IIT Hyderabad celebrates 16th foundation day


Rama Krishna Sangem

IIT Hyderabad has celebrated its 16th Foundation Day on March 21,Thursday with Prof Abhay Karandikar, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, as the Chief Guest of the Event.

Dr BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman BoG, IITH, delivered the presidential address and Prof B S Murty, Director, IITH, welcomed the gathering along with the Deans, Heads of the Departments, Faculty, Staff & Students, according to a press release.

The occasion became more momentous with the announcement of the Faculty Teaching Excellence, Faculty Research Excellence, Staff Excellence, Student Academic; Research Excellence Awards, along  wiith felicitation of Endowment Awards winners. More than 182 achievers have been honoured by the dignitaries for their untiring & persistent contributions to the institution’s growth.

Delivering the welcome address, Prof B S Murty, Director, IITH, said, “This milestone journey of 15 years of excellence is credited to every esteemed member of the IITH Community. On the occasion of the esteemed presence of Prof Abhay, IITH would like to express its gratitude to the Department of Science and Technology for their unwavering encouragement to support Research and Innovation at IIT Hyderabad with over 500+ Cr funding that includes the recent flagship projects like TiHAN, 5G/6G and SATHI-CISCoM”.



Sustainability & entrepreneurship

Applauding IITH’s incredible journey towards excellence, Dr BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman, BoG, said, “As we commemorate 16 years of triumph, we are diligently shaping our future strategies to fortify and ensure the sustainability of our institution. Various initiatives are in the pipeline to enhance student learning, elevate research outcomes, and foster entrepreneurship”.

Prof Abhay Karandikar gave a talk on innovation and entrepreneurship in academic institutions and praised IITH for its Innovative Instinct in Science & Technology during his 16 th Foundation Day Lecture of IITH. “India is the 3 rd country globally in scientific paper publication, and with the recent success in space and medicine, the public moral for innovation has enhanced. From DST, we are enthusiastic about accelerating fundamental research and encouraging startups. I am confident that IIT Hyderabad will play a vital role in driving innovation for the greater good of the society with its incredible research infrastructure and innovative minds,” Professor Karandikar said during his address.


Rama Krishna Sangem

Ramakrishna chief editor of excel India online magazine and website

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