The Mysore Local Centre of the Institution of Engineers (India) was established in 1964 and its present Corporate Membership strength is about 1600 and the Jurisdiction of the Local centre covers the five districts of Mysore , Mandya, Hassan, Kodagu and Chamarajanagar.

The Engineering professionals residing or practicing within the Geographical boundaries of this Local centre can be part of this prestigious pioneer Engineering Institution and pursue the noble aims and objectives of the Institution. That is, promotion and advancement of Science, Engineering and Technology for the benefit of our society or the public in general. The local center has well developed infrastructure facility at a central area of the city, in J.L.B. Road , Mysore.

The facilities include a large (600 seats capacity) Auditorium , a large Library, Lecture Halls, Committee Rooms, Guest House, Garden and Office accommodation with Fax, E-mail, Internet facility and Website (

Apart from offering good and up to date Library facilities, the Institution arranges technical activities such as lecture meetings / seminars / workshops etc., inviting top ranking experts in the fields of various specialties to provide up to date information in the field of Science, Engineering and Technology. Free Technical consultancy / guidance / service is extended to the poor and common man and to all public service organizations including government departments with the help of experts and experienced engineers available in the organization.

Keeping in view the noble idea of education on moral and ethical values required in one’s profession/life and to build a model society for the peace and prosperity of the entire mankind, the Mysore Local Centre of the Institution of Engineers has planned to develop the only one of its kind in the country, a “Study & Research Centre” named after Sir.M.Visvesvaraya, as an Institution or Temple of learning, on discipline, dedication, hard work, honesty and sincere service to the Society, on which principles the Engineer-Statesman Bharatha Ratna Sir.M.Visvesvaraya amply demonstrated through his deeds, throughout his long life span of over hundred years.

Further, a Technological Museum named after Sir.M.Visvesvaraya is being developed on the lines of `Visvesvaraya Science Museum’ in Bangalore, but with a plan to exhibit models of the latest pride achievements of India in the various fields such as vital Industries, Space Research, Defence developments, Aviation etc., which are donated by the Heads of the various State and Central Govt. Departments and Private concerns for the benefit of School and College Students of the remote Regions.