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IEI Qatar calls for infrastructure monitoring

IEI Qatar calls for infrastructure monitoring

Tribune News Network
Doha
The Institution of Engineers (India) Qatar Chapter (IEI Qatar) organised a seminar on ‘Why Do Our Critical Infrastructure Systems Need Health Monitoring’ recently.
In his presentation, guest speaker Dr Siddhartha Ghosh, a professor of Civil Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology, shared his views on the theme and explained the critical infrastructure systems (CIS), particularly the civil infrastructure systems such as housing, roadways, water supply, and other transportation networks, form the backbone of any community.
He stressed that smooth functioning of critical infrastructure systems at their required capacity is an essential condition for the sustenance and growth of (urban) human habitats.
As many as 80 participants who are mainly engineers, designers, consultants, managers and administrators attended the event.
He appealed to all participants to focus on small things initially and come forward to provide economic engineering solutions for the betterment of society.
Honourary Chairman AbdulSathar welcomed the gathering and stated the importance of the seminar.
He said the Institution of the Engineers (India) Qatar chapter was established in July 1991 for the benefit of its members residing and practicing engineering profession in Qatar.
He said, “The chapter has now become the most active and resourceful overseas chapter of the Institution of Engineers. He also spoke about the active role the Qatar Chapter is playing in the professional development of its member engineers, outlining the forthcoming programme.”
Since its inception, the Qatar Chapter of the Institution of Engineers (India) chapter has been rendering excellent professional services to the engineering community of Qatar in consistent to the objective of the Institution uninterruptedly for last 28 years.

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