Prominent among those who passed out in decade of 1950s are Mr. R.K. Jain (1951) held position of increasing responsibility and rose to the position of Chairman, Railway Board; Dr. Digvijay Singh (1956), started his career as a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at University of Roorkee and rose to the prestigious position of Vice Chancellor of the University of Roorkee. He was the Director of Central Road Research Institute, Vice Chairman, All Indian Council of Technical Education; Mr. Krishan Kumar Jain (1957), who started his professional career in USA as a Bridge Engineer in Akron, Ohio. In 1974, Mr. Jain moved to Naples, Florida and started his own Structural Consulting firm of Kris Jain & Assoc.; Mr. J.N. Lamba (1957) held positions of increasing responsibility and rose to the position of General Manager in the Indian Railways; Mr. Ashok Bhatnagar (1957) served as an Assistant Engineer with U.P.P.W.D. and rose to the position of Chairman, Railway Board and Principal Secretary to Govt. of India. He is the only Thomasonian to have attained this distinction (Principal Secretary) through the I.A.S. and Allied services Examination, and only the second Thomasonian amongst the post 1947 batches in the last 60 years; Mr. Narendra Kumar Mittal (1957) started his career as an Apprentice engineer in UPPWD and rose upto the position of Managing Director, U.P. Construction Corporation; Dr. Satish Chandra (1957) was Director of the National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee; Mr. Harihar Saran Agarwal (1957) started his career with the Irrigation Department in 1957 and rose upto the level of Additional Member, Railway Board. He was also involved with the computerization of reservations and freight operations information on the railways; Mr. Ravindra Kumar (1957) started his career as Assistant Engineer and rose upto the level of Managing Director, UP State Bridge Corporation; Mr. Narendra Sahai Bisaria (1957) started his career as Lecturer in Civil Engineering at University of Roorkee and rose upto the level of Director in the Central Water Commission, the apex Civil Engineeing organization of the country; Mr. Om Prakash Kulshreshtha (1957) started his career as Lecturer in Electrical Engineering at University of Roorkee, he joined UNESCO as Senior Adviser in Electrical Engineering for the Development of the Ceylon College of Technology in Sri Lanka; Mr. Shailendra Kumar Hajela (1957) started his career as Lecturer at University of Roorkee and after a brief stint, he was sponsored by the Govt. of India for research leading to Ph.D. at the Technical University in LLmenau. He was awarded by the University of Roorkee in 1957, the Gold Medal for the Best Engineering Project design in Electrical Engineering and the Thomason prize for being the most distinguished student; Mr. Devi Krishna Gupta (1957) was the Member of Telecom Commission, Department of Telecom; Mr. Jagat Prakash Garg (1957) started his career from the Indian Telecommunication Service (ITS) in 1960 and rose upto the level of Senior Deputy Director General, Telecom Communication of India in the rank of Additional Secretary to Government of India; Dr. Shyam Bahadur (1957) started his career as Lecturer at University of Roorkee and rose upto University Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, low State University, USA. He was a Member of Sigma Xi, Pi Tau Sigma, Phi Kappa Phi. Rackham Fellowship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Mr. Har Narain (1957) retired as Director in Directorate General of Supplies and Disposal; Dr. Rajinder Kumar Suri (1957) began his professional career as Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department at University of Roorkee was the Chief Works Executive, Fedders Lloyd. In 1973, he was selected to take over as Director of CMERI, Durgapur, a CSIR organization. Instead he joined Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL), New Delhi to establish BHEL’s research program on New and Renewable Energy Sources; Mr. B.C. Srivastava (1957) started his career from the UP Irrigation Department. Later he joined the University of Roorkee as a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering Department. He worked as General Manager, Delhi State Industries Development Corporation (DSIDC), Executive Director of the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC). During 1984 he joined World Bank and later moved over to United Nations. He served different in countries at a stretch for over ten years. Initially he was Chief Technical Advisor but finally retired as Director, International Labour Organization in a diplomatic rank but remained an honorary Consultant to the UN and the WB, thereafter.