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BGSBU celebrates Engineer’s Day
Posted on Sep 20, 2021 | Author RK News
Jammu, September 19: School of Engineering and Technology, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Rajouri celebrated Engineer’s Day by organizing a series of events.
The day is primarily celebrated to recognize and honor the great achievements and innovations of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya who received India’s highest honor, Bharat Ratna, in 1955.
On this occasion, Professor Akbar Masood, Vice-Chancellor, Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University and Professor Me’rajUd Din Mir, Vice-Chancellor, Central University of Kashmir and Professor Iqbal Parwez, Dean of BGSBU Academics, visited the exhibition of projects developed by students of the School of Engineering and Technology. Prof. Masood praised the teachers at the School of Engineering and Technology at BGSB University for organizing the series of events.
Prof. Akbar highlighted the contribution of engineers to society and discussed their role in the structural development of the world. He said everyone should be inspired by the life of civil engineer Mr. Visvesvaraya, who always valued time and discipline.
A webinar was also held on September 18, 2021 to celebrate the occasion. About 70 participants made up of faculty members, university researchers and students from various departments of the school joined and actively participated in the event. The webinar allowed engineering students to discuss and debate the role of engineers in society. Engineers have a strong relationship with society and maintaining this relationship in the best possible way is the primary responsibility of an engineer.
Professor Asif Hussain, Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and Technology, highlighted the theme of the webinar. Uh. Polytechnic University Principal Malik Mubasher Hassan delivered the welcome speech. Uh. Furqan Khan, Practice Head (Offensive security) at DU Telecom Dubai, a former Dept. of ITE, BGSBU was the invited resource person for this webinar. He shared his journey from engineering student to practice leader at a leading telecommunications provider in Dubai. He motivated the students by sharing the real-life story of “Washington Augustus Roebling” for overseeing the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, originally designed by his father John A. Roebling. The presentation was followed by a question-and-answer session. Dr Manmeet Singh, webinar coordinator presented a formal vote of thanks.