SMS Punjabi University organized National Seminar on ‘Digital Transformation for Competitive Advantage’
Kanwar Inder Singh/ February 11,2023
School of Management Studies, Punjabi University Patiala organized a One Day National Seminar on Digital Transformation for Competitive Advantage. The seminar was attended by more than one hundred fifty participants from different parts of the country.
Dr Navjot Kaur, Professor and Head, School of Management Studies while welcoming the guests in the inaugural session and opening up the theme of the seminar said that today we cannot ignore the significance and omni-presence of technology in each and every walk of our lives. However, the technology should never replace humans rather should always complement human efforts. She further said that technologies must take care of ethics and integrity.
In her Key note address, Dr. Jaskiran Kaur, Director Narsee Monjee Institute of Management and Technology, Chandigarh talked about the need of digitalization in education sector.
The Chief Guest of the event Er. Baldev Singh Sran, Chairman and Managing Director, PSPCL Patiala Engineer underlined in his address that digital transformation no doubt makes our lives better and progressive but we should always uphold our human ethics and beliefs. He said that we should keep our core values in mind while using the digitalization for the good cause and to serve the nation and mankind. He emphasized that humanity should be at the base for every type of transformation.
In her address by the Guest of honor Komal Sharma Talwar, CEO TT consultants and xlscout, Chandigarh emphasized on the importance of digitization in today’s businesses and startups. She said today more than 40 percent business die in the initial ten years if they do not adopt technology.
In the Presidential Address by Professor Arvind, Vice Chancellor, Punjabi University, Patiala he mentioned that we humans are innovative from the times immemorial. One should not resist to change and should always be open to new methods and technologies. He mentioned various platforms at which Punjabi university is entering into new digital arenas and is using the technology in an effective way. Dr Ratinder Kaur conducted the proceedings of the inaugural session and Dr Amar Inder Singh presented the vote of thanks.
SMS Punjabi University organized National Seminar on ‘Digital Transformation for Competitive Advantage’. In the valedictory session the Chief Guest, Lt Gen. J. S. Cheema, Vice Chancellor, M.B.S. Punjab Sports University, Patiala said that we cannot today think about any area where technology is absent. Be it education, warfare or even sports of any kind technology application is there. He encouraged the young students to learn and adapt new technologies and programmes. In his Presidential Address, Dean Research Dr Manjeet Singh Patterh, Punjabi University, Patiala congratulated the head of department for organizing such an event which is both timely and need of the hour. Dr Dhiraj Sharma conducted the proceedings of the valedictory session and Dr Gurcharan Singh presented the formal vote of thanks.