The Association of Consulting Civil Engineers -India (ACCE-I), Mysore Centre in association with The RAMCO Cements Ltd., celebrated the Engineers Day on Sept. 23 at Hotel Sandesh The Prince in city.

On the occasion, two Eminent Engineers M.L. Krishnaswami, Chartered Engineer and Structural Consultant, Mysore and C.N. Babu, Retired Chief Engineer, Irrigation, Government of Karnataka, were felicitated in recognition of their contribution in the field of Civil Engineering.

The chief guest Dr. C.S. Viswanatha, Chairman, Civil Aid Technoclinic Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, in his address shared some rare facts and achievements of Sir M. Visvesvaraya and inspired the gathering to follow his qualities like leadership, selflessness, dedication, time consciousness, challenging attitude, etc.

The guest of honour K. Jayakumar, Assistant Vice President – Marketing, The Ramco Cements Ltd., expressed the company’s intention to support such technical events to disseminate information among professionals and public at large.

Anil K. Pillai, Assistant General Manager – Technical Services, The Ramco Cements Ltd., gave a technical presentation about the various products and services offered by their company.

The National President of ACCE(I) P. Surya Prakash who presided expressed his happiness about such celebrations which will motivate the younger generation to emulate the work carried by Sir MV and the eminent engineers who were honoured. He also stressed the importance and the necessity of Engineers Bill for the benefit of Civil Engineering community which is currently being placed for approval before the concerned Union Ministry, Government of India.

The programme was attended by about 120 members which comprised leading Civil Engineering consultants, heads and faculty of various engineering colleges, members of other organisations like Builders Association of India and dealers in construction materials.

The Chairman of ACCE(I), Mysore centre, Dr. G.S. Suresh, welcomed. Hon. Secretary of ACCE(I), Mysore centre, Dr. S. Raviraj, proposed a vote of thanks.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore