Engineers day : On the occasion of the birth anniversary of Bharat Ratna, Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, Airports Authority of India(AAI) Engineer’s Guild celebrated “Engineer’s Day” at AAI Officer’s Institute, Safdarjung Airport, New Delhi.
The function was inaugurated by Dr. Guruprasad Mohapatra, IAS, Chairman, AAI and was attended by dignitaries S. Raheja, Member (Planning), Shri A. K. Dutta, Member (ANS), Shri S. Suresh, Member (Finance) and Shri Anuj Agarwal, Member (HR) apart from all the Regional Executive Directors(RED) and other members of AAI.
During the event, Dr. Mohapatra released ‘Technical Souvenir’ of AAI Engineer’s Guild and distributed ‘Sir Visvesvaraya’ award to the Best Engineers of AAI. While noting the contribution of AAI Engineers in making World Class Airports which has bolstered the image of the country in general and AAI in particular, he urged all the engineers to remain motivated and work in co-ordination as India is poised to become the third largest Aviation Market in the next decade.
This day, as known, is celebrated in India as Engineer’s Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sir Visvesvaraya for his outstanding contribution to the society. The government of India has conferred ‘Bharat Ratna’ to this legend in the year 1955. Acclaimed all over the world for his contribution, Sir Visvesvaraya was also awarded the British honorific title of “Sir” by King George V. The theme of Engineer’s Day this year is “Skill Development for Young Engineers to Reform the Core Sector: Vision 2025.” As a part of it, engineers across the country will address the prime skill factors through assessments, teaching, curriculum and real life case study.