The Department of Civil Engineering of CARE College of Engineering, Trichy organized the inaugural of
the IGS (Indian Geotechnical Society) Student Chapter on 11th March 2023. The Principal of the college
presided over the function and the office bearers of the student chapter were introduced. The chief
guest for the event was the Founder Chairman of IGS Trichy Chapter, Dr. K. Muthukkumaran, Professor –
Office Bearers Introduction:
The office bearers of the IGS Student Chapter were introduced during the event. The identified members
were V. Kaviya as President, M. Muthuram as Vice President, M. Sudharsan as Secretary, V.Sneha as Joint
Secretary. Upon the introduction of the office bearers, the chief guest handed over the IGS Student
Chapter certificate to the principal along with the HOD and office bearers. The Principal of the college
congratulated the office bearers and encouraged them to work towards the betterment of the society
through their initiatives.
Chief Guest Lecture:
The chief guest for the event, Dr. K.Muthukkumaran, delivered a lecture on the role of geotechnics in
Infrastructure Development. He highlighted the importance of geotechnical engineering in the design
and construction of civil engineering structures. He also talked about the challenges faced by
geotechnical engineers in the field and how they could be overcome.
Dr. K.Muthukkumaran emphasized the need for geotechnical engineers to be up-to-date with the latest
developments in the field and to constantly improve their knowledge and skills. He also spoke about the
various career opportunities available in the field of geotechnics and encouraged the students to pursue
higher studies in the field.
The inaugural function of the IGS Student Chapter at CARE College of Engineering was a success. The
event provided a platform for the students to learn about the role of geotechnics in civil engineering and
the various career opportunities available in the field. The students were inspired to organize many
events in collaboration with IGS Trichy and to work towards the betterment of the society through their