SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT MUST BE REDEFINED FOR BALANCED ECOSYSTEM: DR R N PATEL
On 28th of March, 2019, Christian College of Engineering and Technology (CCET), Kailashnagar, Bhilai organized the 17th edition of its annual program on the theme “National conference on multidisciplinary innovations for sustainable developments (NCMISD -19)”, popularly known as TECHNOLOGIA-2019. The inauguration ceremony started with lighting of lamp by the Chief Guest, Dr R N Patel, Associate Professor, Electrical Dept, NIT, Raipur in the presence of H G Bishop Dr Joseph Mar Dionysius, Chairman of CCET and Metropolitan of Calcutta Diocese, Fr Jose K Varghese, EVC, Dr Dipali Soren, Principal, Dr Sanjib Banerjee, Assistant Professor, IIT Bhilai, Dr Ritesh Dash, convener, Dr Sandhya Pillai, Co-Convener, Head of various depts., faculties, participants and students.
In his welcome address the convener, Dr Ritesh Dash said that this annual national conference has been a platform for researchers, academicians and industry champions to share their findings with the scholars, who are zealous to excavate scientific findings and also to instigate the participants to do meaningful work for ever-growing industry need and sustainable socio economic system. He reported that out of 82 research papers from Madhya Pradesh, West Bengal, Orissa, Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh, 48 papers were selected for presentation. In his presidential address H G Bishop Dr Joseph Mar Dionysius emphasized on how development should be redefined so that it becomes sustainable. He urged the gathering to cultivate original thoughts for unique sustainable innovations. In his felicitation speech, the Executive Vice Chairman, Fr Jose K Varghese expressed his views on relevance of the theme in today’s scenario. He said that innovative ideas and their conversion to products that can lead to sustainable development is the need of the hour. Thereafter Dr R N Patel motivated the gathering to develop new tools to tackle India’s socio-economic barriers. The Vote of Thanks was proposed by Dr Sandhya Pillai, Head of Physics dept and Coordinator of R & D Cell. In his keynote speech Dr R N Patel educated the gathering about Innovation and startup creation in India. He put particular emphasis on the role of industry and academia in developing new commercializable techniques. He educated the gathering about India’s global standing in innovation. In his speech he gave various examples of innovations like solar carts and devices while explaining the infrastructure and support needed for its commercialization. Whereas the keynote speaker Dr Sanjib Banerjee taught the gathering about smart, functional materials for health care industry. The main focus of his speech was to motivate the gathering in creating low cost medical equipment and apparatus for steming the astronomical medical services cost. On this occasion the 4th edition of CCET Journal of Science & Engineering Education (JSEE) was released by the dignitaries. Dr Sandhya Pillai said that that 12 research papers were selected for CCET National research Journal named JSEE, having ISSN-2455-5061 (online) and Scientific Journal Impact factor of 4.212. She said that CCETJSEE is an annual open access online journal that publishes original research papers, review articles and case studies in the field of engineering, science and technology encompassing new research and development for various applications. In the Valedictory fuction the convener, Dr Ritesh dash gave a brief report of Technologia’s proceedings. After the felicitation of keynote speakers, the certificates were distributed to the participants. The Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr Sitendra Tamrakar, HOD, CSE dept.