A one day seminar on “Education and Development in Engineering Industries” (ADMECH-II) was organised on 6th October 2016 at IILM, Knowledge Park-II. In this seminar, dignitaries from various fields enriched students as well as faculties by their valuable suggestions and experiences. Dr. S. Sarkar initiated the seminar by introducing the glorious journey of IILM in the field of academics and nation building. Maj. Gen. B. D. Wadhwa blessed students with his motivational speech for a better future of IILM students and guided them for building a prosperous career. Ex-Director, IGNOU, Dr. S. Maji was the chief guest and Maruti Suzuki, DGM, Mr. Sunil Katyal was keynote speaker at the seminar.
The seminar was organised in two sessions. The first session was chaired by Dr. S. Sarkar. First speaker of the session Mr. A. N. Chaudhary, Ex-GM, Civil, GAIL discussed about the development of green buildings in India and explained the importance of using maximum natural light and optimizing energy efficiency via green buildings. Mr. T. K. Majumdar, Director, CIA-Glocal Ltd., Gurgaon discussed the current scenario of engineering education in Indian in comparison to the world and emphasized on skill development rather than just relying on machinary. Dr. Narendar Kumar, ED, GAIL emphasized on the natural gas infrastructure and scenario in India. He told that India consumes 5% of the total world energy. The maximum energy consumer is Chinawith 23% of the tolal energy consumption.
Second session was chaired by Dr. Rohit Kumar Mishra. The second session consisted of discussions regarding development of India’s solar power sector, importance of quality aspects in engineering and production and professional growth prospective. Dr. Kanak Mukhopadhyay, MD, Agni Solar Ltd. Kolkata expressed his views on solar PV systems in India their applications and opprtunities. AGM, New Holland Tractors Ltd., Greater Noida, Mr. Nitin Verma explained the importance of quality aspects in engineering and production on how the accedents per million departure in airlines reduced from 4.1 to less than one in just 7 years by improving quality in production and other aspects of airlines. Mr. Alok C. Sapre had an interaction with students about professional growth perspective and discusssed about infrastructure industry and its status in India.
The seminar was found to be interesting and fruitful for the students as they understood the importance and need of development of green buildings, solar power industries,quality aspects in engineering and production, professional growth perspective and importance of career mentoring. IILM students at the seminar were also encouraged to focus in the areas of self development, understanding the industries of interest and alternatives as standby and realising roles expected by them. This seminar is sponsored and supported by Auto-sports, GAIL, United Bank of India, Union Bank of India, Lelogix Design Training centre and Techno fast.