The ICI Student Chapter, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, have been actively organizing events such as technical talks, seminars, workshops, social, communal events and other social outreach projects in the academic year 2018-1019.The contributions of ICI Student Chapter, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, for the betterment of society through the means of technology outreach has been recognized in the Concrete Day Celebrations and awarded the best ICI Student Chapter award for the same. The ICI Student Chapter, SRMIST has previously secured the Best Student Chapter at national level for the year 2016-2017.
The event was organized by Indian Concrete Institute (Chennai Center) and UltraTech Cement Limited on 17th of September 2019 at Hotel Green Park, Vadapalani, Chennai. The program started with a warm welcome note from the chairperson of ICI (CC) Dr. Radhakrishna G. Pillai, Professor, IITM which was followed by the most awaited lecture of the event, the “Recycled C&D Waste materials in Construction” was delivered by Dr. Chrisian J. Engelsen, Sr. Scientist, SINTEF Community (Infrastructure and Materials) Norway. On this concrete day celebrations ceremony, the award for the Best Outstanding ICI (CC) Student Chapter was given to SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur. The award was received by Dr. K. Gunasekaran Professor, Dr.P.R. Kannan Rajkumar Associate Professor, Mr. Ganapathy Ramasamy N. Assistant Professor, Ms. C. Pavithra . Assistant Professor, M. Aravind, R. Rohit Raman, Upasna Reddy, Avantika Bais and G. Pennarasi, representing the faculty and students of SRM IST.