The Deputy Registrar of SRM IST Delhi NCR campus Ghaziabad, Dr. Sanjay Viswanathan is a unique blend of leadership qualities with an exemplary character committed to excellence. A personality who is associated with the campus since 1995 and one of the earliest members who has seen the campus growing leaps and bounds in all these years. His vision for the campus has made SRM IST Delhi NCR Campus Ghaziabad as one of the leading institutions in Delhi- NCR region. Developing and strengthening the institution in multidisciplinary aspects is one of his achievements. Dr. Sanjay Viwanathan is enthusiastic about his work or cause and is seen to be part of the team working towards the goal. A very confident leader, he inspires confidence in others and draws out the trust and best efforts of the team.
Education is the only field where we get the opportunity to transform the students life to create better professionals
I have been in the education industry for the last 20 years, having a total of 28 years of experience. This has been a phenomenal journey. During these years, I realized that this is the only profession wherein, you not only shape the career of young students but also contribute in the nation building by transforming the students into true professionals who play a key role in making this world a better place to live in. I feel that this is the best industry to work in.
I visualize leadership as bringing out the best from each and every member of my team
I visualize leadership as bringing out the best from each and every member of my team to achieve the common goal and one can do the same by setting examples. As Dean of the institution, I always ensure to take care of the interest of all the stakeholders such as students, parents, recruiters, faculty, promoters and society at large.
Industry interface is one of the key components of the curriculum
The curriculum of SRM IST, Delhi-NCR Campus is designed by the pioneers of industry and academia. Students are given ample opportunities to learn from industry pioneers through internship, guest lectures and live projects. The curriculum is revised on a regular basis keeping in mind the latest developments in the field of engineering and management. We have a futuristic approach in designing and delivering the contents so that we can prepare the result-oriented professionals for industry.
The welfare of the students is the top-most priority for us
We have formulated an open system in SRM IST, Delhi-NCR Campus, Ghaziabad wherein I am less of an administrator and more of a guardian for all the students. They are free to reach me anytime during the working hours and even after working hours, not only me but all the members of SRM IST, are available for students at any point of time.
The spark in the young minds while interacting with them fills me with happiness
I always enjoy interacting with young minds. During the induction programme at the beginning of the academic session, when I share my thoughts with the students and motivate them to work hard to enhance their capabilities, so that they can come-up with innovative solutions to various problems. During my interaction, I see a spark in the eyes of the students and watching that spark is my happiest moment.
Success is a journey not the destination and thus students should learn from the journey
I am proud to share that, we are already one of the best institutions in the country. We believe that success is a journey not the destination. We wish to make SRM, a centre of excellence. We work for excellence and will keep doing the same in times to come. I am sure our hard work will bring more laurels to the institution and will make us one the best institutions in the world. I wish to say that always look at the brighter side of life. You will come across many challenges and difficulties in your journey but your positivity and hard work will bring the best out of you. So, be positive, work hard and keep evolving as a good human being.
I play the role of a catalyst where I motivate the faculty and ensure the skills are properly imparted to the students
As head of the institution, I am in the role of a catalyst wherein, I need to motivate the faculty to deliver their best, ensure the inculcation of technical and professional skills among the students, provide the highly skilled and result-oriented professionals to industry and ensure the overall prosperity of everybody in the system.
Our value system keeps us aligned to five our best in interest of students and society
Our greatest strength is our value system which keeps us aligned to give our best in the interest of students and society. Commitment to quality education is our motive and we believe in the philosophy of Learn, Leap and Lead.