Reuniting After 35 Years! BVBCET 1988/89 Mechanical and IP Alumni Meet 2023
The much-anticipated Alumni Meet of BVBCET 1988/89 Mechanical and IP branch students unfolded on the 28th of October 2023, within the familiar confines of the college campus. This event marked a significant milestone for the 25 alumni present, who gathered to rekindle cherished memories after an impressive 35 years since their graduation.
The program was executed with impeccable precision, thanks to the concerted efforts of Group Captain Prahlad Joshi and Mr. Dattatrey R Kamat, who ensured that every detail was attended to. The event commenced with a warm welcome by Prof Anil Nandi, setting the tone for an evening of reminiscing and celebration.
The occasion was graced by the esteemed presence of Hon. Vice Chancellor Dr. Ashok Shettar, who presided over the event with great enthusiasm. Shri Ashok Tolannavar, President of the Alumni Association, also joined the gathering, demonstrating his continued dedication to the BVBCET community.
A highlight of the evening was the "Guruvandana" program, where the alumni took the opportunity to express their heartfelt gratitude to their esteemed teachers. Prof V S Dhotrad, Prof I M Kolar, Prof K R Biradar, Prof. B L Desai, Prof. Prakash Tewari, Prof Satish Annigeri, and Prof Rajan Raikar were felicitated for their unwavering support and guidance throughout the alumni's academic journey.
Dr. Ashok Shettar, in his address, provided valuable insights into the growth and transformation of the University over the years, emphasizing its pivotal contributions to the region. Shri Ashok Tolannavar, in turn, highlighted the impactful initiatives undertaken by the Alumni Association, particularly the "Nurture Merit" program and support for budding entrepreneurs.
The meet was not only an occasion for formalities, but also a platform for sharing treasured memories. Both teachers and alumni alike took the opportunity to reminisce about the moments that shaped their time at BVBCET.
A visit to the Mechanical Engineering department allowed the alumni to witness firsthand the impressive developments that have taken place since their graduation. This interactive session provided a glimpse into the continued progress and innovation within the department.
As the event drew to a close, Group Captain Prahlad Joshi extended heartfelt gratitude to the college management and the Alumni office for orchestrating such a memorable event on the campus. The success of this gathering was a testament to the dedication and hard work of all involved.
In conclusion, the BVBCET Alumni Meet 2023 was a resounding success, uniting alumni in a celebration of their shared history and the bright futures that lie ahead. It served as a reminder of the enduring bonds forged at BVBCET and set the stage for future reunions filled with even more memories and camaraderie.