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Dr. R. A. Mashelkar inaugurates RBTIC

10 Jun 2022

The Rahul Bajaj Technology Innovation Centre (RBTIC) at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay was inaugurated today by the Chief Guest Dr R A Mashelkar, former Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), in the presence of Shri Niraj Bajaj, Chairman, Bajaj Auto Limited, Director of Bajaj Group of companies and CMD of Mukand Limited and Director of IIT Bombay Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri. Several members of the Bajaj family also attended the function. 

The foundation stone of the Rahul Bajaj Technology Innovation Centre was laid on November 14, 2018 by the then Chairman of Bajaj Groups, late Shri Rahul Bajaj. His generous donation has helped the Institute to build a Centre that brings together all of Innovation, Entrepreneurship and R&D activities, under one roof, in a modern building ‘RBTIC’.

A technology brochure titled IIT Bombay’s Ideas and Innovations for Society (IBIS) by the Industrial Research and Consultancy Centre was released by Dr. Mashelkar and Shri Niraj Bajaj during the function. The book highlights more than 100 technologies developed in-house which are at various levels of technology readiness. Showcased technologies span from defense to healthcare, robotics to environment and sustainability, communication to clean energy etc. The inauguration ceremony celebrated late Shri Rahul Bajaj's immense contributions to IIT Bombay in the presence of his family members.