RURAL ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY CLUB (RETC)
RETC is the one of the organization where laid by the IIT people. The main function of the RETC is to carry a village and to develop it, according to the agriculture or technical wise. The RETC were initially laid in four states such as Tamilnadu, Maharastra, Karnataka and Delhi. Our College has been selected among the other six colleges from Tamilnadu to undertake the RETC project.
Objective of RETC
- To identify the problems and provide solutions as per the advice of Scientific Experts
- To improve the select village on the basis of technical and agriculture wise.
- To increase the standard of the rural people and their occupation.
- Dr. R. Asokan – Principal, KNCET
- Dr. S. Gobinath, Prof, Mechanical Engineering
- Mr. P. Elayaraja, AP/ ECE
The RETC was established in the year 2014 for the betterment of rural area and its people.The first inauguration program was conducted on 9th March 2014 in our college premises. The resource person was Ms. Shruthi and Ms. Divya from IIT, Trichy. They motivated the students to apply the technical application in the rural area. Our Principal Dr. R. Asokan presided the function. The second meeting was held on 28th June 2014 with all the student members and coordinator to begin our project.
Total Student Members in RETC: 34
P. Hariprasath (III Year Civil Engineering)
Student members of RETC Club visited poorly technological background village to create awareness to the people about the technology, for which IITMs RTBI has sanctioned the fund of Rs 15,000 to the RETC club and also Certificate of Appreciation was given to the Faculty Coordinator Mr.S.Gobinath, AP/Mech & Mr,P.Elayaraja, AP/ECE of KNCET and all the Student Members of RETC Club for carrying out awareness activities.