Commemorating the birth anniversary of noted philosopher, educationist and statesman, Dr. Sarvepalli. Radhakrishnan, the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay) celebrated its 58th Teacher’s Day today at the Institute. Prof. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, Distinguished Professor, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, was the Chief Guest for the occasion.
Prof. Sabyasachi Bhattacharya, conferred the Excellence in Teaching Awards (2016) and Dr. P. K. Patwardhan Technology Development Award (2015) as a recognition to the contribution made by the faculty members of IITB in the field of teaching and research, at the Teacher’s Day function. Before the presentation of every award, a short citation on the proud recipient was also read out. The list of the awardees is as follows:
Awards for Excellence in Teaching (2016):
Dr. P. K. Patwardhan Technology Development Award (2015) was awarded to Prof. Anirban Guha, Prof. C. Amarnath, Prof. B. Seth, Prof. K. Kurien Issac and Mr. Abhay Kharade.
The Teacher’s Day function also witnessed a beautiful cultural performance by the students of the institute as a mark of gratitute to their teachers. The event was attended by Deans, Heads of Departments, faculty members and students in large numbers.