The Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI) head quartered in Kolkata , is a professional institution established based on a recommendation by the Sir Thomas Holland , president of the Indian Industrial Commission during 1916-1918 to the Government of India.
Formally inaugurated in 1921 by Lord Chelmsford , the Viceroy and Governor General of India , the Institution obtained the Royal Charter from King George V IN 1935, ”to promote and advance the science, practice and business of Engineering in all its branches in India”. Starting with this humble beginning , the Institution of Engineers (India) is now a unique professional body encompassing 15 engineering disciplines and with an overall membership of over 0.5 million .It has a network of 21 state centers at state capitals and 73 local centers at other places of industrial and academic importance all over the country and 6 overseas chapters.
The aims and objectives of the Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI) are to promote the general advancement of Engineering science and their applications and ideas on those subjects, amongst the members and the persons attached to the Institution.
The Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI), Kadapa local center was formed on 05.10.1989 with a jurisdiction of Kadapa, Anantapur and Kurnool districts. Under the jurisdiction of Kadapa local center, there are 30 engineering college student’s chapter and 4 polytechnic student chapters functioning. Sixteen more student chapters have been opened recently in engineering colleges. With this, it has reached 46 student chapters functioning under Kadapa local center. It is the highest ever number in India and Madurai local center stands with the second highest.
The technical programs and AMIE coaching classes are conducted regularly in the Kadapa local centers for the benefit of engineering community.