Alumni Talk at KIIT School of Mechanical Engineering
KIIT School of Mechanical Engineering conducted their fifth talk under the ‘Alumni Talk Series’ on 2nd May 2022 in collaboration with the KIIT Alumni Association. The speaker at this interactive webinar was Mr. Shashank Singh, Founder & Director, GRAM Association, Jharkhand. Mr. Shashank Singh, an alumnus of 2013 batch the School, also worked as Program Coordinator, Barefoot College, Rajasthan; Harvesting The Heaven Campaign India; Youth For India Fellow; State Bank of India Foundation; and Quality Engineer, Hero Cycles Limited.
In his talk on “Water conservation and the role of society”, he discussed the role of the society for water conservation. Giving examples from Rajasthan, he explained various methods used for water conservation, particularly in low rainfall areas across the country. He emphasized using surface water rather than deep ground water. He also mentioned how his NGO helps various communities build small dams and dig ponds through crowd funding for water conservation. Expressing gratitude towards KIIT for his success, Mr. Singh praised its alumni connect programme.
Prof. Bharat Chandra Routara, Dean, School of Mechanical Engineering also interacted with students and alumni. The session was coordinated and moderated by Prof. Prakash Ghose, Alumni Coordinator.