Eminent Architect Padmabhushan Hafeez Contractor visited the college in October as the Keynote Speaker of the Iconic Lecture at the 61st Annual Zonal NASA Convention 2018 which was hosted by PMCA.
“The man who draws India”
Hon’ble Director Ar. K.B Mohapatra & Ar. Hafeez with The Zonasa Champions’ Trophy
He interacted with the students and explained them about the Dictates of Life, Ideologies and Philosophies on how to excel in professional as well as personal life & that creativity and not merely good marks maketh a good architect.
Architect Hafeez Contractor with the student participants from various colleges
“I never got more than 50 per cent up to SSC but once I joined architecture, I stood first class first throughout. It shows that the way our education system is, even when people want to be architects, they are not able to do so because of academic numbers.” – Padmabhusan Ar. Hafeez Contractor.
The Prestigious Hafeez Contractor Award, which was initiated in the year 2016, was also given away on this occasion. The award is given every year, to the best Final Year Thesis Project from among the top 5 projects in the class & carries a citation and a cash award of Rs 50,000/-
Sneek peek into the Closed jury for The Hafeez Contractor Award
The Hafeez Contractor Award bagged by three equally meritorious students – Sukanya Saha, Bineeta Ghoshal and Abhilasha Mitra.