Valedictory Ceremony of School Level FDP-2021 by KIIT School of Civil Engineering
The five-day long school level FDP -2021 organized by KIIT School of Civil Engineering, from 21-25 June 2021 concluded with the Valedictory Ceremony on 26th June 2021.
Speaking at the valedictory event, Prof. (Dr.) Sanjib Moulick, Dean, School of Civil Engineering welcomed and thanked the faculty members cum participants from KIIT and outside institutions along with external and internal resource persons for their active involvement throughout the FDP. He also briefed about the 5-day program and thanked Dr. Achyuta Samanta, Founder, KIIT & KISS along with the KIIT management for their whole hearted support to the virtual FDP-2021.
In his address, Senior Professor Dr. B. Das elaborately explained the importance of such programs for faculty members and also recommended that rather than annually, such sessions could be held twice a year. He also appreciated the efforts of every person who helped make this program a success. Prof. (Dr.) B.G. Mohapatra, Director, Consultancy services also conveyed his regards to the participants and resource persons, highlighting that the patience and energy of the resource persons were unmatchable.
Previously, Prof. Sananda Sarkar, Overall Coordinator of School level FDP-21 welcomed everyone and presented the details of the FDP program through screenshots and ppt. She talked about the immense interest shown by participants throughout the program. Dr. Malaya Mohanty, Coordinator – SPSS training addressed the audience by conveying his gratitude to all present and those who attended the SPSS sessions. He talked in brief about the sessions and resource persons along with sharing his own experiences over the course of 3 days.
Dr. P.K. Swain, external resource person, SPSS, and Assistant Professor, Utkal University thanked the KIIT and Civil Engineering management for the opportunity and promised to be available for SPSS or statistical teaching sessions, both online and physical mode in future too. Prof. Sunny Jaiswal, Coordinator – FEAST, introduced all the external resource persons for FEAST sessions.
Shri Aniket Bhelsaikar SVR InfoTech, Pune one of the resource persons appreciated the active participation of faculty members and conveyed his gratitude to KIIT School of Engineering for the opportunity. Dr. D.K. Bera, Associate Dean, T&P briefly talked about the 2-day ECADD Survey sessions and its positive outputs that shall help faculty members in their research.
Thereafter, the participants were asked to give their feedback regarding the program. Dr. B. Paikaray, Prof. I. Mohanty, Dr. P.C. Saha, Prof. Krishna Prakash and Prof. Ranjan Kumar Behera gave an overwhelming feedback to the FDP program, thereby thanking the management for coordinating the event so smoothly. Finally, Dr. K.P. Samal proposed the vote of thanks for the valedictory program. Around 45 participants attended the program.