officers passing from the College of Military were handed awards and degrees by
the President Pranab Mukherjee, on the occasion of convocation ceremony of the
oldest technical institute of the oldest technical institute of Indian Armed
were handed over by the Mukherjee to the officers who did exceptionally well in
their courses. A total of 5 officers of Masters of Technology 29 officers of Technical
Entry Scheme Course were awarded with the degrees in the Civil Engineering
under the support of Jawaharlal Nehru University.
function, Michael Mathews, Commandant, CME, said "the institute was in the
process of obtaining approval for offering doctorate programs for conducting
research in the field of military engineering".
Chancellor Jagdish Kumar said the proposal “is in active consideration and will
soon be approved. CME is on the verge of becoming a research institute that
will offer PhD programs. The proposal for the same is presently undertaken by
the JNU. We are very proud to be associated with the CME”.
awards were handed over by the Mukherjee to the officers. C Vidyasagar Rao,
Governor of Maharashtra, Lieutenant General D R Soni, Lieutenant General Suresh
Sharma, Dr M Jagadesh Kumar, Vice Chancellor, JNU, were also present on the
on the importance of technological innovation in the field of defense Mukherjee
said “You live in an era where the pace of technology transition is taking
place at such a mind-boggling pace that even as I speak, new concepts are being
introduced, established paradigms are being refined and research is opening new
vistas. The change being driven by path-breaking research is both exhilarating
and mesmerizing. As young technocrats, it will be your challenge, to imbibe the
latest developments in the field of technology for defense forces”.