Thursday, December 15, 2016

JNU Confers Engineering Degrees To Army Officers





Dr Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar, Vice Chancellor, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi conferred Engineering Degrees to 70 Army Engineers of Degree Engineering (DE-97) and Technical Entry Scheme Officers (TES-26) courses in a smartly conducted Convocation Ceremony at Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering (MCEME), here today. Student officers received their degrees and awards from the Vice Chancellor, JNU in presence of their families. Speaking on the occasion Dr Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar said “We must emphasize on innovation in the fields of security, health, agriculture, pedagogy and environment, thus overall shaping the equitable and sustainable Indian society”. The impressive Ceremony was attended by a host of senior dignitaries from military and civil authorities and an august gathering of more than 400 service personnel and their families. The affiliation of JNU & MCEME for conferring the B Tech and M Tech degrees to the student officers will indeed empower them and provide the confidence to undertake the challenging tasks of providing effective combat engineering support during both War and Peace for the Indian Army.

While delivering the inaugural address Lieutenant General JS Matharu, Commandant MCEME said “MCEME is one of the premier training establishment of the Indian Army and finest of its kind in the world. The training coverage includes technologies and contemporary systems of Combat Vehicles, Radars, Air Defence systems, Information and Communication technologies and Aeronautics”.

Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering, Secunderabad was established in 1953. Over the years the College has developed into a premier training institution of the Indian Army. The training standards of the College have been recognised and College has been rewarded with Prime Minister Awards for four Student Projects and Director General of Civil Aviation accreditation for type training establishment. The MCEME trains technical capital for providing sustainment and engineering support to the complete equipment of the Indian Army

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