Hamirpur (HP) : Nishant Hada, a final year student of Dual Degree (BTech and M.Tech) Program of Computer Science and Engineering Department of NIT Hamirpur has broken all records for getting a placement at a package of 1.51 Crores per annum from US based company Bloomberg.
Nishant hails from Gurgaon area of Haryana and is a keen software developer.
Prof. Lalit Kumar Awasthi, Director NIT Hamirpur has congratulated Nishant Hada and his proud parents for this marvelous feat and wished that he achieves many more heights in his career path.
This is for the first time in the history of the Institution that such a big package has been won by its students.
Under a changed policy, M.Tech and Dual Degree students can undertake internships during running semesters along with their dissertation work. Mr. Nishant took benefit of the new internship policy and took an internship in Bloomberg; an US based company and has performed exceptionally well to get an offer to join headquarters at New York.
Prof. Awasthi said after his joining institute, he has taken many new initiatives that has started yielding results including implementation of New Education Policy especially multiple-entry-multiple exit, allowing students to have internship along with dissertation work and in future institute is planning for allowing students for one semester internship in industry provided they are in a position to secure an opportunity with some industry with stipend.
He further said NIT Hamirpur is taking all possible steps for all-round holistic development of the students as per the mandate of the new education policy.
Prof. Awasthi reiterated that with many changes in the existing education policy and by reestablishing a conducive academic environment, many positive changes are likely to happen in the institute and students at large will be benefitted. He said Nishant has really given a new hope and has been a source of inspiration to other students of the institute.