We are heavily indebted to the spirited and generous alumni of BIT who have not only helped us through timely financial aids but have been the prime source of inspiration and motivation through the worst of times. It is their passion for engineering excellence and the zeal to be the change that everyone wants to see in BIT that has kept the spark alive in us. We will continue to push upto and beyond our limits to justify their support for our cause and will not rest in peace till BIT is right up there, fighting it out against the world's best.
An alumnus of Computer Science Engineering from BIT Mesra, he presently works at Qualcom California. An embodiment of humility, he has supported Team Srijan for three consecutive years. He has been our only ray of hope in times when everything seemed to fall apart in the project. Mr. Atul Prasad is like a family to us now and has helped us in FSAE Italy, Formula Student India 2015, and and for this year's project too. He started his career with Aricent, moved on to Qualcom and now resides in San Diego,California.Not only has he been a supporting senior but also an incredible friend throughout the journey. The entire team is grateful to him for his unending invaluable support.
S N Agarwal graduated in 1967 from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. And an Alumnus of Harvard Business school (AMP- 1985) Chairman of Bhoruka group based out of Bangalore. He has been on the National Executive committee of FICCI since 1985 and a member, governing board of IIM Bangalore since 1998. Major business interest is the producer of renewable wind and hydro power, industrial gases, IT parks, coal mine in Indonesia and edible oil plant producing canola oil in Australia.
Chief Engineer of team SRIJAN for 2011 and 2012 seasons, he is an ever expanding encyclopedia on everything in the world of motorsports and has been the prime driving force in bringing us closer to international standards in all sectors of our operations. An ingenious CAD Modeler, he gets his high from exploring new solid modeling/analysis platforms. A two time finalist and zonal podium finisher in the prestigious Mahindra Auto Quotient, his analytical and quizzing sense is brilliant to say the least. Currently working with Maruti Suzuki, he is and will continue to be an inspiration for every generation of SRIJAN.
An alumnus of '62-'67 batch, Mr. Samir Kumar Sadhu has been working with Ambuja Cement for the past 12 years. Currently at the post of Sr. Vice-President, he is the Project Head of Eastern region of India.His generous financial support for our project has proved to be a big boost for the morale of the team.
An alumnus of the 1962-66 batch, Rajendra Nath Vyas is designated as Superintending Engineer(P), Jodhpur at Rajasthan Rajya Vidyut Prasaran Nigam Limited (RRVPNL). Alongside Team Srijan, he is a keen supporter of the Samta Andolan. When not engrossed in work, he likes to listen to classic oldies of Lata Mangeshkar and Mohammed Rafi.
Under the disguise of his ever calm and composed self lurks one of the most talented students of Mechanical Engineering from the class of 2011. Known for his simplicity and elegance, he was also one of the best paddlers of his batch. Abhinav has constantly come up in support of student projects from BIT Mesra. Currently employed with Cognizant Technology Solutions in Pune as a Program Analyst, Abhinav is also a supporter of the 'Paritraan' social drive.
Currently working with Samsung India, he is one of the most inspiring alumnus of BIT Mesra. While in college he founded Paritraan, a social initiative that aims to develop 'one million enlightened youth' who will participate in the accelerated societal transformation of the nation. He was also a Microsoft Student Partner as well as the Founder & Chairman of Microsoft Software & Technology Club at BIT Mesra. Leaving aside his numerous technical skills, he is also a passionate musician with 10 years of professional training and has been performing on-stage since the age of 10.
Kaushlesh Maheshwari, a pass-out of the '87 batch from Birla Institute of Technology and an alumnus of IIM - Bangalore, is currently employed as the Sr. Vice-President (Marketing) at Binani Cement Ltd. at Ahmedabad. He has been a pioneer in the introduction of various products into Indian markets such as Parquet Flooring, Laminate Flooring, DIY Wall Paneling Systems etc. Additionally, he is a member of the CII Panel on Education & Skill Development in Rajasthan, apart from being passionately involved with the social cause for Prevention of Road Accidents and Girl Child Education.