Ludhiana, September 15, 2018: 51st Engineers day was celebrated with full zeal and fervor at the Institution of Engineers (India), Ludhiana Local centre, Dugri Road, Ludhiana. The event marks the birthday of the most legendary engineer of India Sir M. Visvesavrayya who is credited with number of achievements. The theme of the function this year was Digital Transformation: A new industrial revolution. The function was graced by Dr. Sehijpal Singh,FIE, Principal, Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana as Chief Guest Welcoming the guests, Dr.Arvind Dhingra, Ex- Honorary Secretary, Ludhiana Local centre said that Engineers day is day to rededicate ourselves for propelling the cause of engineering. The celebration started with the garlanding of portrait of Sir M. Visvesavrayya. The introduction to the theme of the day and brief about activites of the Institution of Engineers (India) was given by Er. Balbir Singh, Ex-Council Member. Two technical lectures were also held. The first lecture was by student member of Institution of Engineers (India) Karanjot Singh. He made the audience aware of the advances being made in industry due digitization. In the second lecture Er Shivani Arora Abrol, AP, GNDEC, Ludhiana gave an insight into robotics and how robotics was going to be helpful especially in industry. Dr. Sehijpal Singh in his address stressed upon producing quality engineers who could take up the challenge of fast changing world. He suggested that proper interaction of industry with academia would go a long way in fostering young engineers. During the course of function, previous Chairmen and Honorary secretaries were also honored. While delivering the vote thanks, Brig. Mastinder Singh, SM, Chairman said that Engineering community must work to uplift the society and resolve the problems. Summing up the technical sessions, he said that industry 4.0 was based on digital transformation only. Industry 4.0 is focused on creating intelligent products, processes and procedures that lead to ubiquitous connectivity of people, things and machine. Over 80 delegates including the family members of engineers attended the event which culminated with high tea.