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Graphic Era introduces  M.B.A program  in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and venture development (IEVD)

Graphic Era has become country’s fourth institution to offer an MBA in  IEVD

Graphic Era has become country’s fourth institution to offer an MBA degree in Innovation, Entrepreneurship and venture development (IEVD). This announcement was made during an Entrepreneur’s Conclave in Graphic Era, today. The objective of the conclave was to provide an opportunity to MBA students to interact with entrepreneurs who have established their business after facing various challenges in their lives.

The founder of Bullseye Shooting Academy, former MBA student of the University and National shooter Mr. Arun Singh shared his experiences with the students and apprised them about the intricacies and initial challenges while starting a new endeavor. He said that it is essential for any individual to have at least one skill which can become his/her  USP. It is also imperative that one should know one’s priorities and have faith in oneself. Only then can one achieve the impossible.  He also said that at times, scarcity of any product in a way promotes the brand equity by enhancing the eagerness in the customers.

The founder of Doon Valley Agro, Mr. Rituraj Singh Pundeer also interacted with the students said that one must have the guts to take risk in order to begin a start-up. Before starting a business, one should keep a plan ready and keep in mind that a plan is a plan, there is nothing called a good plan or a bad plan. He also added that one must never regret any decision taken in life.

Director of Himalayan Enterprises Mr. Rameshwar Bahuguna Citing examples of established entrepreneurs said that it is not mandatory to follow someone but it is important to learn from the outcome of their work.

On this occasion, Head of the management department Dr. Navneet Rawat,  Prof.  Manish Bisht  Prof.  Arvind Mohan, Prof. Bindu Sharma , Dr  Girish Lakhera, ,  faculty members and students were present. 

Workshop on challenges in Tyre manufacturing industry The Mechanical department at Graphic Era (Deemed to be) University organized a workshop on design and model on Tyre manufacture industry on 29 April, 2019. The senior engineer of J.K Tyre Tech Dr. Neeraj Kumar Jha addressed the students. In his discourse he talked about tyre failure in tyre manufacturing development industry. Citing the role and importance of model design in tyre manufacturing industry, he said that if temperature, weight, quality of the rubber used, vehicle's minimum and maximum speed and state of road are accurately judged, then through virtual model method, best quality tyre can be manufactured. With the help of self-designed software tool UMAT (user material) he displayed the mathematical and practical parameters and formulas to understand the behaviour of tyre. This can help in understanding the reasons of tyre failure and can also help in modifying the tyre design. The students of mechanical department discussed their practical difficulties they face while making student formula car. Dr Niraj Kumar Jha was welcomed by Mr Puneet Gupta of HOD of mechanical department. The program was anchored by Dr Ritvik Dobriyal. Faculty members of the mechanical department were also present there.

National conference on Food security and food processing

The department of Life Sciences at Graphic Era Hill University organized a national conference on Food security and food processing on 26 April, 2019Mr. Surendra Singh Raghav Chief technical officer of Food safety and standards authority of India (FSSAI) and Dr Sangeeta Ganguly Scientist NDRI were some of the prominent experts who addressed the conference. Mr. Surendra Singh Raghav speaking at the National conference shared the information on the working standards of FSSAI. He said that FSSAI along with maintaining food standards also checks the quality of food products available in the market. This is done so that health and food safety of common man is not compromised. He further emphasized on the importance of registration of food products for selling purpose.

Scientist NDRI, Dr Sangeeta Ganguly said that in times of increasing health diseases it is important to conduct research in the field of functional food. She further said that functional food not only nutritional value is provided but also medicinal value is extracted. She shared her knowledge about pro biotic culture and ricotta cheese. 

Chancellor Graphic Era (deemed to be) University, Prof Dr R C Joshi laid stress on the techniques of food processing and congratulated the department of Biotechnology for organizing such interactive and informative session.  Vice chancellor Graphic Era deemed University, Prof Rakesh Kumar Sharma congratulated the organizing team for their efforts and bringing such importance topic under discussion.

The conference was attended by Scientists, eminent researchers and students from various Universities. The national conference also saw poster making competition where first place was bagged by Mohammad Ishfaq of GB Pant university,  Aksha Rani came second and Richa Badola of Uttaranchal University came third. 


Shubhi of B.Tech CSE awarded cash prize for bagging Rs 40.67 lakh package

Graphic Era held a grand ceremony to felicitate the student achievers. The students who have  who have set new records in placements and GATE-2019 examination have been given cash awards. Those felicitated during the function, include Shubhi Muniyal, B.Tech ( CSE batch 2015-19)  student who bagged pay package of whopping Rs 40.67 lakh pa from Adobe and Shubham Dobhal, the 29th all India rank holder in GATE examination. Shubhi Muniyal was presented  a cash award of Rs 50 thousand  Rs 25 thousand. Subham Dobhal was presented a cash award of Rs. 25 thousand.

