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Reports of the Engineers’ Day 2013 Celebration at Nagpur

    Engineers’ Day 2013, was celebrated by Engineers’ Forum, Nagpur at Ranikothi on 21st September 2013 from 6.30 to 9.30 p.m. Hon. Padma Vibhushan Er. E. Sreedharan the “Railway Legend” was the Guest of Honour. Hon. Er. Brijesh Dixit, DRM, C.Rly, Nagpur was President of the function. Our Guest of Honour Er. E. Sreedharan was felicitated in the function by presenting Shawl and Sreefal by Er. Brijesh Dixit, President of the function.

Citation was read and presented to GOH by Er. S. D. Shinde, President, Engineers’ Forum, Nagpur. Memento was presented to GOH by President and Secretary of Engineers’ Forum, Nagpur.

Souvenir – 2013 was published at the hands of GOH Er. E. Sreedharan in a novel way. The Souvenir-2013 (5 copies) were taken out from Indian Railway Engine Model by Er. S. D. Shinde and Er. V. K. Alkari, who are Editors of Souvenir – 2013. Er. Brijesh Dixit, President of function, was felicitated by offering shawl and shreefal and memento by President and Secretary of EFN, before his presidential speech on our theme.

Er. E. Sreedharan was felicitated under grand applause by offering shawl and shreefal, Citation and Memento by President of function and President / Secretary of Engineers’ Forum, Nagpur.

Our GOH Er. E. Sreedharan then delivered his keynote speech on the theme “Values and Work Culture for Engineers”. For about 65 minutes there was pindrop silence with apt attention by all and timely clapping by the 1500 Engineers, present in the pendal.

He stressed for essential qualities in Engineers –
  • Punctuality
  • Integrity
  • Professional Approach
  • Social Responsibilities

He effectively elaborated the same by giving examples by his vast experience in Railways especially in Konkan Railways and Delhi Metro Projects.

He also gave advice about Nagpur Metro and said it is feasible and should not be delayed. He advised chairman NIT, who was present in the function, to take initiative and asked Nagpur Engineers to develop pressure for early implementation.

Er. S. D. Shinde, President thanked Hon GOH and assured him that Nagpur Engineers will change their working from today as per his valuable advice and Engineers’ Forum, Nagpur will make all efforts to develop pressure for implementing Nagpur Metro very soon.

Shri Tayde proposed vote of thanks followed by National Anthem. Hon. Er. E. Sreedharan left under standing ovation by the huge gathering of Engineers.

The invitee and delegates enjoyed the delicious food and congratulated the committee for the wonderful function.

Note : The photographs are attached for your viewing.

Note : When the PA System failed during start of the function, there was no disturbance at all and everyone sat with patience. This discipline was very much appreciated by our GOH and President of the function.

Special Note :
   Audio and Video CD of the entire function and the memorable keynote speech of our GOH will be made valuable to the willing engineers on nominal payment –

Audio CD    -       Rs. 50 each

Video CD    -       Rs. 200 each

We express our sincere thanks to the Committee Members, Delegates from participating organization and our patrons for a successful and memorable Engineers’ Day Function.


Er. S. D. Shinde 
Engineers’ Forum, Nagpur
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