Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Sept. 7 : After the second alumni meet in Srinagar in May this year, NIT Srinagar has decided to establish the Delhi Chapter of the alumni connect.
The inauguration of this Delhi chapter will take place on September 17 at the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry.
The idea 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.
According to Rajat Gupta, Director, NIT Srinagar and Chief Patron of the alumni connect, the alumni have repeatedly expressed their desire to support fresh graduating students especially with training, placements and career counselling.
Yogesh Munjal, Managing Director, Munjal Showa Limited is the chief guest and K.K. Sharma IAS, Chief Secretary, Delhi Government is the guest of honour at the event. During the half day event, Deepak Bhasin, Chairman of Alumni Connect Delhi Chapter confirmed that the alumni will also showcase their music and drama talents during the cultural evening.
Bhasin said that the Alumni membership is steadily growing and they are maintaining a database with active support of the institution.
It is interesting that the first ever Alumni meet 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.