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The long cherished dream of conducting a student Auto CAD competition for students in Vardhaman college of Engineering under ASCE local chapter was inaugurated on 25th September, 2018. The inaugural ceremony commenced with a prayer song by students of the college. It was followed by the lighting of lamp by Dr. Sri Sai Satyanarayana Reddy, Principal, Vardhaman College of Engineering, Dr. G Mallikarjun Rao, Head of the Department (Civil), Vardhaman College of Engineering.
Dr. Mallikarjun Rao (Head of the Department (Civil), Vardhaman College of Engineering) shared the importance of Auto CAD in a Civil Engineer’s life. He suggested the students to have an open mind for everything they do and enlightened the students regarding the various opportunities that one might have after practicing and having a certificate in Auto CAD. He also motivated everyone to perform well and get benefited.
Dr. Sri Sai Satyanarayana Reddy (Principal, Vardhaman College of Engineering) congratulated Dr. Mallikarjun Rao & his team for their successful attempt to conduct a national level competition in Auto CAD and wished them the best for the further events. He promised his full support financially to the department. He also gave some valuable suggestions on how to proceed with various events. His inspirational and thoughtful words were greeted by loud applauses from the assembled crowd.
Dr. G Venkata Krishna Reddy (Professor, Department of Civil Engineering) congratulated all student participators and encouraged them to participate more in events and get benefitted.
Dr. G Mallikarjuna rao also addressed and thanked the sponsors of the Auto CAD compettion SUMERU group and ORIENT CEMENT.
Dr. G Mallikarjuna rao also asked members of Sumeru group to take the opprtunity to introduce about their company.
Members of Sumeru group gave a 30 minutes lecture on “Savyasachi awareness program”.
After the lecture by members of Sumeru group , Dr. G Mallikarjuna rao (Head, Civil Department) appreciated Members of Sumeru group with a momento.
Later on the competition was started by Mr. CH. Kireety, Assistant Professor and his team. About 72 students participated in the AutoCAD competition, the competion consisted of 3-rounds and after second round 20 students were selected for 3rd round after eleminating remaing 52 students. The 3rd round is to design 3-D design in Auto CAD software using given specifications. It was very difficult to evaluate 3 winners from 20 students for Mr. CH. Kireety and his team.
Lastly 3 winners were announced , for first prize winner a astonishing gift amount of Rs10,000 , for second prize winner an amount of Rs 5,000 and for the third prize winner an amount of Rs 2,500 was awarded and a special appreciation trophy was given to young 11 year old participant, who gave competion to all the 71 engineering pursuing participants.
In the Valedictory ceremony Dr. G. Mallikarjuna rao offered a vote of thanks to all including
Dr. Sri Sai Satyanarayana Reddy (Principal VCE), Members of Sumeru group, Members of Orient Cement and Mr. CH. Kireety and his team. He thanked all the participants for gracing the occasion by their solemn presence.