Emerson Climate Technologies, a business segment of Emerson, has initiated a structured engagement program with engineering colleges in India to provide students with crucial industry exposure. The program saw independent Memorandum of Understandings (MoU) being signed with Sardar Patel College of Engineering (SPCE) and Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI) in Mumbai.
As per the agreement, Emerson domain experts will support the colleges in their academic and training programs, providing product displays for the benefit of students – who will now be able to experience latest products from the market, besides organising technology day workshops at the college premises. This initiative will also facilitate factory visits for faculty and students and summer internship projects, the company said.
On the occasion Sridar Narayanswami, Vice President and Managing Director, Emerson Climate Technologies India, enthused, “In a young country like India, where the gap between demand and supply is ever increasing, we need all the talent available getting exposure to real world engineering skills and creative thinking. This will give students an opportunity to join the industry with confidence and achieve their true potential. It will also help Emerson in leveraging the institutes splendid research and project consulting capabilities for knowledge creation.”
Speaking on the occasion Dr. OG.Kakde, Director- VJTI said, “I am expecting active participation from the VJTI students and faculty to leverage this opportunity and work closely with Emerson experts. Their in depth domain expertise in the HVACR field will be a great source of knowledge to our students and will help them in enhancing their technical skills and knowledge.”
Dr. Priyadarshi Sawant, Director, SPCE said, “We are very happy to be associated with a leading engineering and technology company like Emerson Climate Technologies. We are sure to gain from the company’s extensive experience in the HVACR industry and in ensuring our students are industry ready.”