Functions of Nigerian Society of Engineers (top 20)

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Functions of Nigerian Society of Engineers

The Nigerian Society of Engineers, also abbreviated as NSE is an organization of Engineers in Nigeria aimed at promoting country’s engineering sector by producing entrepreneurial engineers who will both create a job for themselves and others. The NSE was established on 16th February, 1958. Now, the Nigerian Society of Engineers is registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) as a company Limited by guarantee. In today’s article, I will discuss with you top 20 functions of Nigerian Society of Engineers.

If you are interested to know the functions of Nigerian Society of Engineers, then this article was created for you. Here, we have listed and discussed top 20 best functions of Nigerian Society of Engineers. The Nigerian Society of Engineers is a registered society which has a branches across every state in Nigerian and also in some other countries with the aim to promote Engineers in the society.

After your graduation as an engineering student in Nigeria, you can decide to register with Nigerian Society of Engineers to be additionally trained by professional(s) in order to become deeply empowered in serving as an engineers, technologists, technicians and craftsmen in Nigeria and every other part in the world.

If you are intending to become a member of the Nigerian Society of Engineers, the following 20 functions are what you should read first about it so as to know what you will gain or be benefited with while being a member. Do you want to know the functions of Nigeria Society of Engineers? Let’s start to discuss that right now.

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Here are the top 20 functions of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE).

Functions of Nigerian Society of Engineers

The top 20 functions of Nigerian Society of Engineers are to:

  1. Provide a central organization for engineers in Nigeria and to generally to such things as may for time to time be necessary to maintain a strict standard or professional ethics among its members and to advance the interest of the engineering profession in Nigeria.
  2. Promote, protect, encourage and maintain a high standard of engineering study and practice and to encourage greater efficiency therein.
  3. Present to the Government of Nigeria the views of the Society on any subject of concern or interest to engineers in Nigeria and if considered advisable to join with any other bodies in submitting such representation.
  4. Prepresent to any other individual or bodies or organization the views of the society on any subject of concern or interest to engineers in Nigeria or any appropriate subject on which the views of the Society may be invited.
  5. Provide a body to which the Government or other official or unofficial authority or organisation in Nigeria can have recourse for advice, assistance or the expression of views on any subjects of concern or interest to engineers in Nigeria.
  6. Facilitate the development and acquisition of technology by conducting visits to places of engineering interest, reading technical papers, holding meetings, conferences, publishing books journals and periodicals on engineering matters.
  7. Subscribe or guarantee or otherwise use monies of the Society for charitable or benevolent objects or scholarships on bursaries or for any exhibitions for any public general or useful objects.
  8. Provide for the training and examination of students in engineering as well as the continuing professional update and development of its members.
  9. Nominate any member of members as arbitrators, panelists, investigators, auditors expert witnesses or specialist advisers, when called upon to do so.
  10. Assist necessitous members and any of the dependent kindred of deceased members including the widows and widowers of members and to appoint treasurer and distributor of any benevolent fund or funds which may be contributed by members or others for these purposes or any of the them and subject to the provisions of paragraph four (prohibiting payments being made to members), to make any contributions out of the surplus assets or income of the Society from time to time to any benevolent fund or funds.
  11. Purchase, hold, lease, let, mortgage, sell, improve, or otherwise acquire and dispose of any movable or immovable property and any rights or privileges, which may be necessary or convenient for the advancement of any of the objects of the Society.
  12. Invest and deal with the monies of the Society not immediately required in any manner.
  13. Borrow money where necessary to promote any of the objects set out herein upon such securities as may be determined.
  14. Apply or petition for any legislation, parliamentary or otherwise that would further any of the objects of the Societies.
  15.  Do all or any such Lawful things as are incidental or conducive to the attainment of the object and generally to further the profession of engineering in Nigeria as well as enhance the status of engineers in Nigeria. Provided that the Society shall not support with its funds and objects nor endeavor to impose on or procure to be observed by its members or others any regulation, restriction or condition which if an object of the Society would make it a trade union.
  16. Maintain and enhance links with national, international and multinational organizations and bodies to promote any of the objects of the Society.
  17. Collaborate with Industry, Commence, Academia, and other such national bodies as may be necessary or convenient for the advancement of any of the objects of the Society.
  18. Promote and enforce a high standard of performance and professional ethics among its members.
  19. Promote and enforce a high standard of performance and professional ethics among its members.
  20. Watch over, promote, and protect the mutual interests of its members and to give advice to members.

Brief history of Nigerian Society of Engineers

Date founded: 16th February, 1958 | Abbreviation: NSE

The Nigerian Society of Engineers was Founded on 16th February, 1958 major challenge by a group of young Nigerian graduate engineers and students in the UK inaugurated at the Nigerian House in London. NSE is the very best Engineering Professional body in Africa and trying to also be the one of the best in the World.

Nigerian Society of Engineers is standing on a missions to:

  • Providing quality service aimed at enhancing professional competence and development of its members at all times
  • Focus collaboration with, influencing and providing quality advice to the various arms of Government, Industry, Commerce, academia and the Society at large, for the purpose of uplifting the country as a whole.
  • Make meaningful contributions to the advancement of technology worldwide.

NSE registration portal

www.portal.nse.org.ng.

If you are an aspiring member of Nigerian Society of Engineers, visit www.portal.nse.org.ng to have access to membership regsitration form (portal), login with your Membership Number as Username and date of birth in this format (ddmmyyyy) as password, for example, if your date of birth is: 01/01/1958, your password should be: 01011958.

NSE membership registration fees

20,000 Naira only.

The registration fee for aspiring member of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) is 20, 000 Naira only which can be paid via Remita using phone or PC. You can also pay your membership registration fee directly to their bank account. To do that, please contact them on the telephone number: 0818-808-6718 for more information. 

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