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ObserveNow wraps 6th edition of Education Leaders Conclave & Awards, Achieving Milestones of Success!

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ObserveNow has recently concluded its 6th Education Leaders Conclave & Awards at the LaLiT in Chandigarh. The conclave, presented by Acer and powered by Salesforce, was attended by 60+ higher education leaders, 50+ industry experts, and 300+ attendees from the higher education landscape catering to Northern India.

The largest gathering of higher education in India converged for the 2-day education extravaganza that ignites discussions around the ongoing development, challenges, and future directions for the evolving higher education landscape.

The ‘Guest of Honour’ for the two-day conclave, Dr. Dhan Singh Rawat, Hon’ble Minister of Higher Education, Department of Education, Government of Uttarakhand enlightened the audience about the current situation of higher education in India and the ongoing trends and challenges and said, “ Uttarakhand is aggressively working for the development of its education ecosystem and highlighted the importance industry-academia collaboration for educational betterment. He also highlighted that “Uttarakhand is providing free coaching to civil service aspirants and encourages the aspirants by giving 1 Lac for qualifying the pre-exam.”

Buddha Chandra Shekhar, Chief Coordinating Officer, AICTE attended the conclave as Key Speaker and expressed his thoughts “Interactive and enlightening sessions coupled with the presence of numerous edtech companies, hardware vendors, and infrastructure providers make this a valuable learning experience for all. NEP2020 stands as a revolutionary policy, driven by the central government. With education being a concurrent subject, collaboration between state and central authorities is essential. Empowering students to become skillful, employable, and fostering innovation and research makes them global citizens.”

The 400+ participants who joined the summit for the engaging discussions addressed the platform on Vision 2030 of Education, Digital evaluation in higher education, the impact of globalization on HEIs, Edtech revolution transforming the landscape, curriculum transformation, Adapting & Personalised Learning – New Mode of Learning, Technology Implementation paving new way for teaching practices & more.

The conclave also witnessed the participation of some of the biggest organizations providing solutions to the education landscape – Acer, Salesforce, Samsung, Coursera, D2L, and Masai.

Speaking to ObserveNow journalist, Ravi Kumar J, Associate Director – Commercial Business (Private), Acer who was a prestigious partner and eminent speaker for the conclave expressed his thoughts on the experience at ELCA and said, “The 6th Education Conclave & Awards was an excellent platform to meet with leaders from educational institutions in person and discuss the latest innovations, products, and solutions. Most of the leading institutions from northern India attended the conclave and shared their experiences and thoughts which established ELCA as an excellent platform for networking.”

Sudhakar Rao, Director – Branding, ICFAI attended the conclave as a prestigious partner expressed his experience, and said, “Feeling elated, this is one more opportunity for us in the field of higher education to discuss transformative measures to enhance students’ learning experiences both on and off campus. Highlighted challenge: How can students be effectively embraced by the industry? Each student warrants unique assessment and tailored placement to ensure alignment with the right roles and organizations.”

Madhu Chitkara, Pro-Chancellor, Chitkara University expressed her thoughts on witnessing the biggest gathering of higher education catering to northern India and said, “ObserveNow has successfully unified various stakeholders—regulatory bodies, skill development initiatives, and academic leaders—under one umbrella. Chitkara’s Vision 2030 advocates for technology’s societal betterment, fostering programs that nurture students into not mere job seekers, but job creators. With over 180 startups supported, we’re paving the way for innovation.”

With a major focus on “Reinventing Education: Transforming the Learning Experience”, the two days conclave was joined by the leading education solution providers will also be gracing the summit with their valuable presence including Coursera for campus, Learning Spiral, Meritto, CodeTantra, MasterSoft, Cantilever, ecophon, incubez, Talisma Jeevika, CanPR, Sri Sai University, Desh Bhagat University, Chandigarh Group of Colleges, and few others.

ObserveNow started the Education Leaders Conclave & Awards (ELCA) with a mission to transform the higher education landscape of India and with its 6 successful editions, ELCA has reached nooks & corners of the nation to create an undeniable impact and enhanced the quality of education in India. With ELCA, ObserveNow is not only providing a platform to discuss the ongoing challenges & opportunities but also recognizing the emerging talents, and innovation in the realm of education.

Prof. (Dr.) Parvinder Singh, Vice Chancellor, Rayat Bahra University who joined the conclave as a prominent university shared his experience and said, “Committed to nurturing holistic student growth, our focus lies in equipping them with skills that render them not just employable, but truly capable. Recognizing the urgency, we’re embracing Artificial Intelligence as a pivotal tool for the future.”

The recently concluded 6th edition of ELCA also witnessed a thought-provoking discussion, and engaging networking sessions for two continuous day, followed by an action-packed award ceremony on Day 2 of the conclave. Some of the leading education institutions, edtech solution providers and trailblazer leaders received the award on the prestigious stage and set a benchmark for other to work towards education excellence.

ObserveNow extends its gratitude to all the participants and attendees who joined us at the 6th edition of ELCA in Chandigarh. While we cherish this experience, we are also eagerly looking forward to our next endeavor – the 7th Education Leaders Conclave & Awards in Hyderabad. We anticipate your presence and participation with great enthusiasm in our next step toward making the education realm a better place for all.