Industry-Academia Summit on ‘Waste Management & Social Entrepreneurship’ held at CUHP
An Industry-Academia Summit on ‘Waste Management and Social Entrepreneurship’ was organised by Chitkara University, Himachal Pradesh, on November 18, 2019. The Summit was organised in collaboration with Mahatma Gandhi National Council of Rural Education (MGNCRE), Govt. of India.
Chitkara University has been nominated as No. 1 University from 10 institutions PAN India by MHRD, to start MBA in Waste Management & Social Entrepreneurship, from the academic Year 2020. Over 70 representatives from various industries and government agencies attended the Summit which highlighted the importance of a programme where government, industry and educational institutions can collaborate to make India green & clean.
The Summit aimed to introduce a new course of MBA Waste Management & Social Entrepreneurship and discuss its structured curriculum framework & course material. The participants discussed the activities related to the course curriculum, teaching pedagogies, and benefits to stakeholders. There was a detailed discussion on Case Studies of Waste Management & Social Entrepreneurship through Rural Community Engagement as well as about the departments that would align themselves to incorporate the course in a structured way.