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PLC, SCADA and AC Drives are the Guiding Force behind Any Modern Industry: Mr Santosh Kumar

Christian College of Engineering and Technology (CCET), Bhilai has been a hub of emerging analytical ideas and socio-economic thinking since 1998. Upholding to highest standards of academic excellence it frequently organizes a plethora of events like guest lectures, workshops, industrial visits, national conferences and journal publications. One such guest lecture on “Industrial automation and its job prospects in Indian and world market” was organized by Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Dept of CCET, under the guidance of its HOD, Dr Mina Mishra at the college auditorium.  This lecture was specifically designed to impart industrial skills and knowledge to more than 200 students of E&TC engineering, Electrical engineering and CSE engineering. The guest speaker was Mr Santosh Kumar, Deputy Manager, SKY Technologies, Bhilai. In his speech he started with giving a brief explanation of automation techniques. He said that Programmable Logic Controller (PLC) has become the backbone of Industrial automation and to run this modern marvel SCADA is employed as an interface between computer and machine. He said that PLC was designed to replace mechanical relay, timer, counter etc and to execute complicated control operations in a plant by controlling device that controls output process through logic programs given to it. Thereafter he gave a brief introduction of AC Drives and Distributed Control System. Through his lecture he motivated the students to learn and advance in modern technological industries. The Executive Vice Chairman of CCET, Fr Jose K Varghese and the Principal, Dr Dipali Soren congratulated E&TC Dept for successful completion of the event and extended all the resources at CCET’s disposal for any such fruitous events. The Vote of thanks was given by Dr Abhishek Shrivastava, Associate Professor, E&TC Dept.