IEEE Student Joint Chapter of Power Electronics Society and Industrial Electronics Society, Department of Electrical organized a one-day technical product exposition EMPOWER-2023 on 27th February 2023 for students of all the Engineering Branches of the college.
This event’s aim was to actively engage industries with graduating students and inform them of the most recent advancements in engineering products and technologies. An effort is made to close the knowledge gap between academia and activities of the company. In this one-day event, industry professionals gave a brief presentation on their technological trends and products. The students had a great chance to speak with one-on-one and get answers to their questions from professionals in the field. The event was also comprised of technical quiz and rapid-fire rounds for students to show case their technical knowledge.
In this event, state-of-the-art technology-based goods were displayed from five industries, including Schneider Electric, D. V. Associates, Baaz Bikes from New Delhi, Goenka Switchgear Pvt. Ltd., and Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd. This event featured student delegates from many branches. The function was greatly valued. Following are the glimpses of the event.
Team EMPOWER and Electrical Engineering department of Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering and Management organized unique two day mega event, technical exposition, EMPOWER-2018 on 17th and 18th February 2018 for students of Electrical Engineering in Central India.
The theme of this event is to have active engagement of industries of international and national repute with graduating students and make them aware of the latest developments in engineering products & technologies. Effort is made to bridge the gap between academics and the practices followed in industries. In this two day event, industry personals explained their technology trends & products to a small group of 25 students for one hour. The students got excellent opportunity to interact one-to-one and got their queries answered from the industry experts.
The program was inaugurated by Mr. Shashikant Chaudhary, Co-Founder Nagpur Angels and Ex-Managing Director Global Logic India Pvt. Ltd. He was accompanied by General Secretary Shri Govindlal Agarwal, Secretary Shri Rajendra Purohit, Principal Dr.R.S. Pande and Prof.V.T. Barhate, HOD Electrical.
Mr. Shahsikant Chaudhary delivered expert lecture on “Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Yong Engineers”. He enlightened the students with his experience and motivated the student to be an entrepreneur. All the dignitaries visited all the exhibition Halls and appreciated the efforts made by RCOEM in the area of Student-Industry interaction.
Around 70 Engineers from 22 industries, namely Crompton Electrics, Socomec, Brisk Electronics, Schneider Electric, Ashlok Earthing, Contact EAPL, L&T switchgears, KEI Cables, Excel Earthing, Hikvision, Cabletronic, Elesun Systems, Siemens, HAGER Electrotech, Mahindra Electric, Highrise Transformer , Sreeja Engineering Services, Greaves Cotton, D.V.Associates, HIGHRISE Transformers, WESTERN Engineers, Flinn Energy exhibited state of art technology based products in this event. Student delegates from about 17 institutes participated in this event. Function was attended by faculty from various educational institutes, Industries consultants & contractors and highly appreciated.
On day 2, a special event on “Fire Safety” was organised under EMPOWER. This event was conducted by the fire engineers from Fire Engineering College, Nagpur. In this event they demonstrated the different ways to extinguish the fire at household and also allowed the students to experience this ways. This program was appreciated by the students and company representatives.
Prof. Jayant Joshi, Prof.N.M. Deshkar, Prof. Uday Mujumdar along with Prof. Gaurav Goyal, Prof (Mrs) .S.H.Deshmukh, Prof (Mrs).S.C.Rangari, Prof (Mrs)P.A.Salodkar, Prof (Mrs)P.V. Kapoor, Prof(Mrs)V.A.Huchche, Prof Pankaj Sawarkar, Prof. Ameya Saonerkar, Prof. Piyush Khadke, Prof.Ms. Rupal Agrawal and Prof.Ms. Komal Ambhorkar, Mr.Manoj Kothekar, Mr.Prashant Tiwari, Mr. Abhijeet Sengupta and second year electrical students worked hard to make the event a grand success.
Empower 17-An Innovative Idea for Industry-Student Interaction
On First Day i.e. on 7th January 2017, the program was inaugurated by Mr. Girish Tiwari, Vice President & Head (Electrical Business Group), Larsen & Toubro, Mumbai. He was accompanied by General Secretary Shri Govindlal Agarwal, Principal Dr. R.S. Pande and Prof. V.T. Barhate.
