Amity Institute of Education & Training commenced “Certificate Course in Management of Academic Institutions” of 10 weeks duration for 28 officers of Army, Navy and Air Force who seek a second career in proliferating Education Industry. The course is being sponsored by Directorate General of Resettlement,Ministry of Defence and is being conducted in University Campus, Sector-125,Noida.
Amity University, as per the vision and mission of its Founder President, Dr. Ashok K Chauhan, has been training serving and retiring Armed Forces personnel at concessional fees in recognition of their service to the nation in guarding the frontiers. DGR sponsored resettlement courses for the retiring officers, JCOs & Other Ranks from Army, Navy & Air Force are being conducted in Amity University for almost a decade now.
Maj Gen Jagatbir Singh, VSM , Director General Resettlement(DGR), Ministry of Defence, Group Captain M Vijay, Director Training,Headquarters DGR, Maj Gen Subash Bindra, VSM (Retd), Senior Director Amity Institute of Education & Training and Maj Gen K J Singh (Retd), the Group Vice Chancellor of Amity Universities inaugurated the programme
Maj Gen Subash Bindra, VSM (Retd), Senior Director, Amity Institute of Education &Training (AIET) welcomed the officers and assured them that their aspirations associated with the course will be met as Amity Group has a vast range of Academic Institutions right from Pre- Nursery to Doctoral level, which are being run in most efficient manner. “The Group with its vast resources will definitely add on to the practical knowledge of the participants”, asserted Gen. Bindra.
Maj Gen Jagatbir Singh, VSM , while addressing the officers, said that Armed Force spersonnel need to retrain and re-orient their skills before entering the civil street to garner a second career post retirement. He conveyed that in order to ensure high standard of this resettlement training, best brains and Institutions are selected to conduct the courses. Appreciating Amity University, he said that Amity University is a premier Institute of great repute which itself has large number of Defence Officers employed at key positions within its own precincts.
Maj Gen K J Singh (Retd)- Group Vice Chancellor of Amity Universities and Executive Senior Vice President, Ritnand Balved Education Foundation (RBEF) complimented the officers for choosing Amity University to prepare themselves for their second career. He conveyed that Amity is the only University which provides holistic education and where modernity blends with tradition. He further said that with the traits and experience acquired in Armed Forces,sky is the limit to which they can aspire to rise in their second innings and urged them to keep continuing the noble task of Nation Building with same zeal as they have protected the Nation while in uniform.