Mr. Siddharth Sudhir Agrawal, Managing Director, Sagar Group addressing as Panelists in Industry-Academia Meet 2020 on Placement, Training & Internship. The meet is organized by the Government of Madhya Pradesh’s Technical Education, Skill Development and Employment Department, and Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki University in presence of Honorable Smt. Yashodhara Raje Scindia, Minister Technical Education, Skill Development and Employment, Mr. P Narhari, Commissioner Technical Education, Smt. Karlin Khangwar, Principal Secretary, Technical Education, Skill Development and Employment, and Dr. Sunil Kumar Gupta, Vice-Chancellor RGPV Bhopal.
Mr. Siddharth Agrawal representing both industry and academics talked about the gap between industry and academia and suggested measures to bridge it. He talked about the up-gradation, training, and accountability of educators. He suggested developing students' attitudes of learning and training. In his view, more focus should be given on practical knowledge as opposed to bookish ones. He heavily emphasized on training and genuine internships for effective learning.