Eminent Engineer’s Award 2018 were held on April 4, 2018 at Mirza Ghalib Chamber, SCOPE Complex, New Delhi.
Dr. Bibek Debroy, Chairman, Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister, & Member, Niti Aayog was the chief guest of the programme. The programme was successful and was well attended. The Awards, Jury were represented by Dr. Kirit Parikh, Chairman Integrated Research and Action for Development (IRADe) and former Member, Planning Commission and Dr. D.V. Kapur, Founder Chairman of NTPC. ‘Eminent Engineer’ awards was conferred on Prof. J. B. Joshi in the Research/Consultancy category and Shri Nanadan Nilekani for the industry category.
One new award Chairman ECI's Award was introduced from this year which were conferred on 1. Dr. K Sivan, Chairman, ISRO, Secretary, DOS, for achievements in the Space Sector, 2. Lt. Gen Suresh Sharma, AVSM, Engineer-in Chief, Senior Colonel Commandant, The Corps of Engineers, for achievements in the Defence Sector 3. Shri T. Suvarna Raju, CMD, HAL and 4. R Adm. Shekhar Mital, NM, IN (Retd.), CMD, GOA Shipyard Limited, both for achievements in the Industry Sector.