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  • 1st SME – NITK Annual Convention(6th – 7th Mar, 2020)

President: Dr. K Ram Chandar

Convenor: Prof. Harsha Vardhan

  • 2nd SME – NITK Annual Convention(5th – 6th Mar, 2021)

President: Dr. K Ram Chandar

Convenor: Dr. Sandi Kumar Reddy

  • 3rd SME – NITK Annual Convention(11th – 12th Mar, 2022)

President: Dr. Mangalpady Aruna

Convenor: Dr. Sandi Kumar Reddy

Upcoming Workshops:


Completed Workshops:

  • Two days workshop on "Industrial Safety and Health" sponsored by DST-SERB from 19-20th october, 2022.

  • A two days "Curriculum Audit Workshop" was conducted from 3-4th September, 2022.

  • One week TEQIP-III Workshop on ‘Slope Stability and Stabilization Methods in open pit mines’ organised during 8-12th February, 2021.

  • One week ATAL-AICTE FDP on ‘Planning of Surface Mining Projects’ organised during 23-27 August, 2021.Three days workshop on " Concepts of Operations Analysis and Geo-mechanics for Improved Production and Safety " during 11-13th February 2019.

  • Five days "GIAN" course on "Computer Application and Data analysis in Mining and other Core Industries" during March 12-16, 2018. 
  • Two days workshop on "Minerals Beneficiation" during February 20-21, 2017.
  • Two days workshop on "Recent Trends in Environment, Health, and Safety Management in Mining and other Core Industries" during January27-28,2017.
  • Three day "Technology Exchange Programme on Rock Blasting", September 18-20, 2014
  • “Certificate Course in Mine Surveying” on 1st15th July, 2014
  •  “Certificate Course in Mine Surveying” from30th October- 22nd November 2013.
  • “Certificate Course in Mine Surveying” on 1st27th October, 2012
  • “Certificate  Course inMine Surveying” on 28th May to 23rd June, 2012
  • "Certificate Course in Mine Surveying"20th October to 12th November, 2011
  • "Certificate Course in Mine Surveying" 4th June to July 3rd , 2011
  • "Recent developments in environmental management in mining and other core industries"27th June to  1st July 3rd , 2011
  • “Certificate Course in Mine Surveying” from 20th October to 12th November, 2010.

Expert/Guest Lecture since 2018

  1. Dr. Rameshwar Sah, DGM-R&D and SS, Jindal Steel Limited delivered Guest Lecture entitled “Recent Trends in Steel Industry” on 03.10.2017
  2. Shri Prakash, General Manager HGML delivered expert lecture to students on 29.10.2018.
  3. Shri Jagdeepak Sharma, CEO, UltraEnviro-Systems (P) Ltd., interacted with UG students.  
  4. Shri B. P. Pandey, Vice President, Jindal Steel Limited delivered Guest Lecture entitled “Technological Advancements in Iron Ore Industry” on 21.08.2018
  5. Prof. N. C. Karmakar, Professor, IIT-BHU delivered lectures to students on 31.01.2019.
  6. Prof. Y. P. Chugh, Southern Illinois University, USA, interacted with UG & PhD students on 13.02.2019. 
  7. Shri. Sundar Singh R. (CTO, VIMSON) interacted with III- and IV-year students along with research scholars on topic “Technological Innovation Opportunities in Mining” on 04.11.2019.
  8. Shri. Suryanshu Choudhary, Deputy General Manager, Adani Enterprises, Ahmedabad delivered Guest Lecture on 04.03.2020.
  9. Guest Lecture by Dr. Anjani Kumar, Former Principal Scientist, CSIR-CIMFER, Dhanbad on “Mine Waste Utilization and Management”, Organized by SME on 11.03. 2022.
  10. SME-NITK 3rd Annual Convention during 11-12 March, 2022.
  11. Guest Lecture by Dr. Ajra Srikanth, Ex-Spl Secretary, Govt. of AP and Ex PS to Minister of Mines, GOI on “Career Opportunities for Mining Engineers”, Organized by SME on 25th March, 2022.
  12. Guest Lecture by Prof. N. C. Karmakar, IIT-BHU on topic “Purpose & Content of Education” to the B,Tech Mining Engineering students (08.06.2022).
  13. Guest Lecture by Prof. N. C. Karmakar, IIT-BHU on topic “Purpose & Methodology of Research” to the Research Scholars of the Department (09.06.2022).
  14. Dr. Marutiram Khaza (Ex-GM, R & D), JSW Steel visited department and delivered expert lecture on 09.09.2022.
  15. Shri. Damodara Reddy Chinnasane (Principal Engineer, Geotechnical, Vale Canada Ltd.) interacted with students on 19.09.2022.

Contact us

 Dr. M. Aruna,

 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod[at]nitk[dot]ac[dot]in

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