MBA students of Graphic Era Deemed and Graphic Era Hill University, who received annual pay package of Rs 16 lakh are --Kiranpreet Saluja, Priya Kaushik, Mohd. Shahrukh, Simran Tandon, Bhupender Singh Koshiyari, Rachit Sood, Deepak Gupta, Mayur Jang Rana, Gaurav Bhartari, KIran Nautiyal, Megha Pandit, Shilpa Tiwari, Shruti Bahuguna, Sailesh Kumar Panthi and Vivek Rana,-- were awarded cash prizes of Rs. 10 thousand each.

B. Tech students of Graphic Era Deemed and Graphic Era Hill University, who have received pay package of Rs 12 lakh and Rs 10 lakh are -- Anchal Arora, Kaustubh S. Jadun, Praveen Negi, Sakshi Tiwari, Ashish Rana, Ashish Singh, Ayush Saxena, HArshit Sahani, Mohak Agrawal, Praveen Negi, Rahul Bisht, Sarthak Gautam, Mayank Rawat, Paras Chand and Vaibhav Gupta. They  were felicitated with cash awards of Rs 10 thousand each.

President, Graphic Era Group, Prof. Kamal Ghanshala felicitated students for their record achievement and presented. In his address to the students he said that in NIRF ranking of engineering institutes released by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Graphic Era Deemed University has stood first in Uttarakhand after IIT Roorkee. Graphic Era Deemed has got 104th rank in the overall category at  national level. Prof. Ghanshala further added that Graphic Era has already set its mark in research work and technological innovations in the national and international level and shall continue setting up new records in future as well.

Graphic Era Deemed University students, Shubham Rana, Jayant Sharma, Upendra Singh Barthwal, Vanshika Bhardwaj and Parth Trehan were given cash prize of Rs 10 thousand each for respectively scoring 99.82, 99.8, 99.7, 99.26 and 99 percentile marks in GATE examination. Graphic Era Hill University students, Anoop Negi, Lokesh Singh and Manish Chauhan were also felicitated with Rs 10 thousand each. The trio has scored 99.63 percentile marks in the examination.

B.Tech students, Aditi Agrawal, Kritika Vishwakarma, Akshay Shrivastava and Aman Sangal, who had won first prize in national hardware competition organised by IIT Mumbai, were given cash prize of Rs 5 thousand each. B. Tech students, Ujjwal Kumar, Sarvagya Mishra, Maitri Rawat and Surbhi Rawat, who had stood first in Posidon competition organised by IIT Roorkee, were also given Rs 5 thousand each.

Vice Chancellor of Graphic Era Deemed University, Prof.  Rakesh Kumar Sharma and Director Research Prof. Ankush Mittal congratulated all the achievers. Chancellor of Graphic Era Deemed University, Prof. R C Joshi  Vice Chancellor of Graphic Era Hill University, Prof.  Sanjay Jasola, Pro- Vice –Chancellor Pro Nagaraja, Deans department heads and students of both the universities remained present in the ceremony. The event was coordinated by Mr. Sahib Sablok.            

Dr. Sunil Mamgain Director, Delta D anueb,  Agro and Food Processing company, based in Serbia, shares new techniques and business mantras in Agro and Food Processing.

Dr. Sunil Mamgain, Director of   Delta Danueb, an agro and food processing company, based in Serbia, was the key note speaker at the Academic-Industry Interaction, organized by Department of Biotechnology and Life Sciences, in Graphic Era Deemed to be University. He discussed the new techniques and business mantras in Agro and Food Processing.

Dr Mamgain said that entrepreneurs and experts of agro based Industry should first think like a farmer then only they can excel in their field. In order to excel in agro and food processing industry, it is necessary to produce according to the demand of the market. Citing the example of mushroom cultivation he said that the demand of fresh mushroom is more than that of the processed one, therefore its production should be done according to consumption of local market. This production has to be gauged according to the daily need of the consumer in the local market. He further said that the commercial food processing began traditionally with the making of pickle and ‘papad’. With the evolution of new technology and better management practices the industry has gained new heights.

Answering the question on organic farming, Dr. Mamgain said that organic farming cannot fulfill the food demand of the growing population. In the food production process, fertilizers and pesticides are being used in some form or the other. He also said that there was a vast the scope of producing fruits like ‘avocado’ and ‘wasabi’ in Uttarakhand along with goat farming and pig farming.

The Academia- industry interaction was attended by the Head of Biotechnology Department, Dr Nishant Rai, Head  of Life Sciences Department, Dr. Pankaj Gautam , faculty members and students of Biotechnology and Life Sciences .


