Delhi to host 27th Indian Engineering Congress
Updated Tue, 04 Dec 2012 11:04 AM IST
President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the 27th Indian Engineering Congress here Dec 13. The theme this year is ‘sustainable development through engineering’.
The four-day congress is expected to see more than 1,000 participants from India and across the world. It is being organised by the Institute of Engineers (IEI) Delhi state centre, along with the ministry of urban development and the Delhi government.
R.N. Rajput, chairman of the Congress and IEI, Delhi state centre, said: “The congress is being organised to provide engineers newer and better horizons to operate in their respective fields of expertise, and a forum to meet and interact with counterparts from other organisations.”
The congress will see discussions on the role of engineers in poverty reduction.
An exhibition showcasing key and emerging products, technologies and prototypes covering 15 engineering divisions will be major highlight.