Celebrating its 63rd Foundation Day on 02 Nov. 2022, IIT Kanpur was privileged to have Shri. Subramanian Ramadorai, Chairperson, Karmayogi Bharat, and former Vice Chairman, Tata Consultancy Services, as the Chief Guest, and BoG Chairman, IITK Dr. K. Radhakrishnan Kopalli as the Guest of Honor. The event witnessed the presence of esteemed and highly accomplished alumni whose contributions have brought seminal changes in their respective fields, and have thus become a name to reckon with globally.
Honored with the institute’s prestigious awards, such as the Distinguished Alumnus Award, Distinguished Services Award, Young Alumnus Award, and Satyendra K. Dubey Memorial Award, all the 16 awardees were overwhelmed and humbled by this recognition.
The institute also honored two of its highly esteemed faculty by conferring upon them the prestigious Institute Fellow, Prof. H.C. Verma, a highly renowned and acclaimed retired faculty of Physics, and Prof. S. C. Srivastava, Director, IIT Kanpur-La Trobe University Research Academy & Distinguished Visiting Professor.
On the eve of the Foundation Day, a classical music event was held, Antarang that showcased the talents of highly trained artists both from IIT Kanpur and outside. There were sessions of Rabindra sangeet, Hindustani and Carnatic vocal recitals. The highlight of the event was the performance by the BoG Chairman, IITK Dr. K. Radhakrishnan who performed on Carnatic vocals. These highly diversified recitals enthralled the audience both young and old alike.