JIMS Activities

Lecture on “Role of Education in Today’s World”

Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) of JIMS, Vasant Kunj organized an informative, lecture with Shri Shreeram Oberoi, retired as a Reader from Rajdhani College University of Delhi after serving for 44 years, Founder of India Intellectual Foundation. President of Delhi University Retired Teachers Association, founder and Sutradhar, on 10 November 2022 on the topic “Role of Education in Today’s World”. The lecture started with a warm welcome and introduction of Shri Shreeram Oberoi. During the lecture, Mr. Oberoi discussed the journey of APJ Abdul Kalam which led the student to know that “Scores don’t decide the future mindset of an individual”. He also taught students how they can add value to society with their existing knowledge. Further, he told the reality behind the unemployment in India i.e., the large amount of money is taken by private universities just to give degrees to students, not given industry-relevant knowledge, therefore, leading to unemployment. Finally, he ended the session with the Role of western education and the idea of giving recognition to the universities (making English as our official language). It was indeed a great learning experience for the students.