On Dec 7th 2007, Friday, the Microsoft Campus Unit was inaugurated in the University College of Science and Technology (Rajabazar Science College) under the University of Calcutta. The venue was on the N.R.Sen Fluid Mechanics Hall. Many professors were present in the inauguration function :
- Dr. D.D. Sinha (Head of the Dept, CSE)
- Dr. S. Sen Sharma (Sr. Prof, CSE)
- Mr. K.N. Dey (Sr. Prof, CSE)
- Mr. S.K. Setua (Prof, CSE)
- Dr. N. Chaki (Prof, CSE)
- Dr. S. Chowdhury (Prof, CSE)
Mr. Mohammed Reza (Academic Advisor, Microsoft India) officially inaugurated the club and gave a talk on the functions and goals of the club. He discussed a lot about the opportunities and benefits that the students will get through this club. He answered many queries raised by the students on Microsoft.
The very informative two and half hour long session came to an end with Mr. Reza distributing five DVDs of Microsoft Visual Studio 2008 Team Suite (Beta 2) to five lucky draw winners.
More than 150 students attended the inauguration and were signed up for the Microsoft Campus Unit. A group called KolkataNetStudent has been created for this purpose and all interested students are requested to join it.