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International conference on civil engineering begins

By Staff Reporter

GUWAHATI, Dec 19 - The First International Conference on �Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development � Opportunities and Challenges (CESDOC 2016)�, organised by the Civil Engineering Department of Assam Engineering College (AEC) here was inaugurated today.

According to a press release, the inaugural function of the three-day event was attended by Dr Mridul Hazarika, Vice Chancellor, Gauhati University, Dr Dhiraj Bora, VC, Assam Science and Technology University, VK Singh, Director (Technical), North Eastern Electric Power Corporation as guests of honour.

The guest speakers collectively recognised the leadership role of engineers in sustainable development, and their responsibility to provide effective and innovative solutions in addressing the challenges of sustainability. Dr Atul Bora, Principal, AEC and Director, Technical Education and Dr PJ Hazarika, Head of the Department, Civil Engineering, AEC also addressed the gathering and emphasised the role of engineering education to strengthen the internationally mandated approach for sustainable development.

The conference will provide a platform to technocrats to champion the effort towards building capacity for sustainable development and influence a policy framework that demands more a socially and environmentally responsible decision process for implementation of development projects.

The conference will cover seven major themes and each major theme has sub-themes such as sustainable infrastructure development, sustainable urban development, sustainable rural development, sustainable development by disaster risk management, sustainable development of water system, sustainable development through energy management and sustainable development through new paradigm of engineering education.

About 80 research papers from India and abroad are being presented during the conference. Over 200 delegates are participating from India, Japan, Australia and Thailand.

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International conference on civil engineering begins

GUWAHATI, Dec 19 - The First International Conference on �Civil Engineering for Sustainable Development � Opportunities and Challenges (CESDOC 2016)�, organised by the Civil Engineering Department of Assam Engineering College (AEC) here was inaugurated today.

According to a press release, the inaugural function of the three-day event was attended by Dr Mridul Hazarika, Vice Chancellor, Gauhati University, Dr Dhiraj Bora, VC, Assam Science and Technology University, VK Singh, Director (Technical), North Eastern Electric Power Corporation as guests of honour.

The guest speakers collectively recognised the leadership role of engineers in sustainable development, and their responsibility to provide effective and innovative solutions in addressing the challenges of sustainability. Dr Atul Bora, Principal, AEC and Director, Technical Education and Dr PJ Hazarika, Head of the Department, Civil Engineering, AEC also addressed the gathering and emphasised the role of engineering education to strengthen the internationally mandated approach for sustainable development.

The conference will provide a platform to technocrats to champion the effort towards building capacity for sustainable development and influence a policy framework that demands more a socially and environmentally responsible decision process for implementation of development projects.

The conference will cover seven major themes and each major theme has sub-themes such as sustainable infrastructure development, sustainable urban development, sustainable rural development, sustainable development by disaster risk management, sustainable development of water system, sustainable development through energy management and sustainable development through new paradigm of engineering education.

About 80 research papers from India and abroad are being presented during the conference. Over 200 delegates are participating from India, Japan, Australia and Thailand.

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