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ALUMNI DAY FUNCTION at IIT Roorkee and 2016 Distinguished Alumnus Awards

posted Nov 25, 2016, 9:27 AM by Iitraana Sysadmin
On Friday Nov 26th 2016, the Alumni Day was celebrated in the Main Building (now called James Thomason Building) Lawns which coincided with the Diamond and Golden Jubilee Alumni Function. Prof. Pradipta Banerji, who was till recently Director of IIT Roorkee, was the Chief Guest.

Mr. Mohinder Nayyar (1966 Batch Mechanical), Mr. Ashoke Kumar Mukherjee (1966 Batch Electronics), Air Marshal Pramod V. Athawale (1972 Batch Electrical), and Mr. Mangu Singh (1979 Batch Civil) were honored with the prestigious Distinguished Alumnus Award - 2016.

1. Mr. Mohinder Nayyar (1966 Batch Mechanical) - Based in the US, he is an internationally recognised specialist in the area of piping, valves, materials, the codes and standards developed by him and books and handbooks authored by him.
2. Mr. Ashoke Kumar Mukherjee (1966 Batch Electronics) - He started Sonodyne in 1970 which became a household name in high quality consumer audio. He continues to make a world wide presence of Sonodyne with updated technology.
3. Air Marshal Pramod V. Athawale (1972 Batch Electrical) - He made a career in Electronics stream of Aeronautical Engineering branch of Indian Air Force. In recognition of his distinguished service to the Nation, he was awarded Presidential awards of Vishisht Seva Medal, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Param Vishisht Sewa Medal.
4. Mr. Mangu Singh (1979 Batch Civil) - As Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, he has made many technological innovations in construction of complex Metro Rail tunnels and has won world recognition for environmental sustainability in urban rail system.

Full message from Prof S P Gupta is attached below:


Esteemed member of IITR Alumni family

 

Today the Alumni Day was celebrated in the Main Building (now called James Thomasan Building) Lawns which coincided with the Diamond and Golden Jubilee Alumni Function. 

 

Prof. Pradipta Banerji, who was till recently Director of IIT Roorkee, was the Chief Guest. Following Alumni were honoured with the prestigious Distinguished Alumnus Award - 2016:

 

1. Shri Mohinder Nayyar (1966 Batch Mechanical) - Based in the US, he is an internationally recognised specialist in the area of piping, valves, materials, the codes and standards developed by him and books and handbooks authored by him.

 

2. Sri Ashoke Kumar Mukherjee (1966 Batch Electronics) - He started Sonodyne in 1970 which became a household name in high quality consumer audio. He continues to make a world wide presence of Sonodyne with updated technology.

 

3. Air Marshal Pramod V. Athawale (1972 Batch Electrical) - He made a career in Electronics stream of Aeronautical Engineering branch of Indian Air Force. In recognition of his distinguished service to the Nation, he was awarded Presidential awards of Vishisht Seva Medal, Ati Vishisht Seva Medal and Param Vishisht Sewa Medal.

 

4. Sri Mangu Singh (1979 Batch Civil) - As Managing Director of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation, he has made many technological innovations in construction of complex Metro Rail tunnels and has won world recognition for environmental sustainability in urban rail system.

 

I am sharing with you some pictures of the occasion. More details with more pictures will follow. 

 

warm regards,

 

SP Gupta

 

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Dr. SP Gupta

Emeritus Fellow

Electrical Engineering Department,

(former Deputy Director)

Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee

Roorkee 247 667

Phone: 01332-285597(Office), 01332-285038(Home), 09837074284(Mobile)

email: spgfee@gmail.com, spgfee@iitr.ac.in

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