Indian Railways Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunication (IRISET) celebrated its 56th Annual Day today (24th November 2013) at its premises Tarnaka Road, Secunderabad. Shri Pradeep Kumar Shrivastava, General Manager / South Central Railway presided over the function. Shri M Suresh, Addl. Member (Signal), Railway Board and Shri P K Srivastava, Addl. Member (Telecom), Railway Board were the Guests of Honour, Shri K L Pandey, Addl. General Manager / SCR, Shri Satyender Kumar, Director IRISET, Principal Heads of Departments and other Senior Officials, Faculty / Trainees of IRISET participated in large numbers. Shri Pradeep Kumar Srivastava, General Manager released “Gyandeep” Technical Magazine anniversary issue on the occasion.
Speaking, on the occasion Shri Pradeep Kumar Srivastava called upon the trainees to acquire command over the subject and get a right frame of mind in the Institute for rendering excellent services by Indian Railways ensuring safety and punctuality. He congratulated all the trainees for completing their courses successfully and winning various awards of excellence. He assured to provide all essential support to the growth and development of the Institute. He presented awards of excellence to meritorious trainees of various courses.
Shri M Suresh, Addl. Member (Signal) said that IRISET has achieved remarkable progress in imparting training in the field of Signal and Telecommunication by providing education to 67588 Officers/Supervisors and enable them to handle Railways expansion and modernisation since inception. He also lauded the Institute for imparting training to many foreign nationals.
Shri P K Srivastava, Addl. Member (Telecom) said that IRISET is a top Training institute in Asia imparting training to Railways & PSUs. The institute also emphasizes on all round development of personality by providing meditation, yoga, indoor and outdoor sports facilities. He advised the faculty to take up courses like finance in PPP projects for officers which is going to help the administration in future development programs.
Shri Satyender Kumar, Director, IRISET, while presenting the Annual Report said that the Institute has imparted 120 courses and trained 3447 number of Railway personnel during the academic year. The Institute also organised 221 Extension Lectures in modern technology for the benefit of trainees.
Earlier, P K Srivastava, Additional Member (Telecom) inaugurated a lab equipped with Railway specific mobile phone technology called GSM-R; Installation of training model of Electronic Interlocking and animated training module on Auto- Signalling System; Electronic Interlocking studio software for in house Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) in Microlok II;Gymnasium and a renovated shuttle court at IRISET premises.