Associations with Institutions


1) American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE):
      The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) is a professional body, founded in 1852, to represent members of the civil engineering profession worldwide. It is the oldest national engineering society in the United States. Its world headquarters is in Reston, Virginia.
2) American Concrete Institute, (ACE), Michigan, USA:
      The American Concrete Institute (ACI) is a nonprofit technical and educational society organized in 1904 and is one of the world's leading authorities on  concrete technology. ACI is a forum for the discussion of all matters related to concrete and the development of solutions to problems. ACI conducts this forum through conventions and meetings; the ACI Structural Journal, the ACI Materials Journal, Concrete International, and technical publications; chapter activities; and technical commit­tee work. As its chartered objective states, its purpose is “to provide a comradeship in finding the best ways to do concrete work of all kinds and in spreading that knowledge.”
3) Institution of Transportation Engineers (ITE), Washington, USA:
      The Institute of Transportation Engineers is an international educational and scientific association of transportation professionals who are responsible for meeting mobility and safety needs. ITE facilitates the application of technology and scientific principles to research, planning, functional design, implementation, operation, policy development and management for any mode of transportation. Through its products and services, ITE promotes professional development of its members, supports and encourages education, stimulates research, develops public awareness programs and serves as a conduit for the exchange of professional information.
4) Institution of Civil Engineers, London, UK (ICE):
       Founded on 2 January 1818, the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) is an independent professional association, based in central London, representing civil engineers. Like its early membership, the majority of its current members are British engineers, but it also has members in more than 100 countries around the world. In 2003, its total membership stood at around 80,000. 
5) The Institute of Highways & Transportation, London. (IHT):
      The Institution is a learned society concerned specifically with the planning, design, construction, maintenance and operation of land-based transport systems and infrastructure.  It serves the transport profession for the benefit of society and its members.  With over 10,000 members, working across a wide range of disciplines, it aims to promote the exchange of knowledge, improve policy formulation, stimulate debate on transportation issues, recognise individual competence and encourage best practice in the industry. 
6) National Contract Management Association, (NCMA), Virginia, USA:
      NCMA was formed in 1959 to foster the professional growth and educational advancement of its members. NCMA is an membership-based, professional society, whose leadership is composed of volunteer elected officers. NCMA is located at 21740 Beaumeade Circle, Suite 125, Ashburn, Virginia 20147.
7) Institution of Structural Engineers, (IStructE), London, UK:
      IStructE is the world’s leading professional body for structural engineering. It is the appropriate source of relevant and considered opinion on all structural engineering and public safety issues in the built environment. The Institution has some 21,000 members in 109 countries around the world, and is recognised internationally for the technical and professional competence of its members. Its image is one of safety, efficiency and excellence both of its operations and in the standards of its members. The Institution qualifies its members by examinations that test professional competence in structural engineering design.
8) Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, (SIAM) Philadelphia USA
      SIAM exists to ensure the strongest interactions between mathematics and other scientific and technological communities through membership activities, publication of journals and books, and conferences. For a publication with information found in this section, download "About SIAM: Science and Industry Advance with Mathematics" [PDF, 686 KB]
9) World Energy Council-Indian Member Committee, New Delhi, India

The World Energy Council is the most representative body of the energy industry with members in more than ninety countries. Its mission is to promote the sustainable supply and use of energy for the greatest benefit of all. The London-based organization has official consultative status with the United Nations.
WEC-IMC is the Indian Member Committee of the World Energy Council and is a unique platform for synergizing the energy sector in the country. It has patronage of all energy sector ministries and has leading energy sector organisations as members

11) Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkata, India

The Institution of Engineers (India) is the largest multi-disciplinary engineering professional society, established with a view to promote and advance the science, practice and business of engineering.

12)  Indian Water Resources Society, (IWRS) New Delhi, India




13) Indian Association of Hydrologists, (IAH) Roorkee, India

Indian Association of Hydrologists (IAH) was established in year 1977 under the Society registration Act, 1860 of Government of India.
Aims & Objectives
(a) to advance the study of hydrology and related subjects and promote their application
(b) to disseminate the knowledge and application in the field
(c) to honour individuals for their pioneering and meritorious contribution in the field of hydrology by electing them as honorary life members or inviting them to be patrons of the association.
(d) to publish relevant literature

14) Indian Water Works Association, (IWWA) Mumbai, India.

