INSTITUTION INDUSTRY CELL

About Us

The Institution Industry Cell is established in 2015 under the Industry Institute Interaction Scheme of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, Govt. of India with sole aim to understand industrial requirements of the region and act as bridge between academia and Industry. The cell has sofar conducted Business Plan Competition since its inception to cultivate entrepreneurship skills among students.

Objectives

The Cell was established with the following major objectives:

 

  • To evolve educational programmes which are consistent with the broad requirements of the industry and which can give rise to engineering personnel capable of coping-up with the accelerating pace of the technological development
  • To create adequate facilities of updating knowledge of professional engineers and technologists to meet growth and developmental needs of the industry
  • Preparing / updating a comprehensive directory of technology experts in different fields of expertise and know-how and forging continuing links with them through various means of involvement like talks, guest lectures, research collaboration, students project guidance, seminars etc.

Team

The Cell has been constituted in September 2015 incorporating faculty –in- Charge and one faculty member from each department. The composition of the cell is as under:

  1. R. R Wankhade, Coordinator, Institution Industry Cell
  2. S.M. Harle, Member, Department of Civil Engineering
  3. M. A. Gupte, Member, Department of First Year Engineering
  4. K. S. Panpaliya, Member, Department of Electrical & Electronics Department
  5. A. A. Ugvekar, Member, Department of Computer Science Engineering
  6. A. M. Agarwal, Member, Department of Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering

Strategy

In light of the liberal economic and industrial policy industrial scenario is fast changing, Industries are compelled to compete with multinationals. The emphasis has shifted to quality products and well trained manpower to produce such products. There has been a greater need for industries to depend on technical institutions for R&D and for supply of highly qualified and skilled manpower. Retraining of the work force has become major activity for all industries. There is, thus a good opportunity for institute to interact with industries for mutual benefits.  Recognising the above, following thrust areas have been identified:

 

  • Exchange of Experts between the Institute and Industry
  • Involvement of Teaching Staff in Industry
  • Institute to gain Confidence of Industry
  • Institute as a Consultant in R&D
  • Technological Database
  • Continuing Education Programme
  • Establishment of Linkages

 

A typical mode of interaction between Institute, industry and other organizations is presented in Figure.

Road Map

In keeping with the above thrust areas, following action plan has been prepared by the Institute to fulfill the aims of Institution Industry Cell into achievements:

 

  1. Preparing / updating of an information brochure giving salient features of the Institute including various programmes, R&D activities (completed / ongoing), expertise available along with equipment and testing facilities.
  2. Establishing / continuing liaison between faculty in the Institute, representatives from the Industries and representatives from organizations involved in the promotion of industrial development in the region for mutual benefits to both the systems i.e. industry and institute
  3. Identifying and preparing / updating a list of top executives and technologists from various industries / establishments in the region and working out a system of inviting them to address the faculty and students
  4. Preparing / updating a comprehensive directory of technology experts in different fields of expertise and know-how and forging continuing links with them through various means of involvement like talks, guest lectures, research collaboration, students project guidance, seminars etc.
  5. Instituting Annual Student Project Award
  6. Organising refresher courses / training programmes for working professionals
  7. Organizing Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp (EAC) every year for senior students

Linkages Established

Linkages have been established with following prominent non-government and government agencies in the region.

 

Non-Govt. Agencies

  1. Tirupati Industries, Amravati – Consulting on construction products and blocks(LOI)
  2. Shiv International Fruit Products, Amravati- Water treatment and purification Research & Development
  3. Innovation House Industries Private Ltd. Amravati- Autoclaved Aerated Concrete (AAC)

 

Govt. Agencies

  1. MOU with Maharashtra Centre for Entrepreneurship Development (MCED), Amravati- Entrepreneurial Training Programmes