IIT Mandi celebrates fourth Foundation Day, 05 March

IIT Mandi celebrated its fourth Foundation Day on February 24, 2013. The day was commemorated with various sports events, cultural activities, and award ceremony for students, staff and faculty and a Dham (traditional Mandi food) for all.

On the occasion, the Director, IIT Mandi, Prof. Timothy A. Gonsalves, recounted the accomplishments of IIT Mandi in the short span of four years which included being the first new IIT to have academic, research and residential facilities on its permanent campus at Kamand. He added that the linear model of developing IIT Mandi’s Kamand campus in the green, rustic and remote river valley of Uhl is apt. The chief guest on the occasion, Prof. H. Schweppe, Visiting Professor IIT Mandi, distributed the certificates and trophies to students, staff and faculty members as recognition of their exemplary performances.

Students, staff and faculty members actively participated in sports like volleyball matches and tug-of-war. B.Tech.students presented a dance and staged a small play on the role of society in fighting AIDS.

      Foundation Day
      The Director, IIT Mandi, Prof. Timothy A. Gonsalves felicitating Prof. H. Schweppe with a traditional Himachali shawl and cap.