I extend my grateful thanks to the newly constituted Executive Committee of our Chapter for once again reposing trust in me to discharge the responsibilities of Chairman for 2017-18. I am humbled to accept this position with a sense of responsibility for serving the interests of the Chapter 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.
The Indian Institute of Metals – Delhi Chapter celebrated Chapter NMD Celebrations on 18 March 2017 in the Auditorium of Delhi Chapter building at Tughlakabad Institutional Area. Five prominent members, associated with IIM-DC, viz. Mr. K K Mehrotra, G I S Chauhan, Manoranjan Ram, N Vijayan and K L Mehrotra were felicitated for their outstanding contributions to Metallurgical profession & Industry and Indian Institute of Metals. Mr. Bhim Sain Executive Officer was also honoured with a Memento for his dedicated services to the Chapter. About 50 members/invitees participated in this function.