DBCE Students Visit Bangalore and Mysore

20 Feb 2024
Don Bosco College of Engineering, Fatorda
Field Trip

DBCE Students at Bengaluru

DBCE Students Go On Educational Tour to Bangalore and Mysore
Don Bosco College of Engineering (DBCE) Fatorda, department of Civil Engineering organized an educational tour to Bengaluru and Mysore for the final year students from January 26, 2024 to February 2, 2024.

Students visited Lalbagh Botanical Garden Mavalli, Bengaluru, Radha Krishna Iskcon Temple, Bengaluru Palace, Cubbon Park, Central Library, High Court and Vidhana Soudha, Adiyogi Shiva Statue at Chikkaballapur. Students also visited construction sites of high-rise building and villas of Nambiar builders at Sarjapur, Bengaluru. The Project engineer briefed about the projects and the material which is used in constructing, the properties, plastering processes, Reinforcements, shuttering, casting etc.

Students visited the Mysore Palace to explore the history of Mysore, Indo-Saracenic architecture, Islamic, Rajput, and Gothic architecture styles etc. The Palace is a three-story, gray granite structure, about 75 m (245 ft) long and about 48 m (156 ft) wide. Thereafter the students visited the Karnataka Engineering Research Station and Krishna Raja Sagara Dam. The assistant engineer gave a brief talk on how the construction work of the dam commenced in the year 1901 started in 1911 and completed in 1931. Students also visited the Brindavan Gardens, which is a show garden that has a botanical park, with fountains, as well as boat rides beneath the dam. Brindavan Gardens were built by Maharaja Jayachamarajendra Wadiyar. It was designed by German botanist Gustav Hermann Krumbiegel. It lies adjoining the Krishna Raja Sagara Dam which is built across the river Kaveri.

The educational tour proved immensely beneficial, greatly enhancing students’ knowledge and understanding of the subject matter. The tour was accompanied by Head of Civil department Dr Shwetha Prasanna, Assistant Professor Starina Dias, Assistant Professor Jeffrey Valadares and Assistant Professor B R Anirudha.

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