Shri Mahendra Nath Memorial Lecture
Institute of Management Technology, Nagpur, observed the Memorial Day on September 10, 2019, to pay homage to its Founder Chairman, Late Shri Mahendra Nath. This year, the keynote speaker for Shri Mahendra Nath Memorial Lecture was Dr V K Khare, Executive Director, Western Region 1 at Power Grid Corporation of India Limited. Dr Khare has also served as the Chief Executive Officer at Ethiopian Electric Utility.
The event commenced with the lighting of the lamp by Dr V K Khare, Dr Subhajit Bhattacharyya, Director and Dr P Janaki Ramudu, Dean (Academics) of the Institute. It was followed by the Director’s address to the gathering where he shared the legacy of Late Shri Mahendra Nath and his invaluable contribution towards the field of education. Later, Dr V K Khare delivered a lecture on ‘Economic Scenario in the Power Sector’ where he shed light on the role that the power sector plays in the development of any nation. He also explained how the entire country was brought under the same electricity coverage with the ideology of ‘One Nation, One Grid’.
The lecture was followed by an award distribution ceremony, where students with outstanding academic performances were felicitated. Six program toppers and twenty-one stream toppers were awarded merit scholarships. Eight students were awarded the prestigious merit-cum-means based Shri Mahendra Nath Memorial Scholarships. The recipients of scholarships were Ayushi Saxena, Ishita Bhatt, Sahil Pugalia, Tarini Prasad Rath, Anurupa Ghosh, Sarang Agarwal, Indraneel B, Anaha Pandey, Roshni Agrawal, Eeshan Jain, Sankalp Ashok Nayak, Kshitij Garg, Himanshu Gupta, Sourav Mukherjee, Akash Sharma, Amarnadh Chegerla, Tushar Daga, Nishiket Kishore Dharmik, Amit Kumar Pathak, Shreshthanu Mukherjee, Ankan Kumar. Sravani Peddi, Indira Vallabhajosyula, Prasad Pramod Joshi, Abhijit Vilas Kulkarni and Megha Dasgupta.
Dr P Janaki Ramudu concluded with the formal vote of thanks. Faculty, staff and students, under the supervision of Dr Subhajit Bhattacharyya, contributed towards the success of this event.