Guwahati, Oct 13: President of India Droupadi Murmu visited Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati campus on Thursday 13th Oct.
Speaking during the event, President of India, Droupadi Murmu, said, “I am glad that IIT Guwahati has made the region and the nation proud as seen from its achievements in the national and international sphere, in a short duration of its existence. Since it is the only IIT in the region, it has the responsibility of nurturing other institutions in the region, work with state government and defence forces, provide technological solutions to the region to prevent natural calamities from recurring.”
Dring her visit to the campus, Smt. Droupadi Murmu inaugurated ‘PARAM KAMRUPA’ Supercomputer facility and a high power active and passive component laboratory of SAMEER at IIT Guwahati, said a press release.
On the recently inaugurated facilities at IIT Guwahati, President, said, “I am confident that the Super Computer PARAM-KAMRUPA facility inaugurated at IIT Guwahati will be put to use in the best possible manner to broaden our understanding and knowledge on various technological topics. The SAMEER laboratory will enable R&D assisted critical applications in defence sector and other industries. The massive effort by the State government to establish multiple medical colleges across Assam will ensure that the gap in the doctor-population ratio will be bridged significantly and it will open doors for medical research, especially for the treatment of cancer as well as other non-destructive testing.”
“I truly believe all these efforts from the regional authorities and IIT Guwahati will strengthen the nation’s mission to build quality infrastructure for future generations”, added President.