K. Nagendra Prasad, professor of civil engineering in SV University has been elected chairman for the Tirupati local centre of The Institution of Engineers India (TIEI) for two years. A. Narasimha Murthy, TTD's Deputy Executive Engineer is the honorary secretary. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Prasad said the centre, apart from holding seminars for the benefit of engineers, would be available for counsel on all ‘engineering challenges'. -Staff Reporter