SEMINAR (CIVIL DEPT)
1. The department of Civil Engineering at Amritsar College of Engineering & Technology (ACET) arranges for several seminars that are beneficial for the faculty. The National Seminar was organized on “Recent Advancements in Concrete Composite”. It was a one day seminar that held on 18th July, 2014. The Sponsoring authority of the seminar was Punjab Technical University (PTU). The programme was inaugurated by Principal Dr. V.K. Banga, Registrar Manoj Kumar, Vice-Principal Col. (Retd.) Gurmukh Singh, P.S. Sidhu HOD CE, ACET, various Deans and heads of various departments. The participants were the 7th semester students and the faculty.
In the programme Dr. S.P. Singh (NIT Jalandhar) and Dr. A.P. Singh (NIT Jalandhar) delivered their expert talks on the usage of different materials to improve the properties and reduce the cost of concrete. The seminar proved to be very fruitful for both the students and faculty of the department of civil engineering.
2. The Civil Engineering department of ACET, Amritsar carries out innumerous seminars. The seminar based on the topic “Amritsar-A Smart City” took place on 28th January, 2016. It was one day seminar.
The programme was organized by ACET. The Chief Guests were Hon’ble Bakshi Ram Arora Ji, (Mayor, Amritsar) and the Guest of Honor was Sh. Pardeep.K. Sabharwal, (Commissioner, MCA). The participants of the seminar were 6th and 8th semester students of the department.
The main objective of the Seminar was to create awareness among the students of Civil Engineering about the concept of Smart Cities and what initiatives can be taken for making Amritsar a Smart City. The various Academicians and Professionals shared their valuable knowledge as to how Amritsar can bag the tag of Smart City. The seminar was commenced by lightening of lamp. The key speakers in the Seminar who gave the expert talk on various topics related to Smart City like Intelligent Transport System (ITS) were:
Mr. P.S. Randhawa: General Secretary Punjab Pollution Control Committee,
Dr. S.K Aggarwal: Director PIT, Moga,
Er. P.K Goyal: Superintending Engineer, MCA,
Er. Sunil Mahajan: Executive. Engineer, MCA and
Dr. V.K. Banga: Principal, ACET.
The other dignitaries present were Sh. Amit Sharma Ji (Chairman, ACET), Dr. Rajneesh Arora Ji, (Managing Director, ACET), Col. (Retd.) Gurmukh Singh (Vice Principal, ACET), Deans and HoDs. Dr. Rajneesh Arora Ji addressed the audience and various dignitaries regarding the participation of ACET in assisting MCA for making Amritsar a Smart City. Colonel Gurmukh Singh (Retd.) concluded the event by giving vote of thanks to all the dignitaries, speakers and participants.
3. The Civil Engineering department of ACET, Amritsar carries out innumerous seminars. The Interaction Meet on “Amritsar-A Smart City” took place on 7th June, 2016. It was one day seminar.
The programme was organized by ACET. The Chief Guest was Ms. Sonali Giri (IAS) the first woman commissioner of Municipal Corporation Amritsar. The participants of the meet were 6th, 8th semester students and the faculty.
The Principal welcomed the dignitaries on behalf of ACET. Dr. Rajneesh Arora (MD, ACET) addressed the meet regarding the assistance which ACET can extend in any possible manner to MCA for undertaking any projects to make Amritsar-A Smart City. Er. Sunil Mahajan ( XeN, MCA) displayed the video on Amritsar- A Smart City. A brainstorming discussion session on Smart City was conducted in which everyone participated actively. The event was inaugurated with Lighting of Lamp ceremony by
Ms. Sonali Giri: IAS
Dr. Rajneesh Arora: Former VC, PTU & MD, ACET,
Dr. V.K. Banga: Principal, ACET,
Col (Retd.) Gurmukh Singh: Vice Principal, ACET,
Prof. P.S. Sidhu: Dean Academics, ACET,
Er. P.K Goyal: Superintending Engineer, MCA and
Er. Sunil Mahajan: Executive Engineer, MCA.
Mr. Manoj Kumar (Registrar, ACET) and other Deans of the institute also graced the event. The event concluded with the Vote of Thanks given by Prof. P.S. Sidhu (DAA & Head, Civil Engineering) to all the dignitaries and participants of the Interaction meet for making the event a great success.
4. The Civil Engineering Department of Amritsar College of Engineering & Technology (ACET) holds seminars which are very educative. The Seminar on “Safe Driving” took place on 17th January, 2017. It was for one day.
The ACET was the organizing authority. The Chief Guest was Mr. K.S. Pannu (General Manager, Swani Motors) and Ms Satwinder Kaur (HRM, Swani Motors). The participants of the meet were 6th& 8th semester students, bus drivers and the faculty.
The motive of the seminar was to imparted useful information to all the students regarding Safe Driving. The effluent delegates Mr. K.S. Pannu (General Manager, Swani Motors) and Ms Satwinder Kaur (HRM, Swani Motors) guided everyone with the cons of bad driving as it puts one’s life to high risk. It was an educative seminar for everyone present there.