President Droupadi Murmu will visit the IIT Guwahati campus on October 13 during her visit to Assam. During her visit to the campus, Droupadi Murmu will inaugurate the ‘Param Kamrupa’ supercomputer facility and a high-power active and passive component laboratory of Sameer at IIT Guwahati.
Welcoming the President, IIT director G Sitharam said: “It is our honour and pleasure to welcome the Hon’ble President of India Smt Droupadi Murmu on her maiden visit to our campus. We are delighted that the Hon’ble President will inaugurate the Param Kamrupa, one of its kind supercomputer in the North East region, under the National Supercomputing Mission. I look forward to showcasing IIT Guwahati’s work for the benefit of the North East region and its impact on the region.”
The event at IIT Guwahati will also include the virtual inauguration of a medical college and hospital in Dhubri and a foundation stone laying ceremony for zonal institutes of the National Institute of Virology at Dibrugarh, Assam and Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, by Droupadi Murmu.
The President will be accompanied by Assam governor Jagadish Mukhi, Assam chief minister Himanta Biswa Sarma, union minister of state for health and family welfare Bharati Pravin Pawar and Assam cabinet minister for health and family welfare, science and technology and information technology Keshab Mahanta along with other dignitaries.