Prof Kamal Ghanshala interact with university toppers and their parents

Those who enjoy their work, succeed in life- Prof Ghanshala

President, Graphic Era Group, Prof. Kamal Ghanshala interacted with the toppers of different streams of the Graphic Era and their parents, in the Annual Achievers Meet  Addressing the mammoth audience at KP Nautiyal Auditorium in Graphic Era Hill University Prof Ghanshals said that, “No one can stop the progress of a person who enjoys doing his/her work.  In order to succeed, it’s necessary that one chooses the field of his/her interest. Such people enjoy doing their work and always succeed in life. Only degree is no guarantee to success”.

During the interaction with the students and their parents he was asked by one student, about his decision to become an entrepreneur, calling his decision to become an entrepreneur, the best decision of his life, Dr. Ghanshala added that he enjoys every moment of his work.

Mentioning Graphic Era’s getting 104th position in the recently released NIRF ranking of institutes across the country, Prof. Ghanshala said  that Graphic Era has left NIT Jalandhar, Jamshedpur and Patna far behind in this ranking. In engineering, Graphic Era has stood first in Uttarakhand after IIT-Roorkee and has left Pantnagar’s prestigious G B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology and Dehradun’s Petroleum university far behind. He also shared wih his audience about the progress being made in setting up a  medical college Prof Ghanshala stated that the construction work at medical college site is being done on a war footing and that a hospital is expected to start there from January next year.

 Dr. Ghanshala further added that Graphic Era gets its motivation to work from the success of its students and alumni. The achievers’ meet began with the screening of a short film based on the Prof. Ghanshala’s life and his achievements. The film carried sound bites of Graphic Era alumni, working in different countries of the world including America and Canada, who  have given credit for their success to Dr. Kamal Ghanshala. The film also showed Uttarakhand Chief Minister, Mr. Trivendra Singh Rawat and Minister of higher education, Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat congratulating Prof . Kamal Ghanshala for helping thousands of youth from the state and the country and helping them to fulfil  their dreams.

Toppers, achievers from Graphic Era deemed and Graphic Era Hill and their parents asked question and gave suggestion during the achievers’ meet. Chief Patron, Graphic Era, Mr R C Ghanshala gave success mantras to the audience. Meanwhile, on the second day of the Alumni meet today, former students of Graphic Era, working in various prominent companies across the world shared their experiences and also gave suggestions.            

17th All India Kavi Sammelan was held at Graphic Era on 15 April,2019. The meet was attended by the well known poets of Hindi and Urdu literature; Dr Nawaz Devbandi , Vineet Chauhan, Shambhu Shikhar, Dr. Praveen Shukl. The poets recited their poems, some of which had subtle hint of sarcasm on contemporary social and political scenario in the country. The famous poet Dr. Nawaz Devbandi, in his nazaam expressed the pain of migration in Uttarakhand, “o shahar jaane vaale ye boodhe shazar (tree) na bech, mumakin hai lautana  pade, gaanv ka ghar na bech... He also presented many of his compositions on the request of the audience like, “ye duniyaan mauhabbat ko mauhabb nahin detee, inaam badee cheej hai, keemat nahin detee, dene ko to de sakata hoon main bhee use gaalee, lekin meree tahajeeb ijaajat nahin detee....”

 Vineet Chauhan, received much applauds for his poems on the Pulhwama attack and surgical strike. His poems “lo hamane dum seedhee kar dee us kaayar kroor padosee kee, jo ulajh raha tha aad liye us cheenee billee mausee kee, baarah din mein baarah miraaj jaakar sab marj mita aaye, jo khoon gira pulhwama mein usaka sab karj chuka aaye.” He also recited a poem on the bravery of Wing Commander Abhinandan through his words, “sooraj ko kaid rakha kuchh pal, us paagal se andhiyaare ne, do din mein hee haar maan lee jhukakar chaand-sitaare ne, vo chakravyooh ke beech ghira, vo abhimanyoo sa bana raha..” Vineet Chauhan was also honored with the prestigious Graphic Era Kavya Gaurav Samman.

Famous satirical poet Shambhu Shikhar connected himself directly with the young audience with his poetic creation - mahaphil mein kabhee sisakiyaan achchhee nahin lagatee, har vakt sanam hichakiyaan achchhee nahin lagatee ,college mein jab se yaar apana ishk chla hai, us din se hamen chhuttiyaan achchhee nahin lagatee....”

