Hyderabad Central University- HCU-UoH and FICCI Organized Workshop on Foreign Languages, Industry and Opportunities
Hyderabad: To initiate Academia, Industry and Government Interaction on the role of foreign languages, The Centre for Study of Foreign Languages in the School of Humanities, at University of Hyderabad (UoH) in association with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, (FICCI) A.P Chapter organized a one day workshop on “Foreign Languages, Industry and Opportunities” on 9 July 2009 at the Conference Hall of School of Humanities, in the University of Hyderabad campus. Prof. Seyed E Hasnain, Vice Chancellor presided over the inaugural session. and elaborated on the activities and achievements of the University.
The workshop was organized, in line with the demand and immense potential for over 1,60,000 foreign language professionals in Indian off-shoring (IT, BPO) industry by 2010 and to prepare a road map for the future action in foreign languages. After the Insugural session, presentations by Industry, Academia and Government were made on Turning Foreign Language study to Industrial needs by Prof. J Prabhakar Rao; Quality standards in Translation services by Mr. Ravi Kumar, President, ITAINDIA, Delhi. The other participants included Mr. Kiran Babu Cherukuri, Location Head, HCL Technlogies, Mr. Prasad Pingali, CEO, SETU Software Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Srikanth Gangidi, Sr. Manager, IBM India, Dr. Rajeshwara Raju, APS University, Rewa (MP), Mr. Immanuel, Edutech, Chennai, Dr. Jeelani, Director, Centre for Distance Education, UoH, Prof. J P Dimri, EFLU, Dr. S S Kalpana, Osmania University, Ms. Sharayu Gurhye, Goethe Zentrum, Ms. Zareena Parvin, Director, Dept of Archives, Mr. J A Chowdary, FICCI. Mr. B. Rajender, Head, FICCI thanked all the participants.