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Teachers Day 2020 Celebrations at IIT Jodhpur


Teachers Day Celebrations 2020 at IIT Jodhpur were held online with a colorful gamut of performances by students and faculty members. The event was organized by students, and was coordinated by students, Sonal Jaiswal and Gaurav Sen. 

The event started with an address by the Director, Prof. Santanu Chaudhury, where he read Rabindranath Tagore's allegory on education, `The Parrot's Tale', the English translation of original Bengali short story Totaakaahini. This was followed by an address by the invited speaker of the day, veteran teacher, Professor C Venkatesan (Visiting Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Jodhpur) who shared his insightful experiences. The 2019-20 Teaching Excellence Awards, announced during the Institute’s Foundation Day Celebrations on 02 August this year, were presented to Dr. Deepak Fulwani (EE), Dr. Sandeep Yadav (EE), and Dr. Anand Mishra (CSE) by the Director.

 The event also included cultural performances including speeches, dance, music, stories, skits and poems performed by students as well as faculty members to pay tribute to all the teachers on the occasion. This included classical Odissi dance performance by Bikash Pattnayak, speech by Sanjana Gajbhiye, musical performances by Piyush Gangwar, Rittwika Pan, and Sagar Munjal. The program also included a showcase of paintings by Dr Dilpreet Kaur, a poetry recitation by Dr Prasenjit Thribuvan (The Teacher I want to be), classical Kathak performance by Dr. Rajlaxmi Chouhan, and musical performances by Dr. Shrutidhara Sarma and Dr. Prodyut Ranjan Chakraborty. A comedy-drama skit on online classes was performed by Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat (EBSB) Team. The event concluded with a Vote of Thanks by EBSB Representative, Muskan Dosi. 

Watch the Highlights of the Program here: https://youtu.be/sCFrTiqWllY