All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India &Engineering Council of India (ECI), the apex Engineering Body of India are jointly holding a competition “AICTE-ECI Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards” for the students of AICTE approved Degree & Diploma level technical institutions.
All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) is a statutory body established by an Act of Parliament with a view to proper planning and co-ordinated development of the Technical Education system throughout the country, the promotion of qualitative improvement of such education in relation to planned quantitative growth and the regulation and proper maintenance of norms and standards in the technical education system and for matters connected therewith.
ECI is registered as a Not–for-profit Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 and is the prime institution to standardize and harmonize, in various major engineering disciplines, professional practices in India and competency standards of practicing professionals with their counterparts in other member countries of WTO. Its members include all major Councils & Bodies of each stream of Engineering.
The ‘AICTE-ECI Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards’ are inspired by the spirit of engineering and creation patronized by Lord Vishwakarma, the ruling deity of construction practices in India. At the ‘AICTE-ECI Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards’, the innovations and achievements of individuals and institutions/ organizations shall be recognized and applauded. These awards are an embodiment of encouraging truly successful efforts that have made a mark on the industry or the society in terms of delivering better outputs & processes and creating higher benchmarks for the industry / society to help in nation building. The ‘AICTE-ECI Chhatra Vishwakarma Awards’ are an epitome for motivating individuals and institutions/ organizations to raise their performance in their specific domains leading to significant contribution towards the growth & development of the nation. Applications shall be short listed based on their conformity to the guidelines issued by AICTE &ECI and information furnished by nominees for specific categories. The recipients will be finalised based on the scrutiny of the applications by the jury & practical demonstrations by the contestants.