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BITSian Day 2021 Celebrations with Pilani Pioneers at NAAC A++ Banasthali Vidyapith

08-08-2021 03:42 PM CET | Associations & Organizations

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BITSian Day 2021 Celebrations with Pilani Pioneers at NAAC A++ Banasthali Vidyapith

BITSian Day 2021 Celebrations with Pilani Pioneers at NAAC A++ Banasthali Vidyapith

Worldwide alumni of Institution of Eminence Birla Institute of Technology and Science – BITS Pilani celebrate every year the first Friday of August and the same weekend as BITSian Day to cherish the glory of being Proud to be BITSians who are indeed dreamers, performers and achievers who know the way, go the way and show the way. It is well known that Banasthali Vidyapith established in 1935 stands not only among the top ranking institutions in India today but also has a high standing in QS Rankings and Times Higher Education ‘THE’ Global rankings.

It is indeed a matter of great pride that Late Prof Aditya Shastry who is distinguished as alumnus of three great institutions SUNY Stony Brook, MIT Boston and BITS Pilani had led Banasthali to great glory as Vice Chancellor for nearly two decades. There are several faculty members at Banasthali who are alumni of BITS Pilani. Prof Praveen Dhyani had done his BSc, MSc and PhD from BITS while Prof BR Natarajan (Aka Dean Nattu) had done his BE(Hons) Chemical MSc (Hons) Chemistry MPhil and PhD, Dr Shruti Shastri had done her PhD Economics from Pilani campus. Anshuman Shastri had done his BE (EEE) from Dubai campus apart from his Masters from University of Kent.

On 08 Aug 2021, the four BITSians at Banasthali got together at the elegant SBI School of Commerce and Banking SBI SCB building in the office of Prof Abhishek Pareek who is the CEO of Atal Incubation Centre – AIC at Banasthali which has the distinction of being one among the top 10 institutions selected by NITI Aayog for AIC in 2017. The team of BITSians Prof Praveen Dhyani, Prof BR Natarajan, Anshuman Shastri and Dr Shruti Shastri presented a copy of the latest book that has been launched “The Pilani Pioneers - Inspiring Success Stories of 25 BITS Pilani Graduates authored by BITSians Gaurav Mandlecha and Durjai Sethi.

Prof Natarajan said that a successful entrepreneur requires Information Skills, Problem Solving Skills, Decision Making Skills and Communication Skills apart from Ability for Time, Stress and Project Management. Any institution which aims to promote innovation and entrepreneurship must give ample opportunities right from admissions to graduations for developing such skills in the educational process and expressed that Banasthali is indeed providing it. Over a cup of steaming hot coffee, they exchanged pleasant memories as BITSians and resolved to bring more glory in coming times.

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Prof BR Natarajan
BITS Pilani Alumnus
C/o Jamuna Mishra Academy – JMA
Pilani, Rajasthan India 333031
Phone: +91-9799476406

About BITSAA: BITS Alumni Association (BITSAA) has emerged as one of the strongest alumni networks of any university. BITSAA International engages in charitable and educational activities by raising funds for setting up endowments, creating scholarships, rewarding teaching and research and generally promoting the development of resources at Birla Institute of Technology and Science at Pilani, Dubai, Goa & Hyderabad campuses. BITSAA International also aims to strengthen the ties, friendship and communication amongst former students, alumni faculty and friends of the Institute. BITSAA International provides a number of channels for people to stay connected with each other and with Birla Institute of Technology & Science. Notable other alumni initiatives for BITS Pilani include Prof SSR Memorial Teaching Excellence Award, Atma Nirbara multi crore Pilani Resource Centre by 75-80 batch alumni, Prashant Anuradha Palakurthi Research Endowment and many more. For more on BITSAA see

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