PRESIDENT OF THE INSTITUTION OF ENGINEERS INDIA
to Er. T M GUNARAJA, President, IEI
Er T M Gunaraja has been elected as the President of The Institution of Engineers (India) for the session 2018-2019 at the 702nd Council Meeting held at Goa on 22nd September, 2018. He assumed the office of President at the 99th AGM of the Institution held at Udaipur on 22nd December, 2018.
Er. Gunaraja’s association with the Institution of Engineers dates back to the year 1994. He has served the Institution in the capacities of committee Member (1994- 96), Honorary Secretary (1996- 2000) and is currently a council member. He has been instrumental in upgrading the activities of the Tamil Nadu State Centre. He has been prime motivator and supporter of the construction of guest house from 1998 onwards. He was instrumental in opening the new local centre at Tuticorin. The state centre has always felt his leading presence in several national and international conventions, seminars, lectures and visits. He was the Vice- Chairman for FIB 2000 and currently is a member of the Mechanical Engineering Division Board. He is also a member of the Board of Governors of National Design and Research Forum, Rural Development Forum, a member of the organizing committee for the World congress on Natural Disaster Mitigation February 2004, Press & Publicity, inter- Disciplinary Committee and Sustainable Development Forum. He has elevated to the highest position of the Vice President of the Institution of Engineers (India) during the period 2005- 2006 and Chairman of the Student chapter during 2009-2010.
He is a member of the academic board of many polytechnics. He is the Founder Chairman of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers- TNSC. The latest of his acclamation is that he has been the recipient of the Meritorious Mechanical Engineering Award awarded at the 19th national Convention on 19th September 2003 at Neyveli.
Er. T. M. Gunaraja has traversed the globe to associate with technologist’s abroad. His unquenchable spirit for fellowship and service has led to his association with many social organizations. The Lions International acknowledges his genius with several International awards. Vast Experience. Leading Presence and Exuberance are his traits. Er. T. M. Gunaraja with his zest to achieve improved efficiency and newer bounds in innovation will contribute significantly towards the Institution of engineers India scaling new hights.
On Behalf of IEI, Andhra Pradesh State Centre and its corporate members, we convey hearty congratulations and best wishes to the President. Pray for all success during his tenure and the IEI excel its commitment to the engineering fraternity as a whole.