The Society of Instrumentation professionals was established in the year 1970, with head quarters at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. Today it has six chapters at Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Dehradun,Pune and cochin. It strives to act as a link between academic institutions and the instrumentation industry, by organising several programs. It also conducts programs for students and working professionals in the form of short term courses, symposia and topical reviews.
The objectives of thee Society shall be the following:
-> To provide a forum for pooling the knowledge and experience of individuals, participants from scientific institutions and industrial organizations interested in promoting development of instruments and instrumentation systems.
->To act as an exchange bureau for dissemination of technical information by way of periodic and special publications, appraising the technical and scientific personnel in the industries as well as in research institutions, of the requirements in the field of instrumentation by the industries and the educational and scientific institutions mutually.
->To organize liaison between interested entrepreneurs with technical problems in their instrumentation activities and the experts who offer to act as consultants, and
->To engage in such activities as shall contribute towards promoting instrumentation activities.