isms | 25 November, 2016 15:44
Department of Mechanical Engineering (DoME) organized a two-day event, Aviyantaa 2016, and the 5th Anniversary of Turbine Testing Lab (TTL) during 24-25 November 2016.
The opening of the event was held at TTL Auditorium in the morning of November 24. Mr. Kul Man Ghising, Managing Director of Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA), and Mr. Satya Narayan Shah, Chairman of Nepal Engineering Council (NEC), attended the program as Chief Guests. Assoc. Prof. Hari Pd. Neopane, Head of the Department started the event with a welcome speech, highlighting the milestones of the Department. Mr. Pratisthit Lal Shrestha, Lecturer of DoME, pointed out the significance of Aviyantaa and Mr. Nirmal Acharya, Research Fellow at TTL presented the past, present and future activities of TTL. Prof. Bhola Thapa, the Registrar, and Mr. Shah released the Aviyantaa ’16 issue. Prof. Bhupendra Bimal Chhetri, Dean of School Engineering, and Mr. Ghising released the 5th Anniversary issue of TTL.
The program also included motivational speeches by the Chief Guests. Mr. Shah discussed the possible challenges in an engineer's life and how students should overcome them. Mr. Ghising talked about possible collaboration between KU and NEA for the better future of the country. Furthermore, the event also included some inspiring words from Prof. Bhola Thapa and Prof. Ram Kantha Makaju, Vice Chancellor of KU.
The formal program concluded with the concluding remarks by Prof. Chhetri.
The major idea of Aviyantaa was to exhibit the projects of the undergraduate students of DoME. Besides, the two-day event was filled with diverse activities such as photography competition, clay molding, face painting, food stalls and games.