The Indian Water Works Association (IWWA) is a voluntary body of professionals concerned and connected with water supply for municipal, industrial, agricultural uses and treatment and disposal of wastewater. IWWA focuses basically on the entire "Water Cycle" encompassing the environmental, social, institutional and financing issues.
IWWA was founded in 1968 with headquarters at Mumbai. IWWA has 27 Centres spread across the country and is very active in conducting different activities in the areas of Water Supply and Wasterwater Treatment and Disposal. IWWA has a membership of more than 6500 plus professionals spread all over the country and abroad.

15) Indian Society of Water Management, (ISWM) New Delhi, India

In order to promote rational use of the limited and precious water resource with sustainability, the "Indian Society of Water Management (ISWAM)", a professional body, was established in 1985 with its headquarter located at the Central Soil Salinity Research Institute, Karnal (Haryana). With the establishment of the Directorate of Water Management Research (DWMR) at Rahuri (Maharashtra), the headquarter of ISWAM was shifted from Karnal to Rahuri in 1991. With the relocation of DWMR at Patna in 1996, the Society Headquarter was again shifted to Patna. General Body of the Society decided to shift the Headquarters of ISWAM to the Water Technology Centre, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi- 110 012, where it is operating since October 1998.

16) Indian Geotechnical Society, (IGS) New Delhi

The Indian Geotechnical Society (IGS) aims at promoting co-operation amongst engineers and scientists for the advancement and dissemination of knowledge in the fields of Soil Mechanics, Foundation Engineering, Soil Dynamics, Engineering Geology, Rock Mechanics, Snow and Ice Mechanics and allied fields and their practical applications. It provides a common forum for academicians, research workers, designers, construction engineers, equipment manufacturers and others interested in geotechnical activity.

17) Institute for Steel Development & Growth (INSDAG), Calcutta

Ministry of Steel along with the major steel Producers (SAIL, TISCO, RINL, JSW, ESSAR, ISPAT etc) have promoted and established the Institute for Steel Development & Growth (INSDAG) at Kolkata. The Institute is registered as a “Society” under Societies Registration Act of West Bengal, with its registered office at Ispat Bhavan, 40 Chowringhee Road, Kolkata 700 071. The Institute is a member-based nonprofit making organisation. As on, it has more than 1000 members comprising organizations, institutions, associations, professionals and students.

18) Indian Science Congress, (ISC) Calcutta

The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) owes its origin to the foresight and initiative of two British Chemists, namely, Professor J. L. Simonsen and Professor P.S. MacMahon. It occurred to them that scientific research in India might be stimulated if an annual meeting of research workers somewhat on the lines of the British Association for the Advancement of Science could be arranged.
The Association was formed with the following objectives :
(i) to advance and promote the cause of science in India;
(ii) to hold an annual congress at a suitable place in India;
(iii) to publish proceedings, journals, transactions, etc;
(iv) to popularise science.

19) Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, Alumni Association

The Alumni Association was established as early as March 4, 1967, and the credit goes in larger part to the then Deputy Director Dr. M.S. Muthana. For the next 7 - 8 years the Association continued in a somewhat informal manner. In January 1976, the First Convention of the Alumni was held at IIT Kanpur and a formal constitution was adopted along with a duly elected seven member Executive Committee. each year since then, we have been holding Alumni Convention ans every two years, elections to the executive committee are held. The Association is a registered body with the Registrar of Societies, UP.

20) Maharashtra Services of Engineer’s (Class-1) Association (MSE-1), Nasik.

The Association of Maharashtra Services of Engineers, Class-I (MSE-I) is a non profit making association representing the engineering personnel from Water Resources Department (WRD), Public Works Department (PWD) and Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran (MJP) of Government of Maharashtra. Formed in 1964, the association is a social group seeking the development of Maharashtra State by setting and maintaining standards of professional ethics and public accountability within members who are either policy makers or executives.

21) Ferrocement Society, Pune, India

Ferrocement is a versatile structural material possessing unique properties of strength and serviceability. It is made with closely-knit wire mesh, mild steel reinforcing bars and rich cement-sand mortar.

22) Society Of Civil Engineers, (SOCE), IIT Kanpur: 
The Society of Civil Engineers (SOCE) is a non-registered, non-profit organization within the department of Civil Engineering. The members of the society include the undergraduate and postgraduate students, faculty, scientist and research engineers of the Civil Engineering department. The SOCE has been quite active in the past in providing its members, particularly the student members, a platform to showcase and sharpen their talents through a variety of activities planned throughout the year. 
23) Civil Engineering Students Association (CESA). 
      The Civil Engineering Student's Association (CESA) is actively engaged in the personality development of students. Along with expert lectures and workshops, a common platform for extra curricular development of students is also provided. In order to achieve academic excellence, the department insists students and faculty members to present technical papers and projects in various national and international symposia. 
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