NEWS FROM ALUMNI ASSOCIATION-2019
Annual Alumni Meet-2018
Eighth Annual Alumni Meet of RIE Alumni Association, Bhubaneswar, was held on 23rd.December, 2018 (Sunday) at RIE auditorium. 91 participants from Odisha, West Bengal, Jharkhand ,Tripura and Manipur attended the meet. Dr.S.C.Mohapatra , former Professor and Head of Chemistry department ,RIE was the Chief Guest and Prof. M.K.Satapathy , Dean of instructions , RIE, Bhubaneswar ,was the Guest of Honour. The meet was very enjoyable with a number of attractive agenda and a delicious lunch. It was a unique opportunity for friends meeting after many years. The pass outs from the first batch (1967) to 2000 were felicitated by the Chief Guest with mementos of the Association.
Seven participants enrolled as regular members of the Association on the day.
Annual Sports of RIE :
The Annual Sports of RIE, Bhubaneswar was held on 11th and 12 February,2019 Prof P.C.Agarwal, the Principal of the Institute was Chief Guest of the occasion .We attended the meet on the closing ceremony. The running shield for “Best March past House “ sponsored by our association , was awarded by Alumni members present to the “Prithivi “ house.
Alumni Association meets the Principal:
The Executive Committee met the Principal on 18th.March at his office to discuss on the issues pending regarding opening of innovative post graduate courses, posting of faculty members ,hike of students’ scholarship and campus placement of final year students in Kendriya Vidyalays and JNVs. A proposal placed by the Association for a Farwell programme for all final year students was gladly permitted by the Principal and It was decided to hold the meet on 29th.March.
Farwell to final year students :
Alumni Association organized a Farwell programme on 29th March, at 4 pm in the auditorium of the Institute . All final year students of RIE were invited to the function.Prof. M.K.Satapathy, the Dean of Instructions was the Chief Guest . Prof.B.N.Panda ,Dean of Research and Prof A K.Mohapatra , Advisor Students ‘Council graced the occasion as our Guests of Honour. Alumni members had also attended in large numbers.
The guests emphasized the need of the Alumni Association for in the interest of any Institute. The students showed keen interest to be part of the Association. A token gift was offered to all the students present.
Our running Shield for Cultural Activities:
55th Annual Day function of the Institute was celebrated on 24th April at 3pm at the auditorium .Prof P.C.Chand ,the Vice Chancellor of North Odisha University graced the occasion as the Chief Guest. Our members also attended the function in large number.
A running shield sponsored from this year by the Alumni Association for the “Best performing House in Cultural Activities” was awarded to “Prithivi” House by the Chief Guest.
They are no more:
Dr. M.A.Haque ,the retired prof.in History expired on on 25th June evening. The E.C.menbers offered him a bouquet at his body as a token of respect from alumni of the Institute.