The 4th Foundation Day of IIT Bhilai was celebrated on August 7, 2019. IIT Bhilai was inaugurated jointly by Shri Prakash Javedakar, the then Hon’ble Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Government of India, and Shri Raman Singh, the then Hon’ble Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, on Sunday, 7th August 2016. Since then the institute has been relentlessly striving to establish itself in the forefronts of academics and research by moulding young individuals to become the professional leaders of tomorrow.
This is a special day when the entire institute had a chance to reflect not only the beginning of the institution but also on the significant development since the institute’s inception. The campus came alive with Friendship run in the morning. More than 100 students, faculty and staff participated in the event.
In the evening, there were cultural events in the academic block to commemorate the inception of the institute. The chief guest for the function was Shri K.K Singh, Executive Director (Personnel & Administration), Bhilai Steel Plant. The evening witnessed special performance by special abled children from Govt. Higher Secondary School, Mathpurena.
Faculty members, employees and students entailed the three years’ journey in their nostalgic speeches. The entire IIT Bhilai fraternity enjoyed the resplendent video showcasing the IIT Bhilai’s saga of last three years. The Best Employee Awards were awarded to employees on the Foundation Day. Also the institute released the compilation of press releases “IIT Bhilai in Press” during the event. The constitution of student council COSA was also signed during the event.
The day witnessed the synergistic participation by the entire IIT Bhilai fraternity to commemorate the three years’ journey.