New academic year, a new beginning, a new journey. The inauguration of the Civil Department Association began with invocation followed by the welcome address by the head of the department Dr. N. Ramsundram. In his welcome speech, he mentioned the achievements made throughout the past year and the ideas which are yet to be implemented. Post welcome address, the action plan for the year 2019-2020 was presented by the President of the Civil Engineering Association Mr Vignesh. Shri. Shankar Vanavarayar, the Joint Correspondent of the Kumaraguru institutions addressed the students of the department and stated that the most important aspect is to understand the fundamentals which lay the foundation in any profession. The Chief Guest  Mr Muthukumar Dorairaj, Chief Engineering Manager, Larsen and Toubro, Chennai who is also one of the proud alumni(Batch of 94′) of our institution shared his experience of constantly setting challenging benchmarks and striving for continuous self-improvement in his personal and professional life. He presented a memento to Mr Senthil Kumar, who is also an alumnus of KCT for his commitment towards teaching and serving the community, who in spite of being a structural consultant, is continuously mentoring the PG students every Saturdays. Then the new student platform “SPECTRA” was unveiled by secretary Mr Haran and was briefly explained by the treasurer of the association Mr Kailainathan. Following this, the office bearers of this academic year were introduced and recognized with a deep sense of respect by the dignitaries. The event concluded with the Vote of Thanks proposed by the department Vice President, Mr Pranesh followed by the National Anthem.