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Nagpur: Engineers' day to be celebrated on 'Clean energy, a solution to global warming' theme

Every Year Engineers' Day Is Celebrated On September 15 All Over India To Mark The Birth Anniversary Of Legendary Civil Engineer Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Better Known As Sir MV.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Nabanita Chakorborty | Updated on: 15 Sep 2017, 09:10:35 AM
Nagpur: Engineers' day to be celebrated on 'Clean energy, a solution to global warming' theme

New Delhi:

Every year Engineers' day is celebrated on September 15 all over India to mark the birth anniversary of legendary civil engineer Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, better known as Sir MV.

This year too Engineers Forum, Nagpur is all set to commemorate the day and around 1,800 engineers have alrady been appointed to conduct a special programme at Rani Kothi, Civil Lines, on Monday evening. The day will be celebrated on the theme 'Clean energy, a solution to global warming' and former director Anil Palamwar will preside the same.

Ravi Grover, Homi Bhabha Chair and member of Atomic Energy Commission, Mumbai has a significant contribution in the field of development of atomic energy and will be honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award, president SD Shinde informed on Thursday while addressing a press conference along with secretary KC Tayade and treasurer SR Gandhewar.

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"The topic is significant in the present context and we need to come up with innovative ideas revolving around renewable sources to produce electricity," Shinde was quoted in the conference.

"The enlightening interaction session during the event helps in exchange of ideas and nurtures creativity," he added further.

According to Shinde, the aim of the agenda is to focus on the daily life problems of people and solve those issues utilising the knowledge and proficiency of engineers across the country.

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First Published : 15 Sep 2017, 09:04:00 AM