Publish Date: 17th August 2020

Hon’ble Vice President of India inaugurates Diamond Jubilee celebrations of IIT Delhi

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Hon’ble Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the #DiamondJubilee celebrations of #IIT Delhi on Monday as the Chief Guest in the presence of Guest of Honor, Hon’ble Union HRD Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.

On this occasion, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu released the Diamond Jubilee logo and strategy document of the institute- ‘IIT Delhi - Setting the Vision and Direction for 2030’.

The Hon’ble Vice President of India said, “Sixty years is an important milestone in an institute’s history. I congratulate the present and the past faculty, students and staff on this momentous occasion. IIT Delhi is counted among the reputed institutions in the world. It is also recognized by the Government of India as an ‘Institution of Eminence’. It is heartening to note that over half of India's Unicorns have come out of this single institute”.

Shri M Venkaiah Naidu added, “It is good to note that Institutions such as IIT Delhi are producing job providers rather than job seekers and becoming trendsetters for other institutions in the country”.

On this occasion Prof V. Ramgopal Rao, Director, IIT Delhi; Prof AK Ganguli, Dy Director, (Strategy & Planning); Prof TC Kandpal, Dy Director (Operations); Prof M Balakrishnan, Vice Chancellor, Satya Bharti Institute of Technology & Professor (On Leave), CSE, IIT Delhi, Prof SK Saha, Chairman, Diamond Jubilee Committee; Prof. Vivek Buwa, Co-Chairman Diamond Jubilee Committee and other senior functionaries were present.