15th February 2019

Indian Society of Structural Engineers, Pune center has started 1st“ISSE Student Chapter” in Pune on 15th February 2019 at MIT WPU, Kothrud Pune. The Eminent Professor of IIT Madras Prof. C.V.R. Murty was invited as a chief guest for this program. The Inaugural function commenced, with National Anthem. The Inaugural Function was compared by Miss. Samruddhi Mangrulkar, student of MIT WPU.

ISSE Pune center secretary Er. Kishor Jain addressed the audience and welcomed the delegates. ISSE Pune Chairman Er. Dhairyashil Khairepatil briefed about ISSE, its working, aims and future plans and idea behind starting the students chapter in Pune. He also briefed how the professionals can help the students on this platform.

Dean of MIT WPU College Prof. L.K. Kshirsagar brief about his college. He gave thanks to ISSE Mumbai and ISSE Pune for starting 1st“ISSE Student Chapter” in his college. He also promised to give full support from his side for the effective implementation of this activity in the college. He expressed his views on need of such organization.

Prof. L.K. Kshirsagar felicitated Chief Guest Dr. C.V.R. Murty, ISSE Mumbai office bearers Prof. C.B. Chaudhari, Mr. Madhav Chikodi, Mr. Ashutosh Danki and K.L.Savla. Also Prof. Dr. Mrudula Kulkarni, Head of school- Civil Engineering, MIT WPU felicitated ISSE Pune office bearers Er. Dhairyashil Khairepatil and Er. Kishor Jain.

The ISSE MIT WPU Chapter was declared Inaugurated by Prof. C.V.R. Murty.
Prof. Dr. H.R. Magarpatil was then declared as the Co-ordinator of ISSE MIT WPU
Student Chapter.

In the presentation Prof. C.V.R. Murty took the audience on the knowledge tour
of how integrated structural engineering is with life and nature.
He also talk on topics such as

1. Importance of complying with nature
2. Material science and structural engineering.
3. Some splendid structures of the world- leaning towers of Pisa, Eiffel Tower etc.
4. Retrofitting- biggest challenge and business potential.
5. Importance of planning
6. Complexity and Keenness in structural engineering
7. Living and apartment system in space- the coming future advances
8. Summed up by how attitude is important to achieve anything in life.

ISSE Mumbai office bearers Prof C.B. Chaudhari addressed the audience and
further threw light upon the activities of the ISSE. . He also gave an information
about the idea behind starting the “ISSE Student Chapter” and its benefits
for engineering students. He also gave books for students who become
a member of “ISSE Student Chapter”.

Prof. Dr. Mrudula Kulkarni proposed the vote of thanks and initiated development ideas. She further invited collaborations of the university and the industry.

The inaugural function was a major success with great minds delivering and sharing knowledge along with Intrigued and gratified audience.

Er. DhairyashilKhairepatil