IIT Bombay hosted an Alumni Meet at Nashik on September 16, 2023, at the Radisson Blue Resort and Spa. The event brought together Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri, Director, IIT Bombay, Prof. Ravi Gudi, Dean ACR, and a group of Institute functionaries, along with IIT Bombay alumni, and various stakeholders from academia, industry, and government. The event was a testament to the collaborative spirit of its attendees and explored opportunities for IIT Bombay to partner with Nashik’s diverse stakeholders in projects aimed at societal impact and nation-building.
More than 100+ alumni (and their families) attended the meeting even as the event showcased the potential of collective effort. Prof. Chaudhuri gave the attendees an overview of IIT Bombay’s recent achievements, R&D breakthroughs, and fundraising priorities. The COO of IITBAA gave a presentation on Project Evergreen, IIT Bombay’s ambitious sustainable hostel venture.
In return, local alumni, along with government representatives, civil society organizations, industry leaders, and academic professionals, jointly organized a thought-provoking discussion to explore potential collaborations between the city and the Institute. The event also featured presentations highlighting Nashik’s strengths and aspirations, a fireside chat, and concluded with an engaging Q&A session that sparked insightful conversations.
IIT Bombay expresses its heartfelt gratitude to Nashik City for its warm welcome and appreciates all of the attendees for their enthusiasm. The Institute eagerly anticipates harnessing the power of knowledge, innovation, and collective endeavour for the benefit of society. It was a memorable day of rekindling bonds and networking, and the Institute looks forward to more such enriching gatherings in the future.