PVG's Print Era starts in Pune

19 January 2015

Print Era, Pune Vidhyarthi Griha’s (PVG) College of Engineering and Technology's annual event has begun today. The three-day event doubles up as an opportunity for the students to gain knowledge and interact with the printers.

201501190314352015010904580721 Ravi Joshi inaugurating the event in 2013

Prof Madhura Mahajan, the head of department for printing at PVG, said, “The event will host an exhibition, trade fair, various technical and non-technical events for students of engineering. The list of planned events also include paper presentation, debate, print quiz, treasure hunt, logo making, cost estimation, NTH (network treasure hunt), chess, roadies and box cricket.”

On the last day of the event, 21 January, PVG will host Ramu Ramanathan, editor of PrintWeek India, who will bring to fore the success stories and trends of the Indian print industry with his presentation titled: The A to Z of Printing. 

Citing successful print companies in India such as The Hindu, Vistaprint, Repro India, Parksons, Glo Digital Press, Ramanathan will talk about the growth areas, new applications and emerging sectors of Indian printing industry, while motivating the  students to ‘think big’ to achieve success in print.

Additionally, representatives form the Avery Dennison team will speak about employabilityskills- technical and communication, the Fujifilm Sericol duo will highlight the current and future trends of the printing industry, Deepti Kshirsagar of Man United Consultants will present a video demonstration for personal interview, Burda Druck India's Karan Vidhate will speak about HR activities and Satish Kulkarni of TechNova will stress on the trends in press room chemicals and enhancing employability skills.

The college has also scheduled a trade fair for 21 January. The fair will have well-known printing firms display their products. According to Mahajan, the firms too will have an advantage to attract bright talent and help students to get internships and training in their firms. 


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