The Institution of Engineers (India) is the world’s largest multidisciplinary professional body that encompasses 15 engineering disciplines and provides engineers a global platform from which to share professional interest. IE(I) has membership strength of more than 0.8 million. Established in 1920, with its headquarters at Kolkata, it has served the engineering fraternity for over nine decades. In this period of time it has been inextricably linked with the history of modern-day engineering.
In 1935, IE(I) was incorporated by Royal Charter and remains the only professional body in India to be accorded this honor. Today, its professional quest has given it a place of pride in almost every prestigious and relevant organization across the globe. IE(I) functions among professional engineers, academicians and research workers. It provides a vast array of technical, professional and supporting services to the Government, Industries, Academia and the Engineering fraternity, operating from 120 Centres located across the country and 05 Overseas. Every year as many as 90000 candidates appear for these examinations. The Institution has established R&D centres at various locations in the country and also provides grant-in-aid to its members to conduct research and development on engineering subjects.
IE(I) conducts Section A&B Examinations in different Engineering disciplines, the successful completion of which is recognized as equivalent to Degree in appropriate field of Engineering of recognized Universities of India by the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India. Every year as many as 90000 candidates appear for these exams. For details please see: www.ieindia.org
The J&K State Centre was established in 1960 and has completed its 57 years of existence in June 2017. This was later followed by the establishment of a Local Centre at Jammu.
The J&K State Centre has been regularly conducting technical programs, presentations, discussions and interactive sessions for the benefit of engineers in particular and the public in general.
Today’s presentation of the Draft Master Plan of Srinagar City (2015-35) is a step in this direction.
Er. Mohammad Ashraf Fazili FIE Chairman IE(I) J&KSC Srinagar