BITS Alumni Association – BITSAA Delhi chapter which has the reputation of having celebrated its Golden Jubilee in 2007 organized a dinner meet and networking session on Friday 08th January 2010. Vinod Puri, President BITSAA Delhi Chapter welcomed the gathering and Pradeep Sethi was the Master of ceremony. The event was put up on the bitsaa.org portal and a lot of enthused BITSians from Delhi registered for the same. The extraordinary organizational skills of Secretary BITSAA Delhi Chapter C S Goel was evident from the fact that the meet had over a 100 ‘Proud to be BITSians’ participating, despite the cold December weather in Delhi.
Highlights of the event
The Chief Guest for the function was none other than Proud to be BITSian multi port folioed Mr. Prithviraj Chavan Minister of State in PMO, Minister of State in the Ministry of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences as well as Minister of State for Personnel & Administrative Reforms. In his address, Chief Guest spoke about the role of science and technology in taking the nation to greater heights
Prof LK Maheshwari Vice Chancellor BITS Pilani took time from his busy schedule to attend the meet and spoke about how BITS today is functioning as a multi campus university at Pilani, Dubai, Goa and Hyderabad as well as the role of alumni in the institution building task
Proud to be BITSian SK Roongta Chairman & Managing Director Steel Authority of India addressed the gathering and spoke about Success Mantras in business emphasizing on the Human Resource Development aspect.
Stainless Steel Udyog Ratan winner BITSian NC Mathur from Jindal Steel also addressed the gathering and shared his thoughts on various issues.
BITSAA Delhi honored the illustrious alumni present and the special event of the evening was a soul stirring mind blowing music session by the group of students from Music Club of BITS Pilani who had braved all the way to Delhi from Pilani beating the cold weather to bring back the good old BITSian days to the alumni. All those gathered left the place with a trip down the memory lane and the event ended with the 3Ds - Drinks, Discussions and Dinner.