“India ranks third in the world in terms of research output,” said Prof. V Ramgopal Rao, Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. Despite this, digital transformation in Indian academia is slow and needs acceleration. The Covid-19 pandemic has further drawn our attention towards the ‘Digital Divide’, which was already present in the country but resurfaced in recent times.
At the recently organised, ‘Digital Technology Senate 2021 – Education Track’ by Express Computer, several panel discussions, fireside chats and keynote sessions took place. The two-day online conference was organised on June 09, 2021 and June 10, 2021 to discuss the implications of edtech industries into our education system and seek technological innovations to enhance our digital learning platforms.
The first day of the conference began with a keynote address titled, ‘Connecting Academic R&D in Higher Education Institutions with Societal Problems’ by Prof. V Ramgopal Rao, Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. He ...
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