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Press Releases from BITS Pilani Rajasthan (155 total)

Prof Nirupama from BITS Pilani invited to attend UNESCO International Mother Lan …

It is known that we dissect nature along lines laid down by our native language and that language is not simply a reporting device for experience but a defining framework for it. Language is the armory of the human mind, and at once contains the trophies of its past and the weapons of its future conquests. No one has any doubt that language shapes the way we think, and determines

Groundbreaking Passion Quotient for Alma Mater by BITS Pilani 75-80 Batch Alumni

Alumni of BITS Pilani firmly believe that when a mission is taken up with passion, there are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond reach. BITSians have always been known for their passion in whatever they do and the noble gesture by the BITS Alumni of 1975-80 batch goes to reiterate the same. This batch had their silver jubilee at Pilani in October 2005 and set

BITS Pilani Rajasthan Green and Sustainable Chemistry National Conference Conclu …

There is no doubt that the issue in hand is all about maintaining a state of harmony between humans and nature and remembering Mahatma Gandhi's saying "There is a sufficiency in the world for man's need but not for man's greed." Green and sustainable chemistry is an important interdisciplinary area of innovation aimed at conservation of natural resources and the protection of environment. Sustainable development has become the accepted goal

Green Globe Foundation YUVA Award for BITS Pilani Chemical Engineering Student R …

It is known that Climate change not only impacts the ecology but has far-reaching consequences for the society, culture, and politics of the nations. Youth who bear the brunt of the negative impacts of climate change, also symbolize a great force in combating it and carry immense potential to be the flag bearers of change. Youth have the potential to be the change-makers, who through their knowledge, observations and action, can

Pilgrimage to BITS Pilani Rajasthan by Dr Amitava Babi Mitra Associate Director …

Dr. Amitava ‘Babi’ Mitra has over two decades of leadership experience in academia and business, both in India and USA, spanning higher education, corporate e-learning, multimedia based training, educational technology and distance education. Babi’s rich experience include his engagement with NERCOMP (NorthEast Regional Computing Program) and EDUCAUSE which is a nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. Babi presently is

Habitat Young Visionary Award 2010 Runner-up BITS Pilani Finance student Aayush …

For the founder of NBC David Sarnoff, the word ‘visionary’ meant a capacity to see into tomorrow and make it work.” Starting from 2004, India Habitat Centre, New Delhi has been engaging with the youth, who are successor generation and form the largest component of our population, through the Habitat Young Visionary Award competition. For more details click http://www.indiahabitat.org/main.htm This award carries a fully funded summer programme at Cambridge University and

BITS Pilani Alumnus Bhasker Sharma completes 25 Marathons with Standard Chartere …

Bhasker’s goals include running the original historical course at the Athens Marathon and qualify for Boston Marathon by 2014 which requires for men in the age group of 55 -59, a qualifying time of just 3 hours and 45 minutes. The marathon, 26.2 miles, is not necessarily the easiest sport. In fact, most people think marathon runners are downright nuts. Marathon running is about mental preparation more than a lot of

The Journey Continues for BITS Pilani Alumnus Jiten Managing Director DivgiWarne …

Members of every major religion undertake pilgrimages and for the alumni of Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS Pilani which is one among the top ranking universities in India today visiting their alma mater years after their graduation, is indeed a pilgrimage and a mission with passion. Jitendra B Divgi is the Managing Director of DivigiWarner Pune, a company with a vision to be recognized as a world-class, globally

BITS Pilani Talk on Medical Imaging by Proud to be BITSian Dr Rajiv Gupta from M …

While alumni of many institutions bask in the glory of their alma mater, like a true BITSian, Rajiv Gupta who graduated from BITS Pilani believes in adding glory to his alma mater by his career achievements. Rajiv Gupta is presently Director Ultra High Resolution Volume CT Laboratory, Department of Radiology, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He obtained his MS and PhD from State University of New York

Abhijeet from BITS Pilani Plans a 660Kms Cycling Mission to Lucknow

Irrespective of the fact that Albert Einstein had a bicycle or not, the quote that has been widely circulating all over about the path breaking theory of relativity is “I thought of that while riding my bike." No one has any doubt that the bicycle is a tremendously efficient means of transportation. Without doubt it takes less energy to bicycle one mile than it takes to walk a mile. One