Mr. Girish Tiwari delivered expert lecture on “Transforming from academics to field environment”. He enlightened over 300 student delegates on the qualities desired by the industries while recruitment and thereafter to become a successful professional. Students were advised to focus on BASICS of engineering knowledge and clarity of communication while appearing for interviews. While in profession, he advised to maintain time scheduling, dependability, not to change the companies frequently and not to leave the job for the sake of money. On second day, Mr. Swapnil Joshi, Regional manager, Infrastructure & Green Initiative, Infosys limited Pune along with Secretary, RCOEM, Mr. Rajendra Purohit and Principal Dr. Rajesh Pande visited all the Exhibition Halls and appreciated the efforts made by RCOEM in the area of Student-Industry interaction. Mr. Swapnil Joshi delivered expert lecture on “Green Building & Smart Cities”. He shared his vast experience in the development of some of the finest green buildings and campus in India.
Prof. Jayant Joshi explained the theme and importance of EMPOWER to the gathering. Prof. N.M. Deshkar proposed the Vote of thanks. Prof. Jayant Joshi, Prof. N.M. Deshkar, Prof. Uday Mujumdar along with Prof. Gaurav Goyal, Prof (Mrs). S.H. Deshmukh, Prof.(Mrs). P.V. Kapoor, Prof(Mrs). S. C. Rangari, Prof (Mrs) P. A. Salodkar, Prof (Mrs) S. V. Umredkar, Prof (Mrs) V. A. Huchche, Prof Pankaj Sawarkar, Mr. Manoj Kothekar, Mr. Prashant Tiwari and second year electrical students worked hard to make the event a grand success.
The third and final year Electrical Engineering students from the following engineering colleges participated in the event.
|Shri Ramdeobaba College of Engineering & Management
|Government Engineering College, Amravati
|Karmaveer Dadasaheb Kannamwar College of Engineering
|St Vincent Pallotti College of Engineering
|J. D. College of Engineering
|Anjuman College of Engineering & Technology
|Yeshwantrao Chavan College of Engineering
|Priyadarshini College of Engineering
|Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar College of Engineering & Research
|Priyadarshini Institute of Engineering & Technology
|S.B. Jain College of Engineering
|Nagpur Institute of Technology
|Rajiv Gandhi College of Engineering & Research
LIST OF INDUSTRIES IN EMPOWER-17
|Larsen & Toubro Ltd (Electrical Business Group)
|LV Switchgear & Control gear
|Moulded Case Circuit Breakers, Air Circuit Breakers (C-power & U power Omega., Power, Control & capacitor duty Contactors, DOL & Star-Delta Starters, Power Quality Solutions-Capacitors, Thyrister switching module, harmonic reactor, cap duty contactors, overload relays.
|Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals Ltd
|LED high-bay luminaires, floodlights, street lights, down lighters, panels, mirror optic, tube lights/ bulbs; Metal halide high-bay, sodium vapour streetlight, metal halide flood lights.
|Hager Electro Pvt Ltd
|LV Protective Devices
|Miniature Circuit Breakers, Distribution Boards, RCCB, Over Voltage Relay, MCCB, Changeover Switches, Testing Kits
|Digital Ammeters, volt meters, energy meters, multi-function meters, clamp meters, Current Transformers, insulation testers, power clamps, power supply.
|KEI Industries Ltd
|Wires & Cables
|House Wires, LT Power & Control Cables, HV & EHV Cables, Cable Termination Kits
|Coaltech Automation & Mitsubishi Electric
|Mitsubishi PLCs, Application Demo Kits
|Powerica Ltd & Cummins
|Special Demo Van of DG Set brought to Nagpur from Mumbai.
|Instrument Sales Corporation
|Earthing & Lightening
|Maintenance free earth electrodes, earthing compound, early streamer type lightening arrester
|V. V. Associates
|Solar panels, Grid connected Inverters, solar pump.
|High Rise Transformers
|Power & Distribution Transformer
|100 kVA, 11 kV/433 V Transformer, Buchholz relay, Oil & Winding Temperature indicators
|Precision measuring & data storage equipment
|Digital Storage Oscilloscopes, Precision Power meters, Calibrators
|Motor Control Center, Power Control Center, Aluminium/ Copper Busbars, Insulators, Feeder Box.
|D. V. Associates
|Sensors, Transducers, Mini-PLC automation.
|T K Ghosh Group
|Overhead Line Accessories
|11 & 33 kV Disc /Post Insulators/Pin insulators, AB Switch, Rotary Isolators, Dropout & Horn Gap Fuse, ACSR & AAC Conductors
|Stride Automation and L&T (Electrical & Automation)
|Electric Drives & Automation
|Variable frequency drive 45 kW, 3kW; HMI, Wireless router, Power Harmonic Analyser, Demo kits in Electric Drives, Automation & remote control.
|11 kV Switchgear
|11 kV load-break switch.