On deep 18th Feb, 2015 a workshop on foundation in black cotton soil was held at OIST Bhopal. The workshop was organized by the Department of Civil Engineering, OIST, Bhopal.
In the 1st session, importance of the topic, various technical features related to black cotton soil, its ill effects and precautions to be taken while making foundation in these types of soils were discussed.
In the 2nd session, live demonstration of making Under- Reamed pile in black cotton soil along-with quality control at site was explained to civil Engineering students at OIST cricket ground.
The workshop was attended by the students of Civil Engg department of OIST and the faculties and students of various other colleges.
The aim of this type of workshop is to give field /practical knowledge to the students along with class room training to enable the students to understand the subject in a better way.