IIT Kanpur to celebrate 60 Diamond jubilee on Nov 2nd

IIT Kanpur, one of the first Indian Institutes of Technology and a globally acclaimed Institute of National Importance, will celebrate the successful completion of 60 years of its founding, on 2nd November 2019 in Kanpur. Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ will be the Guest of Honour at the special event held to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of the institution.

IIT Kanpur, which has given this country some of the finest industry leaders like Narayan Murthy, founder of Infosys, Satyendra Dubey, Ashoke Sen, Som Mittal, Krishnamurthy Subramanian, among others, will also host an alumniand institute fellow award function as part of the celebrations. The Distinguished Alumni& Institute Fellows will be felicitated at an award ceremony in acknowledgement of their achievements and contribution to both IITK and the nation.

Established in 1959, the IIT Kanpur is the 4th IIT to be established and one of the consistently top ranked institutes in the country. With the best research infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, it encourages students to innovate using technology and approaches education with a problem- solving attitude. It was set up with a vision to “To create, disseminate and translate knowledge in science, engineering and allied disciplines that will best serve the society” and the recognition that the institute has garnered as a major centre of learning in Engineering, Science and several Inter-disciplinary Areas is testament to the success of this vision.