NITIE has been honoured with "First prize of Rajbhasha Keerti Award" in 'B' region by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India for the year 2017-18 for the excellent implementation of Official Language Hindi in the Institute. Prof. Shirish Sangle, Dean (SRIC) received the prestigious award from Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Hon'ble Vice President of India at a glorious function organized at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi on 14th September, 2018 on the occasion of Hindi Day. Md. Aftab Alam, Hindi Officer of the Institute were also present on this occasion.