IIT Ropar, situated in the serene and picturesque landscape of Punjab, is a premier engineering institution of India that has rapidly carved a name for itself in the academic world. With state-of-the-art facilities and world-class faculty, IIT Ropar has been instrumental in shaping the careers of numerous aspiring engineers and technocrats. The institute, with its strong emphasis on innovation and research, has been a beacon of hope for those who seek to push the boundaries of science and technology. Its commitment to academic excellence and holistic development has made it a coveted destination for students from all over the country, and indeed the world.
Nestled amidst the verdant terrain of the Shiwalik range, IIT Ropar is perched upon the banks of the Sutlej river, which flows with vigor and aplomb across the majestic plains of Punjab. The campus is situated at a distance of 50 kilometers from the bustling city of Chandigarh, and is easily accessible through a network of well-maintained roads. The surrounding region is renowned for its fertile soil, which supports a thriving agriculture industry and a rich cultural heritage. Indeed, the location of IIT Ropar is an ode to the bountiful beauty of nature and the resilience of the human spirit.
The four pillars at the entrance of IIT Ropar serve as a testament to the rich historical legacy of the region. They stand tall, symbolizing the enduring influence of the Indus Valley Civilization and the subsequent dynasties that shaped the course of history in this region. The artifacts depicted on the pillars are a poignant reminder of the ingenuity and creativity of our forefathers. At the same time, the design of the pillars reflects the cutting-edge nature of the education and research that takes place within the walls of IIT Ropar.
The molecular structure on top of the pillars represents the forefront of scientific knowledge and the innovation that is taking place within our institution. Together, these pillars embody the philosophy of IIT Ropar - a fusion of the past and the present, the traditional and the modern. They stand as a symbol of our commitment to building a brighter future, one that is firmly rooted in the wisdom and heritage of our ancestors, while embracing the latest advances in science and technology.
"The G20 event, allotted to the IIT by the Ministry of Education, would help in ensuring a roadmap for multi-partner collaborations; to facilitate accessibility and provision of research materials, reducing the gap between industry-academia, thereby discovering and identifying relevant policies and practices for research and innovations. This way would lead to establish long lasting collaborations for equitable quality research in G20 member Nations while following the theme of 'Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam' - One Earth, One Family, One Future.
Further, an exhibition of disruptive technologies and innovations with 100 stalls is also being setup by the IIT as a part of this grand event for delegates. These stalls will encompass startups / technologies from India and G20 member nations to get a feel of global scenario of innovations for the betterment of humankind."