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NR Kamath Quiz to be held at Datta Meghe College of Engineering on 16/03/2024

Possible Ways for IIChE to Collaborate with Indian Chemical Industry, 2-Mar-2024, IITB

IIChE-MRC E-Newsletter DEC’2021

Outstanding Young Chemical Engineer (OYCE) Award 2024 (Coming Soon)

MRC Diamond Jubilee 17.01.2021, lecture by Prof. A.B.Pandit on Rain Water Harvesting: Rural & Urban opportunities: presentation


MRC Diamond Jubilee Lecture by Prof. A.B.Pandit – for presentation see Past Events & on YouTube link: https://youtu.be/57uv9KcDCEc

MRC cordially invite to the lecture by Prof. A.B.Pandit on Rain Water Harvesting: Rural & Urban opportunities

Youtube links to the Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series 1 & 2: see Past events

Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series – No. 2 on 12th Dec. by Dr. Suddhasatwa Basu recently listed in top 2% scientists of the world by Stanford – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVYUk_YtCMM

IIChE MRC Diamond Jubilee Special Lecture Series: 1st Lecture by Dr.R.N.Patra on “ROLE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS IN THE EXTRACTION OF METALS FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS: See on https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C_JfThO65VE

Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series – No. 2 on 12th Dec. by Dr. Suddhasatwa Basu recently listed in top 2% scientists of the world by Stanford. Registration Link: https://forms.gle/aBS4WTrnzyjmzm8b8

IIChE Diamond Jubilee Lecture Series – 2nd lecture

IIChE MRC Diamond Jubilee Special Lecture Series: 1st Lecture on Saturday, 21st Nov 2020: by Dr.R.N.Patra on “ROLE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS IN THE EXTRACTION OF METALS FOR INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS. Login Link: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/437903621

Chemcon 2020 December 27-29 – 1st Announcement

IIChE Founder’s Day 2nd November Celebrations on 2nd November 2020

IIChE HQ EGM 27th Oct 2020 at 5 PM using Zoom meeting – https://us02web.zoom.us/j/8745999040 using meeting ID: 874-5999-9040. All are requested to join

MRC E-Newsletter August 2020

IIChE MRC 60th AGM Minutes of the Meeting held Online on 8th August 2020


IIChE MRC Activities (Y2019-20)

New Trends and Career path for aspiring Chemical Engineers under Covid Crisis 1st July 2020 by IIChE Lean Six Sigma Training Group

IIChE Lean Six Sigma Group Event 1st July 2020

Prof. N.R.Kamath Quiz 2020 photographs

Link for the photographs:

Newsletter – HQ 2020 Issue 1

Issue 1: 2020 January-March

E-Newsletter Volume 2 Issue 1 April 2020

MRC E-Newsletter April 2020

Newsletter – HQ 2019 Issue 3





OYCE 2020

OUTSTANDING YOUNG CHEMICAL ENGINEER AWARDS 2020 AT ICT, MATUNGA.http://iichemrc.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/05/IIChE-MRC-E-souvenier-OYCE-2020-Awards.pdf

Chemcon 2019

The Congress will be held in the campus of Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi from 15th to 19th December 2019.


It is decided to publish IIChEMRC e-Newsletter (July-October 2019) comprises of President’s Corner, recent events/activities, forthcoming events, technical articles etc.
All the members are requested to provide/share relevant information with brief description, good photos with captions, Technical Article (@ three to four A4 pages), forthcoming events etc. within week’s time to Shri Jagdish Nageshri at iichemrc@gmail.com

131st Birthday Celebration of Dr. H. L. Roy on 9th November 2019 at MRC Office, 6 PM-8PM.

Networking Visit on 2nd October 2019 Golden Swan Club at Yeur Thane

INAE – IIChE – IITB seminar on Solid Waste Management 24th Sept 2019

The INAE-IIChE event on 24/09/2019 was well attended by about 150+ delegates from industry, academia ,govt officials & students fraternity. It was inaugurated by Dr Anil Kakodkar, former Chairman AEC and Secretary DAE. IITB Dy Director Prof Suresh also addressed the gathering.
Many dignitaries spoke about solid waste related problems and possible ways to tackle these issues. It was focused around organic, plastic, construction,industrial and municipal wastes etc..The govt initiative, incentives and rules were also highlighted.Role of synergy of engineering disciplines including the chemical were also presented.
IIChE MRC activities and objectives of IIChE were briefly presented by Prof. Vinay K Srivastava, former MRC Chairman and President IIChE, during the valedictory function of the event.


