Hyderabad: Sanga Spurthy, who did her BE in Mechanical Engineering from Osmania University College of Engineering, has been named `Best Student of the Year' by SAE INDIA.cThis is her second award from the SAE INDIA FOUNDATION. She also received the Kalpana Chawla Award-First Prize two years ago in 2020. She is currently employed at ITC Agro Business Division, receiving a competitive salary.
SAE INDIA is an Indian nonprofit engineering and scientific association committed to the improvement of the mobility sector in India. It is a strategic alliance partner of SAE International.
On October 10, 2022, the SAE INDIA Foundation-Annual Awards Function for 2021-22 was hosted in Gurgaon.
SAE INDIA Foundation Awards are granted in five categories each year for the achievements of individual professional members, student members, industry, and academics to the advancement of the mobility industry (Automotive / Aerospace). Dr. Sri Srinath, SAE International President, and Dr. Ajay Mathur, Director General, The International Solar Alliance, Former DG of The Energy & Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, and a member of the Indian Prime Minister's Council on Climate Change, presented the prizes this year.
Prof. Sriram Venkatesh, OUCE Principal, congratulated Sanga Spurthy on receiving her second consecutive distinguished award from the SAE INDIA FOUNDATION, "this occurred for the first time in the eleven years of SAE INDIA FOUNDATION awards." he added.
He further praised Dr. V. Uma Maheshwar for driving the SAE Collegiate Club activities and attending the awards ceremony. The SAE Collegiate Club students have access to a dedicated garage, funded by the institution, and have had positive outcomes.
Prof Sriram Venkatesh expressed his confidence that the Club students will bring many more awards to the college.
Prof P. Laxminarayana, the Registrar, expressed his delight that Sanga Spurthy had received this accolade and distinction twice.
"University College of Engineering students have a history of being creative and winning honors. We are delighted with our students and wish them continued success," Prof D Ravinder, Vice-Chancellor of Osmania University, said.