Indian Geotechnical Society Pune Chapter to organise Seminar on Geotechnical Engineering

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Pune, 9th March 2022: Indian Geotechnical Society Pune Chapter is organising a one-day seminar on the topic ‘Geotechnical Engineering-yesterday, today and tomorrow’. The seminar will be held on 11th March 2022,9.30am to 5.45 pm at Hotel Sheraton Grand, Pune.

Vikas Patil (Chairman), Dr.Krishnaiah Chheva(Vice-Chairman), Suman Jain(Honorary Secretary), Annapoorni Iyer(Joint Secretary),Sunil Bhavsar of Organising committee informed this in a Press conference held at Pune Shramik Patrakar Sangh on Monday.

Dr Nitin Karmalkar (Vice Chancellor of Savitribai Phule Pune University), Dr. N. J. Pawar (Vice Chancellor), Dr DY Patil Vidyapeeth), Vikas Ramgude(Chief Engineer, Tribal Development department, Maharashtra) are chief guests for this seminar. Maj.Gen.S.N. Mukherjee (former Vice Chancellor, LNUPE, Gwalior), Prof. Dr. N. K. Samadhiya (President,Indian Geotechnical Society), Prof. Dr. Dasaka S. Murty (IIT Bombay), Chairman IGS Mumbai Chapter are guest of honour for the inauguration ceremony.

Honour the veteran technocrats:

Dr.B.J.Kasmalkar and Er. V. V. Abhyankar will be felicitated in this seminar for their lifetime contribution in the field of Geotechnical Engineering. A seminar is being organized to honour the veteran technocrats who have lived overcoming various technological challenges in their professional careers guiding a number of people during their journey. Indian Geotechnical society, Pune chapter dedicated this seminar on completion of their 90 Birthday.

Er. H.Hiremath, President, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Er.Vikas Ramgude, Dr S. R. Gandhi, Ex.Director, SVNIT Surat, Dr. Kumar Pitchumani, Technical Director, AECOM India Pvt.Ltd., Dr. Sireesh Saride, IIT Hyderabad, Dr.Ketan Gokhale, Ex.MD.KRCL , L. Prakash, GM, KRCL are are participating in various sessions of seminar.

Discussions on Technical Topics

Various seminars on topic like ‘Rock Mechanics in Space Exploration’,’Case Studies of Bridge Foundations in Maharashtra’ ,’Construction of Diaphragm Wall,Underground metros: Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow’ ,’MIF-based Layer Coefficients for design of geogrid and geocell-reinforcement flexible pavements’, ‘Slope Failure and Rockfall Mitigation’, ‘works on Konkan Railway’ are organized in this one day seminar.