Dapodi, 7th December 2022: In a spectacular Scroll Presentation Ceremony at the Sarvatra Hall of the College of Military Engineering, Pune, 42 Indian Army Officers and Six Officers from Bhutan, Sri Lanka and Maldives attending Engineer Officers Degree in Engineering Course (EODE) and Technical Entry Scheme (TES) courses were awarded degrees in Engineering. A total of 35 officers graduated in Civil Engineering, four in Electrical Engineering and nine in Mechanical Engineering. Lieutenant General Harpal Singh, PVSM, AVSM, VSM, ADC, The Engineer-in-Chief graced the occasion as Chief Guest and presented the Scrolls and Awards to the Officers. During his address the Engineer-in-Chief emphasised the importance of staying relevant by keeping abreast with the latest technologies in the engineering field while adopting sustainable and green norms towards infrastructure building.
Lieutenant General Arvind Walia, Commandant, College of Military Engineering during his welcome address advised the graduating officers to put all the knowledge gained into practical and innovative use.
The prestigious Gold Medals in Civil Engineering were awarded to Captain Aishwarya Kumar Chauhan of EODE 124 course and Lieutenant Vaibhav Bhosle of TES 38 course. Similarly, the Gold Medals in Electrical Engineering was awarded to Captain Mrinal Yadav of EODE 124 course and Lieutenant Ankit Kumar of TES 38 course.
On graduating, these officers will be employed in active combat engineering tasks, Armed Forces construction projects, Border Roads and in tasks of nation building entrusted by the Government.