Thursday, May 19, 2016
Report on World Telecommunication and Information Society Day -2016 at AIR Panaji
The 48th World Telecommunication and Information Society Day -2016 was celebrated on Tuesday, 17th MAY, 2016 at 11:00 am, at WMS Auditorium, Althino , All India Radio, Panaji .The celebration wasjointly organized by Institution of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineers, IETE Goa Subcentre with High Power Transmitter,AIR Bambolim ,All India RadioPanaji,Doordarshan KendraPanaji (All India Radio & Doordarshan,Goa) .
The theme for the year was:“ICT entrepreneurship for social impact.”. It was based on 151th year celebration of ITU(International Telecommunication Union) more than30 delegates participated for the event. The event commences with thefelicitation of dignitaries&welcoming address to all the dignitaries by Dr.Hassan Ali Virani, HOD, Dept.of Electronics, Goa College of Engineering also Chairman, IETE Goa Subcentre..
The Video message of Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary General for WTISD 2016 was played .
The Chiefguest, Shri. PranavPaiVernekar , CEO , INVENTROM, Goa was invited to address the gathering by CP Harikumar, Treasurer, IETE Goa Subcentre.The Chief Guest,the founder of Inventrom, an Internet of Things startup addressed the gathering with the Internet of Things(IoT) with presentations. He is a winner of Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award'15 by GEMS Goa, and one of the startups accompanied the Prime Minister NarendraModi on his visit to the Silicon Valley at the first Indo-U.S. StartupKonnect in September 2015.
The event was addressed by CK Omprakash,DDG(E),HPT,AIR Bambolim. He emphasized society has to admit and adopt the technology for better humanity.The event also addressed by Shri.S.K.Patel,DD(E),Doordarshan Kendra,Panaji& described various technologies to appear in coming years in the field of Technology to touch up the society in general and human life specifically. The dias was graced by Shri.SC Bansal,Vice Chairman of the IETE Goa Subcentre.The vote of thanks on this occasion was given by Shri.V.G.Khedekar, AE, AIRPanaji.
Contributed by: CP Harikumar, HPT Bambolim Goa , firstname.lastname@example.org