On December 6th it was Get Set Go Marathon for Worldwide BITS Pilani Alumni

BITS2Marathon an initiative by BITS Alumni Association – BITSAA International is a group for fellow BITSians and alumni to help budding runners achieve their dream of running a Marathon (42.195km). Marathon runners invariably draw inspiration from Emil Zatopek quote "If you want to run, run a mile. If you want to experience a different life, run a marathon." Tom Fleming's Boston Marathon Training Motto “Somewhere in the world someone is

Harsha Vardhan from BITS Pilani attends Princeton Business Today International C …

Proud to be BITSian Harsha Vardhan takes inspiration from Bill Drayton quote "Social entrepreneurs are not content just to give a fish or teach how to fish. They will not rest until they have revolutionized the fishing industry." Business Today is run entirely by undergraduates at Princeton University as an independent, non-profit foundation. The International Conference held in New York City each year takes approximately one out of every ten students

After a Gap of 3 Decades Proud to be BITSian Alam Ali Khan Completes his Degree …

Proud to be BITSian Alam Ali firmly believes that When a Mission is taken up with Passion, there are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond reach. In mid 2007, 95 year old Nola Ochs completed her degree in General Studies with history focus from Fort Hays State University Kansas USA to break the Guinness record held by Mozelle Richardson, who at age 90 in 2004 had

Coveted Kalaimamani Award goes to Proud to be BITSian Anu Hassan

This award is given to artists who have rendered valuable service in the field of performing arts. Anu who holds coveted dual degree MSc (Hons) and MMS from Birla Institute of Technologya nd Science - BITS Pilani is a Multi Talented Entrepreneur, Film Actress, Model, Jazz Singer, Martial Arts Bungee Jumper, Scuba Diver, TV Star and TV Anchor well known for “Koffee with Anu” show. Organized by the Tamil Nadu Iyal Isai

For HRD BITS Pilani and Pharma Major Lupin Mumbai sign MoU

Lupin Limited, India’s leading Pharmaceutical Company headquartered in Mumbai, has successfully positioned itself as a Transnational Pharmaceutical Company with a global footprint. The company develops and markets a wide range of high quality, affordable generic and branded formulations and APIs in multiple markets across the world. Lupin is the world’s largest manufacturer of Tuberculosis drugs. It has a significant presence in Cephalosporins, Cardiovasculars, Diabetology, Asthma and other therapy segments. Lupin

BITS Pilani Rajasthan Celebrates National Education Day 2009

The National Education Day is being celebrated across India on November 11 commemorating the birthday of Bharat Ratna Maulana Abul Kalam Azad, a great freedom fighter, an eminent educationist and the First Education Minister of Independent India. The lines “Every individual has a right to an education that will enable him to develop his faculties and live a full human life. Such education is the birth right of every citizen”

Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani signs MoU with Steel Major SAIL

The Scientific Manpower Committee (1947), Engineering Personnel Committe(1956), AICTE (1958, 1966, 1969, 1971), Thacker Committee (1961), Kothari Education Commission (1966), National Policy on Education (1968), Ministry of Education, Government of India (1978), Draft National Policy on Education (1979), AIEI (1980), Nayudamma Review Committee (1980), Challenge of Education – a policy perspective, Ministry of Education, GOI (1985), IIT Review Report (1986), ...... many more committees, commissions, seminars, symposiums……have repeatedly advocated and

BITS Pilani Goa Campus Waves Rise & Roar with Dazzling Start by Proud to be BITS …

WAVES Winter 2009 the latest edition of WAVES, the Cultural festival of BITS-Pilani, Goa Campus is being held from 6th-8th November. Anu who holds coveted dual degree MSc (Hons) and MMS from BITS Pilani is a Multi Talented Entrepreneur, Film Actress, Model, Jazz Singer, Martial Arts Bungee Jumper, Scuba Diver, TV Star and TV Anchor “Koffee with Anu” show. On Thursday 05 November 2009 evening, she was the Chief Guest at

US Techie Proud to be BITSian Ranvir Trehan Pilgrimage to Alma Mater BITS Pilani

A Person's world is only as big as his Heart and there is no doubt that it is not he who has much is rich but he who gives much. Proud to be BITSian Ranvir Trehan is a technologist, an entrepreneur, and more recently a philanthropist in McLean, Virginia USA. Ranvir Trehan who graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Branch in 1961 from the erstwhile Birla Engineering College,

Youth Icon Rahul Bose unfolds his I have a Dream at BITS Pilani OASIS 2009 Inaug …

