A seminar on “Empowering Youth in Technology” was held by Spiralogics International, at New Baneshwor, Kathmandu on Friday, 30th June 2017. The seminar mainly focused on “Development of Nepal” and empowering Nepalese youth for greater achievement. Educationalists, technology leaders, and young innovators came under the same roof and discussed how to minimize the gap that exists between the education system and the IT industry.
The program started with the Managing Director of Spiralogics, Mr. Krishna Prasad Upadhyay, saying greetings and thanking the participating guests. The program then continued with a speech from one of the leading and well-known educationists, former Dean of KU, Prof. Dr. Mana Prasad Wagley. He highlighted Nepal’s trending education system and its effectiveness on migrating students from the education system into a professional workforce. He was followed by the CTO of Spiralogics Inc, Mr. Saunak Ranjitkar. He spoke about the challenges Nepalese youth face today in meeting expectations in the IT industry.
He noted the continuous investment Spiralogics has made in the youth of Nepal since 2009. He said, “The vision for Spiralogics Institute of Technology was born from years of successes and failures I had experienced.” He continued that SIT would play a vital role in filling the gap that students faced when migrating from academia to the industry. He also talked about the opportunities that “Spiralogics Institute of Technology” offers; to help, learn, and build a strong IT industry in Nepal.
The next speaker, Matthew Stone house, one of the business analysts working with Spiralogics, discussed the benefits of youth innovation in Nepal. The seminar then proceeded with the insights of Romkant Pandey, the Vice President of CAN and TU Lecturer, on “Gap between academia and industry.” The workshop was officially concluded by Mr. Abhijit Gupta, Director of Young Minds Creation Pvt. Ltd, who presented ICT (Information Communication Technology) for young and newbies.