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    INSTITUTION OF ELECTRICAL ENGINEERS
       DELHI INTERNATIONAL BRANCH


    SECRETARY`S ANNUAL REPORT 2001-2002


Dated:4th August 2002




                                    THE REPORT
1. The Report covers briefly the activities of the Delhi International Branch for the year 2001-2002

2. Meetings
    Branch Committee meetings were held as below:
S.No.              Date                                                    Venue
1.         3rd February 2002                               India International Centre
2.        28th April 2002                                 India International Centre
3.        14th July 2002                                   India International Centre
4.     AGM – 4th August 2002                               India International Centre
In line with the new IEE Branch Guidelines, the number of Branch Committee meetings has been reduced
and the Core Committee consisting of the Chairman,Hon.Secretary,Hon.Treasurer and two or three other
concerned members has been meeting more often to consider policy matters in respect of several issues
3. Technical Lectures/Seminars: Twelve Technical Lectures/Seminars were arranged during the year
The list is enclosed in Annexure “A”
4. Members in the News:
a) It is a matter of great pride that Mr.H.L.Bajaj,FIEE has taken over as Chairman CEA w.e.f 1 st July 2002.
b) Mr.N.Venkatesan was elected to represent India in the IEE Council for the year 2001-2002
c) With deep regret we wish to record the sad demise of our active member Mr.D.K.Abbi and Wng.Comdr.
   K.N.Sinha during the year
5. Visit of Prof.John Midwinter,Past President IEE: Prof.John Midwinter is expected to visit Delhi from
the 4th to the 8th of September. He will attend the Seminar on Telecommunications on 6 th September and
give the keynote address.His specialisation is Optical Fibre Networks

6. Proposed Seminar on 6th September 2002

The Branch has planned a one day Seminar on Development of Telecommunication Infrastructure in India
on the 6th September 2002, in the Auditorium of the India International Centre.

   Topics for discussion include:

    Telecom Infrastructure and futuristic trends of Telecom Development in India-role of Public and
    Private Sector.
    Improving India`sTeledensity and Rural Connectivity
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    Financing Telecom Development
    Regulatory policy Framework
    Commiunication Convergence:Role of associated Sectors like Gas,Power,Railways etc.
    Panel Discussion

Sponsorship is expected from MTNL,GAIL,Indian Railways,Power Grid Corporation(PGCIL),Qualcom
        and others..

Provisionally the Program is as below

9.30 AM-10.30 AM: INAUGURAL SESSION

10.30 – 11.00 TEA

11.00 –1.00 PM Technical Session I INFRASTRUCTURE DEVELOPMENT

1.00-2.00 PM LUNCH

2.00-4.00 PM Technical Session II: COMMUNICATION FOR THE MASSES

4.00-4.30 PM TEA

4.30-5.30 PM PANEL DISCUSSION

7. Membership Drive:
   The membership of IEE Delhi International Branch is as follows as on 15 th May 2002:
   Fellows:             37                    Comparison with previous year(Sept.2001)
   Members:             44                     Fellows:                      38
   Associate Members: 12                       Members:                      50
   Associates:           27                    Associate Members:            12
   Senior Associates:     5                   Associates                     19
   Students:            911                   Senior Associates               5
       Total:          1036                    Students                     818
                                                           Total            942
There has been some loss of membership due to movement of members to other areas and death of some
members.About 60 applications of students from JSS Engineering College have been misplaced and
therefore their membership has not been shown in the above figures
This has been possible due to the untiring efforts of the IMA and the support given by Committee Members
However the growth in corporate membership is still not very encouraging and efforts are needed to
increase this membership. Help from Members is welcome.

8. Student Activities: The Delhi Branch has the following Student Centres at present:

      (i)      Delhi College of Engineering
      (ii)     Indian Institute of Technology,Delhi
      (iii)    Institute of Technology,BHU,Varanasi
      (iv)     Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology,Pstiala
      (v)      Regional Engineering College,Srinagar(J & K)
      (vi)     Regional Engineering College,Jullunder
      (vii)    Punjab Engineering College,Chandigarh
      (viii)   Birla Institute of Technology & Science,Pilani
      (ix)     Jamia Milia Islamia,Delhi
      (x)      Regional Engineering College,Allahabad
      (xi)     Indian Institute of Technology,Roorkee
      (xii)    Mahila Institute of Technology,Delhi
      (xiii)   Malaviya Regional Engineering College,Jaipur
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       (xiv)   JSS Academy of Technical Education,C-20/1,Sector 62,Noida (UP)
New Student Centres were established at MREC,Jaipur and JSS Academy of Technical Education,Noida.
New student Centres are being planned for AMU,Aligarh,REC,Hamirpur,& REC,Kurukshetra
Dr.Vimal Bhanot has moved to BITS,Pilani,Due to movement of some Student Counsellors,new
Counsellors are expected to take charge of activities in ,Mahila Institute of Techmology,TIET,Patiala and
MREC,Jaipur. A new centre at JSS Academy of Technical Education,Noida was also established as stated
above.
Some of the activities planned in the Student Centres are as follows:
8.1 Delhi College of Engineering- TROIKA 2002: 12th – 16th February 2002
    Brainwave,Envision,Technovision,Panache,Bits`n` Bytes,Scintella,Synergy contests and
    Demonstrations

