January 13, 2024

The Manipal School of Architecture and Planning (MSAP), a leading institution under Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), conducted a comprehensive curriculum conclave with the aim of gathering valuable feedback from distinguished experts in academia, industry, and alumni, representing a spectrum of design disciplines including Architecture, Urban Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design, and Sustainable Design. This initiative aligns with the institution's commitment to crafting an education framework that not only meets regulatory standards set by bodies such as the Council of Architecture (COA) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) but also adapts to contemporary trends and fulfills the requirements of the dynamic design landscape.

The conclave commenced with a warm welcome from Dr. Nandineni Rama Devi, Director at MSAP. The inaugural event was graced by the presence of Dr. Narayana Sabhahit, Pro- Vice Chancellor (Technology & Science)- MAHE as the chief guest, who shared insightful perspectives on strengthening the interface between academia and industry in education. Dr. Sabhahit emphasized the three crucial factors in education – the quality of faculty, curriculum, and infrastructure – highlighting their pivotal roles in delivering superior education. The vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. Pradeep Kini, Joint Director- MSAP.

The valedictory function, a culmination of a day-long deliberation on the syllabus, content, and regulations for various undergraduate and postgraduate programs offered at MSAP. Dr. Vinod V Thomas, Registrar Evaluation- MAHE as the Chief Guest and Dr. Preetham Kumar, Deputy Registrar- Academics (Technical)- MAHE as a Special Invitee.