Date of Event: 12th April 2019. Chief Guest: Dr.K.Rajbabu, Deputy Manager, BHEL-Trichy. Mr.Jean Colombin Mutuyubutatu, Team Head, Mallaco, Rwanda The Department of Mechanical Engineering organized a One Day International Conference on Recent Advances in Engineering and Technology (ICRAET 2K19) on 12th April 2019 in association with Federal Association of Mechanical Engineers (FAME) under the co-ordination of Dr.N.Abilash, Asso.professor & Head of Mechanical Engineering Department. The main objective of the Conference was the amalgamation of leading academic scientists, researchers, Engineers, Research scholars and Students from various universities, colleges and Industries. It was organized in the hope to share their ideas, experiences and research results on all the aspects of Material, Design, Energy and other streams of Engineering. A total of 150 papers were submitted, out of which 75 papers were selected. The different topics of papers were presented. The selected papers were published in Different International Journals. The conference was decked with 75 participants from various parts of India and abroad. The conference was started by invoking the blessing of the Lord Almighty through the Prayer song. Dr. N.Abilash, Head and Convenor ICRAET 2K19 welcomed the audience and the presidential address was proposed by our beloved Vice-Chancellor Dr. R . Perumalsamy. Dr. M. Devanand, the Dean Mechanical & Publication Chair ICRAET felicitated the gathering by his inspiring and delightful speech. The Chief Guest of the conference Dr.K.Rajbabu, Deputy Manager BHEL, Trichy, Inaugurated the event. The resource person carried his points on the topic Importance of Engineers in the Society and suggested integrated approach in Engineering Practices. The Souvenir was released by the Vice-Chancellor and received by the Chief Guest. Vote of thanks was delivered by Dr. R. Rajesh, Organizing Secretary ICRAET 2K19. The report of conference was delivered by Prof. R. Ramesh Palappan, Treasurer ICRAET. The valedictory address was delivered by Registrar, NICHE. During the valedictory part of the conference certificates for the participants were distributed by the Registrar Dr. P. Thirumalvalavan. The event came to an end with the proposal of vote of thanks by Dr. N. Ramsamy, Organizing secretary ICRAET.