The department of Mechanical engineering was established in 1998 with a mission to impart experiential and cooperative learning in this field of Engineering. Through the years it has become a preferred destination for technical learning in the state of Odisha.
The department has developed collaborative networks among Educational Institutions, R & D Institutions, Industries, NGOs and individuals hastening the process of creation, dissemination, certification and incubation of knowledge. The faculty members having rich experience of various industries and educational institutions impart teaching through multimedia and web based software.
The department has eleven well equipped laboratories and design skills of the students are enhanced through hands on training in CAD software like AutoCAD, CATIA, etc. The production engineering laboratory has been transformed into a research oriented laboratory to facilitate various industrial projects. It has given a proposal to AICTE, New Delhi for post graduate programme in Production Engineering. AICTE has also given a grant-in-aid of Rupees eight lakh to start Entrepreneurship Development Cell. Some faculty members from this department have been empanelled as experts for Design Clinic Programme of Government of India.