Support To Create A Memorial For Siladitya At NIT Rourkela

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All of us are just around the milestone of 30 years. 30 is when we run the fastest in our life race. We get married, plan families, build our career. There’s no room to pause. It’s as if life is certain and we are in control.

A car, an unfortunate accident, a fatal collision, 40 days of struggle and finally Siladitya (Silu) called it quits. We are sure he didn’t want to. (Click here to know more

God or Fate - whatever we choose to call it is ironic! On one hand, it gives us 4 amazing years of our life where every one of us got a second family. On the other hand, it takes a family member far far away.

Good or bad, life moves on. But here I plead, let's stop being busy for a minute, rewind our lives and remember the amazing time we had. Think of those with whom we laughed, we cried, we fought, we danced and realized they were never just friends but more than that.

Silu was a good guy, probably the one who taught us what being good meant. Let’s keep him in the race. Let him be a reminder that each one of us owes a part of our lives to those 4 years and the people who shared it with us.

We have planned to start a memorial award for Silu at NIT Rourkela. With due consultation with Dr. Subudhi, Dean of Alumni relations at NIT Rourkela, there will be an annual award given out (The details of the award would be figured out soon based on the total amount raised). Let’s all pitch in. 

Salute, To those 4 years. To Siladitya.

Siladtiya Pattanaik
BTech,Electrical Engg 2008
1986-2016

Award rules and Guidelines:
The principal amount goes to a Fixed Deposit and annual interest amount is given as an yearly award. The award amount is usually fixed. If the annual interest amount is less than the award, the remaining is deducted from the principal or requested from the person/group created the award.

The objective of the award to remember Siladitya by helping out a student currently needs of financial assistance for curricular/extra curricular activities. Thus it should not be limited to academic excellence and could be achieved by any student at our alma mater. The detailed category and award amount depends on the total amount raised.

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Rs.524,227
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Supporters (135)

Sriraj
Sriraj donated Rs.2,000
RN
Ravi donated Rs.1,000

RIP Sir. Didn't know him all that long, but was a great guy. Great initiative

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subhasis donated Rs.2,500
ks
kuldeep donated Rs.2,500
DP
Dipankar donated Rs.2,000

Silu is among the few friends whom we admire as philosopher and guide. His simplicity and brotherhood has helped us tide over the golden moments@NITRKL. Thanks Silu for being with us for whatever time decided by the ALMIGHTY.

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Sudhansu donated Rs.2,500