Second alumni meet of NIT Srinagar Delhi Chapter held

ANI | Updated: Sep 24, 2017 03:14 IST

New Delhi [India], September 24 (ANI): The National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar on Saturday held its second alumni meet in the national capital after the inauguration of the Delhi Chapter of the alumni connect.

The idea behind the Delhi chapter is to provide another strategic location and platform for its highly placed but geographically disbursed alumni to conveniently meet and contribute to their alma mater.

In the meet, it was recognised that contribution of alumnus to the institute is very vital.

Also, it was observed that there has been strong hand of IIT alumnus in progress of IITs as they contribute back a lot and similar is expected from the NIT Srinagar alumnus.

Professors present in the meet also emphasised to work together for a better India and to handover healthy earth to the coming generation.

The alumnus believed that instead of being criticisers and faultfinders, everybody should work together to improve India's image.

It is interesting that the first ever Alumni meet of the institute was organised in May 2015 at Srinagar, 50 years after the first batch passed out in 1965.

The hugely successful event was inaugurated by Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra and attended by 300 alumni from various parts of India, U.S.A., Australia, Canada etc.

During that meet, the alumni had presented an ambulance to the institute and pledged monies for scholarships in addition to personal time to teach students on life and learning skills. (ANI)