As the Moon and the Jupiter formed a rare conjunction over the evening sky on October 27, 2009, the renowned actor and bundle of talents, Rahul Bose walked into the auditorium of BITS Pilani to give a thought provoking start to Oasis 2009. Rahul who is the founder of the NGO Foundation which aims to removes all kinds of discrimination is also on the board of Citizens for Justice and Peace,

Bollywood Music Trio Shankar Ehsaan Loy Top of the Charts show at BITS Pilani OA …

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent and the audience in this show will vouch for the fact that in Music Passions indeed enjoy themselves. Brahma Vishnu Shiva are the tridevs for Hindu religion. The trinity for Carnatic Music are Shyama Sastry, Tygaraja and Muthuswami Dikshitar. The triumvirate of Indian film music (Bollywood) today is undoubtedly Shankar Ehsaan Loy (SEL). On 30 October

Talent Bundle Rahul Bose Reveals his Passion at BITS Pilani OASIS 2009 Inaugurat …

Sky gazers on Tuesday had a twin treat at Pilani, as the Moon and the Jupiter formed a conjunction over the evening sky and the renowned actor Rahul Bose walked into the auditorium of BITS Pilani to give a mind blowing start to Oasis 2009. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani provides an atmosphere that nurtures techies and whiz kids who are encouraged to do what they believe

Yaadein - Down the Memory Lane at Coral Jubilee Alumni Reunion 70-75 Batch at BI …

Members of every major religion undertake pilgrimages and for the alumni of BITS Pilani which is one among the top ranking universities in India visiting their alma mater years after their graduation, is undoubtedly a pilgrimage. With Passion Quotient for alma mater peaking, for each one of them, Pilani is just not a destination where one arrives but rather the spirit with which one undertakes and continues the journey. Birla Institute

At BITS Pilani Prof Bikshandarkoil R Srinivasan Gives a Talk on X Ray Crystallog …

Nobel laureates for whom this technique fetched the coveted honor over the years include Max von Laue (X-ray scattering), William H Bragg & William L Bragg (Braggs’ Law), Linus Pauling (Alpha Helix), J.D. Watson & F.C.H. Crick (DNA), Max Perutz & J.C. Kendrews (Haemoglobin), Dorothy C. Hodgin (Vitamin B-12) and the latest Venkatraman Ramakrishnan (Ribosome). For Nobel Laureate Derek Harold Richard Barton, X-Ray crystallography is an accurate and rapid method

Melting Pot of Cultures at BITS Pilani Rajasthan Diwali Celebrations

With students from all over the country enrolling for various degrees, the celebrations of any festival at BITS Pilani truly represents melting point of cultures echoing Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore's lines in National Anthem - Punjab Sindhu Gujarata Maratha Dravida Utkala Banga. With the main buildings of the Institute which included the majestic tower that empowers all BITSians and hostels as well faculty quarters illuminated with both ordinary and fancy electric lights,

BITS Pilani bags Indian Red Cross Society Honours on National Voluntary Blood Do …

Donation of Blood is a gesture of Goodwill and Care for the fellow human beings. There is no Gift more valuable than this as it is actually a gift of life for the person who receives it. Blood is replaceable but a life is not ...... The slogan "Do Something Amazing - Give Blood" is taken seriously by the BITS Pilani community as Passion is the underlying force that fuels

Freshmen orientation at BITS Pilani Rajasthan - The Change is for Real

It is indeed a matter of pride that for the year 2009 the Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS Pilani has been ranked among the top ranking universities along with IITs in various Magazine surveys such as India Today, Outlook, LiveMint etc. BITS offers degrees in various disciplines presently at Pilani, Dubai, Goa and Hyderabad campuses. BITS is well known for its transparency in selection criteria based on

Two BITS Pilani Computer Science Students Bag Coveted Aditya Birla Group Scholar …

By continuing to bag this coveted Scholarships year after year, BITSians have time and again proved that they do not shirk from putting their best foot forward to march out boldly and seize the opportunities to face the challenges head on. The Aditya Birla Group, a US $29.2 billion corporation, with Global Vision and Indian Values anchored by an extraordinary force of 130,000 employees, belonging to 30 different nationalities, is in

BITS Pilani Work Integrated Learning and Conventional Distance Learning

Since 1979, the Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS Pilani has been participating in the HRD activities of the industries through several degree programmes by integrating the working environment of the employees with the learning environment required by the Institute. While conventional Distance Learning does not insist on being employed as a requirement, Work Integrated Learning - WIL requires the same mandatorily. Work integrated learning and e-Learning at

