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Kanishk Dugal on ICRI’s Cutting-Edge Programs, Student Engagement & More

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Kanishk Dugal on ICRI’s Cutting-Edge Programs, Student Engagement & More


In an exclusive interview with ICRI’s Chief Operating Officer. Kanishk Dugal, we gained insights into the university’s mission for futuristic academic programs and ongoing initiatives that are formulated for the benefit of the students.

Mission and Values

As per ICRI’s COO the institution adheres to foster academic excellence for the students while also working on inclusivity, ethical integrity and community engagement which comes from a student-centric mindset which is also innovative. 

Dugal pointed out, “By adhering steadfastly to our mission and values, we aim to empower our students to become ethical leaders, critical thinkers, and lifelong learners, enriching both their professions and society.”

Academic Importance

ICRI has a list of forward-thinking academic programs which have been formulated with the help of industry experts. The aim of these futuristic programs is to prepare students with the best theoretical knowledge with proficiency in practical skills for the competitive job market. In addition to this, the university has excellent faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse campus culture, all together they provide a real-world experience which prepares the students.

Duggal further said, “Overall, what sets our university apart is our unwavering commitment to providing a transformative educational experience that prepares students to excel in their careers and make a positive impact in the world.”

Cheering On for Students

ICRI provides Career Counseling and Placement Assistance, Personal Development Programs, Mental Health and Wellness Resources and Extracurricular Activities and Student Organizations. All these activities combine to form an environment for the students to grow professionally, academically and personally. 

Understanding that mental health is a key component in student success, Dugal said, “We recognize the importance of mental health and wellness in student success. Our university provides access to counseling services, support groups, and wellness workshops to help students manage stress, anxiety, and other mental health challenges. We also promote a culture of self-care and work-life balance.”

University Achievements

While discussing the achievements of the university, Dugal talked about several notable milestones and accomplishments as he said, “We have introduced innovative courses tailored to address emerging trends and challenges in sectors such as Clinical Research ,healthcare management, Aviation & Logistics and technology.”

In the field of research as well, ICRI has contributed both nationally and globally by facilitating groundbreaking research projects and contributing to advancements in various significant fields.

Faculty Development Programs

In the fast moving world, it becomes increasingly important to keep up with the advancements. The development programs for the faculty provided by ICRI ensures that students receive the latest teachings. 

As fostering positive reinforcements is also necessary, Dugal said, “We recognize and reward outstanding achievements, provide flexible working arrangements to support work-life balance, and continuously seek feedback to refine our programs. Additionally, we equip faculty with the latest technological tools and training to enhance their teaching and research.”

Industry-based Teachings for Students

ICRI organizes various activities like Internship and Co-op Programs, Job Placement Services, Alumni Network, Industry Partnerships and Live Practical session & Bootcamp. All such activities ensure that the student becomes ready for the industry by the time they graduate and also creates a base for them to enter the market. 

Dugal said, “By providing these comprehensive resources, ICRI ensures that our students are well-equipped to embark on successful careers. We are dedicated to supporting our students’ professional growth and helping them achieve their career aspirations.”

Alumni Engagement

ICRI maintains strong ties with its alumni through networking events, mentorship programs, and ongoing support, leveraging their expertise to benefit current students and strengthen the university community.

Dugal further said, “Alumni participate in mentorship programs, offering valuable career guidance to students, and support career fairs and job placements. They serve on advisory boards, contribute philanthropically, and are recognized through awards and honors.”

Future Outlook

Moving forward, ICRI plans to launch a Research and Innovation Center, and other opportunities like: expanded online learning options, enhanced wellness services, and a Green Campus Initiative. 

Dugal said, “These initiatives demonstrate our commitment to excellence in education, research, and community service, ensuring our students can excel and positively impact the world.”


With various opportunities ICRI is set to create a standard for higher educational institutes and prepare the leaders of tomorrow. 


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