Roorkee,10.09.19-: Himalayan Explorers` Club IIT Roorkee organized Marathon from IIT Roorkee to Piran Kaliyar and back (16km) in collaboration with Namami Gange. The Marathon was inaugurated by Director Prof Ajit. K. Chaturvedi, in the presence of Dean of Students Welfare Prof. Anand Joshi and Adosw SA Prof M. k. Barua, adosw Bhawan Prof. Sanjay H Upadhyay and Prof A S Maurya (FA, HEC). The aim to organize this marathon was to spread awareness about clean India green India and Fit India in collaboration with Namami Gange to fulfil the dream of PM. The Marathon received a huge participation from the youths. The event was a great success and Himalayan Explorers` Club IIT Roorkee will be organizing these kind of events to promote Clean India, Green India, Fit India and always be looking forward for such events.

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IIT Roorkee is an institute of national importance imparting higher education in engineering, sciences, management, architecture and planning, and humanities and social sciences. Since its establishment in 1847, the Institute has played a vital role in providing technical manpower and know-how to the country. In the Times Higher Education Asia University Rankings 2019, the institute has been ranked 3rd among the IITs, while on the citations criterion it has been ranked 1st among all the Institutes in India.