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28th March Venue - KR Mangalam University

Student Development Programme on “A Comprehensive Approach – Water Proofing and Repair of Building Structures”

School of Engineering and Technology, K.R.Mangalam University has organized a Student-Faculty Development Programme on “A Comprehensive Approach – Water Proofing and Repair of Building Structures” by Dr. Fixit Institute, Pidilite Industries Limited, Mumbai from 28th to 30th March, through digital mode. The programme was attended by 6 students and 3 faculty members of the Civil Engineering Department coordinated by Ms. Sarah Khan.

The programme was conducted by Mr. Sanjeev B. Yelsangikar (Section Head-Training); Ms. Seema Samshette (Section Head-Training) and Mr. Teertha Pratim Banerjee (Head-Training) associated with Dr. Fixit Institute of Structural Protection and Rehabilitation (DFI-SPR), a Not-for-Profit knowledge center primarily acting as a platform for enhancing the service life of built environment through global sharing of knowledge and practices in the field of Waterproofing, Structural Protection, Repair, and Rehabilitation. The Institute is promoted by Pidilite Industries Limited.

Some of the key points highlighted in the workshop were:

Good Construction Practices

The exercise on the degree of skill, diligence, prudence, and foresight which would reasonably and ordinarily be expected from a skilled and experienced Engineer.

Waterproofing Materials and Practices

Exercise on different waterproofing material and their suitability in different conditions.

Practices to be adopted for using waterproofing material, repair and rehabilitation.

Repair Systems

Repair & Diagnostic Methods for RCC Structures

This type of Student Development Programme will help our students to gain experiential learning, practical knowledge and understand the use of advanced technologies for maintenance and rehabilitation of the structure. This will help the student to prepare themselves better according to the demand of industries.