Hyderabad: Horizon, a one-day technical symposium on Civil Engineering was conducted by the Civil Engineering Association in collaboration with the institute’s chapters of Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) and Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) at Vallurupalli Nageswara Rao Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology (VNRVJIET).
P. Surya Prakash, founder and director, Satyavani Projects and Consultants, who was the chief guest, in his address touched upon the evolution and importance of civil engineering and discussed the career opportunities and professional challenges for civil engineers. He advised the students to practice civil engineering professions instead of migrating to the IT sector.
Students from various engineering colleges participated in the symposium that included technical events such as quiz, technical paper presentations, design green, and tensegrity structures. The institute Principal, Dr. C.D. Naidu, Director for Advancement, Dr. B. Chenna Kesava Rao, Head of the Department-Civil Engineering, Dr. A. Mallika, and Faculty Coordinator, Dr. S. Rakesh, also participated in the event, according to a press release.