Tata Motors Ltd has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (NIT Trichy) to introduce innovative programmes in education and research.
According to a release by NIT Tricy in this regard, “The main objective of this MoU is to promote interaction between NIT Trichy and Tata Motors in mutually beneficial areas and to provide a formal basis for initiating interaction between.”
“Both entities will be working in areas of mutual interest, with an aim to meet the future engineering needs of the academia and industry,” the release added.
Speaking on the initiative, Dr Mini Shaji Thomas, Director, NIT Trichy, said that the association of the two organisations would enable joint research in key areas. Under the programme the students will get advanced training and hands-on experience in the current projects of Tata Motors. The research products developed as outcome of the programme will find a place in the future products of Tata Motors.
According to Gajendra Chandel, Chief Human Resources Officer, Tata Motors, the company through its multi-dimensional partnership with NIT-Trichy will bolster its competitive edge and develop next-gen engineering skills.
“This initiative also supports the government’s Make in India, Skill India and Startup India program, preparing the Indian industry to compete at a global platform,” Chandel added.