SECUNDERABAD: The Indian Railway Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunication (IRISET) Secunderabad, the premier Centralized Training Institute under Ministry of Railways for imparting training in Signal and Telecommunication Engineering will host the Passing Out function for Probationary Officers of IRSSE (Indian Railway Service of Signal Engineers) 2015 batch who have completed their training on 22nd January, 2018 at its premises.
The Passing out Batch of IRSSE Engineers comprises of 17 Probationers out of which, 04 are Women Officers. These officers were selected through UPSC Group- ‘A’ Combined Engineering Services in Electronics & Communication Branch and joined Indian Railways in August-2016 at IRISET. They have underwent intensive training of 78 weeks covering 52 weeks of Institutional training at National Academy of Indian Railways, Vadodara and at IRISET, Secunderabad. During the course of their training, the Officers were also deputed to various Zones spread over Indian Railways for field training. These Probationer Officers will be reporting to their respective Zonal Railways for their first posting.
The Probationary Officers had called on Shri Ram Nath Kovind, Hon’ble President of India on 10th January, 2018 at Rashrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. The President complimented them for joining Indian Railways, which provides a unique opportunity to serve the nation and millions of citizens each day.
Shri Akhil Agarwal, Director General (Signal & Telecommunications), Railway Board will be the Chief Guest at the Passing out Function and will present Certificates and Mementoes to these 17 IRSSE Probationers. Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, SCR along with Shri H.K.Agarwal, Additional Member (Telecom) and Shri N. Kashinath, Additional Member (Signal) will be Guests of Honour. Shri L.P.Sinha, Director, IRISET will deliver the welcome address.