IRISET – A Jewel in the crown of Indian Railways
Indian Railways Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunications (IRISET) is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee (60th) Annual Day at Open Air Auditorium, IRISET Campus at 16:00 hrs on 24th November, 2017.
Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister for Railways, Govt. of India will participate as chief guest on the occasion of Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of IRISET. He will also inaugurate “Heritage Gallery” of Railway Signalling & Telecommunication Department, State-of-art Japanese Technology “Electronic Interlocking Equipment”. Shri Akhil Agrawal, Director-General (Siganal & Telecom), Railway Board, Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav, General Manager, South Central Railway, Shri N. Kashinath, Addl. Member (Signal), Railway Board will be the guests of honour.
Indian Railways Institute of Signal Engineering and Telecommunications (IRISET), Tarnaka, Secunderabad is a Premier Railway Centralized Training Institute under Ministry of Railways. The institute was established on 24th November, 1957 is celebrating its diamond jubilee on 24th November, 2017. The institute imparts training to officers and supervisors of Signal and Telecommunication department of Indian Railways, foreign Railways, Public and Private sector Signal Engineers. Apart from imparting induction course training to probationers (officers) and apprentices (supervisors), IRISET also conducts regular mandatory refresher & safety courses. It imparts training to not only the S&T personnel of Indian Railways but also to other organizations in public and private sector like NTPC, DFCCIL, RITES, RVNL, RCIL etc.
IRISET also provides training to the personnel of foreign Railways, Public and Private Sector companies in India. Signal Engineers from Afro-Asian economies like Bangladesh, East Africa, Ghana, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, Malayasia, Srilanka, Laos, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nigeria, Philippines, South Korea, Sudan, Syria, Tanzania, Vietnam and Zambia have received training in IRISET.
IRISET organized 107 courses and trained 2916 persons during the current calendar year up to October, 2017. The institute has earned 41.36 lakhs from training fee received for training Non Indian Railway personnel like Public Sector Units, Corporates and Foreign Nationals. 16 Refresher training courses have been conducted in which 890 trainees have attended.