The Institution of Engineers (India) [IEI] is the premier professional body of engineers established in 1920 and incorporated by Royal Charter in 1935 to promote and advance the art, science and practice of engineering and technology. It is the largest multidisciplinary body of engineers encompassing 15 (fifteen) engineering disciplines with a membership of more than 8.2 lakhs serving the nation for more than 9 decades.
IEI being recognised as Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation by the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, besides conducting its own research provides Grant-in-Aid to UG/PG/ PhD students of Engineering Institutes & Universities. . In order to create a focus on national priority areas,
The Institution of Engineers has established the following entities to work in tandem with the stake holders in the respective fields.
Engineering Staff College of India (ESCI) for providing continuing education National Design and Research Forum (NDRF) to encourage design talents in engineering and technology Rural Development Forum (RDF) to encourage and promote multifaceted development of rural India.Water Management Forum (WMF) to promote and advance the engineering and practice of water resources management judiciously.
Sustainable Development Forum (SDF) for expression of authoritative views on technologies for Sustainable Development and also for enunciating practical solutions to the problems faced by mankind at large.Safety and Quality Forum (SQF) to address the multi-faceted aspects of safety and quality in engineering profession.
The Institution of Engineers (India), earlier held Annual Conventions at different places in the country to take stock and review its activities and objectives. The Annual Convention later manifested into Indian Engineering Congress in 1987 to provide a wider spectrum. The Indian Engineering Congress is intended to broaden the scope of interaction and transfusion of knowledge amongst engineers from the country as well as from the prominent parts of the globe. The Institution of Engineers (India) organises the Indian Engineering Congress every year to cater to the needs of entire engineering professional community of India. The Indian Engineering Congress, the threshold of knowledge to all engineering professionals a platform to share information and latest developments.
The aim of the Indian Engineering Congress is to enlighten the technical fraternity about the developments in various fields of Engineering, thereby enabling them to face future challenges and assist in nation building.
31rd National Convention of 'High Temperature Materials', Hosur, (TN) March 10-11, 2017'
Department of Posts issued Commemorative postage stamps on The Institution of Engineers (India),
Issued Date : 17.02.1980
Denomination : 30 Paise