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Sunday, October 28 2018 00:00
to Monday, October 29 2018 23:59

Event Details:

The Department of Mining Engineering, IIEST, Shibpur presents to you the second largest and oldest Departmental technical festival in the Eastern India- INITIUM 2018. It is organized by the students under the aegis of Society for Mining, Metallurgy and Exploration, USA and SOSMINE. It is a confluence of Industries and Academia and is an awaited event of the year.

Event Theme:

Mining and Allied Fields.

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Events in INITIUM 2018, Shibpur:

Paper Presentation
Industrial Case Solving
Industry-Academia Conclave
National Seminar

Paper Presentation Topics:

Topics for the event will include but not limited to the following:
• Technological, social, and environmental challenges to coal usage and mining
• Modern technologies in underground and opencast coal mining
• Advances in exploration techniques
• Modern IT-enabled systems in mining industry
• Advances in coal and mineral beneficiation
• Challenges and advances to exploitation of ferrous and non-ferrous minerals
• Developments in instrumentation techniques and machines for enhanced performance
• Challenges and developments in coalbed methane, shale gas, coal-to-gas and coal-to-liquid


Last Dates for Registration:


INITIUM 2018 Registration Fees :

Delegates Fees: INR 5000
Student Fees: INR 2000


Event Co-ordinators:

Contact the Fest official E-mail Address.

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How to reach Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur:

Kolkata is well connected to the rest of the country. You can fly into Dum Dum Airport. One can take a train to one of the major railway stations of Howrah, Sealdah, Kolkata Terminus, or Shalimar.

Navigating the city is easy with regular bus services, and both yellow taxis and app taxis operating all day.

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Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology
P.O. - Botanic Garden, Howrah, West Bengal 711103, IndiaPlan my route

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Mining Engineering Technical Fest