Manipal Academy of Higher Education impresses Union Minister, Nitin Gadkari
March 28, 2016
Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and Shipping, Mr Nitin Gadkari was highly impressed with some of the facilities he saw at Manipal Academy of Higher Education on Monday during his brief visit. “I have heard about the University, but have never had the opportunity to visit. Having seen some of the facilities here, I have no doubt in my mind that Manipal Academy of Higher Education is one of the best in the country,” he said.
Accompanied by Dr Ramdas M Pai, Chancellor Manipal Academy of Higher Education and Dr Ranjan Pai, MD MEMG, the minister saw the Experience Theater, a walk-through the University in a 20-minute video recording, after which he commented, “The excellent education being imparted here and facilities make it a truly world class university”.
Thereafter, at the MIT campus, Mr Gadkari was shown some of the projects by the engineering students. Dr G.K.Prabhu, Director MIT explained the projects and told him how each of the projects won laurels at national and international competitions. The minister then visited the incubation centre where Dr Manohar Pai, Prof Information and Communication gave an overview of the growth and success of the center and the entrepreneurial companies that were being incubated there.