IIChE MRC EC Members (2019-21)

Sr.No NameRole in IIChE - MRC Position Held & AffiliationContact: Email
1Dr. U.Kamachi MudaliHon. ChairmanDistinguished Scientist, Chairman & Chief Executive Heavy Water Board, DAEkamachi@mum.hwb.gov.in
2Dr Anita KumariHon. Vice ChairpersonProf. and Head Chem. Engg. Dept. TSECakiitd@yahoo.com
3Dr.Bibhash ChakravortyHon. SecretaryManaging Director - Genesis Membrane Sep. Pvt. Ltd.chakravorty@genesismembrane.com
4Mr. Dhawal SaxenaHon. Jt SecretaryAssociate Director Blast Carboblocks Pvt. Ltd. Member BIS MED 17 committeedhawalsaxena@hotmail.com
5Mr. Mahendra PatelHon. TreasurerEx. General Manager (Production) ONGCm_a_patel@rediffmail.com
6Mr. Shreedhar .M. ChitanvisMemberProcess Engg. & Process Safety Consultantsmchitanvis@yahoo.com
7Mr. Rajesh JainMemberDirector M.R.Impexrajeshjain100@ymail.com
8Mr. Ravindra JoshiMemberravindra.rkj@gmail.com
9Dr. Alpana MahapatraMemberalpana1mahapatra@gmail.com
10Dr. T.L. Prasad MemberSenior Scientific Officer, Desalination Div. Chem. Engg. Group, BARC; Faculty at HBNI Mumbaitlprasad63@gmail.com
11Mr.V.Y.SaneMemberVisiting Faculty - ICTvsane@rediffmail.com
12Mr. Joy Shah Membershahjoym@hotmail.com
13Dr. Aparna M. TamaskarMembernitintamaskar@yahoo.com

Seminar Report-Digital Solutions for the Process Industries

Industry Visit 2018-19

IIChE MRC had organized two day Industrial Visit on 19th & 20th Jan  2019 to CETP (Common Effluent Treatment Plant) & TSDF (Transport,Storage, Disposal Facility for Hazardous Solid Waste) Vapi/ Daman for MRC members. Many MRC members participated in the event. It was organized with support from one of MRC member Mr.Rahul Porwal, he has chemical manufacturing unit in Vapi named Rishabh Intermediates. First day we visited Daman beach and in the night we stayed in Daman Hotel. Next day we visited CETP and TSDF site. The processes were very well explained and shown to us by the CETP & TSDF team. They were very co-operative and they had arranged lunch for us. Thanks to CETP & TSDF team and special thanks Mr.Rahul Porwal

Digital Solutions for Process Industries

Please refer Seminar Report under Newsletter page.

MoM_59th AGM_June 2019

Hon. Sec’s Report 2018-19

59th Annual General Meeting (AGM)

15th June 2019 at IITB. Please Refer Minutes of Meeting (MoM) under Newletter Page.

Refer August 2020 E-newsletter under Newsletters

Two Day Workshop On Recent Advances In Distillation Column


IIChE MRC EC Members (2017-19)

