Dec 24, 2022
MIT-WPU inaugurates its new building for School of Design

Lok Sabha speaker Shri Om Birla inaugurated the new building of MIT-WPU School of Design on Saturday within the university premises in Kothrud, Pune. Several notable personalities graced the occasion, including the renowned Indian designer and Padma Bhushan awardee, Shri Rajeev Sethi, among other dignitaries.

The multi-storey building has dedicated floors for different departments of Design, Visual Arts, Interior Design, and more with state-of-the-art lecture halls that incorporate international standard laboratories, and multimedia facilities that allow for cutting-edge research and new-age learning.

While addressing the gathering, Chief Guest Shri Om Birla wished the students at the institute and shared his insights on leadership, democracy, governance and peacebuilding. "The founding principles of MIT - World Peace University are Bhartiya Sanskriti, Sanskar, and Vichar. With the new thinking and innovative minds of the youth in the coming years, India will soon become Vishwaguru,” he said

Pune is a land of valiant fighters, rulers, and citizens who gave their lives for the love of the country. We now have heroes from the fields of law, technology, design, science, and philosophy who are making significant contributions to the establishment of New India," Shri Birla added.

Shri Rahul V Karad, Executive President of MIT-WPU described the moment as historic as a large number of students and teachers witnessed the inauguration. He said, "MIT-WPU has been working for the past 40 years to establish an order that promotes equality in society. We support operating the institution in accordance with the teachings of well-known philosophers, scientists, and academic leaders."

"The WPU School of Design also teaches the chemistry of the mind and the ethics of design, which promotes Indianness and the rich culture of India," Shri Karad added.

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