Initiation of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter
27th April 2017
American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) initiated the establishment of Student Chapter at Dronacharya Group of Institutions (DGI), Greater Noida on 27th April 2017.
Speaking on the occasion Chief-Guest Mr. Gursharan Jit Singh Rosha, President, (ASCE-North Region) said that American Society of Civil Engineers is committed to protect the public health, safety, and welfare and to contribute in the Nation building through its work in the field of Civil Engineering. He further stated that keeping social welfare in mind, the society strives to share knowledge, experience, and best practices through conferences, workshops, peer-reviewed journals, books, seminars, webinars, etc.
Addressing the students, the Guest of Honour Shri R. P. Saxena said that this society is well-known for developing infrastructural and environmental stewardship and it is a nice platform for lifelong learning in a diversified filed of Civil Engineering.
Welcoming the Chief-Guest and other dignitaries Prof. D. V. Bhise, HOD-Civil Endineering Department,DGI Greater Noida stated that such societies are relevant for the students as it helps them in acquiring knowledge related to Architectural Engineering, Construction, Geothermal Engineering, Structural Engineering, Surveying etc. His welcome address was followed by a presentation delivered by Prof. T. P. N. Singh, Advisor (R&D), DGI, Greater Noida. Prof. Singh presented a glimpse of achievements of Dronacharyans in the fields of Research & Publication, Project Fabrication and other related areas.
Sharing the brief about the event Ms. Deepti Singh, Assistant Professor (CE Department), DGI, Greater Noida said the ASCE is a global society committed which brings together volunteers, institutes from around the world to advance the technical and professional expertise in a number of fields like Aerospace, Climate Change Codes and Standards, Energy, Pipelines, Wind Engineering, Geomatics etc.
The inaugural ceremony ended with a vote of thanks proposed by Mr. Gyanendra Kumar, Assistant Professor (CE Department), DGI, Greater Noida. He expressed his heart-felt gratitude to the Director, Prof. S. K. Bagga, the Registrar Prof. B. L. Kaul, Academic Administrator Prof. Ashwani Kumar, Prof. D. V. Bhise, Prof. Vineet Mishra, HOD, CE Department DCE, Gurgaon and other dignitaries for their constant support extended in this direction. He also thanked the contribution of all other HODs, Faculty Members and Students for sparing their precious time.