February 3, 2021.
TED NewsDesk, Odisha: To elevate and empower lagging areas of Odisha, the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Rourkela collaborated with Venkata Narasimham Peri. Both the parties signed an MoU during NIT’s diamond jubilee celebration, to improve the condition by reducing poverty in Koraput, Kalahandi, Balangir districts.
“Institutes like NIT Rourkela plays a significant role in India’s call for ‘Vocal for Local’, and ‘Local for Global’. I appeal to the students to aim to create jobs rather than seeking jobs. I believe this institution is doing wonders, with the help of FTBI (Foundation for Technology & Business Incubation),” Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said at the virtual event.
Venkata Narasimham Peri is a distinguished alumnus of NIT Rourkela. It also sponsors the Poverty Alleviation Research Centre (PARC).
Source: Hindustan Times