The Institution of Engineers (India) is the
largest professional body in the World with almost 1, 62, 450 Corporate and 6,
16, 150 Non-corporate members spread over length and breadth of the country.
With 101 State and local Centres and the Corporate Head Quarters at Kolkata it
caters to the engineering community in India and abroad in a very effective way.
It was registered under India Companies Act 1913 in the city of Madras (now
Chennai) on 13 September 1920. The formal inauguration ceremony took place on 23
February 1921, in the Hall of Asiatic Society of Bengal in the presence of H.E.
Lord Chelmsford, the then Viceroy and Governor General of India.