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NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DAY
CELEBRATED at USTM
USTM, May 11, 2017: National Technology Day is a very special
day for Indian Technology since 1999. It is so significant
because India achieved a huge technological advancement on the
day. The first, indigenous aircraft “Hansa-3” was test flown at
Bangalore on this day. Not only this, India also performed
successful test firing of the Trishul missile on the same day.
India also executed three successful nuclear tests, carried out
at Pokhran, in Rajasthan May 11. Being a University dedicated to
science & technology, University of Science & Technology,
Meghalaya (USTM) has also celebrated the day under the theme of
this year, ‘Technology for inclusive and sustainable growth’
with a day long program. The department of Computer Science &
Electronics and the department of Physics have jointly organised
a Poster Presentation Competition and Open Oratory Competitions
among the students to mark the day. Besides a formal function
was also held where Mr. Khurshid Alom, Squadron Leader, Indian
Air-Force was present as a distinguished speaker.
While addressing the students Mr Alom said that, more students
should come forward and attempt for Indian Air Force services.
There are many lucrative job opportunities in defence services.
In the interactive session the students have clarified many of
their doubts about the Indian defence service examinations with
Mr Khurshid Alom.
The prizes were also presented to the winners of Poster
Presentation Competition and Open Oratory Competition during the
formal function. The winners of the first prize of the Poster
Presentation Competition were Eragdaw Basumatary and Rakesh G
Chetry from the department of Physics where as Upasana Das from
the Department of Computer Science & Electronics has won the
first prize in Open Oratory Competition.
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