- Exchange of up to 100 students and employees during the next five years focusing on upskilling & future technology readiness
VE Commercial Vehicles (VECV) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IIT Indore (IITI) for a period of five years. This partnership will facilitate the exchange of scientific information between VECV and IIT Indore and shall open channels for the development of competencies required for the rapidly modernising auto and its future talent.
This partnership will also facilitate VECV employees to acquire MTech, MS(R) and Ph.D. degrees from IIT Indore.
The MoU was signed by Prof. Suhas S. Joshi, Director, IIT Indore and Rajinder Singh Sachdeva, Chief Operating Officer, VE Commercial Vehicles.
As part of the MTech program, VECV employees will be required to pursue online coursework in the first year. Project work in the second year will be conducted either at VECV’s Pithampur and Bhopal Plants or at IIT Indore under the guidance of the assigned thesis supervisor(s) of IIT Indore.
Such partnerships between corporates and academic institutions have the potential to produce cutting-edge technology that is affordable and can support the Make in India effort. They also have the potential of making Indore, one of India’s leading centres of research and development.