Mr. Michael Appleton, Dy. High Commissioner, High Commission of New Zealand, New Delhi graced the National Day Celebration of New Zealand, Bangladesh, Tunisia and Thailand at GTU as a Chief Guest. More than 150 delegates including Students and faculties from Shri Jairam Patel Institute of Management (NICM), Gandhinagar, Marwadi Education Foundation - Rajkot and Faculty of Management Growmore Education Trust, Himmatnagar participated in the event.
Mr. Appleton shared the valuable information about New Zealand with GTU MBA students studying this country as a part of their GCSR project. He told that his country is known for Open Space, Open Hearts and Open Minds. He shared that 4% of their total population are Indians. He guided the students studying the bilateral trade opportunities between Gujarat and New Zealand that Renewable Energy, Tourism and Agriculture sectors are having big prospects for the business at New Zealand. The education system in New Zealand is very well developed and they have many renowned world class Universities. New Zealand is having very less corruption and due to this, it ranks very high in ease of doing business index. He also highlighted the vast opportunities due to a Free Trade Agreement between India and New Zealand for the bilateral trade.
Prof. N.K.Goyal, President, CMAI association of India and Advisor of GCSR program interacted with the students by saying that now-a-days two things become very important i. Changing Time and ii. Technology. With a tribute to the land of Sardar Patel, Gandhiji and Mr. Narendra Modi, he said that land of Gujarat is having some magic and so, all the students participating in the event also have a potential to become an Identity for the Nation.
Dr. Akshai Aggarwal, Vice Chancellor of GTU said that GCSR is extremely useful project. This project can create a different identity of our MBA students who will be well equipped with the necessary knowledge about international business. He advised students to study the country very thoroughly. He told that all faculties and students studying one country should always remain updated with latest happening in their country of study. He told that the university becomes great when each student and faculty perform his/her role in true sense. If we do so, GTU will definitely become a great University.
Mr. K H Patel, member of Board of Advisory committee in GCSR and Former Indian Ambassador to many African Countries addressed the students and shared the information on the political Relations of India with all four countries. Dr. Shivendra Gupta and Mr. Sunil Modi, members of Board of Advisory committee in GCSR also shared their valuable views on GCSR and its importance in the career of the MBA students.
Here we present snaps of the event: