Srinagar: National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar is all set to host the ‘TEDxPoloView’ event in Kashmir on November 06 and it will be its knowledge partner. Around 200 noted personalities from across the globe including J&K are expected to participate in the mega event.
TEDxPoloView had announced that the Department of Training and Placement, NIT Srinagar will be its Knowledge Partner and it will be held on 6th November.
Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal said that such events inspire the students to accelerate in their careers and are important for all-round development.
“Life is challenging for so many, there are hurdles everywhere and to overcome them, there is a need for motivation. We have put together some inspirational stories of success that will encourage participants and will give them new wings of success,” he said.
Registrar NIT Srinagar, Prof. Kaiser Bukhari said over the past two years, the outdoor activities were affected by the Covid19 pandemic. They are mulling to organize the TEDxPoloView event next week, in which inspirational stories will be narrated by the participants, he said.
TEDxPoloView Srinagar has been granted a license by the TED Conference and the event is scheduled for the 6th of November 2021 at the NIT campus. It is the TEDx event of Kashmir, which is open to the general public.
The speaker’s list will consist of well-known names like IAS toppers, International Medalists, top-ranking officials, Artists, Scientists, Journalists, and sports personalities including Yawar Abdal, Sonam Lotus, Tajamul Islam, Rifaz Wani, Dr. MS Khuroo, RJ Rafia, and others as well
Dr. Obbu Chandra Sekhar (Head, Training and Placement Department) said that TEDx-like events motivate and educate the younger generation and more such events should be organized in the valley.
“We are expecting 200 participants for the mega event and arrangements are being finalized for the same. He said some personalities from Kashmir include Yawar Abdal, Sonam Lotus, Tajamul Islam, Rifaz Wani, Dr. MS Khuroo, RJ Rafia, and many others.
TED is an International Conference hosted every year in major cities around the globe wherein some of the most influential people of our planet share their ideas related to Technology, Education, Design, and literally every other field that exists.
TED also issues licenses to communities, so that they can bring a TED Conference-like event to their cities. These independently organized TED events are called TEDx events. Some selected TEDx videos are uploaded on the TEDx Talks YouTube channel with 32.6 Million Subscribers.