Srinagar: A week-long short term training programme (STTP) on bio-medical devices: design and manufacturing began on Thursday at National Institute of Technology (NIT), Srinagar.
The training program is being organised by the Department of Mechanical Engineering and is sponsored by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi.
The inaugural session was presided over by Prof. A. M. Bhat, Former Principal, Regional Engineering College (REC), now NIT Srinagar, while Director NIT Srinagar, Prof. (Dr.) Rakesh Sehgal was 'guest of honor' on the occasion.
In his presidential remarks, Prof. Bhat said the campus has completely transformed into an educational hub. NIT Srinagar is a leading institute in north India not only in terms of skill-oriented education but placements as well, he said. "I am overwhelmed to see the campus after the gap of many years. From classrooms to modern laboratories there is development everywhere.''