ENGINEER OFFICERS DEGREE ENGINEERING-112 COURSE ANDTECHNICAL ENTRY SCHEME -25 COURSE
In a glittering function at the Sarvatra Hall of the College of Military Engineering, Pune, 37 officers of Engineer Officers Degree Engineering Course (EODE-112) including three Foreign Officers from Nepal, Maldives and Lesotho and 37 officers of Technical Entry Scheme (TES) Course were awarded B Tech degrees under the aegis of Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Prof KN Ganesh, Director & Professor of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Pune was the Chief Guest. 37 officers of EODE – 112 and 27 officers of TES-25 course graduated in Civil Engineering discipline and 10 officers of TES-25 course graduated in Mechanical Engineering disciplines.
The function was attended by over 150 officers, ladies and near and dear ones of the graduating officers.
Lt Gen V Menon, SM, VSM, Commandant, College of Military Engineering addressed the graduating officers and advised them to continuously hone their professional skills by keeping abreast with the latest developments in the field of engineering. He underscored the importance of infrastructure development and how they as Military Engineers can contribute significantly towards this. He also gave a brief historical background of the College of Military Engineering.
Prof KN Ganesh, Director & Professor of Chemistry at the Indian Institute of Science Education & Research (IISER) Pune in his Valedictory address emphasized that as engineers in uniform, the graduating officers would face greater challenges in view of the increasing complexities in the infrastructural requirements of the defence forces, especially in inhospitable terrain and our mountainous borders. In order to meet these challenges, he exhorted the young officers to keep abreast with the advancements in technology.
The Ceremony concluded with presentation of medals & awards to the student officers. The prestigious Gold Medals for standing first in Civil Engineering Disciplines was awarded to Captain Gaurav Singh of EODE-112 course. Lieutenant Pankaj Kumar Attri of TES-25 Course was awarded Gold Medal for standing first in Civil Engineering and Lieutenant Vishal Thapa of TES-25 course was awarded Gold Medal for standing first in Mechanical Engineering discipline.
The student officers undertook a number of projects on contemporary and relevant topics imbibing the knowledge acquired in Civil Engineering, Geographical Information Systems and Mechanical Engineering subjects. These projects were displayed after the Scroll Presentation Ceremony.