MoU Ceremony between Xebia & Manav Rachna University

05th February 2018 is a significant day for Computer Science & Technology Department. Manav Rachna University signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Xebia for the launch of two new specialization programs: B. Tech in Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Data Science & Machine Learning and B. Tech in Computer Science & Engineering with specialization in Digital Transformation Engineering in the upcoming academic Sesssion 2018-2019. The MoU was signed between Dr. Sanjay Srivastava, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor, MRU and Mr. Anand Sahay, Director & CEO of Xebia in the presence of Mr. Ashok Fenn, Executive Director, Xebia; Mr. Shashi Prakash, Director Alliances, Xebia; Mr. Jaydeep Singh, Senior Adviser, Xebia; Dr. V K Mahna, ED, Quality Assurance, MREI; Dr. Meenakshi Khurana, PVC, MRU, other senior functionaries and the students of M.Tech & B.Tech Computer Science of Manav Rachna University.

The ceremony started with blessings of God by lighting the lamp which is a symbol of brightness and prosperity. Prof. Meenakshi S. Khurana welcomed dignitaries from Xebia. She gave a brief of educational movement called Manav Rachna by introducing higher educational institutes and schools. Ms. Hanu Bhardwaj, HoD, CST, MRU shared the glimpses of Computer Science department and highlighted the contributions & achievements of faculty members & students.

From team Xebia, Mr. Ashok Fenn and Mr. Shashi Prakash addressed the young gathering and shared their experience. Mr. Anand Sahay, CEO-Xebia, discussed about the knowledge of programming language in today’s competitive world. He encouraged students to get enrolled in GitHub, to connect with people on twitter, create and visit blogs on technologies. He also motivated the students to learn technologies like Scala, R, Ruby, JavaScript, SoLang etc. He created awareness about the need of specialization in courses as per latest industry trend. He raised a question “So much to do? How do I shine amongst other” and discussed few key points to grow like Blogging, speaking at various technical conferences, contribute in open source resource like #GitHub and publish for InfoQ.

Prof. M. R. Tyagi thanked all the dignitaries of team Xebia and MRU to grace this occasion by giving their valuable time. At the end, we aspire that it’s not the end but a new beginning – A successful beginning.