Visakhapatnam: Acquire skills to be smart, students told

Dr Deepak S. Madala one of the panel speakers spoke on the topic Smart India: Powering Growth with Prowessâ€.

Visakhapatnam: Visakhapatnam Management Association (VMA) in collaboration with Department of Commerce and Management Studies (DCMS), Andhra University organised panel discussion on the occasion of 60th foundation day of All India Management Association (AIMA) and 10th National Management Day “Smart India: Powering Growth with Prowess” here on Monday at DCMS, AU.

Professor N. Sambasiva Rao, the president of the local management organisation presided over the session and explained the activities of All-India Management Association.

Professor E. A. Narayana, vice-chancellor (in-charge) AU, the chief guest stressed the need to acquire skills to be smart. He also mentioned that the technology plays a vital role in developing the people capabilities.

Dr Deepak S. Madala one of the panel speakers spoke on the topic “Smart India: Powering Growth with Prowess”.

“The age has nothing to do with smartness; the agility of the person plays a vital role. India has been a unique flavor; young citizens of India would not like to be dictated on what is called smart and what is called growth by the rest of the world specifically. What may be apt for the developed world may not be necessarily be India. There should be creative freedom for becoming an entrepreneur,” he added.

M. V. Subba Rao another panel speaker in his speech mentioned that India can create capabilities for growth and new solutions, the opportunities, both at home and abroad, are limitless.

“India has a lot of technology in the olden days in the form of scriptures. The country was developed one point of time in the world. People are scared to undertake the technology because of some practical problems. We have to break these blocks to reach the expected development,” he said.

Participants actively participated in the discussion and Sri TPS Prasad, the secretary of LMA expressed thanks to all the guests and participants. Nearly 100 people participated in this panel discussion.

( Source : Deccan Chronicle. )
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