To recognize the excellence of the upcoming engineers in the fields of architecture and civil engineering, SRMB Srijan Ltd has announced Konstrukt Design and Innovation Awards 2016.
It is the first of its kind initiative to encourage the engineering students and will serve as a platform to showcase their skills and talent. The initiative has been conceived and designed by Orion Brand Group also with eminent architects. The Indian Institute of Architects West Bengal Chapter also supported the programme. Various other institutions including IIT Kharagpur, Jadavpur University, IIEST (B.E. College Shibpur) and senior members of Institute of Engineers India (Civil Engg Division, West Bengal are associated with it which is said to be Eastern India’s first design and innovative awards.
Engineering students can participate in seven different categories after completing their projects in the state. The state has been divided in six zones for the participation in KONSTRUCT 2016. They are Kharagpur, Bardhaman, Maldah, Siliguri, Murshidabad and Kolkata. The registration started from February 7, 2016 and the last date of submission of the projects is March 16, 2016. All entries have to go through a preliminary evaluation and 45 best entries are selected for the finals. The zonal finals will be held in between March 26, 2016 and April 6, 2016. The Grand Finale will be on April 9, 2016 in Kolkata. The winners would be awarded with medals and citation during the district events in all the specified zones. The first position holders will get a silver trophy and the second position holder will receive pure silver medals along with certificates. Champion of champion will receive a silver trophy along with a certificate.
Konstruct is unique in comparison to other initiatives in this space as it would be reaching out to the remotest corners of the state - to the sub-divisional areas and different blocks of every district of West Bengal that no other award ceremony has ever done till date. Magnificence of this event is expected to connect over 70 of colleges, 2,000 students and over 5,000 architectural, civil and design industry professionals. The event is supported by The Indian Institute of Architects, West Bengal Chapter in association with Faculty of IIT Kharagpur, Jadavpur University, IIEST (B.E. College Shibpur) and senior members of The Institute of Engineers (Civil Engineering Division, WB). This award will enable the participants to exhibit their innovative architectural masterpieces.
“SRMB is proud to associate with Konstruct. Engineers form backbone of our construction industry and it is high time society started recognising and appreciating the invaluable contribution by the engineers. ‘Konstrukt’ may in future become one of the sought after recognition of our industry,” said Ashish Beriwala, director of SRMB Srijan Limited.