Foreign biz delegates make it to Sri City
S Vishnu Sharmaa, INN/Chennai, @infodeaofficial
Sri City, Andhra Pradesh based well known integrated business city turned hub of activity when a five-member business delegation visited its premises recently. The team comprising Mr. K. Mahalingam, TSM Group, Chennai, Mr. Srinivasan Ramakrishnan, Ipath Technologies, Chennai, Mr. Sundar Krishnamurthy, Rakuten Inc., California, USA, Mr. Bala Elango, Cox Communications Inc., Georgia, USA and Mr. Seetharaman Narayanan, Adobe Systems, California, USA, went around the industrial park and visited the production units of CETC, Foxconn and Hunter Douglas.
They received a warm welcome from Ravindra Sannareddy, founder managing director of Sri City on their arrival. The delegation visited the Indian Institute of Information Technology-Sri City (IIIT-S) located on the premises of the integrated business city.
Dr. G. Kannabiran, director briefed them on the new curriculum that supports practice-based learning through semester-long industry-based projects, co-curricular development, and opportunities for creating research bent of mind.
The delegates interacted with the students. They discussed issues related to higher studies, opportunities in emerging technology areas, career options, entrepreneurship. One of the team members emphasized on ‘DAC.’ It comprises three skills namely Design Thinking, Analytical Skills, and Communication. DAC is essential to thriving in any walk of life, said the member.