IIT Roorkee: 18 BTech students win Japanese talent hunt scholarships

IIT Roorkee BTech students who received the scholarship belonged to ten different departments of the institute, and had performed well in academics

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Rohan D Umak | April 3, 2023 | 05:35 PM IST

NEW DELHI: Eighteen students of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee have won HORIBA Talent-Hunt Scholarships, offered by Japanese precision instrument manufacturing company, Horiba India. IIT Roorkee also signed an agreement with Horiba on Monday, April 3, a statement from the university said. IIT Roorkee director KK Pant and corporate officer of Horiba, Rajeev Gautam handed over the scholarship to the BTech students.

The students who received the scholarships belonged to 10 different engineering departments of the institute. The agreement is aimed at providing financial support to BTech students studying at IIT Roorkee by offering a "one-time partial fee waiver" from the Japanese firm’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) funds.

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Following the scholarship distribution, a felicitation ceremony was also organised, where the students who bagged the scholarship were felicitated by the officials of the institute. Director of IIT Roorkee KK Pant, dean of resources and alumni affairs, Partha Roy and other officials were present in the felicitation ceremony.

Director Pant, while congratulating all the students who received the scholarship, said- "I encourage students to continue giving their best to achieve many such laurels. Students should never forget the alma mater, which will help them in lifelong growth and always giving back to the society and the institute".

Partha Roy thanked Horiba India for the initiative and motivated the students to have a visionary goal.

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