One of the most reputed institutes in India, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bombay is all set to host a lecture by the Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama at their Tech Fest in December. The IIT Bombay Tech Fest is scheduled for three days between December 14 and 16 this year while His Holiness is deliver his lecture on December 14 noon.
“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” Techfest IIT Bombay on its Facebook page wrote to introduce His Holiness the Dalai Lama as their speaker” Techfest, IIT Bombay is honoured and delighted to unveil one of the most prominent names in its Lecture Series for the year 2018-19, His Holiness The 14th Dalai Lama (Tenzin Gyatso). Honoured with the Nobel Peace Prize for his struggle for the liberation of Tibet and the efforts for a peaceful resolution of the same, he stands as an idol to everyone. We invite all of you to this insightful session and believe it will be an unforgettable experience. #LectureSeries #DalaiLamaAtTechfest #Techfest2018
Techfest is the annual Science and Technology festival of IIT Bombay. With the recognition of being the largest of its kind across Asia, the festival has the patronage of UNESCO, UNICEF, STARTUP INDIA, DIGITAL INDIA, MAKE IN INDIA, SAYEN and CEE and caters a footfall of 1,75,000+ individuals. With a social media outreach of 3.2 million and more, the largest across the nation, our motive is to promote and propagate ideas that enhance the world around.
While this year’s version of ‘A Session with Dalai Lama’ featured other prominent figures like late Dr. Abdul Kalam and late Dr John Forbes Nash Jr, Nobel Laureate in Economics among others in the past. This is the 22nd edition of Tech Fest organized by the IIT.