79th Annual Session of Indian Roads Congress during 22 to 25 Nov 2018 in Nagpur

79th Annual Session of Indian Roads Congress during 22 to 25 Nov 2018 in Nagpur

Nagpur : Public Works Department would be hosting the 79th Annual Session of Indian Roads Congress during 22 to 25 Nov 2018 at Divisional Sports Complex, Mankapur, Nagpur. This would be the fourth time that city of oranges would be hosting this prestigious session.

Earlier this session as held during year 1984, 1997 and 2010. Indian Roads Congress (IRC) is the premier technical body of Highway Engineers in the country. The IRC was set up with the objective of Road Development in the country. It organizes the Annual Session every year. Public Works department of Various states organizes such sessions. Last year the conference was hosted by Public Works department of Karnataka at Banglore.

Scientific studies and research related to roads and infra are showcased in this session. These studies help decide the parameters related to roads constructions in the country During the entire 4 day schedule of 22nd to 25′ Nov 2018, 22nd Nov would mark the inauguration of technical sessions On the 1″ day IIT students would showcase their research papers in various sessions.

Similarly Scientist in Roads Development sector and Construction entrepreneurs would also present technical research papers Also they would provide relevant guidance. The formal inauguration of the Convention will be held in the presence of Maharashtra Chief Minister Shri. Devendra Fadnavis and Public Works Minister Shri. Chandrakant Dada Patil on Friday, 23rd November.

The Ministers of Public Works of all states across country will be present at this conference. Union Transport Minister Shri Nitin Gadkari would address at this conference. The various technical sessions would be organized on Saturday, 24th November and the Session concludes on Sunday, November 25.

At this time special emphasis has been given to the people’s participation in the convention, and the stalls at just Rs 100 will be made available to the organizations operating in the areas of roads safety awareness. Apart from this, various public events are being conducted by the Public Works Department.

The IRC-Yuva Session was also organized along with poster making, painting, slogan competitions. If the engineering students also want to submit their findings in this conference, the stall will be available at a cost of Rs 100 only. Apart from this, technical exhibition will be open for general public. The Indian Road Congress, which stretched for the span of entire four-day, will witness participation of around 3,000 scientific engineers and road development experts from across the country and abroad. Various Committees has been constituted for the purpose of the conference and the Chief Engineer, Public Works Department, Shri. Ulhas Debadwar is the chairman of the organizing committee and the Superintending Engineer of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sakak Yojna Shri. Ramesh Hotwani is the organizing secretary (local) for Indian Road Congress 79th Annual Session. Preparations for the IRC are going on war front.

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