Taking a step towards the accomplishment of the vision of the institute to produce industry fit engineers, department of Civil Engineering organized a seminar on Project Planning and Management using ORACLE PRIMAVERA Software. As per the directions of the Principal of the college Maj. Gen. (Dr) G.S. Lamba (VSM), to equip the students of the Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering college with the knowledge of latest software tools being used in the industry during the execution of big infrastructure projects, a team of project management professionals from the Synergy school of Business Skills, Chennai interacted with the pre-final and final year students of the institute.Program started with the introduction to the key speaker, S. Sudha (National Manager – Synergy school of Business Skills, Chennai) by Prof. Narinderpal Singh Deo (head, department of civil engineering).During her address to the students, S. Sudha made the students aware about the concept and need of the project management skills to complete any project within the deadline. She said that, with the increase in competition in the industry, it is imperative for all competitors to keep on introducing new and improved products in the market more frequently for retaining their customer share. Such outcome is not possible without the help of project planning and management tools. She further said that PRIMAVEAR by ORACLE is the only project management software available in the market today which can work with cloud computing technology. She said India needs 4 lac project management professionals every year till 2021 to provide the skilled manpower for Government of India initiatives like Digital India, Smart city projects etc. Mr. Chirag Garg (Regional Business Development Manager – Synergy school of Business Skills, New Delhi) and Er. Jasmeet Singh (Centre manager – Synergy school of Business Skills, Sector 34 Chandigarh) also interacted with the students and made them aware about fast growth opportunities for project management professionals. Seminar closed with the vote of thanks by Prof. Narinderpal Singh Deo followed by presentation of
memento to key speaker S Sudha by Dr. Jaspreet Singh Oberoi (Head, training and placement department). Dr. Lakhwinder Singh (Dean Academics), Dr. APS Sethi (Dean, Student affairs), Dr. Lakhvir Singh (Head, MechEnggDeptt.) and Dr. Gursevak Singh Brar(Head, ElectricalEnggDeptt.)also participated

in the seminar.