COMPUTER SOCIETY OF INDIA
Formed in 1965, the CSI has been instrumental in guiding the Indian IT industry down the right path since its formative years. Today, the CSI has 69 chapters all over India, 381 student branches, and more than 100000 members including India's most famous IT industry leaders, brilliant scientists and dedicated academicians.
The mission of CSI is to facilitate research, knowledge sharing, learning and career enhancement for all categories of IT Professionals, while simultaneously inspiring and nurturing new entrants into the industry and helping them to integrate into the IT community. The CSI is also working closely with other industry associations, government bodies and academia to ensure that the benefits of IT advancement ultimately percolate down to every single citizen of India.
To help achieve these goals, the CSI has several Special Interest Groups (SIG’s), and various initiatives pertaining to affordable computing and the spread of computer literacy.
As a member of the CSI, you will have the satisfaction of Knowing that your participation is channeled into accomplishing these noble objectives. While you gain professionally through the CSI ‘s myriad activities, you also automatically repay to society, in no small measure, the personal enrichment and glory that the IT industry has enabled for you and your family over the years.
Keeping in mind the interest of the IT professionals & computer users, CSI works towards, making the profession an area of choice amongst all sections of the society. The promotion of Information Technology as a profession is the top priority of CSI today. To fulfil this objective, the CSI regularly organizes conferences, conventions, lectures and gives various awards. And at the same time it also ensures that regular training and skill updating are organized for the IT professionals.
CSI also works towards a global approach, by seeking out alliances with organizations overseas who may be willing to come forward and participate in such activities. CSI also helps governments in formulating IT strategy & planning.