IEI to celebrate Engineers Day befittingly in isles

Port Blair
22 Aug 2018

September 15 is celebrated every year in the country since 1967 as “Engineers’ Day” to commemorate the birthday of the legendary engineer  Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya. Sir Visvesvaraya, an eminent Indian  engineer and statesman was born in a remote village of Karnataka, the  State that is incidentally now the Hi-tech State of the country. Due  to his outstanding contribution to the society, Government of India conferred “Bharat Ratna” on this legend in the year 1955. This year the 51st Engineers’ Day will be celebrated all over the  country and the Council of the Institution has selected the theme as “Digital Transformation : A New Industrial Revolution” to mark the  occasion.  As in earlier years, this year also  the A & N State Centre of The Institution of Engineers (India) will be celebrating 51st Engineers’ Day on 15th September, 2018 in a befitting manner with a Technical  Session in the Forenoon  and a Cultural Evening for Engineers and  their family , the details of which will be informed in due course.  The A & N State Centre of the The Institution of Engineers (India), is  in the process of inviting an Eminent Engineer as Chief Guest from  mainland of India, which shall be informed in due course after  confirmation.As in earlier years The A & N State Centre, Port Blair of the  Institution of Engineers (India) invites the Engineering Fraternity  working in various Central & UT Govt. Departments, MES, Defence  departments of Govt. of India, Engineering College, Polytechnic &  Technical Institutes, Public Sector Organisations, Private  Organisations, Engineer Entrepreneurs etc. in the A & N Islands to  prepare and submit PPT presentations of 10 minutes duration on the  Theme of the Engineers’ Day to the Office of A & N State Centre of The  Institution of Engineers (India). The last date for submission of PPT  presentation is Monday, 3rd Sept. 2018. The selected presentations  will have to be presented in the forenoon Technical Session on  Engineers’ Day.
The Engineering Fraternity (both graduate & diploma engineers)  are  also requested to register themselves at the  Office of A & N State  Centre of The Institution of Engineers (India) positively by Monday, 10th Sept. 2018 for participation in Engineers’ Day events. For any further details and clarifications, one can contact Er. Johnson  Abraham, Honorary Secretary, The Institution of Engineers (India),  Andaman & Nicobar State Centre, Room No.111, Ground Floor, ALHW Office  Complex, Mohanpura, Port Blair. 744101, during working hours. Chairman  9434282378 / Honorary Secretary 9933235606. Contact details: TeleFax-  233561 / 233562; Email: ansc@ieindia.org / iei.pblc@gmail.com Website: www.ieindia.org.