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Engineers Day 2019

Date : 23 Oct 2019 | Category : Event

Engineering is not merely knowing and being knowledgeable; Engineering is not merely analysis; Engineering is not merely the possession of the capacity to get elegant solutions to non-existent engineering problems; engineering is practicing the art of the organized making of technological change.

September 15th is celebrated every year in the country as “Engineers’ Day” to commemorate the birthday of the legendary

Engineer Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, an eminent Indian engineer and statesman was born in a remote village of Karnataka. Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya was a statesman and the Diwan of Mysore from 1912 to 1918. Due to his outstanding contribution to the society, Government of India conferred “Bharat Ratna” on this legend in the year 1955. He was also called the precursor of economic planning in India.

“Synergia-2K19” was celebrated on 14.9.19 a one day techno-cultural national level fest celebrated by RIET (Rajasthan Institute of Engineering and technology) on the occasion of Engineers day, where the students participated in various technical and non-technical events as per their interest.

The Engineers Day Celebration started with the inagural event initiated by lightening of lamp and amidst melodious chanting of Saraswati Vandana. The chief guest on this occasion was Er Vikram Gupta who is a B E Engineering Graduate in Electrical Engineering with Honors in 1992 from Govt. Engineering College, Kota Rajasthan, Worked as an Asst. Engineer in kola thermal plant till 2008. Worked with Adani power from 2008 till 2010, Worked With BGR, ENERGY from 2010 till 2015, Worked with lanco infra from 2015 till 2018. Presently Sir is working with Eptiss in Jaipur smart city. Er Vikram Gupta has rich experience in various industries and organizations. He spoke at length about Engineer’s Day and its importance, and also shed light upon the life and works of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya.

Dr. Saroj Hiranwal, Principal, RIET, Prof. addressed the gathering and welcomed the chief guest. She addressed the engineers and encouraged them to follow their profession with zeal and passion. She also briefed about the contribution by Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya in the field of Engineering and encouraged the students to follow his footsteps. She also quoted that the students here, as “Future Engineers” should inculcate a sense of moral value and work hard in their lives to follow our ideal, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. She wished everyone Happy Engineer’s Day.

Dean Academics & Administration, Prof. Kapil Dev Sharma, spoke to the students and faculty members and encouraged and appreciated all for their hard work and contribution towards their profession.
The vote of thanks was extended by Prarabdh Chaturvedi, Btech student of III year CSE dept. He expressed his thanks on the occasion and conveyed his thoughts that hard work and smart work both should be the motto of the budding engineers of RIET.
To commemorate this eventful day, various competitions were organized for the students and faculty members.
After Inauguration, various technical and non‐technical events were organized in the entire campus. All the RIETiens showed their participation in all the events. The faculty members also partook with great zeal.
Various events were organized. In this, events like Hackina, code-me, Tech-quiz, Bridge-mania, Kaun Banega Civilian, Reverse Engineering, Royal Mechano Workshop, Tricky Circuit, Ideationology, Group Discussion, Debate, JAM-Bee, Management quiz, Adzap took place in which the students were highly enthusiastic.

There were some games events. In this section, PUBG, Gully cricket, Roadies, tug-of-war, FUNC-JUNC, Antakshari, Pixel, and treasure hunt took place and the participants were highly enthusiastic.
A large number of enthusiasts participated in all the events. Certificates were distributed to the winners.
All the faculty members were judges in the various events in which the students participated. The programme ended with a lot of fun and the participation in the competitions showed real sports-man spirit among the young Technocrats. The event ended with National Anthem sung in unison and with a note of great enjoyment and happiness.