FPSI National Council organized Fluid Power Professionals’ Day on Tuesday, 19th June 2018 to celebrate the birthday of Blaize Pascal (Father of Fluid Power) at Prof. MRD. Auditorium, PES University, 100 Feet Ring Road, Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bengaluru – 560084. Over 80 delegates including Industry stalwarts and multitude of FPSI members attended this programme.
Mr. Desikan R – Managing Director, Hydroline Product Ltd honoured with Pascal Award for his outstanding and sustained contribution to the spread of Fluid Power Technology in India.
Also Dr. S. Karunanidhi – Director, RCI Hyderabad was the Chief Guest for the event and delivered the keynote address.
In this occasion FPSI conducted a competition in which students submitted an exciting fluid power projects undertaken by FPSI Student Chapter’s. Students of 6th, 7th & 8th Semester from various Engineering Colleges submitted over 10 various Short Term Projects.
The Shortlisted project were;
- Non-contact Pneumatic type Wall Climbing Robot by PES University, Bengaluru
- Design And Development Of Automatic Solar Powered Digging, Seed Sowing And Dripping Machine by JSS Academy for Technical Education, Bengaluru
- Design And Development Of Unmanned Chemical Spraying Rover For Agriculture Application by JSS Academy for Technical Education, Bengaluru
- Design & fabrication of patient lift and shift system – NMAM Institute of Technology, Udupi
The projects were screened by panel of jury members including Dr. Karunanidhi S (Director RCI Hyderabad), Dr. Singaperumal M (Professor) and Mr. Yoganarasimha M.S (Technical Committee – Student Interaction)
The best project was awarded to NMAMIT College for the work on “Design & Fabrication of Patient Lift and Shift System” and PES University for thier work on "" Non-contact Pneumatic type wall climbing Robot" that won them a Trophy and Cash prize.