Three MoU Signed For Establishments Of COE At PMEC Berhampur And GCE Keonjhar


Three numbers of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) have been signed at World Skill Centre for establishments of Centre of Excellence at Parala Maharaja Engineering College (PMEC) Berhampur and Government College of Engineering (GCE) Keonjhar, under the aegis of Skill Development and Technical Education Department (SD&TE).

While addressing in the event, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said “It gives me immense pleasure to that Parala Maharaja Engineering College Berhampur, Government College of Engineering Keonjhar along with Biju Patnaik University of Technology have entered into a partnership with industries like  Tech Mahindra and Dassault Systems India  for establishing three CoEs  for skill development. It shall bring in an atmosphere of excellence and innovation in the technical education sector in the state.”

Sri Premananda Nayak, the Skill Development and Technical Education Minister said  “The CoEs will provide the students an environment where they can learn & have hands on training on the latest technology. These will also help in create and enhance the talent pool of Odisha.”

Sri C P Gurnani, Tech Mahindra CEO talks about the digital transformation which has been inclusive and also has touched both personal and professional lives. He says “These CoE for Cloud Computing and Cyber Security represent a very significant step in that direction. Odisha is taking a lead through its skill development initiatives in the country added Sri Gurnani.”

Sri Hemant Sharma, the Principal Secretary SD&TE Department welcomed the guest to the ceremony and further speaks that the CoEs are going to be feather in the cap of skill eco systems of Odisha. He also stated that the Government of Odisha is committed to bring the latest technology for higher educational institution, Diploma and ITI institution in the state.

The first MoU has signed between PMEC, Berhampur, BPUT and Tech Mahindra to set up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in PMEC, Berhampur in the field of Cloud computing & Cyber security. The MoU was signed among  BPUT Registrar, Sri Hemant Sekhar Behera, Principal Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Sri Ranjan Kumar Swain and Senior Vice President, Tech Mahindra, Sri B K Mishra.

The second Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) is concluded between PMEC, Berhampur, Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Gram Tarang Employability Training (GTET) and Dassault Systemes for establishment of a CoE in the field of Aerospace, Automotive, Defence and Allied Industries at PMEC, Berhampur. The MoA has signed among BPUT Registrar, Sri Hemant Sekhar Behera, Principal, Parala Maharaja Engineering College, Sri Ranjan Kumar Swain and Managing Director, GTET, Sri Abhinab Bindra.

The third MoA was signed between GCE, Keonjhar, GTET and Dassault Systemes to set up a CoE in the field of Mining & Allied Industries.  The MoA has inked among Principal, Government College of Engineering, Keonjhar, Sri Trilochan Sahu, MD, Dassault Systemes India, Sri Deepak NG and GTET MD Sri Abhinab Madan.

PMEC, Padmashree Kota Harinarayan, DTET Director, Sri Reghu G, Additional Secreatry, Sri Sudarshan Panda, Chairman, GCE, Keonjhar, Prof D D Mishra and Global Head and SVP Tech Mahindra, Mr Rajesh Dudu were present on the occasion

Article Written By Dikhya Mohanty

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