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IIT Bhubaneswar Celebrated Engineer’s Day 2022

Bhubaneswar:16/9/22:IIT Bhubaneswar celebrated Engineer’s Day on 15th September 2022, to mark the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna Sir MokshagundamVisvesvarayya, as a tribute to one of the greatest engineers of the country for his outstanding contribution to society. The celebration was attended by many students, faculty, officers, and staff members. Prof. V K Tewari, Director IIT Bhubaneswar extended his greetings to the Chief Guest, all the dignitaries and participants on this occasion. Dr.Prasant Kumar Sahu, Dean (AA & IR), gave the welcome address and also invited the Chief Guest.

The Chief Guest, Dr. Narayan Chandra Pal, Engineer In Chief, Designs, Works Department, Government of Odisha, delivered the Engineers’ Day lecture on “Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Challenges for the Atmanirbhar Bharat or Self Reliant India.”

The topic dealt with numerous experiences of Dr.Pal to understand the importance of the contribution of the Engineers in National Building and developing NationalInfrastructure and the importance of a Multi-Disciplinary approach in research and Education. Dr. Palshared inspiring words to young Engineers suggested widening their field of study and interest.

Dr. Pal discussed the life history, achievements, and contributions of Sir MokshagundamVisvesvarayya in minute detail. Dr.Pal conveyed his wishes to all the young Engineers and said he expects to see many of them be Sir Visvesvarayya of the future. Dr.DinakarPasla, Associate Dean (R&D), proposed a vote of thanks.


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