Engineers undergoing trg in construction practices

ITANAGAR, Aug 22: Engineers of the Arunachal Pradesh public works department (PWD) are attending a training programme on ‘Multi-hazard construction practices’ at the CSIR’s Central Building Research Institute (CBRI) in Roorkee, Uttarakhand, which started on 19 August.
Sixty-one engineers of the department, led by SE P Dorjee and team manager Tumken Ete (EE, Planning) are attending the training, which will conclude on Friday.
Earlier, 35 PWD engineers from the state were trained at the same institute from 5-9 August. Prior to that, a batch of PWD engineers had been trained at the NERIST, Nirjuli, from 29 June to 14 July, on the topic of ‘Quality control and mix design of concrete’.
The training course has been specifically designed for the officers of Arunachal Pradesh by the CSIR-CBRI, at the request of the SID&P chief engineer, Itanagar.
PWD officials informed that the training programmes are being conducted to raise the standards of the department and to “achieve its goal of becoming the most efficient engineering department in the state.”
PWD engineers, right from JEs to SEs, are attending the training programmes.