Virtual Induction Program for newly admitted students during 2020, was inaugurated at ICFAI University, Jharkhand. Besides the students, a number of parents also attended the function.
Welcoming the new students, Prof O R S Rao, Vice-Chancellor of the University said, “All of you have joined our prestigious University with a lot of aspirations. We are committed to groom all of our students into Competent and Successful Professionals, with Values, by imparting the requisite knowledge and skills and inculcating character”. “In order to enable our students to be successful in the increasing Digital World, our University introduced a full-semester course on digital skills for all programs”, added Prof Rao.
Addressing the students, Mr. Joydeep Mookerjee, Chief Finance Officer, GKB Rx Lens, a French Multi-National Company, highlighted the importance of character in building a successful professional career.
A video, depicting Campus Life at the University, was shown, in which a panorama of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities at the University were showcased. A number of students of the University narrated their fruitful and leaning experience at the University and advised the new students to participate in all the University activities , which help in building overall personality. Three of the Alumni, Ms Sneha Giri , Ms Afsha Khan and Mr Apoorva Pramanik , who have been working at reputed companies like Axis Bank and Byjus have expressed their gratitude to the University for shaping their dream careers and advised the students to stay focused on studies and get the best out of the resources of the University. Parents of the students of the University appreciated the efforts of the University to ensure continuity of studies of the students, during COVID-19 times, by launching Swaadhyay Learning Management Portal.
Prof Arvind Kumar, Registrar of the University, highlighted that the curriculum of all the programs of the University were updated with the latest courses like Electrical Vehicle and Autonomous Vehicle Technologies, Cyber Security, Digital Transformation of Business etc. He assured the students of the co-operation of the faculty members of the University to help in their smooth transition into the University environment.
All the faculty members and non-teaching staff also participated in the function.