The Institute of Engineers (India) at its fourth Indian Technology Congress (ITC 2016) awarded ‘Technology Leadership Award’ to Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL at the two-day technology congress being held at the Central College Campus here today. About 600 delegates from industries, R&D Laboratories and Academia are participating in the congress on the theme “Excellence in Engineering Practice: Networking and collaboration”. The Congress is being held under the leadership of eminent personalities like Prof. R.M. Vasagam, Chairman – National Advisory Committee-ITC 2016 with justice Dr. M. Rama Jois and others.
Addressing the gathering mostly comprised of budding engineers, Mr. Raju said, HAL has been adapting ‘Engineering Innovation’ to remain competitive in the manufacturing sector. The new engineering technology that will enhance the manufacturing competitiveness is the 3D manufacturing and towards this HAL has procured Rapid Prototyping machines to explore manufacturing of components.
Indian Technology Congress has emerged as a leading forum for the confluence of thought leaders in technology, sciences and business working on deploying technology – intensive solutions for contemporary challenges. ITC-2016 is being organized by the Foundation for Educational Excellence (FEE), The Institution of Engineers (India), National Design and Research Foundation (NDRF), Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Indian Institution of Production Engineers (IIPE) and other professional associations actively involved with technology promotion and application.