IIT Bhubaneshwar Convocation: Ramesh Pokhariyal Lauds Institute For Innovations During Pandemic
Cuttack: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneshwar celebrated its ninth convocation on Friday, with Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhariyal as Chief Guest, and State Minister for Education Sanjay Dhotre as Guest of Honour.
Owing to the pandemic, the live convocation was held in mixed mode, with students receiving their degrees and medals live, via online or physical presence.
Congratulating the students, Pokhariyal encouraged them to work hard to achieve their dreams, despite future challenges, and also lauded the institute as a role model for its innovation and excellence in teaching, mentoring students for success and its research.
Pokhariyal also inaugurated the Student Activity Centre (SAC), the play courts, the School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management (SHSSM) of IIT Bhubaneshwar, and wished success to the students and faculty for their future endeavours.
Sanjay Dhotre also congratulated the students and praised the faculty, while expressing confidence in the students’ potential future innovations and contributions and being self-reliant, keeping in line with Prime Minister Modi’s ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan’.