The Department of Civil Engineering, College of Engineering Trivandrum, is hosting a three-day technical festival called `Srishti' from Friday. The Department of Civil Engineering, established in 1939, is the only civil department in the State that has been accredited with an A5 grade by the AAICTE. This event is meant exclusively for civil and architecture students. In addition to various competitions, talks by eminent personalities also form a part of Srishti '06.
A state-of-the-art technical exhibition on GPS and GIS, and Vizhinjam International Transhipment Terminal and various other development activities of the capital city is another attraction of Srishti '06. The event also features models by students of the Department of Civil Engineering, CET and Central Polytechnic, Vattiyoorkavu. For the first time in the history of the department, the labs will be open to the public.DEEPAK BENNY