Uttaranchal Institute of Technology celebrated Basant Panchami on 16th February, 2021 to worship the goddess of knowledge Maa Saraswai.
The event started with the welcome of Hon’ble Chancellor of Uttaranchal University Shri Jitender Joshi, Vice Chancellor of Uttaranchal University Prof. (Dr.) Devendra Pathak and Prof. (Dr.) Shiv Dayal Pandey (Dean-UIT).
The honourable guests lighted the auspicious lamp in front of the photograph of Maa Saraswati and offered flowers.
(Dr.) Devendra Pathak prayed to Maa Saraswati for the bright future of all.
Hon’ble Chancellor of Uttaranchal University Shri Jitender Joshi blessed the students. He stressed upon the importance of setting goals in life and being focused in achieving the same. He encouraged them to utilize their time towards gaining as much knowledge as possible.
Prof. (Dr.) Shiv Dayal Pandey, Dean-UIT, explained about the origin of Maa Saraswati and elaborated upon the importance of knowledge in an individual’s life.
Dr. Meenakshi Memoria (HOD-CSE), Dr. Sunil Ghildiyal (Coordinator- B.Tech. First Year), Mr. Sanjeev kumar Joshi (HOD-ME), Mr. Awadesh Chandramuli (HOD-CE) along with Faculty Members of UIT were present in the programme.