1st AICTE-ECI Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards -2017

New Delhi: All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and Engineering Council of India (ECI), invited nominations for “AICTE-ECI Chhatra Vishwakrma Awards” for the students of AICTE approved Degree & Diploma level Technical Institutions/Universities.

The ‘AICTE-ECI Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards’ are an epitome for motivating individuals and institutions/ organizations to raise their performance in their specific domains leading to significant contribution towards the growth & development of the nation. These Awards are given in following categories separately for Degree and Diploma Students (including students from AICTE approved Community College) for providing aninnovative solution “To convert existing institutes into smart institute using innovative approaches:

1. Category-I: Outstanding Student Engineers (3 Awards each in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics Engineering, Computer Science and Biotechnology streams or their allied branches)

2. Category-II: Outstanding Teachers Awards (3 Awards each in Civil, Electrical, Mechanical, Electronics Engineering, Computer Science and Biotechnology streams or their allied branches)

3. Category-III: Outstanding Institutions Awards (3 Awards) based on the maximum number of awards won from the above two categories and other criteria.

The Council received 965 nominations from teams comprising of 3-4 members in each team. Nominations were received from teams from 23 States. All nominations were further shortlisted based on parameters like – Innovation, Implimentability, Cost benefit, Eco friendly, and its Social impact.

Total 55 innovative solutions were shortlisted by a Jury comprising experts from Industry and Academia lead by eminent industrialist Dr B D Mundhra, Chairman, Simplex Infrastructureout of which 50 ideas are from teams of Degree Level Engineering Colleges and 5 from the teams of Diploma Level Institutes.

All 55 Teams comprising of around 250 students and their Mentors will display prototype of their ideas for the given problem statement form 10.00 am to 1,00 pm on 19th September, 2017 in AICTE HQs premises, Nelson Mandela, Marg, New Delhi.

The following are the winners of the Awards:

Computer Science

PSG Polytechnic College, Tamil Nadu

Mentor : Dr. S. Brindha

Team Members :

1. Sh. S. Praneet 2. Sh. K..R. Dharani Dharam

3 Sh. S. Srinath 4. Sh. Niranjan

Electrical engineering
Samrat Ashok Technological Institute(Degree), Madhya Pradesh

Mentor :Sh. S.P. Phulambrikar

Team Name : Advance

1. Ms. Deepa Marskole 2. Ms. Priyanka Chouksey

3 Ms. Riya Rawat 4. Sh. Kapil Kumar Soni

Civil Engineering
St. Joseph’s College of Engineering

Mentor : Dr. S. Sivasankar

Team Name: The New Crew
1. Sh. P.K. Hariharan 2. Ms. B. Preethi Jain

3 Sh. J.D. Jeevith Prabhu

4 M. Nilaa

Mechanical Engineering
Poornima Group of Institutions, Rajasthan

Mentor : Sh. Ratnesh Sharma

Team Name : Smart Innovators

1. Oshin Gangwal 2. Sh. Prasoon Vikram Singh

3 Sh. Rahul Meena 4. Sh. Rahul Saini
Computer Science
CGC College of Engineering, Punjab

Mentor : Sh. Tejpal Sharma

Team name : Zeal Thinkers

1.Sh. Vishal Singh 2. Ms. Shamli Kanwar
3 Sh. Rajat Sharma 4. Tamannajangra

Scms School of Engineering & Technology, Karukutty

Mentor : Dr. Sunil Jacob

Team name :A De-Addiction Coil for Drug Addicts

1.Sh. A.N. George 2. Sh. Ajish Suresh
3 Ms. Amrutha Anil Kumar 4. Ms. Anu Paulson

Kumaraguru College of Technology

Mentor :Sh. G. Ramakrishnan

Team name :Eco Innovators
1.Niveda R 2. Gowtham S

Dr Satya Pal Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of Human Rescore Development, Government of India felicitated the award winners in the Award Ceremony at 4.00 pm in the main auditorium of AICTE.

Hon’ble Chairman AICTE, Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhepresidedover the function in august presence of other dignitaries including, Dr B N Suresh, President, Indian National Academy of Engineer.Lt Gen S P Kochhar, CEO, Telecom Sector Skill Council, Dr P R Swaroop, DG, CIDC; Dr Suchin Bajaj, Founder Director, Cygnus Hospitals, Prof. Rajeev Sangal, Director, IIT
(BHU), Varanasi etc.