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OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMMES (OIP)

ABOUT US

In keeping with the vision of Shri Ram College of Commerce to be A College of Global Choice, The Office of International Programmes (OIP) creates and expands international synergies with acclaimed global universities and institutions through cross-cultural and academic exchange programmes. OIP facilitates collaborations and cooperation in education, research and academic activities by creating, developing and fostering international exchange programmes. OIP facilitates establishing dialogues and interactions on global issues while inculcating and nurturing talents of students to take them on a global scale.

OUR VISION AND MISSION

To create platforms of global exposure for the budding talents and inspirit their global competencies so as to embrace the challenges of a dynamic world with courage and confidence. OIP dedicates itself to:

  • Develop a global perspective
  • Facilitate exchange of knowledge
  • Promote respect and appreciation of global issues
  • Foster learning in a new global environment, and
  • Enhance inter-cultural interaction & understanding

ELEMENTS OF THE PROGRAMMES

The programmes are based on various themes related to contemporary issues viz. Youth in Action, Winds of Change, Contrasts and Cohesions. A detailed understanding of the themes is undertaken through extensive research.

  • Project Work

To undertake the project work the participants are divided into buddy groups. In consonance with the theme of the programme various project topics or sub-topics related to Environment, Economics, Technology, Education, Culture, Sports, and Politics are assigned to participants of the programme. Each group is assigned a mentor to facilitate clear comprehension and inculcate all aspects relating to the topic followed by pre-project presentations. The final presentations are judged by esteemed judges and the best efforts are awarded and appreciated.

  • Workshops

Development oriented workshops for better ingraining of cultural ties like pottery-making, puppet-shows, yoga, fashion, dance and sports workshops etc.

  • Lecture Sessions

Based on the respective themes, eminent personalities deliver lectures to enhance the understanding of the participants. Some prominent speakers in the past include:

  • Mr. Vijay Goel, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India
  • H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Al Mabarak, Minister of Culture & Knowledge Development, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science & Technology Govt. of India
  • Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, USA
  • H.E. Navdeep Suri, Ambassador of India to UAE
  • Mr. Richard Verma, USA Ambassador to India
  • Justice A. Sikri, Judge, Supreme Court
  • Prof. Yogesh K. Tyagi, Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi
  • Prof. Dinesh Singh, Former Vice- Chancellor, Univ. of Delhi
  • Prof. Srinivas, Dean, International Relations
  • Prof JM Khurana, Dean Students Welfare
  • Prof. Malashri Lal, Dean of Colleges
  • Mr. M.L. Srivastava, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture & VC Nalanda Univ.
  • Mr. Lalit Gupta, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Youth
  • Sh. Ram Vinod Prasad, Director, Gulf Division, Ministry of External Affairs
  • Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Indian Country Director, Harvard University SAI
  • Dr. Hema Raghavan, ex-Dean and former principal, Gargi College, University of Delhi
  • Ms. Anuradha Ramam, renowned Fashion Designer
  • Ms. Charnita Arora, Psychologist
  • Mr Lalit Kumar Gupta, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Youth, GoI, and
  • Mr. Harsh Mander, Human Rights Activist &Director, Centre for Equity Studies
  • Visits and Excursions

Thematic selection of places of historical, economic, cultural, social and political importance like Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, Gandhi Smriti, National Museum, Kingdom of Dreams, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Maruti Udyog, Centre for Social Research, TERI Retreat Centre, NGOs etc. are made to enhance the on-hand experience of the participants about the contemporary topics.

PROMINENT PROGRAMMES

In the academic session 2016-17, the two most prominent outgoing programmes of OIP have been

  • SRCC India USA Initiative (SIUI), Oct 7-20, 2016, USA
  • Global Millennium Summit (GMS), March 18-19, 2017, Dubai

SIUI -SRCC India USA Initiative, Oct 7-20, 2016 covered 15 institutions spanning 6 Cities in 14 days. with 15 students & Faculty organiser Dr. Mallika Kumar. There were various programmes under the theme, Entrepreneurship , Innovation & Sustainability . It included Intensive International Entrepreneurship Programme with University of Wisconsin . There were lectures , workshops, Panel discussion , Group discussions , Business Pitch and official visit to renowned universities viz., Harvard, MIT, NYU & Columbia University. It also included visit and a session at Security Council, United Nations and Indian Consulate New York City (NYC).