Work Integrated Learning Second Batch takes off at BITS Pilani Matrix Laboratori …

Right from 1979, Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS) Pilani, has set a benchmark in Industry University collaborations for addressing the Human Resource Development issue of various industries by launching an array of work integrated learning programmes to synergize the workplace requirements of the industry with the learning requirements of the university. BITS Pilani has been ranked among the top ranking universities along with IITs in various Magazine surveys such

BITS Pilani and Indian Institute of Petroleum Dehradun sign MoU

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science Popularly known as BITS Pilani for the year 2009 has been ranked among the top ranking universities along with IITs in various Magazine surveys such as India Today, Outlook, LiveMint etc. BITS was initially accredited by NAAC with 5 Star rating and has recently been reaccredited by NAAC with 3.71 CGPA out of 4 and awarded VERY GOOD status. BITS Pilani has a

Third Batch Work Integrated Learning Graduates from BITS Pilani Bharat Forge col …

Bharat Forge Limited (BFL), the flagship company of the USD 2.4 billion Kalyani Group, manufactures various forged and machined components for the automotive and non-automotive sector. Since commencement of operations in 1966, BFL has achieved several milestones and is today among the largest and technologically most advanced manufacturer of Forged & Machined components. As one of India’s emerging multinationals, the company has manufacturing operations across 12 locations and 6 countries

BITS Pilani and BHEL Bhopal sign MoU for Collaboration

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS Pilani has been ranked among the top ranking universities along with IITs in various Magazine surveys such as India Today, Outlook, LiveMint etc. BITS was initially accredited by NAAC with 5 Star rating and has recently been reaccredited by NAAC with 3.71 CGPA out of 4 and awarded VERY GOOD status. BITS Pilani has a very strong Alumni Network with Global

International Youth Day becomes Date with Destiny for Sanjay Singh

Every human’s life is a story written by the fingers of God and everyone knows that even before we are born, God knows what day we will leave this earth and how which is nothing but the ultimate date with destiny. Sanjay Singh lived his life with one simple philosophy “It does not matter how many people get to know you when you are alive. What matters is how many people

German Software Giant SAP Labs India launch two year collaborative MS with BITS …

The launching of the two year MS Software Engineering program by BITS Pilani and SAP Labs at Bangalore marks yet another milestone in the industry university partnerships. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science popularly known as BITS which is a multi-campus university with campuses in India at Pilani (Rajasthan), Goa and Hyderabad and international campus at Dubai (UAE) gets its position among top ranking universities for a variety of reasons.

Auf Wiedersehen Adieu Adios Cheerio Farewell to Prof Pratap Singh after 43 years …

With his tall stature and booming voice, Prof Pratap Singh takes his inspiration from Robert Frost quote "I'm not a teacher, but an awakener" and the generations of students whom he has taught at BITS Pilani for the past over four decades will vouch for that. 1940 born Prof Pratap Singh completed his Masters in Mathematics from erstwhile Birla Science College, Pilani in 1963. He went ahead and completed his PhD

27 School Board Toppers in India Today march into Top Ranking BITS Pilani for Ad …

Knowingly or unknowingly, every topper invariably takes inspiration from the Zig Ziglar quote ”You were born to win, but to be a winner you must plan to win, prepare to win, and expect to win." The Birla Institute of Technology and Science popularly known as BITS which is a multi-campus university with campuses in India at Pilani (Rajasthan), Goa and Hyderabad and international campus at Dubai (UAE) gets its position among

BITS Pilani in Top 10 Best Engineering Colleges Rankings by India Today, LiveMin …

Eclipses may come and go but one must remember the age old saying that Sun, Moon and Fact are the three things that cannot be hidden for too long. This is what is Sach Ka Saamna or Face the Truth test. In India during the summer months the temperatures are up not only due to the solar heat but also due to the heat generated by college rankings done by various

University Industry Linkages of BITS Pilani

The Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS Pilani since 1973 has made a pioneering contribution for the development of institutionalized linkages between university and industry. The early start evidently helped, for the Institute today, has tie-ups with a large number of companies across the country. The Practice School Program of BITS takes all its students to the industry for seven and half months as an integral component of the

