Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham participated in the 13th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2017, a global conference and exhibition, held at India Expo Center, Greater Noida, National Capital Region from 9th to 11th November, 2017. The theme of the summit was, 'Leapfrogging to Education 4.0: Student at the core'.
The summit was inaugurated by Mr. Sudhanshu Pandey, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, on 9th November 2017. Mr. Pandey also visited Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham booth and interacted with the Amrita delegation, consisting of Dr. R. K. Suresh , Chairman, Admissions, School of Engineering, Coimbatore; Prashant R. Nair, Vice Chairperson, Department of Computer Science, Amrita School of Engineering, Coimbatore and Mr. Vijay Narayanan, Coordinator, Alumni & Public Relations.
On the inaugural day, Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Government of India, Shri Prakash Javadekar and Union Minister for Commerce & Industry, Shri Suresh Prabhu addressed the more than 1000 national and international delegates, including Indian and foreign university presidents, vice-chancellors and deans from several countries, such as USA, Australia, Finland, Italy, Georgia, Nepal, Bhutan, Africa, New Zealand, Middle East and South Africa.