Pune: All India Shri Shivaji Memorial Society’s (AISSMS) College of Engineering held a three-day students’ national-level technical symposium and exposition - the 12th AISSMS Engineering Today-2017 from September 13 to 15 on the occasion of Silver Jubilee year of the College and Engineers Day.
Honorary Secretary of AISSMS congratulated everyone on the account of silver jubilee of the institute. Several events were being organsied at ‘AISSMS Engineering Today-2017’ and around 8,000 students from several colleges in the country participated in the events like DJ Mania, Drone Competition, Robot Mania, Mock Placement, Quizzlers, Internet Treasure Hunt, Hide and Sink, Code Blooded, ATV room, Rocket Launcher, Technical Quizz, Robot Race, Technical Paper presentation, Project Exhibition, Model Making, Circuit Wizard, Marketing Mania, Bomb Squad, Poster Making and Science Exhibition.
At the inaugural function Dr Nitin Karmalkar, Vice Chancellor of Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) said that the current educational system needs to be given serious thought in the changing structures of society and it should be changed in such a manner that we are able to realise India in the dreams of former president Dr Abdul Kalam.
“The engineers can work as a catalyst to bring about change,” Karmalkar had said.
On September 14, the prize distribution function was held. On this occasion, Head of Tata Motors’ project, Jyotin Kutty, said, “Indian students require definite guidance that will shape them to become stalwarts like Mark Zuckerberg and others.”
While congratulating the winners DS Bormane, principal of AISSMS College of Engineering said that AISSMS Engineering Today is creating a new benchmark in the State and in India.
On the last day AISSMS paid tribute to Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, who was awarded Bharat Ratna and also known as the greatest Indian engineer.
During the session, Dr BB Ahuja, Director of College of Engineering said that time has changed, technology has also changed, one needs to keep learning and only such instructive sessions will help teachers and students come together and learn.