Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, Oct 28: A glittering Alumni Meet was organized by the Model Institute of Engineering and Technology (MIET) at KC Orchid to felicitate its distinguished alumni and to allow the alumni to reconnect with their Alma Mater.
Over 100 alumni from various walks of life, enjoying high positions in the corporate and business worlds attended the event.
Dr Arun K Gupta, Chairman, MIER Group was the chief guest on the occasion, while Dr Renu Gupta, Director, MIER Group was the guest of honour.
Retired Maj General, Prof SK Sharma, Principal MIET presented welcome address, wherein he described the ‘Meet’ as a moment of pride and joy for the institute.
Dr Ankur Gupta, Joint Director, MIET took the alumni through MIET’s journey over the years from the first batch of 120 students to over 1500 students today.
On this occasion, six distinguished alumni awards were presented. The awards were based on a rigorous nomination process with each nomination evaluated by a panel of experts from the industry and academia. The awardees were Vikram Goel, Manager Corporate Strategy in the CEO Office, Tech Mahindra, Hyderabad; Rahul Sharma, Asst Vice President, Barclays Investment Bank, London; Rahul Turki, Head North India, QAI India (Corporate Category), Manik Batra, Director, Batra Group of Companies (Business Category); Anuj Sharma, Technical Lead, Africa, Middle-East and Europe, EMC2 Saudi Arabia (Technical Category) and Rahil Gupta, Founder and CEO RP Group (Entrepreneurship Category). The awardees paid glowing tributes to their alma mater and promised to raise the bar of achievement even higher.
Dr Adit Gupta, Joint Director MIER, Prof P N Sharma, Head Management Studies, Mr A K Koul, Head QA and HR, Mr Usman Ahmed, Manager QA and Mr Sahil Sawhney, Manager Strategic Initiatives were the other dignitaries present on the occasion.