BITS Pilani is Back in the Reckoning in India Today Engineering Rankings

In India every year during June, temperatures keep rising not only due to heat but also due to best college surveys and rankings released by India Today, Outlook, Dataquest, LiveMint etc. According to Aroon Purie Editor in Chief of more than three decade old weekly newsmagazine India Today whose circulation and readership run into millions “Our rankings have become the benchmark for academic standards in India". The India Today survey which started

Humanoid acYut from BITS Pilani all set to conquer sixth edition of Robogames at …

The first humanoid from India spear headed by Birla Institute of Technology and Science - BITS Pilani which is one among the top ranking universities in India today and its passion packed alumni across the globe had made its presence and impact at Robogames 2008 and thus marked India’s entry into the Humanoid Race. Robotics is becoming the new lifestyle sport of the thinking age. RoboGames USA as per Wired Magazine

BITS Pilani offers collaborative programs with Top Healthcare Institutions in In …

BITS Pilani along with its collaborators indeed has been walking the Health Care Delivery Road in India today through the ranked among the best Optometry, Physician Assistant and Medical Laboratory Technology Programmes. Since 1979, BITS has been participating in the human resources development activities of various organizations through several degree programmes by integrating the working environment of the host organization with the learning environment required by the Institute. The Birla Institute

Proud to be BITSian Dr Kanak Madrecha honoured at Dubai Quality Award Function

Dubai’s Drive for Quality is well known globally and Dubai Quality Award (DQA) has been the single most valuable framework for companies to measure their business performance and to achieve higher growth through leadership, innovation and continuous improvement. Each submission for the DQA is reviewed by assessors according to procedures laid down by the Business Excellence Centre at Dubai Department of Economic Development (DED) that are modelled on the European

Work Integrated Learning BS MS MPhil Programmes of BITS Pilani Rajasthan

Since 1979, BITS has been participating in the human resources development activities of the industries through several degree programmes by integrating the working environment of the employees with the learning environment required by the Institute. The Birla Institute of Technology and Science popularly known as BITS which is one among the top ranking universities in India today offers degrees in various disciplines presently at Pilani, Dubai, Goa and Hyderabad campuses and

Research Focus of BITS Pilani to Roll Back Malaria out of India today

A child dies of malaria every 30 seconds and malaria takes an economic toll - cutting economic growth rates by as much as 1.3% in countries with high disease rates. Malaria is caused by a parasite called Plasmodium, which is transmitted via the bites of infected mosquitoes. In the human body, the parasites multiply in the liver. If not treated, malaria can quickly become life-threatening by disrupting the blood supply to

Many Reasons to Remember Library of BITS Pilani Rajasthan India today

The task of a University is the creation of future and no university in the world has ever risen to greatness without a correspondingly great library and the magnificent Library at BITS Pilani will tell everyone the obvious. April 23 is just no ordinary date. Its a symbolic date for world literature, for this day happens to be the birth or death date of many renowned authors like Cervantes, Shakespeare, Inca

Passions Peak on Graduation Day Tea Party at BITS Pilani Rajasthan

The lines Be who you want to, be who you are, Everyone is a hero everyone is a star from Bon Jovi song Welcome to Wherever You Are mean much more to Proud to be BITSians who graduate from BITS Pilani. After graduation, BITSians don’t just go out to get jobs; they step out and become leaders. Many of Today’s leaders in various walks of life came from BITS Pilani yesterday

World Health Day Celebrations at BITS Pilani

Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being, and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity says WHO (World Health Organization) established on 7 April 1948. World Health Day marks the founding of the WHO and is an occasion to raise awareness of key global health issues. The theme chosen for this year is “Save lives. Make hospitals safe in emergencies” to focus attention on the large

Graduation Day Celebrations for BITS Pilani NCSM Kolkata Collaborative MS Scienc …

When two institutions join hands for a mission with passion, there are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond reach. Established in 1978 to popularize Science, the National Council of Science Museums (NCSM), Kolkata has so far successfully developed over 25 museums and science centers across India and it has plans to set up a Science Centre in each district headquarters of India. The Birla Institute of

The Journey Continues for Marathon Maniac Proud to be BITSian Bhasker Sharma

Tom Fleming's Boston Marathon Training Motto “Somewhere in the world someone is training when you are not and when you race him, he will win” has undoubtedly inspired a whole generation of runners across the globe. Marathon maniac Bhasker Sharma for whom distance running is a mission with passion firmly believes that there are no dreams too large, no innovation unimaginable and no frontiers beyond reach. This Techie is an IT

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