Department of Mechanical Engineering celebrated Vishwakarma Puja on 17th September, 2020. Lord Vishwakarma is known as the divine Engineer since the Puranic age. As a mark of reverence the Lord Vishwakarma is not only worshiped by the engineering community but also by all other professionals.
According to Hindu mythology Lord Vishwakarma is the builder of the entire Gods’ palaces and the designer of all celestial vehicles and weapons. The occasion was celebrated by organizing a Puja which was performed by Hon’ble Chancellor Shri. Jitender Joshi, Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) D. Pathak, Director UIT Prof. (Dr.) Muneesh Sethi and Head of Mechanical Department, Mr Sanjeev Kumar Joshi in the University workshop along with other faculty members and technical staff. Students also attended the puja through online mode due to pandemic situation. In the end ‘Prasad’ was distributed among the staff. All faculty members were present on the occasion.
Hon’ble Chancellor extended his hearty greetings to the student, faculty members and staff members. He further stated in his message that Lord Vishwakarma blesses those who respect and worship their tools and remain true to their work.
Prof. (Dr.) D. Pathak, Vice Chancellor of the University stated that it’s the time for students and faculty to dedicate themselves to the cause of advancement of technology and gain divine inspiration for creating novel products.