Pragati Engineering College started an undergraduate (B.Tech.) program in Mechanical Engineering in the year 2004, in order to meet the educational needs of the K.G. basin. The Department of Mechanical Engineering caters to the regional and global human resource requirements. The students of this department stood as college toppers in academics. The institution is located in the industrial corridor and therefore the students and teachers of the department get benefited through Industry-Institute-Interaction.
The department is committed to strengthen the academic, research and functional abilities of the students, in order to enable them to stand as competent and versatile professionals after graduation. The department strives to enhance research activity in the department, thereby creating competent intellectual resources to the students.
The department building occupies an area of 27,500 SFT and houses well-equipped laboratories. The department conducts various events for revealing scientific, engineering, and technological advances to students. The students participate in events and national level contests, conducted by various institutes. The members of faculty have completed sponsored research projects, amounting to a net worth of Rs. 21 lakhs, during the past three years.
Dr. S. Sambhu Prasad B.E., M.E., Ph.D (Andhra University), Principal of the Pragati Engineering College has more than two decades of Teaching, Research and Administrative experience. He had worked as Principal of Raghu Engineering College, Visakhapatnam, AP; IACR Engineering College, Rayagada, Orissa and Roland Institute of Technology, Berhampur, Orissa previously.
Dr. B S V Ramarao B.E., M.E.,M.B.A., Ph.D , is joined recently to the team pragati. He is having more than eighteen years of teaching experience. He had received Best teacher awards for three times during his career. Currently he is Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering.