Invitation for attending Inauguration Ceremony of Department of Civil Engineering's Centre of Excellence in Collaboration with UltraTech Cement Limited

Date: 29th March, 2024 (Friday)

Time: 11:00 am

Venue: Seminar Hall 1

Department of Civil Engineering proudly announces the inauguration ceremony of its Centre of Excellence, a groundbreaking initiative in collaboration with UltraTech Cement. scheduled on March 29th, 2024, this event marks a significant milestone in the advancement of civil engineering education and research.

UltraTech Cement Limited is the cement flagship company of the Aditya Birla Group. A USD 7.9 billion building solutions powerhouse, UltraTech is the largest manufacturer of grey cement and ready-mix concrete (RMC) and one of the largest manufacturers of white cement in India. It is the third largest cement producer in the world, excluding China. UltraTech is the only cement company globally (outside of China) to have 100+ MTPA of cement manufacturing capacity in a single country. The Company’s business operations span UAE, Bahrain, Sri Lanka and India.

Centre of Excellence marks a new chapter in the department's illustrious history, one characterized by innovation, collaboration, and excellence. Through this collaborative effort with UltraTech Cement, a leading manufacturer of construction materials, the department aims to foster an environment conducive to cutting-edge research, technological innovation, and industry-driven solutions.

Key Highlights of the Inauguration Ceremony:

One of the major key highlight of the Centre of Excellence is its focus on sustainable construction practices and materials development. Through research initiatives and industry partnerships, the department aims to address pressing challenges such as climate change, resource depletion, and urbanization by promoting the adoption of eco-friendly construction materials and techniques in the field of Civil Engineering.

The inauguration ceremony will commence with an address from esteemed dignitaries representing the academic and industrial sectors. Their insights will shed light on the significance of this collaboration and the transformative impact it is poised to have on the field of civil engineering. Following the formal inauguration, guests can tour the state-of-the-art cement-related techniques housed within the Centre of Excellence.

Furthermore, the Centre of Excellence will also serve as a hub for knowledge exchange and capacity-building activities. Workshops, seminars, and training programs and last but not least, placement activities of students will be conducted in collaboration with UltraTech Cement and other industry partners will provide students and professionals with invaluable insights into emerging trends, best practices, and technological advancements in the field of Civil Engineering.

We earnestly request your esteemed presence at the inauguration ceremony. Your valuable time and presence would greatly contribute to the cause.

Your participation will be deeply appreciated.


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