Institute for Certified Computing Professionals
Association Type: Information Technology Associate
Offering the only universally applicable, and internationally recognized certification program in the
profession, the ICCP is seen as the standard-bearer for all professionals in the business, data, communications, and computer industry. ICCP’s international certification programs allow for transborder mobility. Since its founding in 1973, the ICCP, a non-profit 501(c) (6) organization, has dedicated itself to the establishment of high professional standards and the furthering of the goals of its parent societies. Its sister organization the ICCP Education Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable organization, offers important educational programs and services to computer professionals, educators, the computer industry, government, and the public. As the industry grows and changes rapidly, the ICCP explores and develops new examinations with business partners and sponsorship by leading organizations.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
Association Type: Associate Member
IEEE is the world’s largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for the benefit of humanity. Below, you can find IEEE’s mission and vision statements. IEEE’s core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity.IEEE will be essential to the global technical community and to technical professionals everywhere and be universally recognized for the contributions of technology and of technical professionals in improving global conditions.
Indian Society for Training and Development
Association Type: Associate Member
The Indian Society for Training & Development (ISTD), established in April 1970, is a national-level professional & non-profit society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860. It has a large membership of individuals and institutions involved in the area of training and development of Human resources from Government, Public, and Private Sector organizations & Enterprises; Educational and Training Institutions, and other Professional Bodies. The Society is affiliated with the International Federation of Training and Development Organizations (IFTDO), the USA, and Asian Regional Training and Development Organizations (ARTDO), Manila. ISTD Organizes Training Programs, all over the country both at Chapter and National Levels. The Programs cover selected areas of HRD with special emphasis on Training of Trainers, Training Goals & Objectives, and Training Tools & Technologies. A very large number of Public and Private Sector Organizations, Training Institutions Central And State governments participate in these programs, some of which have been held in collaboration with the Planning Commission, Bureau of Public Enterprises, and the Training Division of the Department of Personnel, Government of India.
Institute Innovation Council (IIC), IGNOU
Association Type: Startup Expert (Mentor, IIC, NCIDE)
The Ministry of Education (MoE, erstwhile MHRD) had established the MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC) to systematically foster the culture of innovation within all Higher Education Institutes. The primary mandate of MIC is to encourage, inspire and nurture young students by supporting them to work on new ideas. The MIC has envisioned the creation of the Institution’s Innovation Council (IIC) across select Higher Education Institutes. A network of the IICs will be established to systematically promote innovation in the institutions. The IIC at IGNOU was established on October 15, 2018, and reconstituted as IIC 2.0 in October 2019. On 29th October 2020, the IIC 2.0 was reconstituted at IIC 3.0. The term of the Council shall be for a period of one year from the date of issuance of the Notification. The Council has 47 members with Dr. Oum Prakash Sharma, Director, NCIDE as the President, and Dr. Moumita Das, Assistant Director, NCIDE as the Convener. There are seven IGNOU Faculty members as coordinators of various activities and ten Faculty members from various Schools, Divisions, and Regional Centres. There are eight external experts as members, who are from an incubation center, lead investor, industry, and IPR. There are five coordinator students and fifteen student members of IGNOU.
Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT)
Association Type: Associate Life Member
The Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT) was established in the year 1984 by the great visionary, (Late) Dr. D. P. Khandelwal, with active support from some Physics teachers, with the aim of upgrading the quality of Physics teaching and Physics teachers at all levels. It has now grown into a major organization with about 6500 life members spread all over about 1500 organizations throughout the country including about 100 members from abroad. The members include school, college, university teachers, research workers, science administrators, and science-savvy enthusiasts. For its grass root working, the country is divided into 20 regions, each with a regional council. The apex executive council coordinates and directs the effort at the national level.
Gujarat Science Academy (GSA)
Association Type: Associate Member, Editor (GSA Newsletter)
Gujarat Science Academy (GSA) was established in 1978. It is an academy of leading scientists in Gujarat from various disciplines including education, physical and life sciences, a broad spectrum of engineering sciences, environmental sciences as well as industries and technology areas. Its activities address a wide spectrum of academic and societal issues with an emphasis on the promotion and development of science. At present time the Academy has more than 257 Fellows and 13 Associate members from various disciplines. A special committee appointed by the Executive Council of the Academy carries out the selection of Fellows and Associate Members