By Shravani Dash
“The road to success is always under construction”. With this rightly said dictum this year, the Sthapna 2k17 was seen in a grander avatar.
The second edition of Sthapna, the annual technical fest of civil engineering department was all set to embark on its two-day journey on 25th & 26th of January. This year it saw a huge participation from institutions all across the state. Since its initiation in 2016, Sthapna has conquered a huge success in the field of engineering and corporate sector, and has grown as the largest Civil Engineering Technical Fest of Western Odisha. The event was inaugurated on 25th of Jan at 3:00pm by our honourable vice chancellor Dr E Saibaba Reddy and other dignitaries by lighting the holy lamp. Sthapna 2.0(Reloaded) offered a diverse range of competitions, workshops and guest lectures including the prestigious Arjun Bhuiyan Award with a cash prize of Rs.15,000 being awarded to the meritorious students. Soon after it was followed up by prelims and finals of Catechize-The Quizzing Event, where students brainstormed their knowledge of structures and architectures.The second day saw events like Bridgart, Dexterity, Civiotix, Vellum manifesto and Exempler where students command of the respective fields were put to test. The sole objective of Sthapna was to promote and encourage ideas and innovation in the field of Civil Engineering. The event ended on a jolly note with the prizes distributed to the winners followed by the vote of thanks.