Panaji: July 9, 2016 … The Union Minister of Defence Shri Manohar Parrikar has said that the Goa Engineering College coul venture with the Ministry of Defence to take up various Defence oriented courses so as to grow vast. The GEC he said is marching ahead with successful existence of fifty years with a very good reputation which is very satisfying.
Shri Parrikar was speaking as Chief Guest at the function of Golden Jubilee celebration of Goa Engineering College held at Goa Kala Academy Campal today. He released publication brought out by GEC entitled “ A Legacy of 50 Years.” And thereafter declared the beginning of Golden Jubilee year.
Shri Parrikar further speaking said that Defence is very vast subject and GEC can make inroads by having positive collaboration. The various expertise which is requires in this sector could be tapped by GEC can contribute a lot and further asserted that GEC can become pioneering College in the country.
The PWD Minister Shri Ramkrishna Dhavalikar, who was the guest of honour while addressing the function said that, the GEC doubt is speedily progressing and already has expanded in terms of various faculties of education, adequate infrastructure, well equipped with facilities and therefore has earned recognition of being one of the premiere college in the country. He advised to invite various scholars, experts to avail their knowledge, expertise to further enrich the quality of education and excellence.
Adv. Narendra Sawaikar, MP North Goa while speaking on the occasion said that Goa is emerging as an education hub in which the contribution of Goa Engineering college is significant. The standard and quality of education is remarkable which take the College to the pinnacles of glory and to be a premier College in the Country. The GEC reached a mile stone of half a century carving the future of thousands of students in the course of the time he said is an commendable achievement..
Shri Siddharth Kuncalienkar , MLA & Chairman of EDC, Shri Virendra Kumar, Secretary Education, Shri Vivek Kamat , Director of Higher Education also spoke on the occasion.
Shri Ashank Desai Founder Chairman delivered keynote address Shri Vinayak Shet , Principal GEC, welcomed the guests. Shri S.T, Nadkarni proposed the vote of thanks.