Workshop on career opportunities begins at NIT Srinagar

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, July 27: The Chemical Engineering (CE) Department of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar on today began with its six-day online workshop on “Career Opportunities in Core and Non-Core sectors -The Alumni perspective.
The program is being organized under the aegis of the student chapter of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) NIT Srinagar Centre with its headquarter at Kolkata.
The inaugural session of the workshop was presided over by Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.). Rakesh Sehgal. While Prof. M. K. Jha, President of IIChE was a guest of honour in the program.
Prof. Sehgal appreciated the department for starting the unique program by involving the alumni to benefit pass out graduates in their job prospects. He said in the present scenario Chemical Engineering field is playing a vital role in the overall nation’s development.
Registrar NIT, Prof. Kaiser Bukhari said appreciated the CE department for inviting alumni of NIT for sharing their vast experience with the young graduates.
On the occasion President IIChE, Prof Jha expressed the desire for the establishment of a regional Centre of IIChe at NIT Srinagar, towards which the Director NIT Srinagar was affirmative.
Head of the Department, Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather said that the department was established in the year 1963 and has progressed significantly since then in all respects.
Prof. Rather said the workshop is aimed to provide alumni perspectives for undergraduate students to learn about key career opportunities in the core chemical engineering domain as well as in the non-core domain.
The program is being coordinated by faculty members Dr Faisal Qayoom Mir and Dr Malik Parvaiz Ahmad while Dr Mushtaq Ahmad Rather and Dr Tanveer Rasool are conveners of the workshop.
On the inaugural day, Mr Swayam Gupta who is alumni of NIT Srinagar and is pursuing an MBA in Marketing from IMT Ghaziabad delivered his lecture on”Value addition to the engineer within you, during campus life”.