Altair Engineering, a US based product design and development company, has announced to support the advancement of the Government of India’s Skill India programme.
The organisation in its initiative will work collaboratively with its Indian partner, DesignTech Systems, and the Science and Technology Park, an institute supported by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.
The Government supported programme is supposed to inculcate industry-relevant product design skills among a large number of Indian youths and enable them to secure better livelihood. The agreement is supposed to benefit a large community of students, academic institutes and Industry by establishing an Engineering Centre of Excellence (CoE) for research, innovation and skill building.
President of Science and Technology Park, Pune, Dilip Band said, “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 CoE will also 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.