State Level Workshop on Virtual Labs Organized at The ICFAI University, Dehradun in association with the IIT, Delhi
State Level Workshop on Virtual Labs Organized at The ICFAI University, Dehradun in association with the IIT, Delhi Aug 28, 2019
A State Level Workshop on Virtual Labs was organized at The ICFAI University, Dehradun in association with the IIT, Delhi. This is the first workshop on Virtual Lab in Uttarakhand co-ordinated by Prof. Dr. Amit Das from ICFAI Tech School. The ICFAI University,Dehradun has also planned to setup a Virtual Lab in its campus in association with IIT, Delhi. Virtual Labs is an initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India. More than 135 participants from leading institutions like JBIT, DIT Unison University, Nimbus Academy of Management and The ICFAI University, Dehradun participated in the workshop.
Physical distances and the lack of resources often make us unable to perform experiments, especially when they involve sophisticated and costly instruments, but through the virtual labs, all we need is a computer and internet access to conduct web based experiments to know the real life results of these experiments and for enhancing the skills and knowledge.
The Vice Chancellor of The ICFAI University, Dehradun, Dr. Pawan K Aggarwal welcomed the Chief Guest, Guest of Honor & Participants and said “With the present day internet and computer technologies, limitations like inadequate infrastructure and physical distances can no more hamper students and researchers in enhancing their skills and knowledge.”
The Chief Guest at the occasion was Prof. Dr. Narendra S. Chaudhary, Vice Chancellor, Uttaranchal Technical University. The Guest of Honor were Dr.Hari Krishna Maram, Chairman ,Vision Digital India, Dr. M. Sainath, Dean, ICFAI Tech School, ICFAI group and Dr. Manish Pratik, Dean Computer Science, Petroleum University . The Pro- vice chancellor of ICFAI University, Prof. Dr. Muddu Vinay and Registrar Brig. Rajiv Sethi (Retd.), both shared his thoughts on the benefits of virtual labs with the students.
The participants learned how to conduct experiments through Virtual lab. This helped them gain knowledge of the real life outcomes of these experiments.