IEEE Student Chapter
The Department of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering has started an IEEE Student Branch with nearly 20 students and 3 professional members from the academic year 2013-2014. The same was inaugurated on March 14,2014 at SIT in the presence of Dr. Rajesh Ingle,Chair,IEEE Pune section, Dr.T.P.Singh,Director,SIT Pune, Dr. Neela Rayavarapu, HOD,E&TC Department, SIT Pune, Dr.Narayan Pisharoty, Head Research Activities, SIT Pune and Prof.Praveen Naidu V, Branch Counsellor, SIT Pune. The goal of the branch is to provide a platform to students where they can interact with their peer group from around the section and also with professionals from around the globe. Several activities that would help students in fostering their core knowledge and at the same time nurture their leadership and managerial skills are being planned as part of this programme. Dr.Rajesh Ingle gave a brief history of IEEE student branches all over the world and motivated students to take full benefits of their IEEE membership. The Director, SIT addressed students saying that E&TC was the first department in SIT to undertake initiative of starting a student branch of internationally acclaimed organization and congratulated HOD, staff and students for the same. He motivated students to come forward and take initiative to make this branch one of the best in Pune section. On this occasion, SIT-IEEE student branch has organized Symbiosis Student Paper Presentation Competition (SSPPC-2014) and prizes were given away to the winners.