In yet another event last evening, at the Times Knowledge Icon, which was conducted at The Park Hotel, Kolkata on 28th Aug’17, Education excellence awards were given and some of the biggest names of Education Industry in Kolkata were present. The program was hosted by celebrity anchor Mir, post which there were 2 round table Talk shows.
1st Round Table was on the topic Engineers creating Economy, where esteemed panellists talked about how engineers have changed the face of the world and respected Pro- VC of Adamas University, Prof. A.K. Majumder put his point across of how the IIT-ians under the able guidance of APJ Abdul Kalam created missiles from India.
The 2nd round table was on the topic Creating Entreprenuers- Going Global or Glocal and how important creating empires, business and entrepreneurs are.
Post this, the most awaited award of the show was given where Prof. Samit Ray, the Chancellor of Adamas University & Chairman, RICE Group was awarded Times Inspiring Educationist 2017. The award ceremony ended with a brilliant musical performance by Somlata, most inspiring singer of today’s generation.