PDPM-IIITDM hosts Japan delegation

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 03 Mar 2017 12:07:27


Staff Reporter,

PDPM-IIITDM Jabalpur is one of the partner schools of JICA in ‘Innovative Asia Programme’ amongst 9 institutes of national importance in India and India is amongst the 12 countries of Asia

Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra (PDPM) Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design and Manufacturing, Jabalpur (IIITDM) hosted the Japan International Cooperation Agency- Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan delegation.
PDPM-IIITDM Jabalpur is one of the partner schools of JICA in ‘Innovative Asia Programme’ amongst 9 institutes of national importance in India and India is amongst the 12 countries of Asia.


Professor, Pramod Kumar Jain, Director of the Institute welcomed the dignitaries of the august gathering.
Puneet Tandon, Dean RSPC, Professor P N Kondekar, Dean Planning and Development, Dr Prashant Kumar Jain, Dean, Student Affairs the Dean, Academics, Dr Prabin Kumar Padhy, the Chairman - Placement Cell, Dr Pavan Kumar Kankar, Professor, Vijay Kumar Gupta, Head Mechanical Engineering, Dr Preeti Khanna, Head Computer Science & Engineering, Dr Dinesh Kumar Vishwakarma, Head Electronics & Communication Engineering, Dr Subir Singh Lamba, Head Natural Sciences, the Registrar, R P Dwivedi and other officials of the host institution were present along with the Japanese delegation.


Presentation of the prestigious Japanese initiative was made to students and faculty by Sato, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Takizawa, Director and Hagiwara, Deputy Director, Domestic Strategy and Partnership Department, JICA. Representatives from the top universities of Japan Hiroshima University, Kyoto University, Kyushu University, Osaka University, The University of Tokyo, Tokai University, Toyohashi University of Technology, Waseda University, introduced their universities and introduced the students to the various programmes being offered under the initiative.


The presentation talked about the “Japan Revitalisation Strategy” approved by the Japanese Cabinet in June 2016, and shared a vision of the Japanese Government towards mobilising its resources towards attracting and working with competent human resources from the developing countries of Asia so that they may play a more active role in the growth of their economies by sharing their learning and understanding of Japanese innovation and industrial best practices. Post the presentation, the Japanese delegation and students engaged in a fruitful exchange of the various salient features of the programme. It is a matter of great pride and prestige for the students of this institute to have this opportunity, which would expose them to world-class academia and research; a chance sought and availed by the best students of the country.