University Polytechnic, Uttaranchal University, has a long standing reputation of amalgamating creativity with learning process. The college aims to create highly skilled industry-ready professionals who would be able to bring a positive change in the work standards through their perseverance in innovations. With innovation driven by self motivation the Civil Engineering Department of the college organized an on-the-spot “House Making Competition” on February 19, 2018.
The event witnessed the participation of twelve different groups comprising of a maximum of four students each from all the three years of Diploma. The students were given elaborate guidelines on the scale of the model, materials to be used (thermocol, cardboard, mount board, balsa wood, etc.) and other parameters of judgment by Mr. Rishi Dev Nautiyal (Faculty & Event Coordinator). The senior and junior students worked laboriously in tandem with each other presenting an example of excellent team performance. The students created various excellent models on the concept of modern building design.
Hon’ble Chancellor Shri. Jitender Joshi and Vice Chancellor Prof. (Dr.) N. K. Joshi were present as Chief Guests on the occasion. They took keen interest in the creative work of the students and discussed its various aspects with them during their presentation.
The prizes were distributed by the Chief Guests of the occasion. The First Prize which comprised of medals and a cash prize of Rs.1000 was won by Group Number 09 comprising of Harsh Lodhi, Kuldeep Chauhan, and Abhishek Chauhan. The Second Prize was bagged by the Group Number 10. The students namely Abhishek Aswal, Anshul Kunwar, Manish Rawat, & Adish Kumar received medals and a cash prize of Rs 500. There was a tie for the Third Position between Group Number 02 and 03 who received a cash prize of Rs.250 each along with medals. Dr. S. K. Shah, Principal – University Polytechnic, congratulated all the faculty members of the Civil Engineering Department and the students for their distinguished work and achievement.