Expert Talk on Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship and Incubation Cell (EIC) of Punjab Engineering College (Deemed to be University), Chandigarh, organized an interactive session on ‘Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship' on Friday i.e, 15th November, 2019. This session was conducted by Mr. Sujit Banerjee, Director, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.

The session began with a question to the students “What motivated you all to pursue Engineering? He emphasized the role of technology in creating innovations. Further, he talked about the concept and difference between Real and Artificial Intelligence.

He introduced a term DIKW that is Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom in a Pyramid form. The whole idea was to perceive and process all the information which we encounter daily in the same order of the DIKW pyramid. He explained the difference between Leaders and Managers, as to how leaders innovate and mangers execute. The speaker motivated the students to think out of the box, innovate and explore new possibilities giving real life examples of entrepreneurs. The students were instilled with a drive to experiment and innovate. The entire hall was filled with a vibe of positive energy and enthusiasm.

Top Stories

MOU Between PEC and PEDA

A MoU was signed between PEC and PEDA for Research and Development Projects on Energy Conservation & Energy Efficiency under Bureau of Energy Efficiency, Ministry of Power, Govt. of India.

98th Foundation Day

PEC has completed 98 wonderful years since it’s foundation in 1921. A celebratory event was organized to mark the foundation of the college. The Chief Guest for the event was Director, PEC, Prof. Dheeraj Sanghi.

Role of Geospatial Technology

Workshop on the topic “Role of Geospatial technology in smart city initiatives” was organised by Kalpana Chawla Chair. Sh. Ajoy Sinha highlighted the importance of GIS/GPS in making of Smart Cities.