National Technology Day Celebration
5th May 2018
The Haryana State Council for Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of Haryana sponsored National Technology Day at Dronacharya College of Engineering, Gurugram (Haryana) on 5th May, 2018. 350 participants took part in celebration of the event.
The main objective of the programme was to generate awareness among the students, academia and general public about the importance of Technology. Different activities were planned and organized like declamation contest, seminars on latest topics in technology. The college also invited experts from different technical institutions, Dr. Parveen Arora, Head (CHORD), DST, New Delhi and Dr. HB Singh, Senior Scientist from DST.
The experts and other guests discussed the role of technology and its utility for the overall development of the country and its benefit for the mankind.
The participants presented elaborative view on emerging trends in technology and also discussed the various parameters like access to technical education and employment. Fundamental Approach related to Industry 4.0 and how will it create the new growth among students and academia was also discussed. Industry 4.0 is commonly referred to as fourth industrial revolution which includes cyber- physical systems, automation and data exchange in manufacturing technologies. The other presentations included concepts like top ten technologies nowadays that included concepts like cloud computing, Big data, artificial intelligence etc. Also technological changes in the healthcare market will allow more customers to bid farewell to some of the most annoying parts of a distressed health care system. With the rapid growth of world trade, companies must implement changes quickly. Companies must bring new products to market quickly, while meeting the quality requirements of the customer. To succeed in the international market, companies must also eliminate unnecessary products and make management to reduce costs and time in product development measures.
Henceforth The National Technology Day had a closing on the note, although technology is finally being integrated into education, its use for teaching and learning still remains a challenge. Technology can therefore be seen as both a tool and a catalyst for change.
After the program got over, prizes were given to the winners of debate competition. Vote of thanks was delivered by students organizing team.