The association programmes for the AY 2019-2020 of Civil Engineering Department was inaugurated by Dr. Sudheer Padikkal, Joint Director, Water Resource Department, and Govt. of Kerala on 23 October 2019 at Ahalia School of Engineering and Technology. He congratulated and encouraged students for their initiative in technical events. Dr. Jino John, HoD Civil Dept., delivered the welcome address and our Principal; Dr. P. R. Sreemahadevan Pillai gave the presidential address. In his presidential address, our Principal spoke about scope of Civil Engineering and encouraged students. The function concluded with a vote of thanks. Following the inaugural programme, all the students attended a lecture on Managing Extreme Climatic Events in Kerala Challenges and Ways Forward by Dr. Sudheer Padikkal. He spoke about various studies on flood in Kerala in 2018 and the proposed methods to avoid them. Challenges were discussed and explanations about each location and points which has to be focused on in the future to avoid floods were given.