Vice President Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the commencement of NIT Warangal Diamond Jubilee celebrations today i.e on 8th October 2018. NIT Warangal is conducting a two-day national conference on the theme – ‘Evolution of World-Class Technical Institutions – Issues & Concerns from 10th-12th October 2018. NIT Warangal will be completing its 60 glorious years of existence in the education sector on 10th October 2018, following which it has planned to conduct a series of national and international conferences, lecture sessions by renowned experts from abroad, academic enhancement programs for the next one year until October 2019.
In continuation of the inaugural session, the above-mentioned national conference has been planned by the institute which will focus on key areas like the ranking of higher education institutes, technical education policy, teaching-learning process, accreditation of programmes, research and innovation in technical education etc.
It is interesting to note that the first Prime Minister of India Mr. Jawaharlal Nehru laid the foundation stone for NIT Warangal on 10th October 1959, which has now become one of the leading higher education institutes in the country. Earlier, NIT Warangal was called as the Regional Engineering College and was declared as an Institute of National Importance by an Act of Parliament. It was renamed to NIT Warangal in the year 2004.