Sr.No NameRole in IIChE - MRC Position Held Affiliation Email Id
1Mr. R G RajanChairmanFormer Managing Director Rashtriya Chemical Fertilizers (RCF) Limited. rgrajan1957@gmail.com
2 Dr. Aparna TamaskarVice Chairman Asso. Prof., Chem. Engg. Dwarkadas J. Sanghvi College of Engineering, Mumbai nitintamaskar@yahoo.com
3Mr. V. Y. SaneHon. Secretaryy DGM – R&DGharda Chemicals vsane@rediffmail.com
4 Mr. Rajesh Jain Hon. Jt SecretaryDirectorM/s. M R Impex rajeshjain100@ymail.com
5Mr. Ravindra JoshiHon Treasurer Former Sr. VP Head Sales & MarketingSRF Limited. ravindra.rkj@gmail.com
6 Mr. M P JainImmediate Past ChairmanHead-Food Engineering Section Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbaimpjain2000@yahoo.com
7Mr. K SahasranamanMemberVice President - Engineering ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions (India) Private Limitedk.sahasranaman@gmail.com
8Mr. Praveen SaxenaMemberManaging DirectorBlast Carbo Blocks Pvt. Ltd.praveensaxena1951@gmail.com
9Dr. Anita KumariMemberProf., Chem. EnggThadomal Shahani Engeering College, Mumbai akiitd@yahoo.com
10Mr. S. Chitanvis MemberEx- Sr. GM -Technology Aker Solutionssmchitanvis@yahoo.com
11Dr. T.L. Prasad MemberGroup leader Membrane Technology
Section DD
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbaitlprasad63@gmail.com
12 Mr. Dhawal SaxenaMember Executive Director Blast Carbo Blocks Pvt. Ltd. dhawalsaxena@hotmail.com
13Dr. R Pathak Member Professor - BiotechnologyThadomal Shahani Engeering College, Mumbai rkpathak2k@rediffmail.com
14Dr. Rohidas Bhoi Member Laboratory ManagerDepartment of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombayrohidasbhoi@gmail.com
15Dr. Parag GogateMember Prof., Chem. Engg.ICT, Mumbapr.gogate@ictmumbai.edu.in
16Mr. Joy Shah Member Vice PresidentReliance Industries Limited shahjoym@hotmail.com
17Mr. Pratik G BhagatEx-Officio Member Process EngineerGS Engineering and Construction Mumbai Pvt. Ltd.Pratikgb78@gmail.com

List of Past Chairman & Secretaries

YearChairman Secretary
1985-86 Shri K P Mohandas Rao Prof S P Mahajan
1986-88Prof K K Tiwari Dr K C Khilar
1988-89 Dr K S Hattangady Dr G D Yadav
1989-90 Dr K S Hattangady Dr G D Yadav
1990-91 Dr A N Gandhi Dr G D Yadav
1991-92 Dr A N Gandhi Dr G D Yadav
1992-93 Mr J S Vasani Dr A B Pandit
1993-94 Mr J S Vasani Dr A B Pandit
1994-96Dr G D Yadav Dr A B Pandit
1996-97 Mr H K Sadhukhan Dr A B Pandit
1997-98 Mr H K Sadhukhan Dr A B Pandit
1998-99 Mr M S Hanra Mr B N Thorat
1999-2000 Mr A K Saxena Mr B N Thorat
2000-02Mr A K Saxena Mr Vinay Srivastava
2002-03 Mr D P Mishra Mr K Sahasranaman
2003-04 Mr M Rohatgi Dr S Ganeshan
2004-05 Mr M Rohatgi Dr S Ganeshan
2005-06 Mr K Venkatramanan Mr V Y Sane
2006-07 Mr P D Samudra Dr H Srihari
2007-08 Mr P D Samudra Dr Sunil S Bhagwat
2008-09 Dr H Srihari/ Mr Praveen Saxena Mr Jayesh Master
2009-10 Mr Praveen Saxena Mr Jayesh Master
2010-11 Mr Praveen Saxena Mr Jayesh Master
2011-12 Mr Vinay Srivastava Mr Jayesh Master
2012-13 Mr Vinay Srivastava Mr Jayesh Master
2013-14 Mr Vinay Srivastava Dr Anita Kumari
2014-15Prof. S S BhagwatDr. Anita Kumari
2015-16Dr. Alpana MahapatraDr. T L Prasad
2016-17Dr. M P JainMr. Pratik G Bhagat
2017-19Mr. R G RajanMr. V Y Sane
2019-21Dr.U.Kamachi MudaliDr.B.Chakravorty


Benefits of IIChE Members

The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) is the apex professional body of chemical engineers in India. It has a membership of about fifteen thousand including Corporate Members and Student Members. There are forty-one Regional Centres and forty-seven Student Chapters of the Institute in different parts of India. The Institute represents the chemical engineering profession in India. Many members of the Institute serve on various technical committees of the Government of India and of chemical and allied industries. Here are some of the benefits that a member of the Institute enjoys.

