OTHER TECHNICAL ACTIVITIES

Nodal Centre conducted the following programmes

Nodal Centre conducted the following programmes

27-10-2010 A Mock Fire Drill conducted at Medical College Hospital, Thiruvananthapuram. Er.V.Vimal Prakash, Nodal Officer, SQF, IEI, Er.K.A.Sasisdharan, Director (Retd.) Directorate of Factories and Boilers and Er.P.M.C.Nair, DGM (Safety), HLL Lifecare Limited conducted the drill.

27-11-2010 An Electrical Safety Seminar was arranged at St.Joseph’s High School, Trivandrum which was inaugurated by Er.V.Vimal Prakash, Nodal Officer, SQF. Er.P.M.C.Nair, Er.J.Umasankar, Honorary Secretary, Er.M.S.Beegom Sabunnisah, Dy.Electrical Inspector, conducted the classes.

22-12-2010 Electrical Safety Classes was held for Electrical Wiremen and Supervisors which was inaugurated by Er.V.Vimal Prakash, Nodal Officer, SQF. Classes were conducted by Er.P.M.C.Nair, DGM Er.J.Umasankar, Honorary Secretary, Er.M.S.Beegom Sabunissah, Dy.Electrical Inspector and Er.R.K.Subramanian, Dy.Electrical Inspector.

Er.J.Umasankar conducted safety classes for KSEB Officials at Venjaramood.

Safety Display Board – Prepared by SQF and HLL Life Care Ltd were distributed to Govt. High Schools in Trivandrum. 5 Display Boards and one fire extinguisher were also given to IEI KSC

Technical Activities

Every Wednesday technical presentations on various engineering topics were made by eminent engineers, doctors, scientists and experts in Management. All these programmes were co-sponsored by other professional bodies like IEEE, Aeronautical Society of India, Computer Society of India, Systems Society of India, IETE, Project Management Institute, Kerala Chapter INSARM and ISTE Kerala Section. We take this opportunity to thank all these sister professional institutions and the speakers for their contributions for the successful conduct of these events.

Seminars

One Day Seminar on Proposed Athirapally Hydro Electric Project – Myths & Realities

On 10-04-2010 IEI Kerala State Centre organized a One Day Seminar on Proposed Athirapally Hydro Electric Project – Myths & Realities. Mrs.Shoba Koshy, Chief Post Master General, Kerala Circle was the Chief Guest

One Day Seminar On The Proposal to Reduce Width of NH 47 and NH 17 in Kerala

On16-6-2010 One Day Seminar on The Proposal to Reduce Width of NHs 47 and 17 in Kerala organized. Shri.K.P.Rajendran, Honourable Minister for Revenue, Government of Kerala inaugurated the seminar.

Seminar on Nuclear Power Reactors – Safety Aspects and Challenges

On 30-03-2011 One day seminar on Nuclear Power Reactors – Safety Aspects and Challenges was organized, which was inaugurated by Er.M.Ayyappan, CMD, HLL Lifecare Limited. Dr.B.K.S.Nair, Head, Technical Services (Retd.), Department of Atomic Energy and Shri.Kasinath Balaji, Site Director, KKNPP, Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) presented the papers. Dr.A.D.Damodaran, Former Director, National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram was the moderator of the seminar

Observation of Important Days

World Water Resources Day 2010

On 05-05-2010 World Water Resources Day celebrated. Er.T.T.Kripananda Singh, Former CE, Irrigation Department, Govt of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram delivered the lecture on the theme “Clean Water for a Health World”.

National Technology Day 2010

On 12-05-2010 National Technology Day celebrated in association with Swadeshi Science Movement. Prof.M.N.Sreedharan Nair, Former Principal, NSS College delivered a lecture on the topic “Technology Advancement and India”.

World Telecommunication and Information Society Day 2010

On 19-05-2010 World Telecom Day World Telecommunication and Information Society Day celebrated. Mr. Satish Babu, President, InApp Technologies, Technopark and Former National Secretary, CSI delivered lecture on the theme “Better City, Better Life with ICTs”.

World Environment Day 2010

On 02-06-2010 World Environment Day celebrated. Dr. A.G.Pandurangan, Head, Plant Systematic & Evolutionary Science Division, TBGRI, Trivandrum delivered the lecture on the theme “Many Species. One Planet. One Future”.

Engineers’ Day 2010

On 15-09-2010 celebrated the 43rd Engineers Day. Er.J.Sudhakaran Nayar, Retd. Chief Engineer, KSEB, Trivandrum delivered the lecture on the theme “Impending Paradigm Shift in Engineering Science and Future Challenges”.

World Habitat Day 2010

On 06-10-2010 World Habitat Day celebrated. Er. A. Kasthurirangan, Former Chief Town Planner, Government of Kerala, Trivandrum delivered the lecture on the theme “Better City, Better Life”.

World Standards Day 2010

On 14-10-2010 World Standards Day, theme “Standards Make the World Accessible For All”. Organized by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) Thiruvananthapuram in association with the Institution of Engineers (India), Kerala State Centre and National Institution of Quality and Reliability (NIQR), Thiruvanathapuram Branch. Shri.Manoj Joshi, IAS, Secretary (Health and Family Welfare), Government of Kerala inaugurated the celebration.

Other Important Events

Independence Day

On 15-08-2010 Sixty-fourth Independence Day was observed at IEI Kerala State Centre.

Condolence meeting

01.09.2010 A special meeting arranged to condole the sad demise of our beloved Chairman, Dr.D.Balakrishnan.

World Car Free Day and National Cycle Day

On 22-9-2010 World Car Free Day and National Cycle Day celebrated. Shri.Jose Thettayil, Hon’ble Minister for Transport Government of Kerala inaugurated the Rally. Dr.Ajith Prabhu, Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Govt of Kerala delivered a technical talk on “World Car Free Day and Its Significance in the Present Scenario”.

Sesquicentennial Birthday Celebration of Sir.M. Visvesvaraya

On 20-10-2010 Sesquicentennial Birthday of Sir.M. Visvesvaraya celebrated. Shri.M.Vijayakumar Honourable Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Kerala presided over the function and unveiled the bust of Sir.M.Visvesvaraya in the IEI premises, since Honourable Chief Minister of Kerala, Shri.V.S.Achyuthanandan could not attend the function due to ill health. IEI Kerala State Centre. During this function IEI Kerala State Centre thanked IEI Karnataka State Centre Chairman Dr. Murali Mohan Reddy for attending the function and donating the bust free of cost.