The 53rd Chapter of the country’s premier Training and development society, Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD) was inaugurated at Alva’s Institute of Engineering and Technology, Mijar on 22 March.
Dr MeeraVenkat, Chairperson, Bangalore Chapter of ISTD was the Chief Guest. She expressed her happiness over the efforts put by Alva’s Education Foundation in providing a congenial learning environment with the emphasis being laid on values and overall development of personality. She said ISTD will equip students with new skills and problem-solving abilities.
Mr T C Sajit, Chief Human Resource Officer, Bangalore International Airport Ltd. was the Guest of Honour. He called upon students to develop new skill-sets to move ahead with time. With artificial intelligence making inroads in the field of business, it is vital for fresh graduates and post-graduates to stay updated, he said.
Another Guest of Honour, Mr VaraghaSwamy, Fellow ISTD and Consultant discussed the need to be effective leaders in modern times. He urged students to be focussed and dedicated to making an impact in their chosen field.
Managing Trustee, Alva’s Education Foundation, MrVivek Alva presided over the programme. Dean MBA and Chairman, Mangalore/Udupi Chapter, ISTD welcomed the gathering. Prof GurudattSomayajianchored the programme and Prof Dharmanand offered vote of thanks.
Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), established in 1970, is a leading professional body of Learning and Development professionals and provides quality training. More than 5500 members are part of ISTD in India and few hundred abroad.