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NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY DAY CELEBRATED at USTM
USTM, May 11, 2017: National
Technology Day is a very special day for Indian Technology since
1999. It is so significant because India achieved a huge
technological advancement on the day. The first, indigenous
aircraft “Hansa-3” was test flown at Bangalore on this day. Not
only this, India also performed successful test firing of the
Trishul missile on the same day. India also executed three
successful nuclear tests, carried out at Pokhran, in Rajasthan
May 11. Being a University dedicated to science & technology,
University of Science & Technology, Meghalaya (USTM) has also
celebrated the day under the theme of this year, ‘Technology for
inclusive and sustainable growth’ with a day long program. The
department of Computer Science & Electronics and the department
of Physics have jointly organised a Poster Presentation
Competition and Open Oratory Competitions among the students to
mark the day. Besides a formal function was also held where Mr.
Khurshid Alom, Squadron Leader, Indian Air-Force was present as
a distinguished speaker.
While addressing the students Mr Alom said that, more students
should come forward and attempt for Indian Air Force services.
There are many lucrative job opportunities in defence services.
In the interactive session the students have clarified many of
their doubts about the Indian defence service examinations with
Mr Khurshid Alom.
The prizes were also presented to the winners of Poster
Presentation Competition and Open Oratory Competition during the
formal function. The winners of the first prize of the Poster
Presentation Competition were Eragdaw Basumatary and Rakesh G
Chetry from the department of Physics where as Upasana Das from
the Department of Computer Science & Electronics has won the
first prize in Open Oratory Competition.