Friday, July 26, 2019

COEP, MCCIA, Cummins launches new course


PUNE: To reduce carbon footprints, COEP, Cummins College, Savitribai Phule Pune University (SSPU) and Maratha Chamber of Commerce, Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA) launches Post Graduate Diploma course on Electric Mobility (PG-DEM).

The Government of India is looking to promote electric mobility as one of the key solutions to reduce carbon emission. Incentives are being given to push the sale of electric vehicles through various subsidy or tax holiday to the consumers. The electrical vehicle and related infrastructure policy, 2018 has been launched with a vision to provide a conducive environment for EV manufacturing in Maharashtra. 

Keeping in view the need of the hour and addressing the requirement of a changing trend of the industry, MCCIA has shown initiative to address the Industry needs. In a joint press conference the launch of course was announced. It is supported by the industry stakeholders.  The PG-DEM has been designed after taking into account inputs and feedback from the industry stakeholders regarding the human resource capability requirements for this upcoming domain.

This is a one year PG Diploma mainly for working professionals in the engineering domain. The course will be instituted from August 19, with a total of 60 seats to begin with (20 each at COEP, Cummins College & SSPU) for an approx. fee for Rs. 1.5 lakhs per student. The PG Diploma course will comprise of three trimesters.

The diploma would be deployed by COEP, Cummins Engineering College and department of Technology, SPPU. Inputs were taken from the industry and other resources to develop the syllabus and content of the course. This course is being offered to the industry, especially MCCIA members, to upgrade themselves and their employees skill sets in the emerging field. 

Pradeep Bhargava, President, MCCIA, Prashant Girbane, Director General, MCCIA, Nitin Karmalkar, VC, SSPU, Arun Firodia, Chairman, Kinetic Engineering, Deepak Karandikar, Vice President, MCCIA, Rujuta Jagtap, Director, MCCIA, Dr. B .B. Ahuja, Director, COEP, Dr. Madhuri Khambete, Principal, Cummins Engineering College, Pratap Pawar, Past President, MCCIA were present.


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