8.2    Malaviya Regional Engineering College,Jaipur:Inauguration of IEE Student Centre: 10th
       October 2001
       TECHWIT: 2001:Paper presentation Contest was held on the same day

8.3     Institute of Technology,BHU,Varanasi: 22nd-24th February 2002
        PRASTUTI-2002: A National Level Paper Presentation Contest with other activities like Software
        Contests,Quizzes,and Workshops

9. Awards In line with the past tradition ,the Branch Committee recommends the following for the
awards for the year 2001:

        a)   Lifetime Achievement Award:      Dr.P.N.Choudhary
        b)   IEE Service Medal:               Mr.S.P.Sharma
        c)   Best Student Counsellor:           Prof.N.A.Laway of REC Srinagar
        d)   Best Student:      REC Srinagar:              Mr.Mubasir Nisar Shora
                                Inst.of Technology,BHU:     Mr.Anoop Gupta
                                Jamia Milia Islamia:        Mr.Puneet Gulati
                                MN REC,Allahabad           Mr.S,Kumar

An additional Award is being instituted this year for the Outstanding Engineer and for this year it has been
decided to award the same to Mr.H.L.Bajaj,Chairman,CEA.My congratulations to all the award winners.
It was also decided to honour the following at the time of the Telecommunications Workshop in September
2002:

      i)        Mr.N.R.Narayana Murthy of Infosys,Bangalore (he will not be available for the same)
      ii)       Mr.Rajendra Singh,former CMD,NTPC

10. Delhi Branch Website: We have been working on the Delhi Branch Website for some time now.
However it could not be hosted due to some technical difficulties. The Website created by Jamia Milia
Islamia has been recorded on a floppy and sent to London,through Mr.N.Venkatesan. I am now glad to
inform members that this has been uploaded on to the IEE Website and can be viewed on
http://local.iee.org/delhi/yms.

Many student branches have also websites including BHU,Varanasi,and MREC,Jaipur
The Website for Delhi Branch is under preparation and part of what has been created can be viewed at the
address: http://www.geocities.com/smathur80/index.htm
Mr.Saurab Mathur of Jamia Milia Islamia has been working on this project, and we are thankful to him.
I am proud to say that we are the first IEE Branch in India to host a Website as part of IEE Website.

11.The Branch continues to get the following publications regularly:

       i   IEE News
       ii IEE Review
       iii Power Engineering Journal
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     iv Science and Education Journal
     v Electronics and Communication Engineering Journal
     vi Engineering Management Journal
    vii Computing and Control Engineering Journal
    viii Manufacturing Engineer Journal
These are kept with the Hony.Secretary and any member desirous in having a copy can get it on loan.

12. Points arising out of last AGM:
     a) Copy of Accounts and Secretary`s Report have been posted in advance.All members are requested
         to bring their copies
     b) Members have still not advised their E-Mail addresses
     c) The accounts have been prepared giving comparison to the last year`s figures
     d) Recruitment show could not be arranged due lack of volunteers to help
     e) Annual Seminar is being organised on the 6th September 2002.
13. Relations with other Institutions:
  The IEE Delhi Branch has been maintaining an excellent relationship with IIT,Delhi, Institution of
Engineers(India),IETE,IEEE Delhi Section and BES. Efforts have been made to organise activities in
collaboration with these institutions as shown in the list of technical activities.

14. Acknowledgements:
    I wish to acknowledge with thanks the support and encouragement given by the Chairman,Honorary
Treasurer,the IMA,the Branch Committee Members and Members of the IEE Delhi Branch in arranging the
various activities during the year.

With the approval by the AGM, Mr.I.S.Anand will take over the Honorary Secretaryship from 1 st October
2002-this will therefore be my last report to the AGM. I wish to thank the Chairman,Vice-Chairman,
Honorary Treasurer,IMA and all members for their cooperation in making my job a success through all
these years. I wish my successor a great and rewarding future in his work.Thank you very much.



