Date: July 16, 2018
Vijayawada: Minister for skill development, law and justice Kollu Ravindra inaugurated two-day international conference on ‘Transformations in Engineering Education – Imparting the Futuristic Skills (ICTIEE AP’ 18)’ at SRM University in Amaravati on Monday. Speaking on the occasion, he said the new capital Amaravati is attracting the best universities in the country and will develop as educational hub in future.
He said around 19 foreign invited speakers and 3 keynote speakers from prestigious universities in the USA and India and nearly 400 faculty members from different engineering colleges and universities are participating. He thanked the organisers for putting Amaravati on the International Map of Research and Education and for hosting event.
Ravindra said “I am happy that my department APSSDC (Andhra Pradesh State Skill Development Corporation) is partner in this exercise.” He said this conference brings out global networking of knowledge, ideas, best practices of education and research among engineering educators, for nurturing excellence in engineering education. IT Minister Nara Lokesh and others spoke on the occasion.