Mr Gaurav Rustagi is the Director of Deen Dayal Rustagi Group of Colleges. He helps the students by providing an efficient education system that will facilitate them to emerge as a better person in future.
What are the key factors that keep you connected with the education sector?
“Building a better tomorrow”
The education sector has always been fascinating. Knowing that you get to be a part of nation-building is the first and most important factor that has kept me connected. Being in the industry, you come across the latest trends and get the opportunity to implement the same within the institution. Providing the students with inclusive education, extracting their talents, promoting research culture and creative thinking are a few other contributing factors.
What is your philosophy of leadership? How would you describe your leadership style?
“I follow the transformational and strategic leadership style”
I believe in maximizing the work efficiency and effectiveness of everyone in the team. I try to create an environment where the staff is self-motivated and they understand and fulfil the academic requirements.
In your experience, what can an inbound student gain from studying here in your institute?
“Cultivating rational thinking besides providing knowledge”
Incorporated in 2014, the institute has been generating a pool of professional who are instilled with the right theoretical and practical skills and are capable enough of standing upon the changing demands of the industry. Students are trained and groomed not only for placements at our institute but to cope with and overcome any situation in life.
How does the curriculum of DDR Group of Colleges ensure the best practice of industry?
“Having a holistic approach towards their development”
The students of DDR Group of colleges get to utilize all the amenities provided for the facilitation of practical learning. The curriculum here helps in moulding a fruitful career. The Advisory Board initiates communication networking and relationship with the potential recruiters. They train the students with the help of mock interview, group discussions, professional resume writing, cracking aptitude tests and online employability tests. Frequent industry visits, short term industry training on focused activities and most importantly continuous dialogue between academic research institute and the industry is the curriculum’s strength.
Any insights into how your university could be more welcoming to students of different races or economic backgrounds?
“Being welcoming of all the sections”
As previously discussed DDR focuses on inclusive education where we embrace the diversity of culture, race and economic background students. DDR encompasses all the ways to celebrate differences. For students who are economically weak and might not have resources that allow them to live a comfortable college life, we waive off 100% of the tuition fee as per our scholarship scheme. The college also takes care of differently-abled students.
What do you think your roles and responsibilities to the University and the students are?
“Being a facilitator and problem solver”
My role and responsibilities include facilitating the smooth flow of academics and administration. Both students and university are committed to ensuring optimum utilization of resources. It is important to provide a healthy and safe environment for the teacher and the students. I have to ensure that the flow of communication is smooth, appropriate, and reasonable.
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What do you see as XYZ College’s greatest strengths?
“Our biggest strength lies in our ability to deliver what time calls for”
We explicitly focus on outcome-based learning. We believe in encouraging both faculty and students to participate in research and development activities. The institute has embraced intracultural facilities with a library, language and communication skills lab, computer Lab, innovation and incubation centre.