Engineers’ Day was celebration in
GNA University with an euphoric involvent of budding engineers at the GNA
University Phagwara, on dated 15th sept ,2016. Spearheaded by the Faculty of Engineering and Technology (FET) ,GNA
University the Chief Guest Dr
Rupinder Pal Singh Suker-Chakia, Chairman, the Institute of Engineers Ludhiana
Local State centre garlanded the photograph of Sir Mojkshagundam Visveshvarya,
and in his address of the chief guest called upon the engineers to
open up minds and inculcate engineering spirits rather than only the former.
Prof Prem Kumar, the vice Chancellor of GNA University exhorted the students to
take on the developmental responsibilities for which the University
strives to prepare them. The vice-chancellor GNA University,adviced
the student to produce Innovation in engineering Earlier introducing
the need, spirit and religion of this Engineer Day, Prof Prof P.Thareja
Dean, Faculty recalled the importance of the engineer’s daycelebration which
reminded Responsiveness- to esucationa, National and Societal development and
even the conduct and bearing. Responsiveness was always at the root of
engineering developments be it information technology- that promises a fast
response now called SMART.
FET organized a seminar on SMART cities on
this day, of which the proceedings & CD were released.. Speaking about the
role of students towards Smartness, Mr. Arvind Dhingra,Honorary Secretary,The Institute of
Engineers, Ludhiana state centre called upon the students to involve more
closely in experimentation. Ms. Mandeep Kaur Sidhu , Founder
& CEO Simbacart ,Jalandhar-Amritsar
delivered the Key note presentation on smart city.
FET also organized an Engineering Exhibition,
and the collage competition The theme of the competitions were “Technological
development and environment”. A total of 42 projects were contributed,
participated by about 150 student both. The star attraction was a scooter
converted into a four wheeler, though other projects – electronic and
computerized attracted large attractions.