ISRO Chief Urges Graduates To Respond To Global Issues
K Sivan, Chairman of ISRO asked freshers to respond to global issues like natural disasters & climate change and devise schemes for humans to cope up with the unprecedented challenges. During NIT-K’s (NIT Karnataka) 19th virtual convocation on Saturday, ISRO’s chairman stated that the necessity of shifting our focus to global challenges such as natural calamities and climate variations. These problems might change the face of our planet in the upcoming years and will eventually affect human life.
He added that the coming generation is posed with an issue of sustainability in this altering environment. He mentioned that there are plenty of entrepreneurship opportunities for freshers especially engineering graduates.
Mr. Sivan explained during the 19th annual convocation of NIT-K that India is currently facing exponential growth in the start-up industry and several experts are resigning from their rewarding jobs and are addressing the needs of local consumers with start-ups. Even the space industry has undergone changes under the campaign known as ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’. He further said that the government plans to develop the space sector ecosystem to earn more revenue via reforms in space.
He requested the graduates at NIT-K toselect what they love and not follow others. This will assure excellence in the professional world.
Dharmendra Pradhan, the Union Minister of Education while addressing during the convocation claimed that NIT-K has formed a committee to effectuate NEP (National Education Policy) 2020 and some other NEP features are being included in the curriculum for the academic year 2021-22.
He complimented NIT-K’s efforts in inventing new technology to make & store non-acrid, ready-to-cook edible aroids as well as in making a system to quantify the amount of moisture present in cashew to help the local cashew industries.
Umamaheshwar Rao, Director of NIT-K called upon freshers to associate with the society & resolve the current issues faced by the society.
795 B.Tech. students, 766 postgraduates, and 120 Ph.D. students- with a total of 1681 candidates received their degree during NIT-K’s 19th convocation. Honoris Causa (Doctor of Science) was awarded to the 2021 Tokyo Paralympics silver medalist and Gautham Buddha Nagar’s district magistrate, Suhas L Yathiraj.
ISRO Chief Urges Graduates, 19th Annual Convocation of NIT-K