Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir Civil Engineers Association (JKCEGA) Thursday celebrated Engineer’s day at Convocation Center of Kashmir University. During the event, the outstanding contribution of Engineers in the development of J&K over the years was highlighted and appreciated.
It was for the first time JKCEGA celebrated National Engineers Day—the birth anniversary of M. Visvesaray.
According to a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), the celebrations were attended by Er. Rafiq Ahmad Rafiq Chief Engineer R&B Kashmir, Er. Basharat J Kawoosa Chief Engineer PHE, Er. Rashid Ahmad Dar Chief Engineer MED, Er. Iftikhar Ahmad Wani Chief Engineer ERA, Er. Naresh kumar Chief Engineer I&FC participated as guests of honour.
During the event, the awards were given to the outstanding Engineers of all Civil Engineering departments from JE, AE & AEE level.
Engineers’ day concluded with a vow by all Engineers to continue their work with all dignity, integrity and sincerity to make lives of people of J&K more comfortable.
The Engineers day celebrations received major boost when all the retired Development Commissioners, Chief Engineers, Superintending Engineers, Executive Engineers and other officers from civil engineering departments like R&B, PHE, IFC, UEED, ERA, LCMA, PDC etc attended the event and shared their experience with the young Engineers.
The Sufi music and some satirical performances were given by Engineers along with technical presentations by eminent engineers as well.
Engineers highlighted the contributions of various services for the development of society but expressed displeasure that it has less recognition.
It was vowed and pledged that the excellence towards the public service shall continue and meritorious services will be enhanced—(KNO)