75th Indian Independence Day KIIT School of Civil Engineering Organizes a Virtual Motivational Talk


NSS, ASCE and ICE under the guidance of KIIT Society of Civil Engineers (KSCE) organized a virtual program celebrating the 75th Independence Day on 15th August 2021. Dr. Sanjib Moulick, Dean, School of Civil Engineering welcomed the Guest Speaker, Colonel Shantanu Kumar Pandey, who is a part of the Indian Army since 2001 and has served at Sikkim-China border and western border of India.

Col. Pandey talked about the struggles by our freedom fighters and described the work culture in the Indian Army. He spoke about the bravery and chivalry of Indian soldiers who have always put our country first, whatever the circumstances. There cannot be a better job than the Indian Army, he said. Reflecting on his own life, he said his passion to work for the country made him join NDA right after completing his Class 12. He found true friends after joining the army, who can do anything for the country’s pride, he stated. He concluded by motivating everyone in the audience and encouraged the volunteers and students to join the Indian Army. He also took a few questions from the audience.  

Students of Civil Engineering presented a colourful cultural programme on the occasion. Dr. K. P. Samal, Faculty-in-Charge, KIIT Society of Civil Engineering (KSCE) and Prof. Satya Samal, Program Officer, NSS Builders thanked the chief guest, B.Tech. & M.Tech. coordinators and volunteers for their active participation. Volunteers of NSS, ASCE and ICE, under KSCE, thanked Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS; Prof. Sasmita Samanta, Vice Chancellor (I/C); Sanjib Moulick; Dr. Benu Gopal Mohapatra, Director-Consultancy Services; Dr. Kshyana Prava Samal, FIC, KSCE; Prof. Kajal Parashar, Programme Coordinator, KIIT NSS Bureau; Prof. Satya Ranjan Samal and Prof. Gaurav Udgata, NSS Program Officers for their constant support and guidance.

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