Welcome to the Southern Asia Region

The Southern Asia Region (SAR) provides support to around 6900 members residing in India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal and Maldives. Over the last six years, SAR has become one of the largest regions internationally. Region is supported by one branch, two groups and country representatives. Student Chapters are functioning in India, Sri Lanka,  Pakistan and Bangladesh. More information will be found in the respective web pages.

Members and prospective members are assisted with their needs and interaction among members is at a high level through AGMs, ordinary meeting, seminars, lectures, industry visits, annual dinners and newsletters.

We work with local branches of UK based engineering institutions and the local institutions. This has raised awareness and the profile of the IMechE. Various events are organized by the Branches and the Groups with details mentioned on their respective pages.

Sri Lanka and Pakistan have their degrees accredited according to Washington Accord. India is in the process of accrediting the degrees at many universities.

Sam Perera CEng FIMechE
Chairman
IMechE South Asia Region

Voting opens for the Southern Asia 2017 Regional Elections

Members in the Southern Asia Region now have the chance to shape the future of the Institution in the 2017 regional elections.

Elections for the positions of Chair and Young Member Representative for the Institution’s Southern Asia Region are  now taking place throughout April. Members eligible to vote should now be receiving your voting information.

Please use this opportunity to have your say and vote in this year’s elections. If you have any questions about the process or you have not received instructions on voting, please email international@imeche.org.

Please note that the deadline for the election is 5 May 2017.

We look forward to your participation in this year’s regional elections.

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    29 April 2017 09:00 to 21:00
    Renuka Hotel - Colombo
    Southern Asia Region's regional meeting for 2017 is scheduled to be held in Colombo on 29 April 2017 from 9am - 5pm. The meeting will be followed by fellowship dinner. Further details on the venue will be provided nearer to the event.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Committee meeting or AGM
    19 May 2017 18:00 to 22:00
    Renuka Hotel - Colombo
    Annual General Meeting of IMechE Sri Lanka Group will be held on Hotel Renuka Colombo.
    Industry: Manufacturing
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