Organizing Body

The Institution of Engineers (India)

The Institution of Engineers (India) or IEI is the largest multidisciplinary professional body that encompasses 15 engineering disciplines and gives engineers a global platform from which to share professional interest. IEI has membership strength of more than 0.7 million. Established in 1920, with its headquarters at 8, Gokhale Road, Kolkata - 700020, IEI 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, IEI was incorporated by Royal Charter and remains the only professional body in India to be accorded this honour. Today, its quest for professional excellence has given it a place of pride in almost every prestigious and relevant organization across the globe. IEI 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 105 Centres located across the country.

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.

IEI 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:

Institution of Engineers (India) – Puducherry State Centre

The Puducherry State Centre, a wing of IEI for its regional service, functioning at Puducherry Township, was inaugurated on 31st July 2010.   The centre having a good membership strength and organizing Technical lectures, Seminars, and Workshops towards fulfilling the aim of propagating technical knowledge. This Centre stood as fore- front on the leading Engineering dictator of local engineering issues and challenges through Engineering Institutes local Students’ Chapters . The Centre has conducted many National Seminars & Conferences of various divisions of IEI. The Centre in joint collaboration with Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC) , Puducherry is proposed to host (as hold by this proposal) all India Seminar on the theme Carbon Sequestration & Climate Change Mitigation, on 2nd & 3rd of November 2017  under the aegis of Environmental Engineering Division of IE(I) and PEC, Puducherry, India.

Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC) , Puducherry

Pondicherry Engineering College (PEC)   was established in the year 1984 under the seventh Five Year Plan with liberal seed grant from MHRD, Government of India. The institution is fully funded by the Government of Puducherry. It is autonomous for both administrative and academic purposes. The sprawling 210 acres beautiful campus of the institute equipped with the best of breed infrastructure provides an excellent environment to the students and scholars towards pursuing their academic education and research. The institute offers eight undergraduate, eleven post graduate and Ph.D programmes in the major disciplines of engineering and technology. Every year the college admits 450 students in UG programmes; 173 in PG programmes; 30 in MCA programme and 10 in M.Sc. and M.Phil. Material Science programmes. Currently, around 400 scholars are pursuing Ph.D. in various disciplines in the campus.

National Advisory Committee

   Chairman         : Mr N B Vasoya, FIE, President, IEI

   Co-Chairman   : Mr Sanjay Sen, FIE, Chairman, ENDB, IEI

   Convenor         : Dr. R. Saravanane, IEI, Environmental Engineering Division, Puducherry State Centre (PSC).

   Members         : Prof.(Dr).S. Mohan, IIT Madras, Chennai, India

                           : Dr M Velan, FIE, Member, ENDB, IEI

                           : Mr C. J. Jagadeesha, FIE, Member, ENDB, IEI

                           : Dr A K Misra, FIE, Member, ENDB, IEI

                           : Shri. M. Dwarakanath, Director, DSTE, Puducherry

                           : Dr. V. Sivasubramanian, Director, PERC, Chennai, India

                           : Dr R. Sivacoumar, Senior Principal Scientist, NEERI Zonal Lab, Chennai, India

                           : Dr. S. T. Ramesh, NIT, Tiruchirappalli

                           : Dr. Seshagiri Rao Ambati, NIT , Warangal, INDIA

                           : Peter S. Hooda, Kingston University, London, UK

                           : Mario A. Rosato, CEO, Sustainable Technologies, Italy

                           : Er. D. Giridhara Rao, Honorary Secretary, IEI, Puducherry State Centre

                           : Dr. M. Dhinadhayalan, M.E., Ph.D (IITD), Joint Advisor, Ministry of Urban Development, New Delhi

                           : Dr. S. Virapan, COO, CTPL, Chennai

                           : Mr. N. Suresh Nathan, M.E., (Ph.D)., General Manager (Development), PIPDIC, Puducherry

                           : Mr. G. Vijayan, M.E., (Ph.D), Executive Engineer, Indira Gandhi Medical College & Hospital, Puducherry

   Chairman                   : Dr. K. Pajaniradja @ Kichena, Chairman, IEI, Puducherry State Centre

   Organising Secretary : Er. D. Giridhara Rao, Honorary Secretary, IEI, Puducherry State Centre

   Members                   : Prof. R. Nakkeeran, Pondicherry University  &  Er. S. Suresh, PWD

   Parton                        : Dr.P. DANANJAYAN, Principal, PEC

   Chairman                   : Dr. G. Gerald Moses (Prof & Head), Civil, PEC

   Organizing Secretary : Dr R.Saravanne, Prof. Civil, PEC

   Members                    : Dr. T. Sundararajan, Prof, Civil, PEC

                                        Dr. V. Murugaiyan, Prof, Civil, PEC

                                        Dr. S. Govindaradjane, Prof, Civil, PEC

                                        Dr. G. Vijayakumar, Prof, Civil, PEC

  Organizing Committee, IEI Puducerry State Centre

  Organizing Committee, Pondicherry Engineering College