The Malhotras are a family that has no background in business, least of all real estate. Yet they recognized the inherent potential of this sector and decided that both their sons must pursue BBA, to gain in-depth understanding of the industry.
The School of Infrastructure students visited Mumbai for an industrial tour in September 2016. The first day of this industrial tour witnessed a session by Mr. Chetan Zaveri, where he interacted with our students about solid waste management.
Mr. Zaveri emphasized that in India, a proper waste management system is necessary to control different types of pollution, prevent diseases, conserve resources and recycle the hazardous wastes for further production. He highlighted the point that the need of the hour is to implement the best ways possible to manage the solid waste. He also pointed out that Solid Waste Management is a serious issue.
Topics: Careers in Infrastructure
Sushil Kumar Sayal FRICS- CEO and Managing Director of Bharti Realty visited Noida campus to deliver a guest lecture during which he shared his life experiences and professional journey with our students. He spoke about how he started his career from being a simple civil engineer, to becoming the youngest Project Manager at the Ansal Group, and finally being the CEO and Managing Director of Bharti Realty.
Deepak Bhavsar- Director, DhRa Development Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd visited our Noida campus to deliver a guest lecture during which he explained how the landscape of real estate industry is evolving in our country. He also explains how formal & specialized education has become a trend in this sector. Mr. Bhavsar had faith
Professor Arif Ahmad addressed our students regarding the opportunity of being a part of the exchange program at University of Salford as part of our international exposure program. Prof. Arif feels that students with an engineering background in Civil or Mechanical can accomplish a lot of good things and acquire new heights in developing the built environment.
Topics: Exchange program
Dr. Mukul Asher who wears many hats is also the Director, Public Policy at the Global Village Foundation and has been a consultant to the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, World Health Organization, Asian Development Bank, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and other prominent institutions.
After an hour long interaction with the faculty, Professor Asher addressed the students on the ‘Built Environment in Developing Countries’. In an informal manner, he shared with them his thoughts on real estate, infrastructure and construction. He also spoke about economic concepts like “economy of scale” and “economy of scope” and their relevance in Urban Development.
He emphasised the need to professionalise the real estate sector in India and told the students that they were lucky to be “in the right place at the right time” as they will witness and profit from this impending change which would lead to many remunerative and satisfying career opportunities for them to pursue and advance in.
The students were quite satisfied by the Q&A session that followed the insightful talk.
Topics: Specialized education