FACULTY WORKSHOP ITS ENGINEERING COLLEGE GREATER NOIDA
Faculty, I.T.S. Engineering College, one of the Premier Institutions in the field of
Engineering and Management Education organized the Guest lecture by Prof.(Dr.) R.A. Yadav,
Former Vice Chairman –AICTE
The program initiated with the Welcome address by Prof.Ms. Anuja Shukla and bouquet
presentation to our honorable guest Prof.(Dr.) R.A. Yadav’s by Mr.B.K.Arora, Secretary- I.T.S
Engineering College, Greater Noida. A brief on Prof.(Dr.) R.A. Yadav’s career graph was
Prof. Yadav has been working as Vice Chairman AICTE. Prior to Joining AICTE
Dr. Yadav has been Professor of Finance and Strategic Management at FMS, University of
Delhi. He has been the Founder Director at Lal Bahadur Shastri Institute of Management, Delhi.
He holds a Master Degree specializing in Finance and Control with first class, first rank (Gold
Medalist) from the University of Business School, Punjab University, Chandigarh. He did his
Ph.D in Finance and control from Delhi School of Economics.
He has been actively involved in management education, training, research and consultancy
for the last 32 years. Dr Yadav has eight honors and awards to his credit. He is the recipient of
European commission fellowship during 1993-94. He is the Founder member and Secretary of
Indian Financial Management Association. He is editor in chief of Indian Journal of Finance and
Research which is one of the leading journals in India and abroad. He has been member of the
Board of many organizations and various committees, both government and corporate. He is on
the Board of Governors of various IIMs and Indian Institute of Maritime Studies, Mumbai and
National Institute of Industrial Engineering, Mumbai. He has been again nominated as Director
UCO Bank from November 2004. He is also member of AIMA –CMS Advisory Board. His
book “DMA-Escorts” was awarded” Best Book Award in 1987.
Prof.(Dr.) R.A. Yadav, very humble and down to earth person, commenced the lecture on the
present scenario of technical education and enlightened on the education in India and abroad.
He emphasized on the today’s education in 21st
role, wherein the supply exceeds the demand for human resource, a very stiff competition is
being faced. He explained that any organization passes through 4 stages – conceptualization,
expansion/growth, competition and maturity, decline. Through new curriculum, pedagogy, new
researches any institute maintains its survival for a long period unlike earlier times wherein
demand exceeded the supply and quality was ignored. Without quality education today, the
survival is at stake. The admissions to the professional programs has reduced drastically
in last two years. IT Technology has revolutionized and to survive one must synergize with
the speed to change, to comply to the expectation of the society. People prefer IITs, IIMs,
Delhi University, need to reflect on the same. People prefer value addition programmes than
conventional knowledge only. Institutes have to concentrate on 3 dimensions viz. Intelligent
capital (knowledge, skills), Social Capital (Attitude, communication etc) and Adaptability that
makes the Human Capital. Students are to be given practical training along with the classes,
more of doing then listening where one listens, one understands , retain half and forget half. Only
doing and learning will help the student to increase the chances of employment. The faculties
should imbibe the Team effort spirit, collectiveness so that the same could be transferred to the
students. The soft skills are majorly looked upon by the recruiters along with the main domain
skills of the students. His message to all the faculty is “Working together is Success, Learn to
Dr Yadav has already changed the lives of millions of young students of the present and future,
for a future that they could have only dreamt of earlier. Through him the standards of education
are rising in India to be at par with the countries abroad.
It is very prestigious for ITS Engineering College Participants to have such a Dignified and very
Humble , Unassuming Knowledgeable Gentleman and to grasp his views and visions.
The Director Dr. Vineet Kansal extended his gratitude and invited Prof.(Dr.) R.A. Yadav and
Secretary, ITS Mr. B.K. Arora to felicitate the faculties doing commendable contribution to
engineering and management education in ITS Engg. College. Faculties felicitated were (Air
Cdr) L. K. Verma, Mr. Pushpendra Kumar, Mr. Mohit Saxena, Mr. Rakesh Rai, Mr. Sandeep
Kumar,Mr. Mukesh Kumar,Mr. R.K.Prajapati,Mr. Noorul Islam, MS. Rishu Jain, Mr. Aditya
Dayal Tyagi,Mr. Anubhav Yadav, Mr. P.K. Pradhan, Ms. Latika Tomar, Mr. Rakesh Garg,
Mr.Atul Singh Durgbans, Mr. Dushayant Mishra.
Lastly a Token of Appreciation was presented to Prof.(Dr.) R.A. Yadav by the Secretary, ITS
Mr. B.K. Arora …