Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology, (department of civil) Mysore, organized a one day Faculty Development Program - “MTech (CADS) 2014- Scheme” on October 31st 2014 sponsored by Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum.
The program was declared open at 10.30 am by Principal Dr. M Ravishankar.
About 30 Faculty members and resource persons from MCE, Hassan, UBDT College of Engineering, Davangere, Sahyadri Engineering College, Mangalore, Srividya Engineering College, Tumkur, SJBIT, Bengaluru and host institute offering MTech (CADS) participated in the FDP.
Dr. M.N. Shesha Prakash, Head of Civil Engineering briefed the delegates about the modalities of the faculty development program and hoped that it would create a common platform for all the faculty members handling M.Tech (CADS), affiliated to VTU, irrespective of the institution offering the PG Course. Further he said that it would evolve sharing of materials, teaching methodologies, creating a question bank and evolution and enlisting of lab experiments.
Dr. Ananthan H enumerated the changes in the new syllabus – for M.Tech CADS-2014. He explained tSSShe reasons for the changes in subjects- Addition and deletion and sought opinion of the faculty handling the classes.