July 27, 30 2018

ECE- Educational TOUR

To escapade students with real life learning and souvenir their college diaries the department of ECE organized Educational Tour for the final year students. The itinerary was so carefully formulated to satisfy the need of amusement and cognition of the students. The trip was planned for 4 days (27.07.2018 to 30.07.2018) with 78 students and 4 faculty members.

With the excitement filled in the air and the most anticipated moment, the students gathered in the central railway station by 3PM on 26th, July 2018. For many it’s a first time experience travelling in a train along with their best mates made the journey radiant. After detraining in Ernakulam North station, the students were boarded in two buses in the early hours. As the day gets brighter everyone witnessed the beauty of the hill covered with rain droplets. The day was scheduled to visit echo point, Boating and mattupetty dam. Students enjoyed their time in all the places they visited.

The second day students visited Eravikulam National Park to have a sight of Niligiri Tahr. As an anticlimax the nilgiri Tahr did not appear, but the Mother Nature seems to have another proposal. The rolling meadows of the hill, cascaded waters all around, Scotch mist, short walk and the new entrant after 12 year kurinji flower made the place own for the students. After a visit to lakkam waterfalls, the students retired the day with shopping in munnar town.

It is understood that the excitement and the thrill of the student’s doesn’t fade away a single bit even on the third day. The students had an estate walk and reach a falls near pallivasal. May be a highlight for many students. Many would wonder it’s just a walk but the scene which unfolded was astonishing. The stunning backdrop of massive mountains, the enchanting tea plantation, hike in the plantation, deserted road, shimmering spray of the waterfalls and a lonely shop was pleasing on the eyes and memorable.

The fourth day student visited KELTRON, Karakulam. Keltron is India’s first and the largest electronics corporation in the state sector manufacturing products in front line segments such as Aerospace Electronics, Security and Surveillance Systems, Intelligent Traffic Management Systems, Strategic Electronic, IT Solutions, Process control and Instrumentation, Power Electronics.

The students were divided into batches and had an informative interaction with the resource person. Then the students were taken to the Power Electronics group Lab, where they visualized each section involving the design procedure, manufacturing, testing, installation, commissioning and maintenance of power equipment like UPS, Battery Charges and other equipments. The knowledge the students gained during the visit is invaluable and feels it is very useful for their progress as an Engineer.