Uttaranchal University organized “Alumni Meet” on 2nd December, 2017. The Meet commenced with the lighting of the auspicious lamp by Prof. (Dr.) N.K. Joshi, Vice Chancellor, Dr. Abhishek Joshi, Director-Student Affairs and IT Services, Prof. (Dr.) Pradeep Suri, Director-UIM, Prof. (Dr.) Rajesh Bahuguna, Principal- Law College Dehradun and Prof.(Dr.) D.S.Chaubey, Dean-Research & Studies. It was followed by the felicitation of all the guests.
The occasion was graced by the alumni of varied batches who had come to their alma mater from various parts of the country. Prof. (Dr.) N.K. Joshi (Vice Chancellor) welcomed the alumni with his compassionate words and mentioned the object of holding the Alumni Meet. He reiterated that the alumni are the treasured assets of the University and were an important stakeholder in the process of the advancement of the institution. He also declared that the University has formed the “Alumni Association – Dehradun Chapter” for the purpose of regular interaction between the alumni and the institution. While addressing the alumni, he praised their achievements in diverse spheres of life. He felt that it was a matter of great pride for Uttaranchal University that its alumni are holding prestigious positions in various Government Organizations, PSUs, Private Sector and Academic Institutions. He informed that many of them are presently successful entrepreneurs providing job opportunities to others.
Various cultural programs performed by the students of Uttaranchal University made the day vibrant and colorful. The cultural fiesta was followed by a series of academic events, namely, Inter School Quiz, Technical Poster Making Competition, HR-Role Play, Theme-based Poster Making Competition, Website Development, Lord of Code, Amazing Race, LAN Gaming and Ad Mad Show. The alumni played the integral role of jury and audience in all the events.
In the concluding segment,Dr. Abhishek Joshi, Director-Student Affairs and IT Services, interacted with the alumni and declared that the alumni portal of Uttaranchal University will be launched soon. He further reinforced the necessity of registering on the alumni portal. In the interaction, the alumni shared their experiences as well as interesting moments of campus life with the audience .The Alumni Meet witnessed an active involvement of the alumni and a number of commendable suggestions and proposals were put forth by the participants. It was decided to strengthen the link between the current Uttaranchal University students and the alumni to facilitate alumni support in varied spheres like training, placement and career counseling. Dr. Babita Rawat , President-Alumni Association, Uttaranchal University expressed her sincere gratitude and appreciation towards all the alumni who travelled all the way from different parts of the country to become a part of this highly prestigious event of Uttaranchal University.
The Meet was attended by all the HOD’s, faculty members and staff members of Uttaranchal University.