SRCC Global Millennium Summit, March 18- 19, 2017 at Marriot Al Jaddaf, Dubai SRCC Global Millennium Summit (GMS) was the first-of-its-kind international Summit organised by the students of SRCC in association with the Office of International Programmes in Dubai on 18th and 19th March 2017 at Hotel Marriott, Al Jaddaf. It was the first International student run Summit, ever organized by any Indian University. The theme of the Summit was 'Future of the Millennium' and it entailed speaker sessions, panel discussions, workshops, case study competitions centering around Entrepreneurship, Banking, Smart cities and Technology. In order to give the students a wholesome learning experience, there was a Lean Six Sigma Training by KPMG and Yellow Belt Certification was provided to all participants.The Summit, with the support and guidance of Dr. R.P. Rustagi, Principal, SRCC saw participation of 200 student delegates from 20 plus countries and provided a platform for the future leaders to engage with each other. The Faculty Convener was Dr. Mallika Kumar and the Faculty Organising Team included Ms. Anju Verma, Dr. Yusra Naseem & Ms. Sonal Thukral .The Student Conveners for the Summit were Harry Kapoor, Rachita Kumar and Shreya Mittal, third year students of SRCC. The vision behind the summit was to make SRCC a ‘College of Global Choice’ and indeed, after the resounding success of the Summit, SRCC has made its mark in the international arena. The inauguration was done by His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, the Minister of Culture & Knowledge Development, UAE, along with Shri Vijay Goel, Hon’ble Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, India. The Chief Guest for the closing ceremony was H.E. Navdeep Singh Suri, Ambassador of India to UAE. The Summit was graced by esteemed speakers like Mr. Ashish Thakkar (Youngest Billionaire of Africa and Chairperson of United Nations Foundation GEC), Mr. Keshav Bansal (Owner of IPL Team Gujarat Lions and Director at Intex Technologies India Ltd), Ms. Sumathi Vasudev, (Counsal Press, Information and Education, Indian Consulate) Mr. Sanjay Kumar (India Country Director at Harvard University SAI), among others. The National Launch of the Summit, held on February 15, was graced by Dr. Harsh Vardhan (Hon'ble Minister of Science and Technology) and Shri Ram Vinod Prasad (Director at Gulf Division, Ministry of External Affairs) at the college premises, followed by a cultural night by Zaeden with more than 7000 attendees. In the first edition of the Summit, this year itself, entries were received from 75 plus countries worldwide. The summit was indeed a huge success and provided an international platform for the future leaders of this millennium-the students, to discuss, act and interact.

PROMINENT SPEAKERS IN THE PAST

  • Mr. Vijay Goel, Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports, Govt. of India
  • H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Al Mabarak, Minister of Culture & Knowledge Development, United Arab Emirates
  • Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister of Science & Technology Govt. of India
  • Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India, USA
  • H.E. Navdeep Suri, Ambassador of India to UAE
  • Mr. Richard Verma, USA Ambassador to India
  • Justice A. Sikri, Judge, Supreme Court
  • Prof. Yogesh K. Tyagi, Vice Chancellor, University of Delhi
  • Prof. Dinesh Singh, Former Vice- Chancellor, Univ. of Delhi
  • Prof. Srinivas, Dean, International Relations
  • Prof JM Khurana, Dean Students Welfare
  • Prof. Malashri Lal, Dean of Colleges
  • Mr. M.L. Srivastava, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Culture & VC Nalanda Univ.
  • Mr. Lalit Gupta, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Youth
  • Sh. Ram Vinod Prasad, Director, Gulf Division, Ministry of External Affairs
  • Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Indian Country Director, Harvard University SAI
  • Smt. Sumati Vasudev, Consul-Press, Information Education Community Affairs and Welfare, Indian Consulate, Dubai
  • Ms. Seema Shetty, Chairperson, NMC Group
  • Mr. Martin Tillman, Director, AECOM
  • Ms. Kehkashan Basu, Youth Ambassador World Future Council Multiple UN Award Winner
  • Ms. Anita Yadav, Head, Fixed Income Research, Emirates NBD
  • Mr. Ashish Thakkar, Founder Mara Group and Chairman UN Foundation GEC
  • Keshav Bansal, Director, Intex Technology
  • Mr. S.K. Agarwal, Sr. Most Faculty, SRCC, Mentor, OIP
  • Mr. Amit Sachdeva, Sr. Faculty, SRCC

