On 30th January 2021, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata (HITK) organized its Fourth Graduation Ceremony 2021 at Swami Vivekananda Auditorium, The Heritage campus, Kolkata, India on a Hybrid Platform. The entire event was live telecasted on the Facebook Page of HITK and YouTube Channel of Heritage Group of Institutions, Kolkata.
In this Graduation Ceremony, degrees were conferred to the 4th batch of B.Tech, 5th batch of M.Tech and 2nd batch of MCA students of autonomous HITK who have successfully completed their respective degree programmes in the year 2020. Total number of graduands were 1072 with 985 B.Tech, 34 M.Tech and 53 MCA degree recipients.
The ceremony was inaugurated by Professor Dr Souvik Bhattacharyya, Vice-Chancellor, BITS, Pilani as the Chief Guest followed by Mr. Suresh Menon, Vice President & General Manager- Eastern Region, TCS and Professor (Dr.) S.P.Singh, Vice-Chancellor, The Assam Royal Global University, Guwahati as the Guests of Honour.
The ceremony also witnessed the presence of Shri H.K.Chaudhary, Chairman, Heritage Group of Institutions, Kolkata, Shri Vikram Swarup, Vice Chairman, Heritage Group of Institutions, Shri P.R.Agarwala, Chairman, Heritage Institute of Technology, Shri H.P.Budhia, Trustee, Kalyan Bharti Trust and Chairman, Heritage Business School, Kolkata and Shri Siddharth Swarup, Trustee, Kalyan Bharti Trust among the others.
The entire event was presided over by Prof. Saikat Maitra, Vice-Chancellor, MAKAUT, WB as the Chairman of the Fourth Graduation Ceremony. During the inaugural address, Dr. Pranay Chaudhuri, Principal, Heritage Institute of Technology, Kolkata inspired the Graduands by motivating them to lead the nation in the tough turbulent times since they will be the torch bearers of the future.
“This Graduation Ceremony is taking placed at a time when the entire world is fighting with an unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic which affected each one of us in many different ways. Despite all the uncertainty in life, which started in March 2020 and not over as yet, you have been brave enough to adapt to the sudden changes in the mode of examination and completed all the requirements of the final semester of your degree programme,” said Dr. Chaudhuri during his inaugural address.
“The Graduation ceremony is a milestone both for the students and for the Institutions and I wish all the best to the Graduands in their future endevours,” said Prof. Saikat Maitra, Vice-Chancellor, MAKAUT, WB
“I want to congratulate the Graduands who will graduate from the Temple of Learning HITK and start their professional careers,” said Prof. (Dr.) S.P.Singh, Vice-Chancellor , The Assam Royal Global University, Guwahati.
“The Graduation Ceremony is the reward of hard work a student undergo during the four years before joining the Industry ,” said Mr. Suresh Menon, Vice President & General Manager- Eastern Region, TCS.
The event also witnessed the release of the Souvenir of the Fourth Graduation Ceremony and the presence of Shri Pradip Agarwal, CEO, Heritage Group of Institutions, Dr. Sujit Kumar Barua, Registrar, HITK and Mr. Arvind Srivastava, Joint Registrar, HITK among the others.