The Electronics and Computer Division is involved in electronics and computer based R&D projects relevant to sugar and allied industries. The division is also engaged in teaching and training activities in Electronics and Computer as well as short-term courses offered by VSI. [see academics].
Computer infrastructure at VSI
The division has well equipped electronic, microprocessor and computer laboratories, a Local Area Network (LAN) of 250 computer nodes with all essential facilities including Electronic mail and High-speed Internet for the benefit of all scientists, technologists, engineers, staff and students. It has also software development laboratory with necessary hardware and software utilities that includes Windows 2003 and 2008R2 servers, SQL server, Proxy server, Exchange 2010 server, SMS server, nodes, printing, scanning and audiovisual facilities. Collection of software packages including word processing, graphics, statistical analysis, multimedia, databases, engineering software etc. are available.