The nineteenth convocation of Nationwide Institute of Know-how (NIT), Rourkela was held on August 13, 2022, throughout which Training Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan awarded blockchain-based digital levels to 1,555 College students of the establishment.

For the primary time within the institute’s historical past, graduating college students had been awarded ‘Blockchain-based Digital Levels’ making NIT Rourkela the primary NIT and the second amongst ‘Institutes of Nationwide Significance’ to undertake this formidable futuristic undertaking.

The convocation ceremony was held in hybrid mode.

The diplomas or diploma certificates awarded to the scholars are encrypted and saved digitally and could be accessed from anyplace on this planet.

Addressing the Convocation, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Union Minister of Training and Ability Improvement and Entrepreneurship, Authorities of India, stated, “I need to see NIT Rourkela to turn out to be hub of expertise. The Institute should plan proactively on how the whole Sundergarh district could be linked to blockchain, how the households could be mapped, how the individuals can get advantages offered by authorities and the way can it assist in growing the talent and employment risk among the many youth. NIT Rourkela ought to work on mapping this via the blockchain.”

Prof. Okay. Umamaheshwar Rao, Chairman, Board of Governors, NIT Rourkela, and Director, NIT Rourkela, stated, “Established within the yr 1961, NIT Rourkela is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee. Throughout its 60 years of NIT Rourkela, it has advanced into one of many high-ranking technical establishments in India providing B.Tech. Levels in 14 disciplines throughout 12 departments. The Institute has been acknowledged for its cutting-edge analysis and expertise, improvement in numerous fields, science, engineering and expertise, administration, structure, humanities and social sciences.”

6 Institute Gold Medals, 5 Endowment Gold Medals, 5 Endowment Awards, 70 Department Topper Medals and One Endowment Money Award had been awarded to graduates in the course of the convocation.

A complete of 11 Alumni had been additionally conferred with Distinguished Alumnus Award–2021. Out of 1,555 graduating college students, 859 graduated with undergraduate levels, 608 with post-graduate levels, and 88 with PhDs.

The Distinguished Alumnus Awards 2021 had been additionally introduced in the course of the event within the fields of Academia and Analysis, Business and Administration, Entrepreneurship and Public Life, and Contribution made to progress of the Institute.

Word: Diploma and Dept-wise break-up apart from PhDs could be accessed at:

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