Engineers will play a critical role to meet the basic needs of the human society: LG

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JAMMU: Emphasizing that extraordinary engineering innovations will not only change our lives but also shape the future to realise socio-economic goal, Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha said that the engineers will play a critical role to meet the basic needs of the human society and also to create solutions to modern world challenges.
The Lt Governor remarked this yesterday while inaugurating the 8th National Conference & Exhibition on emerging and innovative trends in engineering technology at the Government College of Engineering and Technology, Chak Bhalwal.
Addressing the gathering of students and technocrats from across the nation, the Lt Governor said the Industry 4.0 technologies and the fourth industrial revolution is driving economic growth and building skills for future jobs.
“Extraordinary engineering innovations will not only change our lives but also shape the future to realise socio-economic goals.. Rapid adoption of digitisation in many fields of manufacturing & business will ensure smart factories significantly increase output of production lines,” said the Lt Governor.
“Transformation and new inventions in energy, material and information technology in the next 5 years will impact the engineering sector.”
“Global energy infrastructure will witness re-engineering and solar and wind will become effective and economically productive energy source,” the Lt Governor further added.
The Lt Governor said the engineers will play a critical role to meet the basic needs of the human society and also to create solutions to modern world challenges.
The Lt Governor emphasized that today’s engineering education must sync with tomorrow’s industry.
“In the next 25 years of Azadi Ka Amrit Kaal Khand, the speed of technological evolution will help in achieving sustainable economic, social and environmental goals,” he added.
The Lt Governor also laid foundation stone of Electrical Engineering Block at GCET Chak Bhalwal and inspected the impressive models and exhibits displayed by the Industry Professionals and Students.
The students were motivated to develop curiosity & inquisitiveness and contribute in the making of AatmaNirbhar J&K and AatmaNirbhar Bharat with breakthrough innovations, discoveries and start-ups, and to find solutions to local problems of Jammu and Kashmir.
Saurav Kumar Shah, ED Power Corporation, GoI delivered the keynote address; Prof Raja Datta, Organising Chairman NCEEITET, IIT Kharagpur shared his valuable insights regarding the conference and its impact.
Ms Sameru Sharma, Principal GCET Jammu presented a welcome address to dignitaries.
The two-day National Conference & Exhibition on emerging & innovative trends in engineering technology was organised by GCET, Chak Bhalwal Jammu, IIT Kharagpur in association with World Consortium of University.





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