SITAM students to get trained in manufacturing electric vehicles
Satya Institute of Technology and Management(SITAM) and Agrayana Electric Technologies will jointly train 50 students in manufacturing electric vehicles on the college campus, according to its Director M. Sasibhusana Rao.
Training in manufacturing electric vehicles
The prototype production development programme will continue for 2 weeks. During the training period, the students will learn retrofitting diesel and petrol vehicles to electric vehicles.
The workshop-cum-training programme inaugurated by the Former MP of Vizianagaram Botcha Jhansi said that the skill development in the respective engineering fields was must for the students to excel in their career. The training programmes will enable the students to know the concept of Make in India and become entrepreneurs in future she said.
She urged the students to bring in innovative ideas to prove their talent in their chosen subjects. She signed an MoU with Agrayana Electric Technologies on behalf of the college.
The other personnel were present at the event is the SITAM College Principal B.Rama Murthy, Dean Narendra Kumar and others.
Course on e-mobility at IIT-Guwahati
Recently Niti Aayog CEO, Amitabh Kant in an interactive session for students of the first batch of MS Research in e-mobility programme organised by IIT Guwahati said “We also give tax exemption up to Rs 1 lakh to the people who are purchasing electric vehicles.
He wished the IIT-Guwahati fraternity for starting a unique course on e-mobility at the premier technology institute. “This is a path-breaking initiative as India is in the middle of a mist of technological disruption and revolution. This disruption will lead to a huge and massive shift from combustion vehicles to electric vehicles and we have already started towards a shared and connected zero-emission world.”
The Director of IIT-Guwahati, Prof TG Sitharam said during the session that they have introduced a policy that every academic department should at least have 3 successful industry advisors who are successful in research and development in the industry so that the syllabus will be inclusive of industry-relevant problems occurring at current situations. If we look at the government’s policy, India aims to have 30% e-mobility by 2030.
Prof.Praveen Kumar who was the coordinator of the MS (R) programme said that the industry experts lectures, from India, European Union, and Japan on various e-mobility related topics such as vehicle design philosophy, light-weighting, new battery chemistries are planned.
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