President Kovind expresses hope the institute would evolve into a innovation hub for carrying out high-end research
GN Bureau | March 22, 2018
The Bhubaneswar campus of Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT) Mumbai of Indian Oil Corporation was recently inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind. He also laid the foundation stone of the permanent campus of Skill Development Institute (SDI) in Bhubaneswar.
Both the initiatives of the Indian Oil under the aegis of ministry of petroleum & natural gas were launched at the 6th Convocation programme of the Indian Institute of Technology in Bhubaneswar.
Kovind said, “The setting up of these two institutes demonstrates the commitment of the centre towards the development of Odisha.”
The President expressed hope that the ICT-IOC campus would evolve into a innovation hub for carrying out high-end research in chemical engineering, petrochemicals, textiles, pharmaceuticals and energy. He expressed happiness that the SDI of Indian Oil aims to train about 50,000 youth over the next 10 years at its permanent campus.
Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan, said, “I am happy that ICT Mumbai, and Indian Oil Corporation have joined hands to set up a world-class Centre of Excellence in Chemical Engineering & Technology at Bhubaneswar to catalyse the structured growth of industries in Odisha in diverse sectors such as petrochemicals, chemicals, polymers, textiles and fibres. With an investment of Rs 500 crore, I am sure that ICT-IOC Centre will shape up into a world-class institute with latest facilities and equipment.”
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