Faridabad, 19 May www.newsymca.com
News YMCA, YMCA University Faridabad
With the view to provide opportunities to students to improve their employability in welding and manufacturing sector, the YMCA University of Science and Technology, Faridabad has signed a MoU with Ador Welding Limited, a leading Manufacturer & Supplier of Welding electrodes, welding equipments and welding rectifier from Mumbai. The Company has also offered its assistance and technical help to set up a Centre of Excellence on Welding Technology in the University premises.
The MoU was signed by Dr. Vikram Singh, Dean (Academics Affairs), YMCA University and Mr. Shekhar Gupta, Senior Manager (North), Ador Welding Limited in the presence of Prof. Dinesh Kumar, Vice Chancellor of the University. Dr. M.L. Aggarwal, Chairperson, Civil Engineering Department, Dr. Rashmi Popli, Director, Industry Relations, Dr. Lakhwinder Singh, Training and Placement Officer, Mr. Sanjay Dadral, Senior Manager (Equipments), Ador Welding Limited were also present on this occasion.
Speaking on this occasion, Vice Chancellor Prof. Dinesh Kumar said that through this academic tie-up, the students of the University would get an opportunity to learn a variety of skills required for employment in manufacturing, industrial maintenance and construction. Once those welding skills are developed, students will be able to work on the creation of small project using those skills. The partnership would also prove beneficial for engineering students and students enrolled in University Community College under diploma course in welding, he added.
Dr. M.L. Aggarwal, who is also professor of Mechanical Engineering, said that Welding processes are commonly used in the manufacturing and construction fields. There are many career opportunities for those with welding skills.
On this occasion, Mr. Shekhar Gupta, Senior Manager (North), Ador Welding Limited offered to provide equipment at fifty per cent discount along with free welding booth for all work stations for establishment of Centre of Excellence on Welding Technology in the University. He said that the company will conduct seminars and workshops to further train the students as per industry requirements. Also, the company agreed upon providing internship and placement opportunities to the students.