Report on Inauguration of IETE Students’ Forum (ISF)
 Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering on 3rd January, 2012.


The Inauguration of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers Students’ Forum (ISF), SVCE was held on 3rd January 2012 in a befitting manner in the College at  Sriperumbudur.

Shri. S Muruganandam, Chairman, IETE Chennai Centre was the Chief Guest. Other dignatories present at the inaugural function were - Dr. R. Ramachandran, Principal, Prof. E.G.Govindan, Vice-Principal & HOD(ECE), Dr. M. Gopalakrishnan, Dean(Student Affairs). Shri. S.R. Balasubramanian, Asst. Prof(ECE) and Permanent Invitee, ISF, SVCE many other senior faculty members of the ECE department also made their presence.

The event commenced with a prayer song. A note of welcome was presented by Shri. S.R. Balasubramanian. The Office bearers were introduced thereafter. The Chief Guest, Shri. Muruganandam, Chairman, IETE Chennai Centre inaugurated the Forum by lighting the traditional lamp and delivered an address. In his address, he appreciated the efforts of Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering on this occasion and conveyed the importance of forming such forums and the benefits that students can obtain out of them. He brought to light the objectives of IETE and benefits of IETE Students Forum and advised the students to utilise the resources. He also explained about IETE Student’s Forums in India and their competencies and activities carried out. IETE opens resources for learning, motivation required for today’s technocrats and creates know-how of developments in the chosen fields of Engineering.

Inauguration of ISF at SVCE


As an additional activity on this occasion, a Guest Lecture was organised. The Guest Speaker, Shri. A. Sugumaran, Divisional Engineer (Retd.), BSNL and presently the Executive Committee Member, IETE gave an excellent expose on “Telecommunication Transmission Revolution”. The Guest speaker was introduced by the Chairman, ISF, SVCE. Shri A Sugumaran enlightened the ISF Members on emerging technologies in the Telecommunication and its transmission by presenting it through a multimedia presentation. He briefed on the concepts of Synchronous Digital Hierarchy (SDH), Plesiochronous Digital Hierarchy (PDH), Transmission lines, Optical Fiber Communication systems, Divided Wavelength Digital Multiplexing (DWDM) – a talk that compelled the student’s undivided attention.

Guest Lecture by Shri. A.Sukumaran Divisional Engineer (Retd.), BSNL

The day’s program concluded with a formal vote of thanks by the Treasurer of ISF, SVCE followed by the National Anthem..

The Executive Committee of IETE Student’s Forum (ISF), SVCE for the year 2011/12 was constituted with the following office bearers:-

Chairman                     -           Mr. Nilesh Ananthanarayanan
Treasurer                     -           Ms. K. Bhavani
Executive Members    -           Mr. Karthikeya Reddy PSP
Mr. Nikhil Venkatesan
Mr. Niraj Vasudevan
Ms. K. Nithila
Ms. P. Abinaya

Permanent Invitee                   -           Mr. S.R. Balasubramanian, Asst. Prof(ECE)

Seventy seven students of Electronics and Communication Engineering classes had enrolled themselves as members of the ISF, SVCE. It is expected that this number would swell over the next few years. Chairman,  IETE Chennai Centre assured to give all assistance for conduct of quality events including seminars and workshops to develop the technical interests among the members of the ISF, SVCE.

Permanent Invitee ISF-SVCE