Achievements in 2011


  1. Knowledge and Innovation Centre (KIC) is established with seed capital from ABIT Trust and Sri.Chinmay Das, Faculty and Head of the Department, is the coordinator of KIC.
  2. Two research projects namely prototype of an improved hand spinning machine (Charakha) and building materials from garnet sand wastes are under developmental stage.
  3. The Department has conducted a Training Programme on Industrial Safety for Indian Rare Earth Limited, Chatrapur on 20.04.2011.
  4. The Department in association with Extencore Solutions, Pune is involved in advanced industry oriented skill development programmes on use of software packages like AutoCAD,CATIA, ANSYS, etc.

Recent Value Added Activities by the Department

  1. Entrepreneurship Development Programme (EDP) has been conducted for the students of mechanical engineering students during the month of October 2011 to inculcate the culture of entrepreneurship among budding engineers.
  2. One day industrial visit is undertaken to M/S Shiballoy Multiplex, Bhubaneswar to provide real life experience on industrial activities to final year students.

Our Shining Stars this year

  1. Two faculty members Sri Debabrata Barik and Sri Pravat Ranjan Barik have completed their post graduate programme in thermal engineering and also joined PhD programme at NIT,Rourkela.
  2. Sri Swapnendu Kumar Pradhani, a student of 2010 batch has cleared GRE and has gone for MS programme in USA.