Governor confers Engineering Degrees to 64 Army officers

Hyderabad, Dec.12 : Governor Dr Tamilisai Soundararajan on Thursday conferred Engineering degrees to 64 officers of Degree Engineering Course (DE-100) and Technical Entry Scheme Course (TES-32) at a convocation ceremony at Military College of Electronics & Mechanical Engineering, Secunderabad.

Addressing the newly graduated officers, the Governor said the graduation marks the beginning of a very challenging journey ahead. “As you embark on the important mission as Techno Warriors, you must constantly remind yourself that you belong to an era where old concepts are being cracked, established paradigms are being refined and hierarchies are being restructured. Rapid advances in technology are relentlessly fuelling the changes at a rate that is both awesome and exhilarating. Your challenge is to harness these technologies for the Army and ensure that maximum benefits are accrued”, she added.

The ceremony was attended by some 300 senior dignitaries from the military and civil administration and students. The affiliation of MCEME with JNU for conferring the B Tech degrees empowers the officers to undertake confidently the challenging tasks of providing effective Combat Engineering Support to the Indian Army during both Peace and War.

Delivering the inaugural address, Major General TSA Narayanan, Commandant, MCEME said they have a well qualified and self-motivated teaching staff, state-of-the-art facilities in the form of labs, integrated class room, IT infrastructure. The College was recently linked up with the National Knowledge Network and was in the process of setting up procedures to harness the large knowledge pool existing in premier education institutions like IIsT, IIsM, ISB, JNU and JNTU Hyderabad. (NSS)

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