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TeleTalk 2017

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MITSOT recently organized its flagship annual TeleTalk 2017 Conference which is the biggest event focusing on Telecom sector in Western India. The 9th edition in succession, this event which was held on 11th March at Hotel Sun-n-Sand, Pune witnessed participation from some of the leading CEOs & senior experts from Fortune 500 companies from across the country. They shared their vast experience and expertise on important topics such as “Unlocking the Potential of Digital India”, “Top 5 Trends which will shape Indian Telecom Sector by 2020”, “Cashless India & Role of Telecom Sector” and “mHealth, mAgri & mLearning – The Future”.

View of Delegates at the Conference

The overall focus of the event was on Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi’s Digital India initiative and MITSOT being the brand ambassador of Digital India, the Conference this year attempted to review the initiatives launched under the Digital India program and discussed on how to address some of the challenges in its implementation. This was also in line with the Skill India, Make-in-India and Startup India initiatives of the Government.

Lt Gen Dr SP Kochhar, CEO, Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC), New Delhi was the Chief Guest while Col. Inderjeet Singh, Director – Strategic Accounts, Scanpoint Geomatics Ltd. (New Delhi) was the Guest of Honor. Deloitte was the Knowledge Partner and was represented by Mr. Hemant Joshi, Technology, Media & Telecommunications Leader, Deloitte India .

Inaugural Session (From L To R) Lt. Gen. Dr. SP Kochhar, Dr. Milind Pande, Mr. Hemant Joshi, Col. Inderjeet Singh and Mr. Prakash Loharkar, MD, NCORD Health Card LLP
Inaugural Session (From L To R) Lt. Gen. Dr. SP Kochhar, Dr. Milind Pande, Mr. Hemant Joshi, Col. Inderjeet Singh and Mr. Prakash Loharkar, MD, NCORD Health Card LLP

Expert Panelists, Speakers and Delegates from leading Corporates such as Tech Mahindra, Persistent Systems Ltd., Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Samsung India, ITC Infotech, Quick Heal Technologies Ltd., ICICI Bank, Tejas Networks, Redington India, Volkswagen India, VMware Software, Inteliment Technologies India, UPASS, NCORD Health Card LLP, Scanpoint Geomatics Ltd., FinancePlus India, Atom Technologies, Cvent India, Dynamic Logistics, Greenlight Technologies, Capital Novus and many more participated in the Conference. Select MITSOT students too participated and took this opportunity to learn from these learned experts and network with them at the Conference.

Felicitation of Chief Guest by MITSOT Project Director Dr. Milind Pande
Felicitation of Chief Guest by MITSOT Project Director Dr. Milind Pande

One of the highlights of the Event was the Exchange of MoU between MITSOT, Tejas Networks and TSSC. As per this MoU, over 1000 students will be skilled in Telecom& IT sectors in the coming months based on TSSC guidelines. Tejas Networks will be setting up a Lab in the MIT Kothrud Campus for this purpose.

Exchange of MoU between MITSOT, Tejas Networks & TSSC
Exchange of MoU between MITSOT, Tejas Networks & TSSC

Many questions were posed by the delegates and students alike and the speakers & panelists patiently addressed their queries. This Conference certainly opened new avenues for the students and allowed them to understand the scope of the vast world of Telecom which they would be a part of in the coming months.

Chief Guest Lt. Gen. Dr. SP Kochhar addressing the Conference
Chief Guest Lt. Gen. Dr. SP Kochhar addressing the Conference
Delegates raising a query
Delegates raising a query
MITSOT students posing the question to the Expert Panelists
MITSOT students posing the question to the Expert Panelists
Group Photo with select Panelists and Delegates from Industry
Group Photo with select Panelists and Delegates from Industry
Team MITSOT (Select Staff & Students) at the Conference
Team MITSOT (Select Staff & Students) at the Conference

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