I convey my sincere thanks to the newly constituted Executive Committee of our Chapter for once again assigning me the responsibilities of Chairman of the Chapter for 2016-17. I am humbled and honoured to accept the responsibility of serving the interests of the Chapter for one more year.
The Indian Institute of Metals, Delhi Chapter has acquired a unique and important status among all Chapters of IIM. Founded in March 1953, this Chapter celebrated its Silver Jubilee in October 1978 and Golden Jubilee in September 2002. Late Dr. D N Wadia, the internationally famous geologist, was the first Chairman of Delhi Chapter and continued until 1963. He was followed by eminent metallurgists and senior government officials, who provided leadership, guidance and wise counsel for Chapter's growth.
The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter celebrated Chapter NMD Celebrations on 16 Jan.2016 in the Auditorium of Delhi Chapter building at Tughlakabad Institutional Area. Mr K L Mehrotra, President IIM Delhi Chapter, made a presentation on `Corporate Leadership for Effectiveness of the Board'. Four prominent members, associated with IIM-DC, viz. Mr. Raj Tewari, Mr. V C Singhal, Dr. Vipin Jain and Mr. Gautam Bhatia were felicitated for their outstanding contributions to Metallurgical profession and Industry. Dr. G Mukherjee, former Vice-Chairman SAIL, was the Chief Guest of the function. About 60 members/invitees participated in this function.
IIM Delhi Chapter has published 'MMMM2014 - Consolidated Event Report' comprising, Exhibition write-up, Conference Summary and Recommendations arising out of International Expo-cum-Conference held during 05-07Sept.2014.
IIM Delhi Chapter publishes Monthly Newsletter, highlighting Chapter News, Technical Articles, Industry News, Members' News etc. The current 'IIM Newsletter - April 2016' which is a special issue highlighting `Seminar on Stainless Steels, Special Steels and Super Alloys' may be accessed for detailed information.