Engineer’s Day was celebrated at The NorthCap University to mark the birth anniversary of  Sir M Visvesvaraya on 15 Sept 2018. The Guest of Honour was Mr Pradeep Chaturvedi, Chairman, Strategic Plan Committee, Institution of Engineers and Mr Satyadev Singh, Director-Utilities, Tata Consultancy Services, London. The theme of this year was, ‘Digital Transformation: A new industrial revolution’. Pro-Chancellor, Prof. Prem Vrat and Vice-Chancellor, Prof HB Raghavendra, spoke about the contributions of Sir Visvesvaraya and the digital revolution.

Speaking on the occasion Mr Pradeep Chaturvedi said, “Industries around the world are now facing substantial challenges due to recent environmental, societal, economic and technological developments regarding disruptive concepts of IoT, Cyber Physical Systems or Cloud based manufacturing, which lead to the fourth stage of industrial revolution. Increased digitization which waves out traditional and conventional production concepts including mass production, batch production, continuous process flow and project is the need of the hour.”

Mr Satyadev Singh shared his experiences of how things have changed in the corporates through digitization. He said that industry 4.0 is focused on creating intelligent products, processes and procedures that leads to ubiquitous connectivity of people, things and machines. The programme ended with a play by Abhimanch Theater Society showcasing the ‘Life of an Engineer: In today’s era’. The coordinators for the event were Ms Jyotika Pruthi and Ms Mehak Khurana, Dept of CSE/IT.