The Ranchi Chapter of Computer Society of India started in 1983 with 30 members. Today, Ranchi chapter is one of the largest in Region IV with more than 225 members, out of which 184 are life members. Over the past few years, the chapter has provided invaluable services in spreading computer awareness to the community in and around Ranchi, as well as enhancing the knowledge base of its professional members. Every year, the chapter has been conducting regular courses on various topics and subjects related to computers, state level inter-school IT Quiz, technical talks & short workshops on emerging and state-of-the-art technologies. A Major activity of the Chapter has been organizing International Conferences in the area of Automation & IT for Iron & Steel Industry. CSI Ranchi Chapter bagged the coveted "Best Chapter Award" in the year 2015.
Previous International Conferences organized in this area by CSI, Ranchi Chapter with support from premier industrial organizations of Ranchi such as SAIL/RDCIS, SAIL/CET and MECON Ltd include: