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Introduction

Society of Materials and Mechanical Engineers (SOMME) has been founded and formed under the dynamic and prominent academicians Dr. Satya Prakash, Emeritus Professor, IIT Roorkee (India) as Patron of society and Dr. Buta Singh Sidhu, Dean Academics, IKGPTU, Kapurthala (India) as President of society. The objective of the society is topromote research and development activities in the field of materials andmechanical engineering for the growth of society in this technical era.

Objectives-SOMME

  • To provide for research, consultancy and advancement of and dissemination of knowledge to all sections of society, including the backward areas.

  • To provide for education and training in such branches of learning as it may deem fit.

  • To undertake extra mural studies, extension programmes and field outreach activities to contribute to the development of society.

  • To promote literacy, cultural and other social activities by awareness programs, adult education classes, lectures, essay competitions, exhibitions, symposiums, cultural programs, press conferences and seminars.

  • To raise infrastructure to impart such education as has denied to the backward, schedule caste and schedule tribes as well as economically weaker communities of our nation.

  • Attracting and expanding society membership and maintaining an organization that encourages its members to participate in the society's activities, leadership and management.

  • To organize conference, symposium, workshops etc.

  • To carry out sponsored research and development projects in the public/private sector and others.

  • To promote innovative ideas for welfare of society and motivating young technical students for being entrepreneurs.

  • To carry out research and development on appropriate and alternate/innovative technologies, with emphasis on the use of local resources.

  • Publication of newsletter, scientific papers and journals devoted to scientific and industrial/applied research and development.

  • To enter into arrangements with foreign scientific agencies and institutions for exchange of scientists, study tours, training in specialized areas of science and technology, conducting joint projects consistent with the aims and objectives of the Society.

  • To act international forum for sharing information, networking and career development.

  • To establish and maintain a research and reference library in pursuance of the objects of the Society with reading and writing rooms and to furnish the same with books, reviews, magazines, newspapers and other publications.

  • To do all other such things as the Society may consider necessary incidental or conducive as may be necessary or desirable to further the objectives of the Society.