Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) the premier professional body for Concrete technologists has been honouring professionals in field of concrete technology and construction every year for past two decades. This year’s 22nd Annual Awards at Mumbai was attended by over 300 participants and had 18 award categories.
ICI – Fosroc Outstanding Concrete Technologist Award was presented to Prof.Mahesh Tandon and ICI- MC-Bauchemie Outstanding Concrete Structure Award for T2 MIA Ltd to GVK and main contractor L & T Construction. Four Life Time Achievement Awardees were Er. Ninan Koshi, Dr. Kalyan Kumar Ganguly, Er. P.Y. Manjure and Prof. R. Jagdish. Also, there were several awards to encourage students as well as professional in technical developments.
In keeping with the objectives of the organization, the one day National seminar focused on precast concrete technology – challenges, methods and practices. Eminent speakers expressed their views and suggestions to improve this field. Materials like construction chemicals were also presented in a session to focus how construction chemicals are integral part of precast concrete technology.