I am grateful to the Executive Council of Delhi Chapter of Indian Institute of Metals for reposing faith once again and giving me the responsibility of the Chairmanship of Delhi Chapter. I convey my sincere thanks to all the esteemed members of the Delhi Chapter for reposing trust in me to discharge the responsibilities 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. `IIM
DC Booklet' may be accessed for brief information about
the activities of the Chapter.
The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter celebrated Chapter NMD Celebrations on 21 Dec.2013 in Chapter premises. Four eminent personalities, viz. Mr. S K Roongta, MD Vedanta (Aluminium) & former Chairman SAIL; Mr. S D Kapoor, former CMD MMTC; Mr. B D Jethra, former Adviser Planning Commission Govt. of India and Mr. B R Thukral, former GM Hindustan Zinc Ltd, were felicitated for their outstanding contributions to Metallurgical profession and Industry. Dr. Sanak Mishra, Past President Indian Institute of Metals was the Chief Guest of the function. About 40 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 - October 2014' may be accessed for detailed information.