SAARC Conclave at HBS(17 Apr ,2015)

Heritage Business School, Kolkata – adjudged the 4th in Eastern India and 30th among private B-schools in India, organised a Conclave on February 24, 2015 at Heritage Campus. The Theme of the Conclave was “Education and Cultural Co-operation among SAARC Countries”.

Inaugurating the Conclave, His Excellency Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, Honourable Governor of West Bengal lauded the efforts of the Kalyan Bharti Trust and the Heritage Business School in disseminating high quality of Education at affordable prices as well as carrying out a number of Social Responsibilities . Shri Partha Chatterjee, Honourable Minister of Education, Govt. of West Bengal stressed on the SAARC resolution to remove illiteracy from the SAARC Region and promote exchange of students and Faculty between SAARC Member Countries. Shri Vivek Kumar IAS, Principal Secretary, Department Of Higher Education, Govt. of West Bengal traced the firm resolution of SAARC Countries to include co-operation in education with the establishment of a Technical Committee on Education in 1989. Since then, during each Summit, the participating Heads of State or Government have stressed on improvement of co-operation in Education and Culture among Member Countries, establishment of Fellowships, recognition of Educational Degrees and Distinctions in the field of Higher Education and promotion of Research in areas of Fundamental and Applied Research.
A Panel Discussion on “Awareness of the Educational Facilities and the Cultural Heritage of the SAARC Countries” was held as a part of the Conclave. The Panelists were :
1.   Dr. Abhijit Sen, Hony. Consul, Consulate of Sri Lanka
2.    Shri Sitaram Sharma, Hony. Consul of Belarus and Chairman, Executive Council, Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies as the Moderator
3.    Shri Phuntsho Dukpa, Bhutan Deputy Consul

4.     Dr. Malayendu Saha, Vice-Chairman, West Bengal State Council of Higher Education

 In his Welcome Address, Shri H.P.Budhia, Chairman Heritage Business School, welcomed the Dignitaries. He outlined the efforts being made by Heritage Business School in the field of Management Education. The Entrepreneurship Club of Heritage Business School , while training the budding Entrepreneurs, also acts as an Incubation centre for Projects accepted for Incubation, including providing the seed capital. Shri H.K.Chaudhary, Chairman Kalyan Bharti Trust, which runs the Heritage Group of Institutions, outlined the High Quality of Education being delivered by the Heritage Group of Institutions,viz. The Heritage School, Heritage Business School, Heritage Institute of Technology and The Heritage Academy.