SMVDU Katra, April 2019. School of Civil Engineering (SoCE), Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra, organized a special session under Industry Institute Interactions for B. Tech (Civil Eng.) students. An expert talk by Er. Arun V. Thakur, Technical Services, Ultra Tech Cements (J&K), was organized for the learning and industry exposure of B. Tech. students. Around 55 students of B. Tech. participated in the session along with the faculty members of SoCE. Industry Expert of Ultra Tech Cements (J & K) delivered very informative presentation comprising of basic technical information on Cement-Concrete and their utilization in building construction projects for the students of B.Tech. (Civil Eng.). The presentation also covered several aspects of scope of Civil Engineering jobs in cement and construction industry. Students were also given an exposure to an exceptional webinar on “Shrinkage Cracks in Concrete – Causes, Material Effects and Strategies for Mitigation” by Prof. K.V.L. Subramaniam, IIT Hyderabad. Students enthusiastically participated in the interactive and informative session.
Er. Arun V. Thakur also presented their company profile. The presentation started with the formal welcome of team members by Dr. Bharat Bhushan Jindal, AP, SoCE. The talk was organized as thepart of the Academia-Industry interaction for effective and enhanced learning of students.