Mumbai : US-based Altair Engineering has announced a collaborative effort with its partner in India, DesignTech Systems, and the Science and Technology Park, an institute supported by Dept. of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India, to support the advancement of the Govt. of India’s Skill India programme.
The objective of this Skill enhancement programme by the Government, is to enable a large number of Indian youth to take up industry-relevant product design skill training that will help them in securing a better livelihood. The agreement to establish an Engineering Centre of Excellence (CoE) for research, innovation and skill building, is therefore expected to benefit a large community of students, Academic Institutes and overall Industry.
Dilip Band, President of Science and Technology Park, Pune said in a statement: “This COE is expected to complement current courses undertaken by the state institutions, aiming at bridging the gap between quality of vocational engineering skills of students and skill level expected of them by the industry. This would enable students to be industry ready.”
The engineering Centre of Excellence will encompass a Product Design Lab, an Additive Manufacturing Lab, a Design Validation Lab, a Manufacturing Assessment Lab, a Flow and Thermal Lab, a Communication lab for IoT, a Signal Processing and Communication lab for IoT and a Control Systems and Mechatronics lab for IoT
“These initiatives are designed to use technological solutions and resources to better align technical institutes with industry requirements – by getting diploma and graduate students who are industry ready, and boost entrepreneurship in these budding engineers,” said Pavan Kumar, Vice President South Asia & Managing Director, Altair India.
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