NIIT University (NU), hosted its 15th Annual Lecture at the university campus at Neemrana on Nov 26, which was delivered by Chess legend Vishwanathan Anand in presence of Rajendra Pawar, founder and Vijay Thadani, Co-founder along with Prof Prakash Gopalan, President, NIIT University. The 15th Annual Lecture stressed upon promoting intellectual growth and inspiring learners to pursue excellence in all facets of life.
Vishwanathan Anand delivered an inspiring address on ‘Shaping a Beautiful Mind’ in today’s dynamic world. He said, education should go beyond textbooks, it’s about nurturing minds that can navigate the complexities of the world with resilience and creativity. His insights into the parallels between chess strategy and mental agility captivated the audience, comprising students, faculty, and distinguished guests.
The theme, ‘Shaping a Beautiful Mind,’ conceptualized by Mr Rajendra S Pawar, resonates with the vision of NIIT University, to create a new model of higher education that fosters original thinkers, innovative problem-solvers and inspiring leaders.
Mr Rajendra S Pawar, Founder, NIIT University, said, “We are privileged to have Vishwanathan Anand as our chief guest for the 15th Annual Lecture. His words on the importance of a beautiful mind align perfectly with our vision of NIIT University. We believe in shaping not just careers but individuals who can contribute meaningfully to the society.”
Prof Prakash Gopalan, President, NIIT University said, “The Annual Lecture series is a cornerstone of NIIT University’s commitment to holistic education. Vishwanathan Anand’s insights have added a unique dimension to this year’s event, encouraging us all to reflect on the beauty of a well-nurtured mind. We are grateful for his presence on this special occasion.”