IEI Jammu Centre celebrates World Telecommunication & Information Society Day – 2019
The Institution of Engineers (India), Jammu Local Centre celebrated World Telecommunication & Information Society Day today on 17th May, 2019 at Institutional Complex, Channi Himmat, Jammu by organizing a Seminar on theme “Bridging the standardization gap”. The seminar was attended by a large number of Senior Engineers, Engineers & officers from telecom and other departments/organizations.
Sh. Aashutosh Bajaj, CEO & Business Head, Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited, Jammu graced the occasion as Chief Guest.
At the outset of the function Er. Hem Chander Jerath, FIE; Former Chairman, IEI, Jammu Centre appraised the audience about the theme.
04 Nos. technical papers were presented by Er. S. C. Thukral, FIE; Er. B. L. Rawal, MIE; Er. Vinod Kumar, MIE and Er. Sachin Tickoo, MIE on the theme. The speakers emphasized that with exponential increase in the number and types of smart devices over the coming years, IoT poses a major challenge for the world in the development of interoperable global standards and for ensuring interoperability and connectivity within a global information infrastructure, ICT standards are urgently required. Further it was highlighted that the access to ICT standards is a critical factor in a countries global economic competitiveness.
Sh. Aashutosh Bajaj, the Chief Guest speaking on the occasion enlightened the august audience about the latest developments for bridging the standardization gap in the field of telecommunication and highlighted its benefits for the society.
Er. Vijay Sharma, MIE; Honorary Secretary of the centre conducted the proceedings of the seminar.