The renowned poet, Dr. Praveen Shukl, famous for his serious poetry left the audience laughing on his jokes as he anchored the Kavi sammelan. Dr. Shukl also targeted the issue of corruption. His composition on Jinh and corruption were much liked - " mainne jin se kaha yadi sambhav ho to bhaarat se bhrashtaachaar bhaga do, jin bola main vaapas botal mein ghus raha hoon tum dhakkan laga do.... ” He also alerted the watchman through his words, jo hain gaddaar un par aap gole daagate rahiye, jo aatankee bhage hain unake peechhe bhaagate rahiye, koee ghusapaithee ghar mein kaheen visphot na kar de, suno bankar ke chaukeedaar har pal jaagate rahiye....”

Humorous comedian poet Sudeep Bhola too was much appreciated and liked for his compositions.  He especially wrote the song on the heinous crime of rape in Indore and expressed deep sorrow through his words, " gauraya ne ab baagon mein aana chhod diya hai, koyaliya ne bhee dahashat mein gaana chhod diya hai, vahashee banakar ghoom rahe hain aaj chaman mein bhaunre, dar ke maare kaliyon ne muskaana chhod diya hai....

All India Kavi Sammelan spread many colors of humor and heroism. Dehradun Mayor Sunil Uniyal Gamma, Dr. Kamal Ghanshala and the poets inaugurated the Kavi Sammelan by lighting the lamp.  On this occasion, Dr. Kamal Ghanshala, President of Graphic Era Group and Chief patron RC Ghanshala  presented One lakh  rupee cash prize and a citation letter to poet Vineet Chauhan while honoring him the prestigious Graphic Era Kavya Gaurav samman. Earlier, famous poets like Dr. Gopal Das Neeraj, Dr. Santoshanand, Dr. Om Prakash Aditya, Dr. Hariyom Panwar, Dr. Ashok Chakradhar, Surendra Sharma, Kunwar Beshan, Munavwar Rana, Kumar Vishwas, Dr. Pravin Shukl, Shailesh Loda and Rahat Indori with the prestigious award. The kavi Sammelan was attended along with other dignitaries of the city, university officials, teachers, alumni and students jointly.

Graphic Era Selected for encouraging start-ups in the country

Graphic Era has been chosen as north India’s ecosystem partner for for encouraging start-ups in the country. The PSU National start-up project  has been set up with  corpus fund of Rs 320 crore The Technology Business Incubator (TBI) of Graphic Era will prepare new entrepreneurs from North India by helping their start-ups to get grants form this fund.

This is the initiative of ten premier oil and natural gas PSUs in the country, namely ,  ONGC, IOL, GAIL, IOCL, HPCL, BPCL, MRPL, EIL, NRL and Balmer Lawrie. The  new initiative has the objective of encouraging new start-ups in the country. In order to encourage entrepreneurship among Indians, these companies have earmarked an oil and gas start-up corpus fund of Rs 320 crore. The TBI of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) Bhubaneswar has been selected as the implementing partner for selection of best start-ups through a unified common platform.

CEO of KIIT TBI, Mr Mrutyunjay Suar, visited Graphic Era Deemed to be University and interacted with the engineering experts of the University  on 6 April, 2019.  He said that Graphic Era’s TBI(Technology Business Incubator) has been selected as North India’s ecosystem partner for the project. Any person from the state, who has a start-up idea, can approach Graphic Era’s TBI. The experts here will develop the start-up idea and help them get grants from the national corpus fund. The TBI in Graphic Era is sponsored by the central government’s Department of Science and Technology (DST) and it is  expecting to launch   several good start-ups from here.

Vice Chancellor Dr Rakesh Sharma thanked KIIT- TBI for selecting Graphic Era as the ecosystem partner for the project. Along with start-ups from Dehradun, Haldwani, Joshimath, Chamoli, Bageshwar, Pithoragarh, Nainital and Almora, students from Graphic Era Deemed, Graphic Era Hill University  and other educational institutes remained present in the programme which focused on creating environment of innovation in the country.   

 Renowned Geophysicist Mr Satinder Chopra conducts workshop on seismic attribution

“Machine learning can increase petroleum production”:

Renowned Geophysicist, Mr. Satinder Chopra. Chief geophysicist in Arcis Corporation, Canada, conducted a workshop on seismic attribution at Graphic Era Deemed to be University, on 5 April, 2019. In his expert talk he stated that tmore crude oil can be extracted in less time by using machine learning and neural networks in oil exploration. The use of machine learning and neural network will make oil exploration more precise, as compared to traditional techniques. This technique is relatively fast and also increases the quantity of oil extracted. In extracting crude oil, the internal layers of earth are studied using Seismic Technology. Algorithm can be made using these figures.

Mr. Satinder Chopra also spoke about Seismic wave accumulation, Seismic cube method, Seismic attributes, and Seismic Impedance Inversion. Prof H N Nagraja, Pro Vice Chancellor, Graphic era deemed to be University, Prof . Pradeep Joshi HOD, Department of Petroleum Engineering, Dr D S Bisht from ONGC and other faculty members and students were also present.