22 Apr 2022

IEI student chapter and TCS mentorship program

The 22nd of April, 2022 marked the beginning of a new chapter in the history of Symbiosis University of Applied Sciences, Indore as the School of CSIT inaugurated the IEI student chapter and TCS mentorship program, unlocking a huge sack of opportunities for the students as well as faculties.

The Institution of Engineers (IEI) is the largest multi-disciplinary professional body of engineers in India and the IEI Student Chapter provides students with a vast community to learn and grow together not only with their colleagues but also with other aspiring engineers. The students of CSIT were fortunate enough to also become a part of the TCS Mentorship Program which will serve as a golden opportunity in their career paths.

The proceedings of the event started by worshipping and enlightening the lamp of Maa Saraswati and a welcome speech by Dr. Manimala Puri, Director of Dean Academics, SUAS Indore. This was followed by the felicitation of the honourable guests, Dr. Shilpa Tripathi (Chairman IEI, Kolkata), Mr. Deepak Shah (Honorary Secretary, IEI, Indore), Mr. Akshay Pandit, and Mr Punit Vyas from TCS Indore.

This was followed by the address of the guests. Dr Shilpa started off the session by greeting everyone on the occasion of “Earth Day ” and she also explained how IEI brings the brightest of the minds together in the form of a community and how the students will be benefited from the inauguration of the IEI student chapter at SUAS. Following Dr Shilpa’s speech, Mr.

Deepak Shah explained how the student membership unveils huge opportunities for both students and faculties as they get the opportunity to participate in technical events e.g., Seminars, Symposia, Conventions, Workshops etc. organised by various IEI centres at State, National and International levels.

This was followed by the introduction to the TCS Mentorship program by the Director of School of CSIT, Dr Dipti Patil. She explained how TCS mentors were intrigued by this idea and requested the guests from TCS Mr Akshay Pandit and Mr Punit Vyas to further explain the program details to the students.

After the speeches, the guests inaugurated the IEI Student Chapter by cutting the ribbon in a digital fashion through a website prepared by the students of CSIT.

The inauguration was followed by the elections for President, Vice President, and Secretary of the IEI Student Chapter at SUAS, among students who elected themselves to be the dignity for these positions. The entire voting process was also digital as the audience scanned a QR code to get the voting form link and cast their vote.

A total of 151 votes were cast for all positions and the results were as follows:

  • Prathna Pande – Presiden
  • Yash Gupta – Vice President
  • Anuj Pandey – Secretary