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Kaziranga University to host Dewang Mehta Memorial lecture

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 Jun 2015 12:00 AM GMT

JORHAT, June 21: Kaziranga University, in association with SSCOM and Dewang Mehta Foundation Trust will host the Dewang Mehta Memorial Lecture and felicitation of toppers programme at the Kaziranga University campus on August 21 next, stated a press release.

The University has taken multiple initiatives for the holistic development of the North –Eastern region, this collaboration with the Dewang Mehta Foundation Trust is another step in this direction. Dewang Mehtawas one of the illustrious sons of India. He was singly responsible for leading Indian IT industry and SSCOM from 1991 till his untimely demise in 2001. He was synonymous with the success of the Indian IT sector and his contribution to the industry was immeasurable.

As the first modern private university of the NE region,Kaziranga University, in association with SSCOM and Dewang Mehta Foundation Trust decided to host the Dewang Mehta Memorial Lecture and Felicitation of toppers in Assam for the first time. Toppers from all engineering colleges of Assam will be felicitated at this event.

Commenting during the pre-event press conference, Mr Rajiv Vaishv, Vice-President and Trustee Dewang Mehta Foundation Trust said that, ‘ As we are seeing the youth of North-East working in different industry verticals, across our country and abroad, reflects the huge potential of the region. In our endeavor of connecting India there is a special focus and thrust on the talent available and potential of North-East; Dewang Mehta Foundation Trust along with SCCOM and Kaziranga University is organising this event for the first time with an objective of attracting the leadership of IT &ITes sector.

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