Saturday, February 4, 2023

Workshop on National Building Code held


Jamshedpur: The Institution of Engineers Jamshedpur organized a workshop on the theme ‘Provisions in National Building Code: Basics of Building Design’ on the premises of the institution on Tuesday.

Romesh Karchoo, DGM, Tata Motors was the chief Guest of the inaugural function and Rupam Bandopadhyaya, Delivery Centre Head , Tata Consulting Engineers, jamshedpur was the chief guest for the valedictory function.

SK Verma, jont director, Bureau of Indian Standard, Jamshedpur, Subrata Choudhuri, principal architect and director, M/S Elegant Workplace, Kolkata, chief architect, MN Dastur and Company Private Ltd) and Saikat Manna, Assistant General Manager and Discipline Head, Architecture, Tata Consulting Engineers Lim- ited, Jamshedpur were the main speakers on the day.

Er Amitava Bakshi, FIE, Chairman IEI Jamshedpur Local Centre and Chief Procurement, Tata Steel presided over the function. A large number of persons from Industrial Organizations, Educational Institutions and all Government organizations participated in the workshop.

Amitav Bakshi, Chairman of the Centre, welcomed the chief guest and dignitaries and Rajeev Malhotra honorary secretary
of the centre introduced the chief Guest and Speakers.

Bakshi informed the gathering that since past many years institution of engineers has been organizing this type of workshop, Continuing Education Course, seminars and conventions.

Romesh Karchoo spoke about the theme and address the participants on this subject. He said in modern days
building design is an integration of Civil, Architecture, Mechanical, Electrical and Environmental Engineering. He
emphasized on team effort in engineering of buildings.

He appreciated addition of integrated design aspect in NBC. S K Verma had explained the amendments of NBC and its impact in built up forms and constructional develop- ments in new age in the first session.

The whole workshop has been organized in 3 session Subrata Choudhury delivered his lecture on general awareness of Building design clauses NBC (National Building Code) He emphasized on consideration of safety, building utilities and Services and statutory rules for open spaces in his lecture in session II.

Saikat Manna delivered his lecture in session III on incorporations in NBC regarding sustainable building design and its relation to green building. He has explained the process of design, construction and documentation of Green Buildings.

He emphasized on positive impact of Green Design on the Society atmosphere and nature. In valedictory function chief guest Rupam Bondopadhyay informed the international design process prevailing in the global context and gradual impact of global design process in Indian market.

Then he explained contribution of NBC in sustainable building design. The valedictory function was presided over by Dr. Shalendra Kumar, Senior executive Member of the Institution and Professor, Mechanical Dept. NIT.

The function was well attended by distinguished engineers from different organization like Tata Steel, Tata Motors, JUSCO, The Tinplate Company of India Limited, TCE and faculty and students of NIT.

The function was concluded with vote of thanks by Dr AK Choudhury, Institution Executive members and HoD, Civil Dept. NIT.

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