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Students are now back in the classrooms, and both teachers and students are now trying to get used to the new normal. Education institutions were forced to adopt an online teaching system at very short notice and now is the time they are thinking about their long-term hybrid education strategy.

Presented by InfoComm India and Conference Partner, ICT Academy, join us for our upcoming webinar, Re-imagining Education In India, on 19 May (Thursday) at 11.30am IST to learn how educationists are planning ahead for the delivery of education.


Welcome Remarks

Sammi Zhang, Programme Director, InfoCommAsia


Opening Address

Hari Balachandran, CEO, ICT Academy

11:45AM – 12:30PM

Panel Discussion: Exploring Opportunities for Hybrid Learning in India

  • Challenges faced by Education institutes during online education
  • Solutions implemented with available options during pandemic times
  • Future planning for hybrid model with desired technology upgrades


Sooraj Dhawan, Director, Falcon Exhibitions


  • Dr P. S. Aithal, Vice Chancellor, Srinivas University
  • Dr Chandra Shekhar Dubey, Vice Chancellor, K R Mangalam University
  • Dr Dharam Buddhi, Vice Chancellor, Uttaranchal University
  • Dr K. Vijaya Bhaskar Raju, Vice Chancellor, Bharath Institute of Higher Education and Research

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Avinash Johri, Executive Director, CVTE India & SAARC Region



Concluding Remarks

Sooraj Dhawan, Director, Falcon Exhibitions 

ICT Academy is an initiative of the Government of India, State Government and Industry. ICT Academy is a not-for-profit organization, the first of its kind venture under the public-private-partnership model that endeavors to train the higher education teachers and students thereby exercises developing the next generation teachers and industry ready students. 

ICT Academy was started to meet the skill requirements of the industry and generate more employment especially in tier II and III parts of the country. The organization was formed with representations from government and industry. With training of teachers and students as the primary objective, ICT Academy has been working through a seven-pillar program in the areas of Faculty Development, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship Development, Youth Empowerment, Research & Publications, Digital Empowerment, and Industry-Institute Interaction. 

ICT Academy is continuously striving on every aspect to provide a holistic service to every stakeholder of the education ecosystem in developing the next generation of talent pool in India to make them industry-ready employees, innovators, entrepreneurs and leaders. 

Through its various initiatives, ICT Academy has been part of strengthening the India’s four important visions namely Skill India, Digital India, Startup India and Make in India We collaborate with public and private organizations to create, integrate and disseminate knowledge in the field of ICT to bridge the gap between academic output and industry requirements thus providing every learner an equal opportunity to become industry-ready. 

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  • Building a cognitive enterprise through AI-powered transformation
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