9th National Conference – eITBM 2014
10th and 11th October, 2014
Rural Development – Opportunities and Challenges
Since last nine years VIIT is providing a platform to research scholars from all over the country. Year-by-year the response to our National Conference is increasing and amazing. This year it was conducted between 10thand 11thOctober, 2014. Eminent personalities from industry, IT and academics were invited as a Guest speaker and have thrown light on the emerging trends in Informational Technology and Business Management.
The seminar was inaugurated at the auspicious hands of Mr. Pradeep Lokhande – CEO, Rural Relations. Dr. Ravi Jhala- Head Product Development Schreiber Dynamix Daries Ltd. And Mr. Dhananjay Jamdar – President Baramati Chamber of Commerce and Industries (BCCI) were also present on this occasion. The guests shared valuable information with the participants and students. Dr. Amol C. Goje, Director of the Institute addressed on the issues such as intelligence, health sector as well as education in his welcome speech.
Afternoon session was addressed by Mr. Ajay Kashikar – Managing Director, Synergy IFS Solutions PVT. LTD. He focused on elements of information technology and its applications for rural development. He gave a brief insight on challenges and opportunities for rural youth and provided guidelines for changing the attitudes accordingly.
In the last session of the day was earmarked for presentations of the research scholars Mr. Girish Telang presented the rural pharma marketing perspectives. He shared valuable information about opportunities for rural pharma marketing.
Last day session began with open panel discussion with industry experts. The session was headed by Dr. Vasant Bung. The industry experts participated were Mr. Pradeep Koperdekar – Head Corporate Services Mahindra and Mahindra group and Mr. Ravi Baviskar – Head Learning and Development Garware Wall Ropes Ltd. The session was interesting. It provided the participants opportunity to personally interact with industry experts. The session ended with valedictory remarks. The participants were handed over prizes for best research papers. Dr. Sateeshchandra P. Joshi, HOD summarized the entire programme and presented vote of thanks at the end of conference.