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The Regional Engineering College, Rourkela (RECR) is located in the
industrial city of Rourkela, in the state of Orissa
(India). The city of Rourkela came into prominence in the year 1954-55,
with the decision of Govt. of India to set up the first public sector steel
plant in this locality with the collaboration of West Germany. At present
the city is a large metropolis with a population of around 4 lacs.
The REC, Rourkela was established on 15th of August 1961 on the auspice
of 14th Independence day of India. RECR is a joint undertaking of Govt.
of India and Govt. of Orissa, and an autonomous college of the Sambalpur
University. Its excellent technical education in a culturally diverse
environment attracts students and scholars from all over India and World.
Currently, the college offers 8 undergraduate degree programs and several
graduate level (MCA/ M.Tech./ M.Sc.) programs.
To meet the needs of the industry and commerce by providing human resources
with the required knowledge and skills, and also promoting, disseminating
and transferring technology. To act as a pace setting institution and be
a role model for other technical institutions. To support the development
of the country and the promotion of national integration.
Last Updated: 30 Dec 1997
Credits: Amaresh Tripathy
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by Sunil Kumar Mishra.