IRICEN day celebrations to be held on November 1

PUNE: Indian Railway Institute of Civil Engineering (IRICEN) will be celebrating its 56th IRICEN day on November 1.

The IRICEN day function will be presided by Subodh Jain, Member Engineering of the Railway Board. Among others who would be attending the function include Central Railway General Manager B P Khare, and Secretary of Railway Board H K Jaggi.

At the IRICEN day celebrations, the 1987 silver jubilee batch officers of Indian Railway service of Engineers (IRSE) cadre will be felicitated for completing 25 years of service in Indian Railways. The officers are also holding a seminar on a tropical theme “second phase of track modernising on Indian Railways” and “Ethical conduct and experience sharing”. Medals and trophies will be awarded to outstanding IRSE officers of 2009 batch and group B officers.

Incidentally, November 1 is also celebrated as IRSE day by the officers of Indian Railway Service of Engineers throughout the Indian Railways to mark the beginning of the illustrious service 123 years ago. IRICEN day has been synchronized with IRSE day as IRICEN is alma matter of all IRSE officers.

From November 1, IRICEN will start functioning from the new building at Koregaon Park. The new building is a Green building with platinum rating, which is the highest rating in Green building certification awarded by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).