Miranda House, New Delhi commemorated “Digital India Week” in July

HTCampus Expert updated on : 17 Aug 2015
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Digital India Week was feted in Miranda House, New Delhi in July

Digital India Week

Miranda House, New Delhi, celebrated “DIGITAL INDIA WEEK” in the first week of July, 2015. The event was great success and the Prime Minister of India; Mr. Narendra Modi marked his presence on the very first day of the gala event, at the launch of the Digital India Week.

Following the national merriment, Miranda House conducted an awareness program in the College in July, 2015. A huge mass of scholars, teachers and staff from the College and other Colleges of Delhi University attended the event.

Highlights of the Event:

  • Presence of Prime Minister of India at the launch of the Digital India Week in July , 2015
  • Importance of “Digital India” by Ms Anisha Malhotra, President, CompuAda, the Computer Science Society of Miranda House.
  • Special Reference about National Mission on Education through ICT (NMEICT) Projects, like Spoken Tutorials and E-Yantra.
  • Experiences shared by Ms Priya Bundela, Ms Paahuni Khandelwal and Ms Palakh Shangle through presentations
  • Mr Ashish, a summer project intern at the DS Kothari Research Centre of the college, gave live demonstration using the fire bird V robot.
  • The celebration was clinched by inspiring candidates and researchers to undertake novel digital initiatives in the academic session.

DSKC, Miranda House, DU also conducted Inspire Internship Programme- Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research is an initiative of DST, Government of India. The topic was ‘International Year of light’ along with welcoming its freshers by initiating orientation programme commenced with the speech by the Principal and further orientations by various departments in the College Auditorium.

About the Institute:

Miranda House is a residential college for women. It is one of the leading Women’s Institutions of Delhi University. It offers a wide array of academic courses and departments namely, BA (H), B. Sc. (H), B. Sc. (Life Sciences), B. El. Ed, MA, M. Sc. etc. It is ranked as No. 3 among Science Colleges of India and 5th among Arts Colleges in India. The College is now declared a heritage building.

 

Source: Anisha Malhotra, HT Campus Specialist

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