New Delhi: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu will inaugurate the OP Jindal Global University-organised World Universities Summit 2021 on “Universities of the Future: Building Institutional Resilience, Social Responsibility and Community Impact” to be held from July 21 to 23.
Union Minister of Education, Dharmendra Pradhan, Chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC), DP Singh and Founding Chancellor, OP Jindal Global University, Naveen Jindal will also grace the occasion.
A total of 150 Thought leaders from 6 continents and 25 nations will attend the summit. Institutional heads from more than 100 varsities will be represented including 31 vice-chancellors, 28 Presidents & Rectors, 21 Provosts, Deputy/Associate/Executive Vice Chancellors & Vice/Associate Provosts, 25 Deputy/Vice/Executive/ Presidents & Rectors; 34 Sessions have been planned: 27 Thematic Sessions, 2 Special Dialogues, 2 Distinguished Public Lectures and 3 Keynote Addresses, reported news agency IANS.
Delegates from renowned varsities and colleges across Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Columbia, Ecuador, France, Germany, Ghana, Hong Kong SAR, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Taiwan, Thailand, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom, the United States of America will take part in the summit.