Hyderabad: No less than 53 graduate officers graduated from BTech at the Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering Centennial Graduation Ceremony (MCEME).
Marking the occasion on Friday, the chairman and managing director of Bharat Forge Limited, Bahasahab Neelkanth Kalyani, was the guest of honor who conferred bachelor’s degrees in technology to 53 officers who graduated from the 102 degree engineering course and the technical entry course 36.
Senior officers of the Armed Forces, members of academia attended the event.
In his welcoming speech, MCEME Commander Lt. Gen. TSA Narayanan praised the deceased officers for going through difficult academic rigor and coming out with flying colors. He also congratulated the professors, staff and students for ensuring the smooth running of the training despite the uncertainties due to the Covid pandemic.
Guest of honor of the day, Baba Kalyani congratulated the graduates on obtaining BTech diplomas and conveyed his best wishes for their future efforts. He spoke about the association of Bharat Forgo Ltd with the Indian Army as well as the MCEME and said that the civil-military merger is essential to the fulfillment of the dreams of “Atma Nirbhar Bharat”.
Capt Amogh Sharma from the Engineering Degree Course and Lt Suraj K from the Technical Entrance Program Course won the Top All-round Officer Student awards in their respective courses for their exemplary overall performance in academics and other extracurricular activities . Capt Dheeraj Sharma, Lt Kottana Anvesh Kumar and Lt Rachakonda Rishab Shankar won medals for their academic performance.
The convocation ceremony was followed by a project exhibition during which graduate officers presented their projects to dignitaries.