MESA is Mechanical Engineering Students Association which is coordinated by students voluntarily. Every semester MESA organizes many activities related to student’s development and welfare. Activities conducted this semester were as follows,
On 15thJuly 2016, Mechanical department of textile and engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji organized a workshop on Youth skill day. During the workshop students were taught skills such as how to tie a tie knot, team working and time management. Prof. S.A. Soundattikar delivered lecture on team work, Prof. Dr. V.R. Naik and Prof. D.A. Chougale addressed on time management and Prof. Rathod impart training on tie knot. The response of students wasoverwhelming.
Mechanical Engineering Students Association – MESA organized Teachers Day & Engineers Day on 26thSept. 2016 in Mechanical Engineering Dept. In the same event, Fresher’s Welcome function was also organized. The Chief Guest for the program was Mr.Ikhlas Patel, Director, Adroit Engineers Kolhapur, who happens to be Senior Alumnus. The program started by worshiping Dr. SarvapalliRadhakrishnan and Dr. M. Visveswaraya photo. On this occasion, students honored the professors in the department by offering flowers. They also expressed their gratitude towards the teachers and also felicitated the class toppers. Mr. Patel shared his experiences and role of alumni for development of department and institute. At the event HOD, Dr. V.R. Naik addressed students and offered best wishes. The program was coordinated by MESA student coordinators and Prof. D.A.Chougale.
DKTE-ISHRAE Student Chapter:
The DKTE-ISHRAE (Textile & Engineering Institute, Ichalkaranji and Indian Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) Student Chapter was inaugurated on Monday, 03rd October, 2016 at Mechanical Engineering Department of the Institute. Mr. Bhingarde, President, ISHRAE Kolhapur-Sangli Sub Chapter discussed the significance and benefits of the chapter to the students. He also guided the students from the view point of job opportunity through the ISHRAE activity‘JobJunction’in the field of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning. Expert lecture was delivered by Mr. Sanjay Ranade. The Charter Certificate was handed over to the office bearers of DKTE-ISHRAE chapter. The office bearers of the chapter are: Mr. DnyaneshwarJadhav (President), Mr. Shubham Bodhale (Vice President), Mr. Rahul Hukkeri (Treasurer) & Mr. SuhasJadhav (Secretary). The activity was co-ordinated by Prof. A. D. Patil.
Mechanical Engineering Department - Silver Jubilee Celebration(1992 - 2017)
The Department of Mechanical Engineering has been the spirit of this Premier Institution. This Department is the Alma mater of several Technocrats and Researchers in India and Abroad. The Silver Jubilee celebrations were started on 28th July, 2017 with the inaugural function at the auspicious hands of Hon’bleShri.K.B.Awade, Chairman of DKTES..Dignitaries who were present on this occasion includes, Shri. Prakash Awade, Vice-Chairman , Dr. Sou. S. U. AwadeHon.Secretary, Mr. R.V. Ketkar Treasurer, Trustees Mr.AshokSoundattikar, Mr. S.D.Patil and Adv.S.M.Kulkarni. Dr.P.V.Kadole Director of D.K.T.E, Dr.V.R.Naik H.O.D. Mechanical Department, all Teaching and Supporting Faculties and Students were present for this Ceremony.
Many events have been planned to celebrate Silver Jubilee of the department.
Engineers’ Day Celebration & Silver Jubilee Monument was inauguration
On this auspicious occasion of Engineers’ Day, a Silver Jubilee Monument was inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Muller, Senior Expert Services, Germany and Director of our Institute Dr. P.V. Kadole. As a part of Silver Jubilee of Department of Mechanical Engineering, a Monument contest was organized in the department. Overwhelming response to this context was received from students. The best monument design was selected for installation.
“Silver Jubilee Celebration Mechanical Monument Competition”
As a part of Silver Jubilee of Department of Mechanical Engineering, a Mechanical Monument Designing Competition was organized in the Department. Overwhelming response to this competition was received from students. The designs for monument were evaluated based on concept, creativity and practical relevance. The First Prize was bagged by S.Y B.Tech. Mechanical students namely, Mr. ShubhamBanne, Mr.SarangLokhande&Mr.SwapnilSangar. •Second Prize Winner students were Miss ShrutiPardeshi, Miss Aishwarya Mahajan & Miss RevatiTodkar, from S.Y.B.Tech Mechanical. •Third Prize Winners were from T.E. Mechanical namely Mr.ShubhamPatil, Mr.NishantSangave, Mr.TirthrajPatil& Mr. SushantPatil. The first winner monument design was selected for installation. This competition was coordinated by Prof. U.S.Bongarde and Prof. R.D,Patil under the guidance of Head of the Mechanical Department Prof. (Dr.) V. R. Naik.
Engineers’ Day was celebrated in the Department of Mechanical Engineering on 15th Sept 2017. As a tradition, photo of Vishweshwaraya was worshiped at the hands of Alumnus Mr. TusharSultanpure. During his interaction with students, he elaborated the skills needed for the engineering graduates, for having better employability. He also motivated students for Entrepreneurship.
The National Level ‘Go-Kart’ Contest is scheduled in the month of October 2017 at Bhopal. Two teams of Mechanical Engineering Department. namely DKTE DRIFTERS and EAGLE ACE are participating in this event. These two teams have designed two Carts, eventually to be participated at GO CART contest @ Bhopal. These cards were worshiped and inaugurated at the hands of Mr. Muller, Senior Expert Services, Germany. Mr. Muller appreciated the efforts taken by the students for such contest.
TECH-QUIZ, Technical Event conducted by Mechanical Department
As a part of Silver Jubilee Celebrations, Mechanical Engineering Department (Student Chapter of ‘The Institution of Engineers (India)’ - SE/416115/TEI/MC), organized an event entitled “Tech-Quiz” held on 27th January 2018. This event consisted of three stages, namely Gear up, Quick Buzzer and Rapid Fire round. Total 22 students participated in this event. In first round 50 MCQ type questions were given to the participants that were required to be solved within 45 minutes. The questions were based on S.Y. B.Tech First semester subjects. For the second and third round technical questions were asked for the participants and they were require answering correctly, and based on the answers given by participants evaluation was done by judges. Top three scorer participants were declared as winner for this event. The objective of this event was to improve technical knowledge and self evaluation of students. This event was successfully co – ordinated by Prof. M. R. Rawal, , Prof R. R. Kolhapure, Prof.R. Balwan, Prof. B. B. Kabnure and Prof R. D. Patil. The event was judged by Prof. Dr. V. D. Shinde and Prof. V. A. Kamble from Mechanical Engineering Department. The winners of this event are, 1. NetrajSurnis (Winner), 2. Swapnil Mali (First Runner up), 3. SohelMujawar(Second Runner up)