K M Dayashankar
JITS making steps towards transformation into University
Eminent academicians from India and USA in Academic advisory board
KARIMNAGAR: The Jyothismathi institute of technology and sciences (JITS), which is celebrating its silver jubilee, has constituted an Academic Advisory board with eminent academicians and industrialists of the country and the USA.
IIT Hyderabad former director Prof Uday B Desai would be the chairperson of an Academic Advisory Board of JITS, the board members include; Dr K Subbarangaiah, Veda IIT, Dr KSR Krishna Prasad, retired professor, NIT Warangal, Prof DVLN Somayajulu, director IIITDM, Kurnool, Prof Dandu Siva Rama Raju, Kansas state university, USA, Dr Santa Tautam, Chief Information Officer, Government of Telangana, Nagesh Kunamneni, CEO, Biz Cloud Exports, Dallas, USA, Sudheer Dhulipalla, senior director, Oracle Corporation, USA and Dr AG Prasad, MBA, industrialist.
Speaking a session on “Engineering Education for Global Requirements” organised at JITS in Karimnagar town on Tuesday, IIT-Hyderabad former director Prof Uday B Desai stressed the need for changes in the present education system to compete with the global market. He said that satellite, robotics, quantum computing, cyber security etc should be helpful to the agriculture sector.
He also empowered the students about the need for more research in bio-medical and artificial intelligence sectors to help society. He also informed the students to focus on certificate courses also along with the curriculum. He also spoke on drone and electric vehicles growth in the country.
JITS secretary J Sumith Sai said that they were striving to transform the JITS into a university with the guidance and suggestions of the newly constituted Academic Advisory Board headed by IIT-H’s former director Prof Uday B Desai. JITS chairman J Sagar Rao said that they would follow the suggestions of the Academic advisory board and transform the college on all fronts.
College principal Dr K Srinivasa Rao said that they were taking all academic steps for the transformation of JITS into a university. Heads of various departments were also present.