Modern education must focus on Industry 5.0: B.U Vice Chancellor at Nehru College

In order to produce successful graduates, higher education institutions should teach about Industry 5.0 technology as part of the curriculum and change the approach to learning altogether said, Professor Dr. P.Kaliraj, Vice- Chancelloor Bharathiar University Coimbatore.

Delivering chief guest address at the 19 th. convocation ceremony at Nehru College, .Coimbaotre, Dr.P.Kaliraj said the impact of Industry 5.0 on workforce recruitment is expected to be quite significant since the requirements of the talent needed will be changed. In education sector, Industry 5.0 has taken a big change.

The industry will demand higher qualification candidates to be working in this new era of industrial revolution. Education 5.0 is the impetus, global trendsetter for educational transformation and future education system, whereby human and machine/ technology form partnership to enable smart teaching and learning.

Education 5.0, is the personalization of the learning process, where the learner has complete flexibility to be the architect of his or her own learning path and has the freedom to aspire for, approach and achieve personal goals by choice.

As machines in the workplace get smarter and more connected, Industry 5.0 is aimed at merging those cognitive computing capabilities with human intelligence and resourcefulness in collaborative operations, said the Vice Chancellor.

In his presidential address, Dr.P.Krishna Das, Managing Trustee, Nehru Group of Institutions emphasized that need for training the students in accordance with the requirements of the industry and the needs of the society.

Higher Education system should be able to elevate students to the pinnacle of success, he said.

Dr. B.Anirudhan, Principal, Nehru Arts and Science College, welcomed the graduates and called on students to envisage the growth through their sincere efforts towards the societal development.

Dr. P. Krishnakumar, CEO & Secretary, Nehru Group of Institutions of life and Dr.S.Jayapriya, Convener of the programme also spoke. Nine students who bagged gold medals and 62 university rank holders were awarded.

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