Monday, March 23, 2009

Abhayanand - Chief Guest , BIT Mesra - PATNA Technika, 2009-cum-Alumni Meet.

Call to impart quality technical education
PATNA: It was a day full of fun and frolic both for the present day students as well as the alumni of Birla Institute of Technology (BIT) Patna here on Sunday. The occasion was provided by its first technical festival Technika, 2009-cum-Alumni Meet. Inaugurating the meet, Bihar State Electricity Regulatory Commission chairman B K Halder appreciated the quick pace of infrastructural development of BIT Patna and stressed the need of e-teaching. He also pleaded for creating a common pool of knowledge so that quality technical education could be imparted to the budding technocrats all over India.
Bihar Military Police (BMP) additional director general Abhyanand, who was the
guest of honour, inspired students by defining technology as a tool for the
betterment of humanity. He said that they should not become only engineers, but
humanitarians, too. He advised the faculty members to extract maximum output
from the students and also encouraged them to improve education at the grassroot
Institute director B N Giri presented the annual report highlighting the overall achievements of BIT Patna. Governing body member G P Lal and member and Technika convener S M Sahay also addressed the students. A souvenir was also released on the occasion. In different competitions organized on the first day of the festival, the winners included Girish Nayak and Kumar Paritosh (super model of hovercraft), Abhinav Krishna, Shaank and Abhishek (I-mobile), Utsav Chatterjee and Mrityunjay Kumar (I-quest), Prashant Saurabh, Pankaj Chaudhary and Prashant Yadav (open space) and Prabhakar Kumar, Kumar Vibir, Saurabh Gandhi and Jitendra Kumar (robotics). Various cultural programmes, including folk dances from different regions of India, dramatics and laughter show were