The ISHRAE official induction program of Student’s Council at Padre Conceicao College of Engineering (PCCE), Verna - Goa was successfully held on the 4th of October 2018. ISHRAE stands for Indian Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-conditioning Engineers. The chapter was first installed in PCCE in the year 2005. The honorable dignitaries of the function were Mr. Manoj Pandey (President of ISHRAE Goa Chapter) as the Chief Guest, Mr. Nirmal Sanzgiri (Process Freelancer) as the Guest of honor, Mr. Anish Souza (Proprietor, Sun 360) as the keynote speaker, Mr. Sunil Shetye (Students Chair ISHRAE Goa chapter), our principal, Dr. Mahesh Parappagoudar and our HOD, Prof. Joe Kurian. The assembled spectators were the student members of ISHRAE.
The program commenced with a welcome speech given by the Principal of our college wherein, he encouraged the students to be part of such national level professional bodies. It was followed by an address by the Head of the Department, Prof. Joe Kurian. He advised the students to enquire basic fundamental questions so that they learn the concepts with thorough knowledge. Post that, the installation of student’s council took place, wherein the representatives took an oath for their respective posts.
Mr. Sunil Shetye Students Chair ISHRAE Goa Chapter wished the new Council members all success for their tenure, encouraging them to conduct more activities under ISHRAE banner. The Guest of honor for the function Mr. Nirmal Sanzgiri spoke about the development of engineering aptitude in students. He also expressed his support towards any kind of help needed to students in attaining knowledge and experience on HVAC. The formal session was followed by an expect talk given by Mr. Anish Souza on the topic “Solar Powered Heat Pumps”. Mr. Anish Souza also spoke about “Power conservation” and its benefits for the society. Prof Mohnish Borker, faculty coordinator for ISHRAE PCCE Chapter, gave the vote of thanks to the dignitaries. Lastly mementos were presented to the dignitaries. The program was concluded by singing the National Anthem.