Bhubaneswar : Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bhubaneswar has celebrated its 16th Foundation Day on 12th February 2024. The commemoration was to celebrate the foundation stone laying of the campus of the Institute at Argul on 12th February 2009. To mark the occasion, a special interactive session with the first regular director of IIT Bhubaneswar, Prof. Madhusudan Chakraborty, was organized for the members of the faculty and staff of the institute.
At the outset, Prof. Shreepad Karmalkar, Director, IIT Bhubaneswar welcomed and introduced Prof. Chakraborty. He briefly described the history of the institute and the campus of IIT Bhubaneswar.
Addressing the gathering, Prof. Chakraborty shared his experience in the establishment of IIT Bhubaneswar and the efforts made towards the development of the dedicated campus of the Institute. In his interactions with the faculty members and staff, he shared his valuable insights about the further growth of the institute.
Prof. Rajesh Roshan Dash, Dean (Student Affairs) coordinated the interaction programme.
In the evening, a grand cultural programme by the students and members of the Institute was organized, which showcased the spirit of enthusiasm and vigour.