The Mysore Local Centre of the Institution of
Engineers (India) was established in 1964 and its present Corporate
Membership strength is about 1600 and the Jurisdiction of the Local
centre covers the five districts of Mysore , Mandya, Hassan, Kodagu
The Engineering professionals residing or
practicing within the Geographical boundaries of this Local centre
can be part of this prestigious pioneer Engineering Institution and
pursue the noble aims and objectives of the Institution. That is,
promotion and advancement of Science, Engineering and Technology for
the benefit of our society or the public in general. The local
center has well developed infrastructure facility of its own spread
over an area of over 1½ Acres at a central area of the city, in J.L.B. Road , Mysore.
The facilities include a large (600 seats
capacity) Auditorium , a large Library, Lecture Halls, Committee
Rooms, Guest House, Garden and Office accommodation with Fax,
E-mail, Internet facility and Webster (www.ieimysore.org.in).
Apart from offering good and up to date Library facilities, the
Institution arranges technical activities such as lecture meetings /
seminars / workshops etc., inviting top ranking experts in the
fields of various specialties to provide up to date information in
the field of Science, Engineering and Technology. Free Technical
consultancy / guidance / service is extended to the poor and common
man and to all public service organizations including government
departments with the help of experts and experienced engineers
available in the organization.
Keeping in view the noble idea of
education on moral and ethical values required in one's
profession/life and to build a model society for the peace and
prosperity of the entire mankind, the Mysore Local Centre of the
Institution of Engineers has planned to develop the only one of its
kind in the country, a “Study & Research Centre” named after
Sir.M.Visvesvaraya, as an Institution or Temple of learning, on
discipline, dedication, hard work, honesty and sincere service to
the Society, on which principles the Engineer-Statesman Bharatha
Ratna Sir.M.Visvesvaraya amply demonstrated through his deeds,
throughout his long life span of over hundred years.
Further, a Technological Museum named after Sir.M.Visvesvaraya is
being developed on the lines of `Visvesvaraya Science Museum’ in
Bangalore, but with a plan to exhibit models of the latest pride
achievements of India in the various fields such as vital
Industries, Space Research, Defence developments, Aviation etc.,
which are donated by the Heads of the various State and Central
Govt. Departments and Private concerns for the benefit of School and
College Students of the remote Regions.
- Never to use One's Official
position to bestow favor on his relatives
- An ounce of neatness is
equal to a ton of efficiency A well dressed person does
things in a much better way than a slovenly one
- That a person who is neat in
his dress can be clean and straight in his life.
- Industrialize or perish
- Always work hard.
- Always support a worthy cause at any cost.
- Nature never excuses Lapses.
- He never tolerated slipshod work! He wanted things to be
precise and not vague
- He was very punctual and expected everybody to be so.
- He never lost an opportunity to stimulate drive, action,
alertness and hustle in everybody who happened to meet him.
- Five hours for nature, seven for a very busy man and
nine means lazy was his rational budget for sleep.
- Hard work performed in a disciplined manner will in most
cases keep the worker fit and also prolong his life.
- Every man who has become great owes his achievements to
- The way to build a nation is to build a good citizen.
The majority of the Citizens should be efficient of good
character and posses a reasonably high sense of duty.
- Leaders should be truly patriotic and should believe in
rectitude of conduct, Men of Merit and capacity should be
the criteria for all special jobs and government
- Genius is 10% inspiration and 90% perspiration.
- Standard of efficiency is not determined by what we wish
but by what we cannot tolerate
- In essentials unity, In non essentials liberty, In all
- Duty before comfort was his ideal
- He believed in the famous maxim "Everything worth doing
is worth doing well".
- Seek opportunities for service without waiting for a
- If we are to progress we have to implicitly enforce the
American methods of " Hustle" and German methods of hard
- Remember God helps those who help themselves.
- He did not like to be under any one's obligation
- He was punctual not only in keeping his engagement but
also in all other respects.
- The note books and pencils were his inseparable
- He was in a hurry, in a very great hurry to catch up
with the progressive countries of the west on at least with
Japan the rising sun of the east.
- Live within your income, have a purpose to give you any
- He has said that it is worth while in life to make a
pleasure of duty than a duty of pleasure.