OdishaLIVE Bureau

IIT Bhubaneswar is holding a Grand Science & Technology Exhibition in the campus on 12th Feb 2019 on the eve of its 11th Foundation Day and throwing it open to the public. The timing of the event from 9.30am to 6pm. The exhibition is being put up by the students of all Department of Schools of IIT Bhubaneswar and more than 205 live exhibits and experiments will be displayed and presented, to inspire students of Universities, Engineering colleges and Schools. Students from class 5 to Engineering and Postgraduate Science are likely to have excitement.

IIT Bhubaneswar Main Gate

The institute already received a phenomenal response from the school and colleges across the state of Odisha and the Institute is expecting a footfall of over 10,000 students and teachers on the day.

Given the large number of expected visitors, the Institute has made provision for drinking water kiosks throughout the campus and will provide a simple, healthy working lunch to the visiting students in a hygienic environment. For the safety of the campus community, the visiting students and the accompanying guardians are requested not to carry any packets or bags inside the campus and certainly not to the exhibition areas.

IIT Bhubaneswar


The Foundation Day programme will be inaugurated by Prof Ganeshi Lal, Hon’ble Governor of Odisha as Chief Guest at the Community Center of the Institute at 11am for the fraternity of IIT. Prof RV Raja Kumar, Director will preside over. The Foundation Day lecture will be delivered by Doctors, Christopher, Former Chairman, Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO). On this occasion, students’ faculty and other staff of the institute who have put up outstanding performance will also be felicitated.

Director Prof Raja Kumar said that the institute is keen on doing its best in inspiring the school children and university students in the region as a part of its ambitious Outreach programme and keen on continuing the tradition of conducting the ‘Open House’ on the Foundation Day, which was started, last year with about 1000 school children and 100 experiments were displayed.

For more: http://www.iitbbs.ac.in/openday/