May 11, 2018
Technical Talk on “National Technology Day”
Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College commemorated 20th National Technology day on 11th May 2018 in Dasari Auditorium.
Every Year National Technology Day is celebrated across India on 11th May. It was on 11th May, 1998, that India achieved a major technological breakthrough by successfully carrying out a series of nuclear tests at Pokhran. Also the first, indigenous aircraft “Hansa-3” was test flown from Bangalore on this day; Added to it, India performed successful test firing of the Trishul missile on the same day. Considering the advancements in Technology, the then Prime Minister, Shri. Atal Bihari Vajpayee in 1998, declared 11th May to be celebrated as National Technology Day every year.
Shri. M. Badri Narayana Murthy, Senior Scientist, Associate Director at SDSC, SHAR, Andhra Pradesh was the chief guest for the National Technology day at Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College. The inauguration of the event started with a welcome address. Dignitaries on the dais included Dr. P. C. Krishnamachary, Principal, SVEC, Dr. C. Subhas, Dean (Academics), SVEC Dr. D.V.S. Bhagavanulu, Director, SVEC, along with the chief guest for the occasion.
Dignitaries expounded the importance of National Technology day celebration in current context. All the members of Sree Vidyanikethan Engineering College faculty participated in the celebration. The Chief Guest was felicitated on the occasion by the dignitaries on the dais for his accomplishments.
The Chief Guest, Shri. M.Badri Narayana Murthy presented on the topic “Technology for a Sustainable Growth” with emphasis on Technology addressing Human Needs, Impacts of different technologies: Pros and Cons, Technology related risks, Recent Technological achievements of ISRO, Indigenous development of Process Control System and other relevant topics.
The Technical talk concluded with a Vote of Thanks. After the session participants interacted with the Chief Guest on the prospects of research during High Tea.