Engineer’s Award 2018 were held
on April 4, 2018 at Mirza Ghalib Chamber, SCOPE Complex, New Delhi.
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