National Institute of Science and Technology(NIST), Berhampur providing Online Classes for his Students, Due to Coronavirus outbreak. The NIST is closing down for the safety of students from coronavirus. The NIST will provide the online classes on WhatsApp from this Monday i.e 30th March 2020.
The NIST Prof Sangram Muduli said that NIST, Berhampur have forming several groups of students that have been formed depending on the BTECH, MTECH, MBA, MCA, BSc, BCom, and MSc classes in WhatsApp and subjects and digital study materials are being provided in the groups. Faculty members of all departments are conducting classes online under the initiative.
National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST) is promoted by SM Charitable Educational Trust. The Trust was established in 1995 by Dr. Sukant K. Mohapatra and Ms. Sanjeeta Mohapatra (both are NRIs based in US) as Founder/Donor Trustees. Dr. Sukant Mohapatra is the founder chairman of the Trust and NIST supporting and providing visionary guidance for NIST to become a world-class institute.
It is the first NRI educational venture in the state of Odisha and the first engineering college under Berhampur University. The primary objective of the founders was to make NIST as a center of academic excellence and research in the field of science and technology in their home state of Odisha.
The Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) and Industrial Training Institute(ITI) jointly produced low-cost hand sanitisers in the Berhampur city. Both institutes handed 100 bottles of the sanitiser at free of cost to Berhampur Municipal Corporation. More stock of sanitisers would be prepared soon to be distributed in the city.