Nikita Trivedi, Alumni MPEC - Engineering (EC) Batch (2009 -2013). Now, a postgraduate student of Indian Institute of Technology-Bhubaneswar has been selected for an ‘in-residence’ programme at Rashtrapati Bhavan. She is one of the 18 scholars selected for the programme. The government had announced the list Friday in New Delhi.
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The scholars have been selected from IITs, IISERs and IISc-Bangalore and will stay for seven days from June 18-24 at Rashtrapati Bhavan.
During their stay, the scholars will get to participate in several activities besides visiting the offices of IBM, TERI and Cisco, and campuses of IIT-Delhi and CSIR. The programme is aimed at giving students wider exposure to the mega companies and organizations known across the country for their work and products.
Nikita who is interested in digital signal processing and communication systems and has already completed training in “Embedded Systems and its Applications” — organised by BRICS — is already on her way to Delhi.
IIT-Bhubaneswar officials said Nikita’s selection was a matter of pride for the institution.
“The central government had asked us to recommend a student for the programme and we named Nikita considering her achievements both in academic and co-curricular activities,” N C Sahoo, the Dean (academics) of IIT-Bhubaneswar told Orissa POST.