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Industrial Visit Under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) by JCRE

Industrial Visit Under Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) by JCRE was organised by Manipur Technical University on 7thAugust 2019 at the University Campus.

Highlight of the event

Date: 7th August 2019
Time: 10.30 am to 2.15 pm
Venue: Academic and Laboratory Building, Manipur Technical University, Imphal
Mode of the event: Industrial Visit

Request Letter

Visiting School

Praja High School, Lamsang.

Resource Person

The visit was successfully conducted with the help of the Head of Departments of Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Physics and Mechanical Engineering, the faculties. Technical team, Assistant Librarian and laboratory technical assistants of the respective departments at the various laboratories, library and server room.

Event In-Charge

The visit was organized by the JCRE under the RMSA scheme. From the University the event was Co-ordinated by Debina Laishram, Assistant Professor from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering.

Participants

Total of 43 Secondary and Higher secondary students of class IX and X along with their Teacher in-charge Anjali Tejmala.

Aim and Objective

The industrial visit by organized by JCRE under the Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) to educate the secondary and higher secondary government school students about the innovative field of engineering studies. The objective of the visit was to familiarize the students about various technical disciplines and their scope if they wish to pursue. The visit also aimed to promote the university across the state.

Event Schedule
Time Group I Group II Group III
10:30 am-11:15 am Physics & Chemistry Dept. EE & CSE Dept. Mechanical & ECE Dept.
11:15 am-12:00pm Mechanical & ECE Dept. Physics & Chemistry Dept. EE & CSE Dept.
12:00am-12:45 pm EE & CSE Dept. Mechanical & ECE Dept. Physics & Chemistry Dept.
12:45pm-1:30pm CE Dept. CE Dept. CE Dept.
1:30pm-2:00pm Server Room
2:00pm-2:15pm Library
 
Gallery

Dr. Ningombam Swapana, Head of Department and the laboratory assistants engaged the students in the Chemistry Lab.

Dr. Ningombam Swapana, Head of Department and the laboratory assistants engaged the students in the Chemistry Lab.
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Future Action Plan

The visit has widened the perspective of the students as they now have visually experienced the work and study of Technical education. The university encourages and plans to host such visits in future. In the successive visits, the university will emphasize the following:

  • Educate and reach out to higher secondary students who are interested in Engineering.
  • To impart knowledge about the state-of-the-art technical laboratory facilities in the university, students do not need to go outside the state for technical education.
  • Host full day activity related to school students. Enhance support for learners to make informed career choices.
  • Create a greater diversity of learning opportunities beyond school.
  • Coordinate with JCRE and more such organizations to indulge in schemes like RMSA.
Outcome and Concluding Remarks

The gap between theoretical learning and practical exposure is truly bridged by industrial visits. The importance of commercial visits is specified it’s been created necessary in several institutions.  Also, students are always interested in what kind of work they’d be doing once getting into their preferred industry. Through industrial visits, they’ll clarify their doubts and silence their curiosities. They’ll communicate with individuals and organizations to urge a transparent plan of their dream job.

It was a great opportunity for the students to experience this field of education, the wide scope it offers. The educational trip was very informative and gave the students a feel of the hard work, education and training in becoming a successful engineer in the field of Civil, Computer science, Electronics & Communication, Electrical and Mechanical engineering. The university was extremely proud and happy to have been a part of it.

Acknowledgement

 

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One Week Workshop on Curriculum Reforms

One Week Workshop on “Curriculum Reforms” was organised by Manipur Technical University under the sponsorship of TEQIP-III from 1st April to 5th April 2019 at the conference hall of the university.

About the Workshop

The workshop reviewed and analysed the existing practices in the design, implementation and evaluation of curriculum, particularly in the development of competency-based curriculum, in the field of technical education and facilitating the exchange of experiences among the participants. The workshop was sponsored by the Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme – III, under the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India. The workshop was conducted as a Twinning Activity with our mentor institute, College of Engineering Pune.

Resource Persons
  1. Prof.(Dr) Gautam Sutradhar, Director, NIT Manipur
  2. Prof.(Dr) Khumanthem Manglem Singh, Professor, CSE Dept., NIT Manipur
  3. Prof.(Dr) S.D. Agashe, Professor, ICE Dept., COEP, Pune
  4. Prof.(Dr) Urmila Kar, Professor and Head, Education & Management Dept, NITTTR, Kolkata
  5. Prof.(Dr) Amarendra Kumar Das, Director, IIIT, Senapati, Manipur
Coordinator

Pinky Khundrakpam, Assistant Prof., ECE Dept. and Academic Nodal Officer, TEQIP-III, Manipur Technical University, Takyelpat

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Future Action

The knowledge gained will be applied in a future review of curriculums and Virtual Lab in association with the College of Engineering, Pune will be established.

Outcome

Outcome-based education model was thoroughly explained and discussed. The framing of mission, vision, program educational outcomes and course outcomes were discussed. The virtual laboratory of the College of Engineering Pune was demonstrated and invitation of becoming nodal institute was extended.

Acknowledgement

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