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ISRO Chief Requests NIT Karnataka Graduates To Respond To World Challenges

Speaking virtually at the 19th convocation of NIT Karnataka (NIT-K), Surathkal on Saturday, ISRO Chairman K Sivan stated that the world is confronting the difficulties of climate change and natural disasters, which may alter the face of the earth in the future, affecting our lives.

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ISRO Chairman K Sivan called upon graduates to respond to the global challenges of climate change and natural disasters and come up with strategies that enable mankind to adapt to unprecedented developments.

Stating that there are huge opportunities open for the engineering graduates to take up entrepreneurship, Mr Sivan said that immense possibilities are opening for start-up businesses. The space sector has also undergone reforms under 'Atmanirbhar Bharat.

'The government wants to set up a space industry ecosystem to generate more revenue through reforms in space, he said. He called upon the graduates to choose what is close to one's heart and not to copy others.

In his presidential address, NIT-K Director Umamaheshwar Rao urged graduates to connect with society and own up to the issues in society and be part of the solutions for the problems faced in society.

A total of 1,681 candidates - 120 PhD, 766 postgraduates and 795 BTech students received the degrees. 

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