Education must be oriented to meet challenges of sunrise technologies: GBU V-C

By - January 13, 2020

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January 13, 2020

MANGALURU: Speakers at inauguration of one-day national conference of challenges of higher education – teacher initiatives underscored need for education to be in sync with sunrise sectors and sunrise technologies than sunset technologies. Karnataka Rajya Mahavidyalaya Shikshak Sangha, Mangalore University zone in collaboration with Mangalore University and National Assessment and Accreditation Council, Bengaluru organised the conference.

Delivering the key-note address, Bhagavati Prakash Sharma, vice-chancellor, Gautam Buddha University, Noida said Indian universities are pushing sunset technologies rather than focus on sunrise sectors and sunrise technologies that will define our tomorrow. This is going to be a major challenge if India needs to be on par with developed nations that have already got a head start in emerging areas such as artificial intelligence, internet of things.

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