MEET- DIALOGUES-INTERACTIONS & PROGRAMMES

  • SRCC University of Leeds Indo UK Initiative, March 30, 2017
  • SRCC MDX Indo –UAE University Collaborative Programme, March 20, 2017
  • SRCC Global Millennium Summit (In association with GMS Team), March 18-March 19 2017
  • SRCC Indo Australian Meet, February 22 & 24, 2017
  • SRCC-MH-UBS-IESEG-ICA International Symposium, February 3, 2017
  • SRCC NTU Indo Singapore Initiative, February 2, 2017
  • SRCC- MH -UBS Indo-Dutch Collaborative Programme, January 27-February 4, 2017
  • SRCC Kings College Meet, January 16, 2017
  • SRCC-UWEC INDO-US Collaborative Prog (Incoming), January 2-January 14,2017

Brief Overview

  • SRCC NFUCA Indo Japanese Visit, November 15, 2016, Delhi
  • SRCC-MoY Indo China Entrepreneurship Meet, November 7, 2016, Delhi
  • SRCC INDIA-USA INITIATIVE 2016, October 7th-20th, USA, 14 days/6 Cities/15 institutions
  • SRCC World Bank Open Data Open Development Workshop, September 28, 2016, Delhi
  • SRCC Kyunghee University Indo Korean Initiative, September 22, 2016, Delhi
  • SRCC IESEG Indo French Interactive Session, September 2, 2016, Delhi
  • SRCC Melbourne Indo Australian Meet, August 26, 2016, Delhi
  • SRCC- University of Tsinghua Indo-China Meet, July 31- August 1, 2016, Delhi
  • Y20 Summit, China, 2016, July 24- 30,2016, China
  • SRCC UNESCO Socio-Cultural Sustainability Dialogue, July 3, 2016, Paris, France
  • SRCC –Penn State Indo US Collaborative Study Programme, July7-17th, 2016, Delhi
  • SRCC-UBS-MH Indo-Dutch Programme, June25-July 1, 2016, The Netherlands
  • SRCC--UBS--MH Indo-Dutch Programme, January 25-31, 2016, Delhi
  • SRCC-UWEC Indo US Collaborative Programme, January 7-17, 2016, Delhi

October 7-20, 2016 (14 days - 6 Cities - 15 Organisations)

The Office of International Programmes organized SRCC India-USA Initiative 2016 from 7th to 20th October, 2016, with the underlying theme "Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Sustainability”.

The Participants included, Faculty Organiser, Dr.Mallika Kumar and 15 students, Atharva Mittal, Ishan Hooda, Samhita Khuntia, Apoorva Jain, Ishani Das, Sanchie Shroff, Divyansh Agarwal, Meghna Jayaraj, Srishti, Gursimran Gambhir, Nishta Sawhney, Shaurya Kumar, Harry Kapoor, Rachita Kumar, and Suruchi Dugur.

The Programme involved paper presentations in Seminars, active participation in Lectures, Panel Discussions, Classroom discussions and delivering effective Business Pitches in front of esteemed judges. There were official tours, workshops and interactive sessions with students, faculty, administrative officials and admission committee members of the various reputed institutions in USA viz.

  • City College of Chicago and De Paul University in Chicago
  • University of Wisconsin in Eau Claire, Wisconsin
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Harvard University in Boston
  • Metropolitan College New York City (MCNY), Stern School of Business, Columbia
  • Business School in New York
  • St. John Fisher College in Rochester and
  • Washington Adventist University students & Faculty at the United Nations

The Organizations visited: Security Council at the United Nations, New York Stock Exchange, Royal Credit Union, Jamf Software Solutions, Cray Research Institute, Xerox Head Quarters, and the Indian Consulate, NYC.

Field Visits: Wall Street, New York, Ferguson’s Apple Orchard and Marieke Gouda Farm in Eau Claire.

The Programme: Given the diverse and distinct nature of economic environment in India and the US the programme provided an opportunity-

  • To understand the dynamics and functionalities of the Indo-US markets
  • To learn about the socio-economic scenario of the US
  • To get an in-depth knowledge about the educational system and draw a comparison
  • To showcase India’s best practices as an emerging economy

The programme in brief was as follows:

