Dr. Sarvapalli Radhakrishnan on 05th September from 12:30 PM.
Dr. Sandeep Shastri, Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Jain (Deemed-to-be University) will be the key speaker.
The session is open to participation for all the faculty members and students across various educational institutes, universities, and colleges Pan-India.
Use this link to join the Zoom meeting.
Meeting ID: 948 0043 4127
Jain (Deemed-to-be University)’s School of Engineering and Technology had organized a guest lecture on Network Security on 18 May 2018 by Mr. Abhijith Kumar for the students of Computer Technology specialization in Cloud Technology and Information Security.
The main objective of the session was to improve student’s knowledge on enterprise network security. To provide the current and relevant examples of the practical applications of the theory in the particular subject – Network security.
The speaker started with an introduction to enterprise networks and their components, with an emphasis on what needs to be protected, where and how it should be protected. He spoke of security controls at enterprises like Mobile device management relevant to BYOD policies. He also spoke about the real-time scanning of files for malware detection and the advantages of black-listing and white-listing. Towards the end of session he spoke of endpoint security, File integrity checker, SIEM’s etc.
At the end of the session students were able to understand how enterprises handle network security and also got an update on the technologies used in the industry.
Jain (Deemed-to-be University) hosted 3 days meeting of the Global Barometers Survey from 18 to 20 January 2019. A major public event as part of the meeting was a Panel Discussion on Global Discourse on Democracy: Emerging Trends which was held on 20 January 2019. The six panelists, each representing one of the regional barometers participated in the discussion. They made brief introductory comments on Democracy in their region and also started a conversation on the comparative trends. This was followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
Introducing the theme, Dr. Sandeep Shastri, the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Jain (Deemed-to-be University) and representing the South Asia Barometer on the Panel, focused on the recent report published by the group which highlighted the fact that the support for democracy is linked to three critical factors: the citizen perception of the working of democracy, the economic performance of governments and whether the citizens perceive democracy as delivering tangible results. On South Asia, he highlighted the trend towards the democratic regimes being reduced to 'election only democracies' and the gap between the hope of a democratic 'dividend' and the reality of a democratic 'deficit'.
Dr. Marta Lagos, the Co-Chair of the Global Barometer Surveys and the Director of Afrobarometer, traced the rise of democracies in South America in the 1990s and their replace into authoritarian trends in recent times. She focused on the need for researchers to anticipate trends and highlight likely scenarios.The Director of the Eurasia Barometer, Dr. Christian Haerpfer spoke of the three types of regimes emerging in post-Soviet Union nations. Some of them were Formal Democracies, a few more were Democratic Autocracies and others were Full Autocracies. The differences lay in the 'context' of the journey towards democratization.
Dr. Boniface Dulani who represented the Afrobarometer highlighted the journey of the African continent towards greater democratization. He opined that one needs to budget into the analysis the question of 'demand' for and 'supply' of democracy. Many democracies given the long years of dictatorship and military rule had minimalist expectations.
Reflecting on developments in the Arab world, Dr. Michael Robbins from the Arab Barometer, highlighted the link between economic prosperity and the process of democratization and the impact of the demand for regime changes in the region.
Dr. Min Hua Huang from the East Asia Barometer dwelt at length on the paradox in East Asia between prioritizing economic development and the advancement of democratic norms. The panelists responded to a range of questions raised by both fellow panelists and the audience. It was 100 minutes of active engagement and intense dialogue.
Vitta - The Finance Forum of Jain (Deemed-to-be University) organized Monopoly on 27 December 2018.The event concentrated on enhancing the skills such as spread yourself out across the board intelligently, keep cash on hand, focus on cash flows, be patient, and pay attention to price. It emphasized on these five lessons as a guidepost to more intelligent and successful investment decisions.
Although you never really know what “chance” card life may deal you, it’s important to face your money obstacles head-on. And, armed with these money lessons from Monopoly, students learn some key tools to effectively handle their finances, navigate money challenges, and hopefully come out as a winner. The board game wrapped up with 2 winners from II and IV semester B.Com.