Pune, 3 March: “The progress of the science is a continuous process. Any engineer should not be satisfied with the present achievements or the achievements of the organization. This dissatisfaction is the real motivational force for the progress. ” said Padmashri Dr. Pramod Kale, Former Director, Indian Space Research Organization. He was delivering the speech as the Chief Guest of the convocation ceremony of the MAEER’s MIT & MITCOE Batches of 2017-18 under Savitribai Phule Pune University’s. Nearly 1416 graduates from different Departments of MIT & MIT COE were awarded degrees at this Convocation Ceremony. Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad, Founder Executive President, MAEER’s MIT Group of Institutions presided over the function.
Prof. Prakash Joshi, Founder Trustee, MIT, Pune, Prof. Sharadchandra Darade-Patil, Dean, MIT, Dr. Shrihari Honwad, Prohost, MITWPU, Dr. L. K. Kshirsagar, Principal, MAEER’s MIT, Pune, Prof. Prasad Khandekar, Vice Principal, MIT, Dr. Anil Hiwale, Principal, MITCOE, (Grp Capt.) D. P. Apte. Registrar, MITWPU, Prof. Dr.Kishor Kolhe & Prof. Dr. B.M.Patil also were present at the graduation ceremony.
Dr.Pramod Kale said, “Nowadays very few engineers stuck up to the service they are doing. In fact, this should be done in the view that they are getting the most suitable job. For this, you must have long term planning like Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam had done for ISRO in beginning and he set the goal for the whole country after becoming the president of India.”
“Energy, Bio-engineering & Water are going to be the critical factors in the future and engineers can contribute a lot here. You have to have soft skills when you are rising up in the organization. Learn foreign language as well as Hindi and English.”
Prof. Dr. Vishwanath D. Karad said, “Swami Vivekananda has said that India will be the knowledge corridor of the world. Union of Science & Spirituality will lead to peace and harmony to the mankind. Discipline and Character are the most essential things in your life. Convey my regards to your parents – your mother and father.”
Prof. Prakash Joshi said, “Most of the CEOs in the industry are mainly non-technical persons. The engineers should learn finance management and other branches of it if they want to rise in their career. You should stuck up to your first job for at least 5 years, so that you can get better opening in other industry or in the present one.”
Dr. L. K. Kshirsagar gave the introductory remarks and gave the vote of thanks. Prof. Meghana Gote & Prof. Preeti Vakodikar compeered the ceremony.