The Department of Mechanical Engineering, SOET organised an one day industrial visit to Hiranmayee Energy Ltd. (formerly known as India Power Corporation Ltd), Haldia one of the leading power generation and utility companies in India, on 13th April 2019.
The visit conducted with the undergraduate students of 2nd year and 3rd year Mechanical Engineering inculcated a value-added learning method to broaden their outlook with exposure to different workforces from different sections of a Thermal Powerplant. The visit commenced with a technical session addressed by Mr. Amitava Patra (AVP, HEL) which provided an opportunity for the students to experience an interactive learning session on Thermal Power plant, outside the classroom environment. This was followed by a visit inside the Power plant where the students experienced hands on experience of overhauling a 150MW turbine and were provided in-depth knowledge about the various equipments like boilers, pumps, condenser, etc. The visit also created an awareness of industry practices and regulations amongst the students.