In recent times of rapid and insightful revolution, education needs ever evolving development, believes Mr. Arpit Chadha, the Vice Chairman of one of the leading Group of Educational Institutes of India, I.T.S – The Education Group. Mr. Chadha has therefore fore-visioned to purposefully augment upon curriculum innovation and talent development of students and faculty. An Alumnus of Scindia School and University of Delhi, Mr. Chadha is a Post Graduate in Business Administration.
I.T.S is a 25 years old leading educational group of the country. The Group provides an array of courses that contribute to the ultimate ambition and goals of many young nascent professionals. It offers 17 Diploma, UG, PG & PhD Programs in the areas of IT, Management, Engineering, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Biotechnology & Physiotherapy along with 02 Hospitals. The Group was started in 1995 and has now grown in 4 different campuses, 8 Institutes with over 8000 students.
Under the visionary leadership of Mr. Chadha, I.T.S – The Education Group is creating benchmark in the field of Higher Education to be followed by others and is committed to provide high quality education and to serve the underprivileged segment of society. These efforts are well recognized and appreciated. A keen drive for continuous improvement follows Quality initiative, sustenance and enhancement, hence the working of the institution revolves on patient management software thereby enabling a completely digitized hospital which renders patient management in an organized manner.
Along with this, the college augments academic learning through innovative teaching methods such as flipped learning, microteaching, hospital training, digital methods, webinars and Integrated Academic Reinforcement & Curriculum Enhancement (IARCE) which includes Enhanced modification of curriculum, integrated teaching, Feedback system and Curriculum enrichment to make the learning experience more interactive. The institute has propelled to scale new heights under his able guidance and has shown tremendous growth through time and resources offered by him. The institute is known for organizing various national and international conferences to fetch updates of up and coming academic details. The conferences are elaborated on the premises of research and development so that the students are informed about forthcoming advancements in their respective fields. His commitment to quality education and relentless pursuit for perfection has helped the institute rise exponentially within a short span.
His dynamic role in promoting progressive ideas, building a strong infrastructure, adopting technically advanced methodologies in teaching, encouraging research activities and recommending collaborations have brought the institute at an exemplary platform of dental education.
Mr. Chadha strongly believes that aspiring college instructors also need to know much more now in order to teach effectively. A large and increasing body of useful knowledge has accumulated about learning and pedagogy, as well as the design and effectiveness of alternative methods of instruction. As evidence accumulates about promising ways of engaging students actively, meanwhile, the advent of new technologies has given rise to methods of teaching that require special training. He has taken significant steps to organize webinars and online education programs by distinguished speakers and alumni for global exposure and upgrading skills and knowledge for all students and faculty.
In addition, he has also taken efforts to bridge the gap between theoretical teaching and technology-based advanced practical learning through incorporation of latest advancements like Cone beam CT technology, CAD-CAM, Artificial simulation centre and Centre for Advanced Research in revolutionizing routine dental diagnosis and research. Also there has been advancements regarding technology enabled tools like video (stream and live), learning management systems, collaborative platforms, data visualization which have imparted quality and focused teaching and learning environment for Information technology and management students.
Encouraging Extracurricular Activities as a Part of Curriculum
Mr. Chadha always encourages holistic development of young individuals. He at all times prophesses intertwining of extracurricular activities with academic advancements. Being himself an active member of many prestigious sports and other association bodies, he encourages by setting an example for young minds to be proactive in various platforms of knowledge and other activities. Mr. Chadha has been recently elected as Vice President of GMA. He is a vibrant member of diverse Professional bodies including CEGR, AIMA, ICCI, ICPEI and contributing in the growth and promotion of education, research & sports in the country. He is a distinguished member of Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA), Vice President, Table Tennis Association, Vice President, Chess & Sports Association of Ghaziabad and Patron in Chief, Karate Welfare Society.
He decisively believes in sturdy enhancement of extracurricular activities of the students. The college celebrates various inter and intra college cultural and sports events (Occlusion and Euphoria) and encourages its students to participate in cultural activities hosted by other colleges for their comprehensive development. The students actively participate in leisure activities which includes yearly excursion trips.
His contributions towards promoting Sports in the vicinity are noticeable. He has been credited for bringing various State & National Championships of different Games including Table Tennis, Badminton, Chess, Karate etc. in Ghaziabad. Towards this, various initiatives of I.T.S – The Education Group including – Sports and education for deprived segment of society through the initiatives like – DISHA, UTTHAAN, PARIVARTAN and Healthcare through Mobile Clinics and Hospitals in rural areas are widely talked about initiatives.
Education & Health for All
Mr. Chadha has always believed in the policy “Education and Health for all”. He has always been working and guiding the team taking up the Education and Healthcare to last person in the society. He has contributed to the betterment of society by providing health and education facilities specifically to the underprivileged strata who need them the most. All his initiatives and contributions have been widely recognized by various organizations including ASSOCHAM, Scouts & Guides Organization, ICCI, CEGR and Education Review.
Some Glorious Recognitions and Awards
The institute is extensively involved for the extension activities targeted towards social/community developments and has received various awards for such contributions. Mr. Chadha has been recently awarded with the “Most Preferred UG & PG Institute of the Year”” by Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan His Excellency Ex. President Shri Pranab Mukharjee in New Delhi during ASSOCHAM 12th Education Conclave. He has also been awarded with Young Entrepreneur Award by leading Media House of Delhi-NCR, HINT Media Group. Recently he was awarded with Mahatma Gandhi Skill Wave India Award – 2019 for his innovative leadership. He has also been awarded with Lord Bedden Powell National Award by his Excellency Governor of Assam and Award from Chairman National Board of Accreditation for Best Private Under Graduate College in India. His glorious achievements also include Best Edupreneur Award, Devang Mehta Award and many more in the past.
Besides, Mr. Chadha has been an invited speaker at various forums of national and international repute with global outreach. He has expressed his views on various present-day topics at different forums, summits, conferences and conclaves. He has also been actively involved in interactive sessions on various online and digital media platforms recently. He has given his expert outlook and views on contemporary topics such as impact of online teaching in professional educational courses and changes in educational methodologies in post- COVID era. He has also expressed his views on seeking positive outcomes in the way educational institutions have embraced the online education system in these extraordinary circumstances.
Institution Name: I.T.S – The Education Group
Featured Person: Arpit Chadha, Vice Chairman