  • October 7: Arrival in Chicago and visit to the City College of Chicago
  • October 8: Interaction at the Coleman Entrepreneurship Centre, De Paul Univeristy, Chicago
  • October 9-13: Intensive International Entrepreneurship Programme at University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire. The programme included presentations on Strategic marketing by our students, Lecture on Cooperative Entrepreneurship by our faculty and Business Pitch in Swim with the Shark event
  • October 14: Energy Nite at the MIT Museum and the Cultural Nite at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) organized by South Asian Association Students (SAAS)
  • October 15: Official visit to Harvard University, SRite Meet and student Interaction at Harvard Business School, Boston
  • October 16: Trading game and official tour at the Wall Street
  • October 17: Seminar on ‘India-USA Economic Perspective on Sustainable development’ at Metropolitan College New York City (MCNY), Official tour, interaction with students & Faculty of Stern Business School, NYU, Session at Columbia Business School by Admission Committee Member
  • October 18 &19: Innovation Workshop at Xerox Head Quarters and Presentations at St. John Fisher College, Rochester and Visit to Niagara Falls
  • October 20: Participation in the Session on Poverty, Interaction with students and faculty of Washington Adventist University and Official visit to the Security Council, United Nations Headquarters, New York
  • Meeting with the Consular General of India and Consular, Education and Commerce at the Indian Consulate, New York. Departure to Delhi.
  • SRCC- UWEC Indo- US Collaborative Programme, January 2-17, 2015, Delhi
  • SRCC UNDP ICA Programme on Financial Literacy &Youth Cooperation, February 3, 2015, Delhi
  • United Nations 21st International Cooperative Day Symposium, NCUI Auditorium Complex, New Delhi, July 4, 2015
  • SRCC Penn-State Indo US Collaborative Programme, July 8-17, 2015, Delhi
  • Indo UK Collaborative Study Programme, July 28-30, 2015, Delhi
  • Dialogue on Youth for Development, August 12, UNDP Conference Hall, Delhi
  • SRCC British Council-Generation UK-India Programme, September 1–3, 2015, Delhi
  • The SRCC-MSU Indo Malaysia Programme, September 29, 2015, Delhi
  • Japanese Delegation Meet, SRCC, November 19, 2015, Delhi
  • SRCC-Arizona State University Interaction Programme, December 18, 2015, Delhi
  • Indo US Collaborative Programme, January, 2014, Delhi
  • Indo–Dutch Outgoing Programme, The Netherlands, July 2-9, 2014, Delhi
  • SRCC-Penn State Collaborative Study Programme, July 1-19, 2014, Delhi
  • UKIERI Programme, August, 2014, Delhii
  • HSBC Case Competition by Hong Kong University Business School & HSBC, Hongkong
  • Alumni Singapore and SRites Reconnect Programme at Mughal Mahal, Singapore
  • Alumni London Reconnect, London
  • Indo-Poland Collaborative Programme, June 8-19, 2013, Poland
  • UKIERI- SIP Programme, August and September, 2013, Delhi
  • UKIERI- SIP Programme, Outgoing Program, London
  • Penn State Collaborative Programme, July 7-17, 2013, Delhi
  • Indo Dutch Collaborative Programme, Outgoing, June, 2013, Utrecht
  • Indo Dutch Collaborative Programme, October 21-25, 2013, Delhi
  • Indo USA Wisconsin Program, January 2-26, 2013, Delhi
  • Indo Dutch Collaborative Programme, Outgoing, June 25-29, 2012, Utrecht
  • Indo US Penn State Programme, July 24-26, 2012, Delhi
  • Indo Dutch Collaborative Programme, October 15-19, 2012, Delhi
  • Indo US Collaborative Programme, January 2-17, 2012, Delhi
  • SRCC –MoY Youth ​Exchange Programmes, (Outgoing), 9-17thJune 2017, Beijing, Hunan, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Anhui (China)
  • SRCC UBS Indo Dutch Programme (Outgoing), June 26th -June 30th, 2017, Utrecht Business School , Utrecht , The Netherlands
  • SRCC Penn State Indo USA Collaborative Programme (Incoming), July 7th -17th, 2017, SRCC

OIP: Working Group

  • Chairperson: Dr. R.P. Rustagi, Principal
  • Mentor: Mr. S.K. Agarwal (Senior most Faculty, Convener, Selection Committee OIP)
  • Faculty Coordinator: Dr. Mallika Kumar (Associate Professor)
  • Advisor: Mr. Amit Sachdeva (Associate Professor)
  • Mr. Shivnandan (Senior P.A to Principal)
  • Mr. P.K Jain (Administrative Officer: Accounts)
  • Mr. Jatin Lamba (Administrative Officer: Administration)
  • Mrs. Neha Sharma (Senior Technical Assistant)

 

Annual Magazine

Global Conflux - Release of first Annual Magazine of Office of International Programmes

The first almanac of Office of International Programmes was released by Sh. Ajay S. Shriram, Governing Body Chairman, Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Human Resource Development, and Rajat Sharma, Chairman and Editor-in-chief of India TV at the SRCC Annual Day of College on 13th April, 2017. The magazine documents all the events and activities of Office of International Programmes during the academic session 2016-17. The report highlights new collaborations and linkages that were made during the academic session 2016-17.

Download - Global Conflux

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