Centre of Excellence for EV skills inaugurated

Union Minister of Education and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, virtually addressed the 4th and 5th convocation ceremony of IIT Tirupati and congratulated the recipients. During the event, he also inaugurated the Centre of Excellence (CoE) at IIT Tirupati developed in collaboration with SIEMENS and Wipro. The CoE focuses on “Smart Manufacturing and EV Technologies” and has seven laboratories on smart manufacturing, EV manufacturing smart grid, etc.

While speaking at the event Shri Pradhan said that the students of the institution will transform into wealth creators and also make vital contributions towards fulfilment of the goal of Viksit Bharat. Commending the institute’s focus on innovation and interdisciplinary research, he said that it will also transform into catalysts of socio-economic change that will channel the energy of Yuva Shakti for global well-being and service of humanity.

The Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati (IIT Tirupati), established in 2015, is an autonomous Institute under the Ministry of Education, Government of India. It is declared as an Institute of National Importance under the Act of Parliament of India. IIT Tirupati started functioning with the support of its mentoring institute, IIT Madras, in the academic year of 2015-16. The institute not just offers traditional programs but also launched Master of Public Policy (MPP) programme, which was launched in 2022 to meet the growing demand for policy professionals in India.