Margao:  March 26, 2018 … Unless and until one doesn’t keep a vision it will be difficult to march towards progress and to achieve greater heights in life. Planning is very much important in life and should be done meticulously. Practical knowledge and experience is very much important apart from books, said Minister for PWD, Shri Sudin Dhavlikar.

Speaking after inaugurating “SANKRITI 2018” an event concerned with Civil Engineering organised by Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda in association with Civil Engineering Students Association and Indian Concrete Institute, Students Chapter at the college premises, today, Shri Dhavlikar urged students to focus on imparting practical technical education apart from books. More stress should be given on the socio ethical knowledge to survive in this competitive world, he added.

Shri Dhavlikar congratulated Don Bosco College of Engineering for oraganising an event which showcases talent of young budding generation and giving the much required exposure of technical expertise. Such event also provides better coordination and opportunities, he said.

He said the education trend is changing day by day with latest innovative technology and hence we have to cope up with the new trend keeping in mind the requirement of society at large. He urged the students to create a learning ambience by inculcating professional behaviour, problem solving skill, student faculty colaboration and socio ethical awareness.

Civil Engineering is the backbone of State which includes construction development for water supply, sewerage, roads, bridges and water resources. Goa is the only State which supplies filtered drinking water to 95% of the population. As of today about 750 MLD water is supplied in the State and in near future Government is planning for additional 250 MLD and again for next 25 years by increasing water resource additional 500 MLD water will be provided, he pointed.

Chairman, CREDAI Goa, Shri Desh Prabhudessai said students have to be ambitious and added that nature will take them high in life. Students should be practically perfect rather then in academic, he said.

Principal, Dr Neena Panandikar and Director, Fr Kinley D’cruz also spoke on the occasion. Prof Annapurna Sakardande, HOD was present on the occasion.

Shri Siddhant Porob welcomed the gathering while Shri Atish Lolienkar proposed the vote of thanks.


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