Thursday, January 20, 2011

Silver Jubilee Endowment Lecture At Hindustan University

Draw Green Energy from Space and attain Energy Independence says Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

The Management, Staff and Students of Hindustan University had the privilege to meet His Excellency, Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India, when he visited the University Campus as the Chief Guest of the Programme, on 6th January 2011, to deliver the Silver Jubilee Endowment Lecture as part of the Silver Jubilee Celebrations of the University. Earlier during the day Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam planted a tree sapling near the School of Aeronautical Engineering within the University Campus. Dr. Borje Johannson, Professor, KTH, Stockholm, Sweden was the Guest of Honour. Mr. Anand Jacob Verghese, Pro Chancellor, Mr. Ashok Verghese, Dr. Aby Sam, Directors, HITS and other members of the Management were also present on the occasion.

The programme commenced with an invocation by the staff and students of the University. Dr. Mrs. Elizabeth Verghese, Chancellor, Hindustan University in her Presidential Address stated that the entire fraternity of the University was privileged to witness the presence of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, Former President of India, popularly known as "Missile Man" she expressed her happiness that he was present when the Institution is celebrating its Silver Jubilee. She informed that Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam's Book 'Wings of Fire' is prescribed as a text for the First Year Engineering Students.

She stated that this Institution was founded in the year 1985 by the Late Founder Chairman, Dr. K. C. G. Verghese and the success of the Institution in the Field of Education and Research is attributed to his vision. She also proudly stated that the Institution has obtained prestigious Research Projects such as DST-TIFAC that is the brainchild of none other than that of Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam. She also accorded a warm welcome to Prof. Rajeev Ahuja, Upasala University, Sweden and Dr. Tae Won Kong, Director of QSRC, Dongguk University, Korea the dignitaries who delivered lectures prior to the Inauguration of Clean Energy and Nano Convergence, CENCON Centre, a Research Facility at HITS. The unveiling of the plaque of the CENCON Centre, was done by Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam.

Continues Tomorrow...

"Thank You For Your Time & Have a Great Day"


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