Date(s) - 03/02/2016 - 04/02/2016
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dr.APJ. Abdul Kalam Conference Hall
Pre Employment Technical Programme on 3rd and 4th Feb,2016
Department of Civil Engineering organized a two days training on Pre Employment Technical Programme in association with Ultratech Cements Pvt Ltd,Salem at Sona College of Technology on 3rd and 4th Feb,2016. The guest of honour was Er.K.Venkatraman and his team from Ultratech Cements Pvt Ltd, Salem. The inauguration ceremony was made in the presence of Dr.V.Jayaprakash, Principal and Dr.R.Malathy, Professor and Dean (R&D).The principal energized the students by stating the importance of practical lectures in his inaugural speech. The first session was spared by Er.K.Venkatraman, Regional Head, Technical Services, Ultratech Cements Pvt Ltd, Chennai. He started the lecture on “Green Homes in India” and said that this concept was not a new one. He said that the buildings of ancient times have a green concept in it and how the green concepts relate to the nature. He also addressed about the GRIHA and Indian Green Building Council who will certify the building as green. He also touched upon the essential features that are required for green buildings. The second session was made by Er.Sanjay Kumar on “Good Construction Practices”. He emphasized on good construction materials, good and quality concrete, tips for good construction practices. The site visit was arranged on 4th Feb, 2016 to students and it was coordinated by Faculties of Sona. The places of visit were opposite to Chennai Silks, near Ramakrishna School and near New Bus stand. The engineers at site explained the plan, design and execution of the building. The students learnt the laying of brickwork, concreting and plastering. The students were exposed to different materials of shuttering and formworks. The students could able to distinguish one way slab and two way slab, concealed beam and sunken slab. They were also exposed to different construction equipments. The students were taken to Ultratech stores where they saw different construction materials and its significance. After the field visit, the students were asked to prepare the presentation about the field visit. Nearly 9 batches presented. Out of it the best presentations were selected and rewarded. The training was concluded by honouring the guest and his team member in the valedictory ceremony by Dr.R.Malathy.