Hyderabad, Jun 27: The Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering (MCEME) on Thursday conferred B Tech degree to 18 Army officers of Technical Entry Scheme Course (TES-31), during a Convocation Ceremony here.
MCEME Commandant and Colonel Commandant, Corps of EME, Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh, while conferring the Engineering degrees to the officers, said that today, technology is evolving very fast and officers need to keep pace with the latest development.
Constant efforts were required to upgrade the technology and have advantage over their adversary, he told them, while stating that as technical graduates, the officers will be responsible for the technical equipment and will need to associate themselves with the latest weapon systems.
LG Paramjit told the graduating officers that actions taken by them will be closely monitored in the field environment and they need to perform at very high pedestals.
He also mentioned that the officers should be ready to take the responsibility in the environment and set a befitting goal.
LG Paramjit wished all the best to the Graduating Officers with special appreciation to the award winners.
The impressive Ceremony was attended by a host of senior dignitaries from armed forces and civil administration amongst an august gathering of more than 300 guests and students.
The affiliation of MCEME with JNU for conferring the B.Tech degrees empowers the officers to undertake confidently the challenging tasks of providing effective Combat Engineering Support to the Indian Army during both Peace and War.
Earlier, delivering the inaugural address, Deputy Commandant and Chief Instructor MCEME Major General TSA Narayanan said, ''We at MCEME have a well-qualified and self-motivated teaching staff, state of the art facilities in the form of labs, integrated classroom, IT infrastructure.
''The college has also recently linked up with the National Knowledge Network and is in the process of setting up procedures to harness the large knowledge pool existing in premier educational institutions like IIsT, IIsM, ISB, JNU and JNTU Hyderabad,'' he added. (UNI)