The National Engineer’s Day 2020 was celebrated by faculty, staff members, research scholars, students from the Faculty of Engineering here at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU).
The National Engineer’s Day is celebrated every year to pay tribute to Greatest Civil Engineer, Bharat Ratan, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya (1861-1962) who dedicated his life for the development of country through his outstanding achievements in construction of dam, irrigation systems, flood protection system, roads, industries, education etc.
Dr. Mir Irfan Ul Haq, the moderator of the event, briefed about the importance of Engineers Day celebration in our Country. Dr. Balbir Singh, Event Coordinator, briefed on the life of Sir M. Visvesvaraya and talked on the theme “Engineers for a Self-Reliant India”. Chief Guest, Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Padmi Shri Prof. R. K. Sinha shared his wisdom and stressed upon the sustainable development, further other dignitaries from SMVDU including Prof. Eswaramoorty Muthuswamy, Registrar SMVDU, Dr. Sumeet Gupta Dean Academics, Dr. RK Jha Dean R&D, Dr. RK Mishra Head School of Mechanical Engineering, Dr. VK Dogra, Head, School of Civil Engineering, Dr.Sharda Putokuchi, Head School of Biotech and Mr. BK Bhatia, Training and Placement Officer spoke on theme of Engineers Day.
Abhishek Sharma, Sonal Bhatia and Depanshu, students, School of Mechanical Engineering, expressed their ideas to make India Self Reliant.
The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Co-coordinator, Dr. Sanjay Mohan Sharma.