Education discussed at Sakal’s Dubai meet

28 Sep,2011

By A Correspondent

Some 50 vice-chancellors from top Indian universities, industrialists and business leaders discussed the future of the Indian education system and formulated strategies and policies, at the Sakal Media Group’s three-day education conference, Sakal Educon 2011, in partnership with Dubai International Academic City (DIAC) between September 16 and 19, 2011.

This is an annual event started in 2004 and this year the venue was Dubai. This year’s Chief Guest was Minister for Human Resource Development of India Mr Kapil Sibal. In his opening speech he reiterated the need for complete transformation of Indian universities. He also emphasized the need for embracing Internet based technologies to develop open courses which can be accessed from anywhere.

Mr TD Joseph, Network Head – Events of Sakal Media Group said, “We are grateful to Dubai Knowledge Village (DKV) for its support and interest in partnering with us. This will help us to explore opportunities of creating synergies for better business, knowledge sharing and learning through expertise carried by both the nations.”

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