(T.S.M.Rao)
Honorary Secretary
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ANNEXURE “A”


S.No.        Speaker                       Subject                        Date/Venue

1. Shri P.S.Saran,         Impact of Convergence Technologies            8th November 2001
  Former Secretary,Govt.        on Telecommunications                    Seminar Hall,IIT Delhi
Seminar Hall,IIT,Delhi      (in collaboration with IIT Delhi
 of India,Telecom.Services      Alumni Association)
& Former Member Technology,
Telecommunications Board

2. Prof.M.S.Sachdev           Power Systems Yesterday & Today           7 th December 2001
  Sachdev Engineering       (in collaboration with IEEE Delhi Section, Committee Room.EE Dept,
 Associates(Canada) &        Electrical Engineering Dept,&IEE Student      IIT Delhi
 Professor,University of    Chapter,IIT Delhi)
 Saskachevan,Canada

3. Prof.Rajesh Gupta     Co-Design Tools & Architectural          14 th December 2001
   Dept.of Computer      Adaptation for deep sub-micron VLSI      Seminar Room,Computer
   Science,University of Systems(in collaboratiin with IEEE Delhi Science & Eng`g Dept.
   California,USA        Section,CAS=CS Societies & Computer      IIT Delhi(Block 6,Room430)
                         Societies Chapters)
4. Prof.Raj Jain          Optical Networking with IP over DWDM:       17 th December 2001
    Dept.of Computer &    Recent Advances,Trends & Issues            Committee Room,EE Dept,
   Information Sciences,  (in collaboration with Computer Science    IIT Delhi
   University of Ohio,USA Society,EE Society & EE Dept.
                           IIT Delhi0

5. Prof Amarjeet Singh     Enhancement of Efficiency of Gyratrons            19 th December 2001
   Former Director,CEERI, for Fusion Energy Applications                  Committee Room,Centre for
   Pilani                 (in collaboration with Energy Forum,IIT         Energy Studies,IIT Delhi
                           Delhi Energy Centre Siciety)

6. Seminar                  Energy Efficient Equipment & Systems for      30th January 2002
                           Saving Electricity(in collaboration with     Committee Room,EE Dept,
                            Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturing  IIT Delhi(Full Day Seminar)
                            AssociationIEEMA,IEEE Delhi Section-
                            IAS/PES Chapter)

7. Shri.R.Saha              New Technologies in Electrical Power           7th March 2002
   CEA                      Transmission-Part I                           Committee Room,EE Dept,
                           (in collaboration with IEEE Delhi Section,       IIT Delhi
                            PES-IAS Chapter & EE Dept,IIT Delhi)

8. Shri K.K.Arya            New Technologies in Electrical Power           22 nd March 2002
   CEA                      Transmission-Part II                          Committee Room,EE Dept,
                            (in collaboration with IEEE Delhi Section,       IIT Delhi
                             PES-IAS Chapter & EE Dept.IIT Delhi

9.    Shri.Ashis Sanyal    Electromagnetic Pollution-Causes & Concerns    26th April 2002
     Director,Dept.of IT   (in collaboration with IEEE Delhi Section)  India International Centre
     Govt.of India
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10. Seminar             34 th World Telecom Day: ICT for all:         17 th May 2002
  (Full Day)            Empowering people to cross the Digital       Delton Hall,IETE,Lodi Road
                        Divide(in collaboration with IETE)

11. Dr.Shishir K.       Electricity Industry Restructuring in          12 th June 2002
    Mukherjee           (in collaboration with IEEE Delhi Section)   India International Centre

12. Workshop (2 Days)    EMC Design for Electrical/Electronic         9 th –10th August 2002
                         Products                                     Delton Hall,Lodi Road
                        (in collaboration with Delhi Chapter of
                         SEMCE(I)-Society of EMC Engineers(India),
                         Delhi Chapter)
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Dated: 22nd July 2002




ALL MEMBERS OF IEE

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING ON 4TH AUGUST
2002

THIS IS TO INFORM ALL MEMBERS THAT THE
VENUE FOR THE AGM ON THE 4TH AUGUST 2002
HAS BEEN SHIFTED TO:

CONFERENCE ROOM NO.IV(4)
BASEMENT OF “ANNEXE”,INDIA
INTERNATIONAL CENTRE.PLEASE NOTE
CAREFULLY.




(T.S.M.RAO)