DME Campus Goes Digital with CollPoll ERP Integration
Mr. Lokesh Mehra,
Lead Research & Development
Guest of Honour
Honourable High Commissioner of Ghana to India
On 26th February, DME Management School organized the CollPollERP launch event for DME and DTC at N. M. Auditorium at 1pm. The event was graced by the honourable Vice Chairman, Mr. Aman Sahni and Director, DME, Prof.Dr. Ravi Kant Swami and Dean, Academics, DTC, Prof.Pranay Tanwar. The Master of Ceremonies, Dr.Swati Jain, extended a warm welcome to the gathering and commenced the launch event with the felicitation of the Guest of Honour, His Excellency, Mr. Michael Aaron N. N. Oquaye Esq (Jnr), High Commissioner of Ghana to India, and the Chief Guest, Mr. Lokesh Mehra, Lead Research and Development, NASSCOM.
It was a great privilege for the audience to be addressed by His Excellency, Mr. Michael Aaron N. N. Oquaye Esq (Jnr). Sir enlightened one and all about the commonalities and shared history between India and Ghana. He emphasized the importance of digitalization, especially in the field of education, how it is an important means of evolving as a nation and engaging the youth. He went to discuss the trading relationship of Ghana and India, touching upon the important traded items such as cocoa, gold, oil, gas and timber. He said that Ghana is looking forward to collaborate with India in the field of education and to learn and benefit from the strong IT foundations of India. He was very optimistic about having student exchange programmes with India and particularly with DME & DTC in the future as part of the partnership with India.
The CollPoll team was then invited for the launch and all the dignitaries and guests officially unveiled CollPoll successfully. Dr Poorva Ranjan, Convenor, ERP Team, went on to explain how CollPoll aims at encouraging collaboration among students and faculty members. She said that CollPoll will enable the institute to go paperless and improve the current processes by adding transparency and ease of access to all users.
The event also also featured an insightful panel discussion hosted by Mr. Hemant Sahal, Founder & CEO, CollPoll. The panellists were Mr. Lokesh Mehra and Mr. Aman Sahni. Mr. Hemant asked intriguing questions that added value for all the students. He asked the panel to give their views on the future of education-3 insights on the same and Mr. Lokesh Mehra pointed out to the advent of artificial intelligence, blockchain, cloud computing and the concept of personalized learning. Another relevant question for students was as to what to do if one is confused about what to do in one’s career and Mr. Aman Sahni was quick to reply that in that case, one should do everything, take the advantage of all the facilities provided. The panel discussion also raised the relevance of social media for students, learning outside the classroom and also the need for educational institutes to become agile. As a parting message, the panel conveyed that students must respect their teachers and they must seek help when in need. Mr. Lokesh Mehra left two mantras for the students to follow, i.e., stay hungry and enjoy life.
With the end of the panel discussion, Dr. Swati Jain invited Mr. Umraz Shaikh, Regional Manager, CollPoll, for giving the vote of thanks. Mr. Umraz facilitated the distribution of certificates of excellence to Dr.Poorva Ranjan, Mr. Bhupender Singh and Mr. Ankit for their support during the ERP implementation. Further, a certificate of excellence was presented by Mr. Hemant Sahal and Mr. Umraz to the honourable Vice Chairman for implementation of ERP at DME and DTC. The event came to a close with the vote of thanks by Mr. Umraz wherein he reminded the gathering of Swami Vivekanada’s famous quote:“Talk to yourself once in a day, otherwise you may miss meeting an excellent person in this world”.