Congratulating IIT Roorkee for its glorious 175 years, Lok Sabha Speaker, Om Birla, said
"I congratulate IIT Roorkee as it continues to be in the forefront of the pursuit of research and has contributed to the nation and the region. This institute has unwaveringly aimed at attaining global levels of excellence in education and creating a sustainable and equitable society through innovative research."
Congratulating IIT Roorkee on completing 175 years of excellence, Professor B V R Mohan Reddy, Chairman, Board of Governors, IIT Roorkee, said,
"I am happy to see the constant efforts being made by IIT Roorkee to improve its perception among our peers on the global stage. I congratulate the Institute and all stakeholders for their tireless hard work to achieve this milestone. I am glad to see the strong entrepreneurial culture at IIT Roorkee, and I am confident that continued innovative efforts will be made by the Institute to maintain its legacy of excellence."
Speaking during the event, Professor K K Pant, Director, IIT Roorkee, said,
"IIT Roorkee has a glorious past of serving the nation for 175 years. IIT Roorkee aims to lead the transition into the new era of higher education and increase contributions to basic and applied research, leading to the development of products, infrastructure, processes, and materials for different sections of society."