2nd Foundation Day
Venue : | Date : 2017-07-30
Indian Institute of Technology Goa (IIT Goa)
celebrated its first year of existence on July 30,
2017. It was on this day, a year ago, IIT Goa
made its auspicious beginning from the Goa
Engineering College campus in the presence
of Hon’ble HRD Minister Mr. Prakash
Javadekar, the then Hon’ble Defence Minister
Mr. Manohar Parrikar and Mr. Laxmikant
Parsekar, the then Hon’ble Chief Minister of
Goa. A foundation stone for a hostel was also
laid down by the Hon’ble HRD Minister in
presence of other dignitaries.
Last year’s historic event was celebrated
as the Foundation Day. Mr. Dinar Bhatkar and
Mr. Chandrashekhar Inamdar was the Chief guest and Guest of Honour respectively on the
occasion. Both of them are graduates of IIT
Bombay batch of ‘76 and have been actively
involved with establishment of IIT Goa. Mr.
Bhatkar, in his address, inspired the students
to break the propensity of ‘status quo’ and to
work hard towards making IIT Goa one of the
best institutes of the country.