10 Sep 2017 10:39 AM | IESL (Administrator)

The Institution of Engineers, Sri Lanka  held its annual Induction and Graduation Ceremony for the year, 2017 on Friday, 25th August, 2017 at the Main Hall of the BMICH from 3.00 pm onwards. Dr. Indrajit Coomaraswamy, Governor of the Central Bank of Sri Lanka graced the occasion as the Chief Guest and Vidya Jyothi Eng. (Prof.) KKYW Perera, Chancellor  of the University of Moratuwa  was the Guest of Honour at the event.

This year’s event saw the induction of 287 Associate Members of the IESL in to the corporate membership as Chartered Engineers and 82 students of the IESL Engineering Course receiving their certificates having successfully completed the course.

Scholarship winning school children of the Junior Inventor of the Year (JIY) Competition – 2016 also received their scholarships at the event. Pioneered by the IESL. with the purpose of inculcating creativity and invention among school  children, many of the JIY winners have gone on to win at the national level competition ‘Sri Lanka Science and Engineering Fair’ and thereafter  proved their ability to compete  and win event at the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair, the world’s largest international pre-college science competition held annually in the USA.  The event is also an occasion for rewarding winners of various memorial award schemes worked out by IESL to promote practical orientation among final year undergraduates encouraging industrial training and project work, research among young engineers, performance at Professional Review exams, etc. all with the aim of uplifting the profession.

Event Photos

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