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P. R. Bapat Outstanding Volunteer Award 2022

Mr. Prabhakar R. Bapat was the Life Fellow Member of IEEE and IEEE Bombay Section Chair for 1990-1991 and has been associated with Bombay Section since formation in 1976.

He has also been very active other professional associations and has been Chairman of The Institution of Engineers (India), Maharashtra State Centre for 1973-74 and President of Institution of Engineers (India) for 1989-90. He was also Magnetic Society of India for 1983-1889. He was also Chairman of CII-Western Region and the Bombay Management Association for 1986-87.

He was a director with GKW Industries Ltd and had been on Governing Council of VRCE (currently, VNIT), Nagpur as well as ERDA, Vadodara, SPIT, Mumbai to name a few. He has also been instrumental in creating Indian Standards as part of ETDC 15 Committee.

He passed away on 19th January 2019 and was very active and attended the Execom Meeting as late as November 2018 at the age of 80+.

To commemorate his contribution to the IEEE, IEEE Bombay section takes pride in announcing PR Bapat-Outstanding Volunteer Award which will be awarded to deserving IEEE Volunteer who has dedicated volunteered in various capacities to bring laurels to Bombay Section at global levels. The Award consists of a Plaque and a Cash Prize of Rs.10,000/-

The last date for self-nomination for the awards is 31st May, 2023. The awards will be declared by 30 June, 2023.

Eligibility: IEEE Members (Excluding Student Members) having at least five years of a dedicated contribution in the various sub-section or chapters to achieve the IEEE global objectives.

Registration/Nomination link:

Please refer to the poster below and Guidelines document on the IEEE Bombay Section’s webpage or contact Dr. Anjali Deshpande, Chair, Section Awards Committee, IEEE Bombay Section ( for more details.