Engineering Council of India, ECI established in April 2002 is the apex Body of engineering profession in India and works for the advancement of engineering profession in various disciplines and enhancing the image of engineers, in society, by focusing on quality and accountability of engineers.
The students of Kathir College of Engineering and faculty members in their capacity as students and faculty members respectively subscribe to the Code of Ethics prescribed by ECI.
CODE OF ETHICS
Engineering is a profession that puts scientific knowledge to practical use. Professional Engineers and Consulting Engineering Organisations , in the pursuit of their profession, affect the quality of life of all people in the society and the quality of all sectors of the economy. Therefore, ethics are fundamental to the values of the profession. Accordingly, the services provided by Professional Engineers and Consulting Engineering Organisations (referred to as ‘Engineers) should adhere to the following code of ethics while dealing with the public, clients, employers, employees and the associates.
Social Responsibility to Uphold Ethical Values of the Society:
1.1 Public Safety: Engineers shall ensure the safety, health and welfare of the public in the performance of their professional duties. Safety of the people must always come first. They should promptly disclose to all concerned the factors that might endanger the public safety or the environment.
1.2 Compliance with Social Order: Engineers shall abide by the laws of the land in which the work is performed, respect the local customs, uphold the human rights, safeguard public property; abjure violence and acts of terrorism.
1.3 Impartiality and Fairness. Engineers shall treat fairly all persons regardless of such factors as race, caste, religion, state, gender or national origin.
1.4 Environment Protection & Improvement. Engineers shall strive to protect and maintain clean, healthy and safe environments and comply with the statutory requirements.