  • Since IIChE is the recognized forum of chemical engineers in India, membership of the Institute itself is considered as a professional accomplishment of a person.
  • A member can join numerous seminars, symposia, workshops, training programmes, special lectures, industry visits and other professional activities. Participation in such programme is either free or may involve a subsidized fee.
  • A corporate member is eligible to contest in the annual election to the 25-member Council, which is the highest policy-making body of the Institute.
  • IIChE has an active consultancy programme. An interested member may seek and get help from the Institute in his endeavour to offer consultancy services to potential industrial customers.
  • A member of the Institute may have membership of many similar institutes in other countries at a reduced fee
  • A member can join the four-day Annual Professional Meet called CHEMCON on a subsidized fee.
  • Various professional meets organized by IIChE acts as a forum for interaction and networking of the professionals
  • The student members may join as member of seminars specifically meant for them and can participate in a number of competitions like essay competition, quiz competition, best paper award, etc. One of such popular seminar is SCHEMCON which is organized by one of the IIChE Student Chapters every year.
  • IIChE is a member of the Engineering Council of India, which is responsible to award the ‘professional engineer’ status to a competent person. As such, the corporate members of IIChE will have the advantage of getting the ‘professional engineer’ status on fulfillment of specified criteria.
  • A corporate member may be nominated to various government and non-government bodies in different areas, if found suitable.

Fun and Fellowship

Can there be anything better than gossiping and politicking with like-minded professionals?

Professional pride

Display your love for your profession proudly. Stand up and be counted among chemical engineers.

Service to Society

IIChE offers platforms for taking up socially relevant causes like pollution abatement, energy conservation, water management etc.

Obligation to the Profession

Pay back what you owe to the profession, the profession that made you what you are today. Offer your services and support to IIChE and its programmes.

Professional Advancement

Stay abreast on the cutting edge through lectures, seminars, workshops, refresher courses or by mere interaction with fellow chemical engineers from diverse fields and varied interests.

IIChE, Kolkata


Build bridges and weave webs with industry, specialist groups and individuals. You would never know when you need a friend.

Gateway to MSDS Searching

Properties of Metals and Plastics

One-stop Source for Solvents Data

All About Steam

Thermochemical Data

General Chemical Engineering

Fun and

IIChE Foundation Day Celebration 2019

IIChE Foundation Day celebrated at Mumbai Regional Center office, Vikhroli on Saturday 18th May 2019 at 05:30 PM.Presence of IIChE Past presidents Mr. D P Misra, Mr. Sushil Kumar and Mr. V K Shrivastava graced the occasion. Mr. V K Shrivastava explained the importance  of celebrating foundation day. Mr. Sushil Kumar highlighted that celebrations must continue every year with active participation from members.Day celebration preceded with Invited Talk on “Indian Chemical Industry – an Outlook” by IIChE Past President Mr. D P Misra. He holds professional membership as FNAE, FIChemE, FIIChE and FIE. He is also Former Deputy General Manager of Jacobs Engineering. Mr. Misra mentioned in his talk that Indian Chemical Industry is a fastest growing industry with emerging mega trend in India. Majority factors which contribute to its growth in India are Rising Purchasing Power, Demographic Dividend, Accelerated Urbanization, Water and Food Security etc. He classified Chemical Industry into three (3) segments as Basic Chemicals, Specialty Chemicals and Knowledge Chemicals and explained the growth status of every segment in terms of its past and present economic indicators.MRC office observed the active participation from executive members, invitees and new members for the event. Event followed by “Cake Cutting Ceremony” and snacks.


Service to

Obligation to
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IIChE MRC – Activity Report (2016-17)


EC Member Details (2017-19)



About Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE)

Indian Institute Of Chemical Engineers is a confluence of streams of professionals from academia, research institute and industry. It provides them the appropriate forum for joint endeavours, hand-in-hand, to work for human being through application of chemical engineering and allied sciences.

If you are interested about, attached to or involved in chemical engineering related activities – whether as a student as a seasoned professional – you shall find the programme of IICHE immensely beneficial, opening up doors of new possibilities and existing possibilities




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